Flights are delayed an average of 129 minutes.
Thursday, February 7
Flights at O’Hare airport are being delayed an average of 129 minutes today. Weather is to blame for the delays, which are reported as “excessive” on flightstats.com. It’s a different story over at Midway Airport, where there are very few delays being reported as of 11:25 a.m.. There are not any current FAA issued delays at Midway, according to flightstats.com.
Due to Hurricane Sandy and Frankenstorm on the east coast. check for flight cancellations affecting O'Hare International Airport.
While the East Coast girds for power outages and damage from Hurricane Sandy, officials at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport could be bracing for their own flood of issues. O'Hare has issued an airport emergency advisory and warned service will be limited due to severe weather in parts of the country. About 5,000 flights have already been canceled nationwide, with an unknown number connected to O'Hare. Thousands more were expected to be grounded Monday and Tuesday, according to Huffington Post. To check on your flight status, view FlightStats or your airline's website. An independent site, FlightAware, also carries information on canceled flights but was overwhelmed with requests Sunday afternoon. Sandy is barreling toward the …