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Chicago O'Hare International Airport

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O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is United’s hometown hub and the fifth busiest airport in the world. United operates more flights out of ORD than any other airline and occupies nearly 925,000 square feet of terminal space at the airport. O’Hare has been voted the Best Airport in North America by readers of Global Traveler for 10 consecutive years. In 2013 O’Hare was deemed to have the best connections to other airports, large and small, in the U.S. and around the world, according to the Airport Connectivity Quality Index.

Average daily flights

United, together with United Express,® operates more than 590 daily flights out of O’Hare:

  • United Mainline – 185
  • United Regional – 408

International service

United serves more than 50 daily nonstop flights to 40 international destinations from ORD:

  • Nine daily nonstop flights to eight cities in Europe
  • Four daily nonstop flights to four cities in Asia
  • Five daily nonstop flights to 15 destinations across Latin America and the Caribbean
  • 37 daily nonstop flights to 13 destinations in Canada

Domestic service

United operates more than 530 daily flights to 139 airports across the United States from ORD, including frequent daily service to top business travel markets in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver and Houston.

Enplaned passengers

  • Annual – 15.5 million
  • Average daily – 442,479

Employees

Approximate total in Chicago area – 14,000

United ClubSM
Five United Clubs located in Terminal 1, Concourses B and C and Terminal 2, Concourse F

Select community partners

  • The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Shedd Aquariam
  • After School Matters
  • Chicago Urban League
  • Girls in the Game
  • Junior Achievement of Chicago
  • Teen Living Programs

Sports sponsorships

  • Chicago Bears
  • Chicago Blackhawks
  • Chicago Bulls
  • Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago White Sox

General airport amenities

More than 50 food and beverage shops, automated teller machines in each terminal, Wi-Fi throughout all terminals, electronics charging stations in Terminals 1 and 2, full-service post office in Terminal 2, full-service medical clinic in Terminal 2.


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