The Federal Aviation Administration has prepared the Final Written Re-Evaluation of the O’Hare Modernization Environmental Impact Statement (Final Re-Evaluation).

The Final Re-Evaluation of the O'Hare Modernization Environmental Impact Statement is available online to the public through the following link:

Please note: Appendix I contains response to comments. Individuals who elected to have their names and addresses included in the Final Re-Evaluation can electronically search the Appendix I files for responses to their comments on the Draft Re-Evaluation.

Paul Litke, the Federal Aviation Administration’s air - traffic manager for the Lake Effect District demonstrated a new computer – aided tool to ONCC members at the October 2 general meeting. The system provides guidance for O’Hare air traffic controllers to safely stagger aircraft on converging flight paths at the airport.

The Village of Lincolnwood became the 56th member of the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission as it seeks relief from an increase of O’Hare aircraft over its community.

Nine members representing Chicago and suburban communities near O’Hare International Airport were named today by O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission (ONCC) Chair Arlene A. Juracek, mayor of Mount Prospect, to an ONCC Ad Hoc Fly Quiet Committee to review and recommend modifications to the airport’s nighttime noise abatement program.

On October 15, 2015, Runway 10R-28L will open at O’Hare International Airport. The runway will be primarily used in east flow conditions.

Runway Changes

East/West Flow Conditions

The O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission Executive Committee recently announced that it would form an Ad Hoc Fly Quiet Committee to review, modify and make recommendations regarding nighttime noise abatement procedures at O’Hare International Airport.

The O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission sent the Federal Aviation Administration its comments on August 25, 2015 regarding the FAA’s O’Hare Modernization Program (OMP) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Re-evaluation.

“While maintaining a neutral position regarding O’Hare’s modernization efforts, ONCC steadfastly remains engaged in the process of defining, addressing and seeking solutions for noise issues during the modernization timeframe,” wrote ONCC Chair and Mount Prospect Mayor Arlene A. Juracek.