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Deal reached on O'Hare expansion

$155 million in extra federal funds grease a compromise between Chicago and airlines

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United and American airlines have reached a deal with the city of Chicago and federal authorities to build a new runway at O'Hare International Airport.

Associated Press

United and American airlines have reached a deal with the city of Chicago and federal authorities to build a new runway at O'Hare International Airport.

Associated Press

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More input on future construction, less immediate construction and an extra $155 million in federal funds helped convince major airlines to put aside their objections to building a new southern runway at O'Hare International Airport.
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    • United and American airlines have reached a deal with the city of Chicago and federal authorities to build a new runway at O’Hare International Airport.
    • United and American airlines have reached a deal with the city of Chicago and federal authorities to build a new runway at O’Hare International Airport.
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