About Chicago O'Hare International Airport Bonds

Chicago O’Hare International Airport is the largest commercial-service airport serving Chicago and the surrounding region. Its primary facilities consist of the airfield, terminal area, rental car facilities, air cargo areas, maintenance/airport support
areas, and surface access/parking areas. The airfield consists of eight active runways; the terminal area consists of four terminal buildings with a total of 189 gates.

Airport bonds may be used for capital improvements at the airport including: 

  • Noise abatement programs                                                                                          
  • Reconfiguring runway system                                                                           
  • Rehabilitation of airfields, runways and taxiways                                                           
  • Security improvements at the airports                                                               
  • Terminal and concourse upgrades