Fri, Mar 21, 2008
Arrival Delays Near 3.5 Hours At O'Hare
REPORTING 03.21.08 1230 EDT: A fairly rare, springtime
snowstorm is expected to wreak havoc around the Chicago area
Friday, with forecasters predicting up to 11" of heavy, wet snow...
just in time to mess with holiday travel plans for many airline
At this time, departure delays at O'Hare International (ORD) are
running between 45-60 minutes on average, with 30 minute delays
common at Midway (MDW). Airlines serving both
airports cancelled flights ahead of the storm, which could
drop as much as two inches of snow an hour.
That's not the worst of it, however. According to the FAA, some
arrivals into ORD have been delayed, on average, three hours and 23
minutes. Ground stops have been in effect on-and-off throughout the
As many as 280 flights have been cancelled between the two
airports, according to The Associated Press.
The snowstorm is expected to last into Saturday morning.
Innovative Aerodynamic Technologies Produce Game-Changing Results At the NBAA 2013 convention, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell had a chance to talk with Tamarack Aerospac>[...]
Seawings The largest flying boat reference web site and home of the flying boat -- in detail -- on the web; specializes in providing information for the scale modeler in the form o>[...]
Pressure altitude corrected for nonstandard temperature. Density altitude is used in computing the performance of an aircraft and its engines.>[...]
“This upgrade is an important step in laying the foundation for the NextGen system, which provides controllers a much more precise view of the airspace, gives pilots much mor>[...]
Get A Customized ANN News Portal For YOUR Website! As we promised, the ever-so-busy software geeks at ANN have been working overtime on a number of cool new tools and toys... and t>[...]