This Is What It Looks Like When You Shut Down a Major Airport
Hundreds of flights have been canceled to and from O'Hare and Midway airports.
By SUSANNA KIM
September 26, 2014, 3:10 PM
• 1 min read
-- Air traffic around Chicago has come to a halt because of a fire at an FAA Air Traffic Control Center in Aurora, Illinois.
Police said the fire was extinguished but there is an ongoing investigation.
As of 9:05 a.m. ET, Flightaware.com reported 446 cancellations to and from O'Hare and Midway airports, 13 percent of their daily schedule, and 107 delays. Flightaware.com said the number of cancellations and delays will “rise considerably” over the next few hours.