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updated: 10/30/2012 9:45 PM

Sandy still delaying flights at O'Hare

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  • Bad weather on the East Coast is affecting air traffic at O'Hare.

    Bad weather on the East Coast is affecting air traffic at O'Hare.
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Hurricane Sandy was still making her presence known at O'Hare International Airport Tuesday with wind gusts delaying some flight arrivals along with causing multiple cancellations.

Officials advised travelers and people picking up passengers to check their airlines' websites for the latest flight status.

Certain arrivals at O'Hare were experiencing delays of up to 52 minutes, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

As of Tuesday night, nearly 500 flights to the East Coast from O'Hare had been canceled while at Midway more than 75 flights were grounded, the Chicago Department of Aviation reported. Delays averaged 45 minutes at O'Hare and 30 minutes at Midway .

On the East Coast, major airports including Newark International, John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia International remain closed with reopening dates undetermined.

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