The Technical Committee met on January 15, 2019.

FAA staff was not in attendance due to the Federal Government shutdown. The FAA Interim Fly Quiet Draft Re-Evaluation document has been released and is available on the ONCC web site. Public workshops have been scheduled for February 4-7. There is still uncertainty what impact the shutdown will have on the meetings, but ONCC will keep members posted.

CDA staff gave an update on the 311 System. The City is aware of issues with the noise complaint feature of the system and is working closely with the Department of Technology staff to resolve the problems.

CDA staff provided an update on Noise Monitors. Portable noise monitors are available for deployment.

Ryan Anderson of Landrum & Brown gave a presentation: Airport 201. Topics covered included runway geometry, airport signage, navigational aids, airport inspections and more.

The next Technical Committee meeting is scheduled for March 19, 2019.

The O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission met on Friday, January 11, 2019.

Speaker/Presentation: Illinois Toll Highway Authority Chairman Robert Schillerstrom 

Illinois Toll Highway Authority Chairman Robert Schillerstrom addressed the Commission to provide an update on the Illinois Route 490 project. View Presentation

FAA Interim Fly Quiet Draft Re-Evaluation Document has been released. View the document here.

The public comment period for the Draft Re-Evaluation document begins today and ends on Wednesday 2/27.

See previous post for details on public workshop schedule.

The Technical Committee Meeting Packet for January 15, 2019 is now available: click here

The ONCC General Meeting Packet for January 11, 2019 is now available on Board Docs.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces its intent to host Public Workshops for the Draft Written Re-Evaluation of the O’Hare Modernization Environmental Impact Statement (Draft Re-Evaluation) for the Interim Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Plan for Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois. The Draft Re-Evaluation will identify the potential environmental impacts associated with the Proposed Interim Fly Quiet at O’Hare International Airport pursuant to the  National Environmental Policy Act.

The Public Workshops on the Draft Re-Evaluation will be held on the following dates: 

Monday, February 4, 2019
Belvedere Events and Banquets
1170 West Devon Avenue
Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
White Eagle Banquets
6839 North Milwaukee Avenue,
Niles, Illinois 60714

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Hanging Gardens Banquet Rooms
8301 West Belmont Avenue
River Grove, Illinois 60171

Thursday, February 7, 2019
The Diplomat West
681 West North Avenue
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126

Each Public Workshop will start at 2 p.m. (Central Standard Time), and registration to participate in the Public Workshops will conclude by 8 p.m. (Central Standard Time).

Representatives of FAA and its consultants will be available to provide information about the Draft Re-Evaluation. Spanish language translators will be available at the Public Workshops. If you need the assistance of a translator, other than Spanish, please call Ms. Amy Hanson at (847) 294–7354 by January 18, 2019.

The Draft Re-Evaluation will be available for review on line and at libraries around O’Hare International Airport.

View Federal Register Notice

The October 2018 ANMS Report is now available to view online. 

October 2018

Most used departure runway: 28R – 45%
28R departures increased by 19pp from September 2018
9R departures decreased by 16pp from September 2018

Most used arrival runway: 27L – 25%
27R arrivals increased by 10pp from September 2018
10C arrivals decreased by 13pp from September 2018


Aircraft Operations by Month - 80,875

Total Complaints - 25,912
Total Complainants - 3,030