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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:43 am

Have noticed some interesting (unprecedented??) traffic patterns in the past couple weeks. A couple days ago, with ORD operating a West-bound landing pattern, I saw downwind narrowbody aircraft making the base turn for short final well West of downtown...I would guess base leg was right over Central or Cicero, or thereabouts.

For folks familiar with the geography of the area: base leg is often about half-way out over Lake Michigan. That's usually where the line starts, haha. Truly wild times.
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:47 am

sircygnus wrote:
All interesting stuff yeogeo! Will be interesting to see how each airport is affected by the pandemic! I'm not even sure the CDA has published December 2019's data yet!


They finally did today... wonder if it hand anything to do with me filing a FOIA complaint a few weeks ago. Surely, it's something that can be done from home.

https://www.flychicago.com/SiteCollecti ... UMMARY.pdf

ORD came in just shy of 85m. No doubt, some of the early coronavirus impact from China was already taking hold in Dec, as you can see from int'l y-o-y for that month.

I'm not sure I even want to see Q1 numbers. :worried:
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:09 am

ORDfan wrote:
Have noticed some interesting (unprecedented??) traffic patterns in the past couple weeks. A couple days ago, with ORD operating a West-bound landing pattern, I saw downwind narrowbody aircraft making the base turn for short final well West of downtown...I would guess base leg was right over Central or Cicero, or thereabouts.

For folks familiar with the geography of the area: base leg is often about half-way out over Lake Michigan. That's usually where the line starts, haha. Truly wild times.

Basically no traffic (as for busy US airport) with one arrival and one departure runway in use... A lot of shortcuts and sometimes ATC giving a choice if they have two runways available for arrival (heard that when ATN3206 contacted approach week ago, but not only then). Usually (during last two weeks) they have one (in busy time - two) runway operations (for arrivals) and one for departure (28R/10L).
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:10 am

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I was today about 3 hrs for some spotting and quiet there. Between 4 and 5 pm one a/c every 5 mins... There were periods that was over 10 mins between arrivals. I couldn't believe that it is O'Hare.

Weird times, Gabriel, weird times. This too will pass...
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:37 am

yeogeo wrote:
gabik001 wrote:
I was today about 3 hrs for some spotting and quiet there. Between 4 and 5 pm one a/c every 5 mins... There were periods that was over 10 mins between arrivals. I couldn't believe that it is O'Hare.

Weird times, Gabriel, weird times. This too will pass...

I hope it will return to normal and 2 mins intervals on one glideslope ;)
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:27 pm



"Etihad Airways this week filed preliminary scheduled operation for the month of May 2020, as the airline intends to resume regular passenger flights as early as 01MAY20. As of 0315GMT 17APR20, planned operation for May 2020 as follows..."

AUH – ORD 4X/week 77W

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200417
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:26 am

There is also one cargo flight (ETD901) every Thursday.
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:05 am

Update on UA cancelled routes for the remainder of S20:

Chicago O’Hare – Dublin 1 daily 757-200 (Previously scheduled to resume on 01JUL20)
Chicago O’Hare – Edinburgh 1 daily 757-200
Chicago O’Hare – Paris CDG 1 daily 777-200ER (Service to resume on 24OCT20)
Chicago O’Hare – Rome 1 daily 767-300ER
Chicago O’Hare – Zurich 1 daily 767-300ER (Previously planned new route from 01MAY20)

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... t-18apr20/
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:19 pm

AmricanShamrok wrote:
Update on UA cancelled routes for the remainder of S20:

...Chicago O’Hare – Dublin 1 daily 757-200 (Previously scheduled to resume on 01JUL20)
Chicago O’Hare – Edinburgh 1 daily 757-200...


This makes me wonder if the 757's are going to get the axe.
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:22 pm

TC-ACM, a 17 year old 747-428F(ER) of Saudia Cargo, operated by AirACT, has flown in and out of O'Hare a few times lately, here caught by Bill Wang on April 9, (with a large raft of stored AA a/c in the background).


Last two visits had the aircraft operating Istanbul Atatürk (ISL)-Shannon-ORD-ATL-ISL.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/tc-acm
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:35 pm

yeogeo wrote:
AmricanShamrok wrote:
Update on UA cancelled routes for the remainder of S20:

...Chicago O’Hare – Dublin 1 daily 757-200 (Previously scheduled to resume on 01JUL20)
Chicago O’Hare – Edinburgh 1 daily 757-200...


This makes me wonder if the 757's are going to get the axe.

Interesting theory as I note EWR-GLA/KEF/SNN/ARN are also cut - these too are 757 routes.

Long-range UA 757 routes that are still scheduled to operate this summer seem to be limited to the below:
EWR-EDI
EWR-LIM
EWR-OPO
IAD-LHR
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:40 pm

AmricanShamrok wrote:
yeogeo wrote:
AmricanShamrok wrote:
Update on UA cancelled routes for the remainder of S20:

...Chicago O’Hare – Dublin 1 daily 757-200 (Previously scheduled to resume on 01JUL20)
Chicago O’Hare – Edinburgh 1 daily 757-200...


This makes me wonder if the 757's are going to get the axe.

Interesting theory as I note EWR-GLA/KEF/SNN/ARN are also cut - these too are 757 routes.

Long-range UA 757 routes that are still scheduled to operate this summer seem to be limited to the below:
EWR-EDI
EWR-LIM
EWR-OPO
IAD-LHR

The schedule has been updated up until the month of June. As the posting states, more changes are likely, that being said, anything past May should be taken with a grain of salt.


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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:13 pm

yeogeo wrote:
TC-ACM, a 17 year old 747-428F(ER) of Saudia Cargo, operated by AirACT, has flown in and out of O'Hare a few times lately, here caught by Bill Wang on April 9, (with a large raft of stored AA a/c in the background).


Last two visits had the aircraft operating Istanbul Atatürk (ISL)-Shannon-ORD-ATL-ISL.

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/tc-acm

Usually CKS was operated that route (THY6319) but 3 weeks ago TC-ACR replaced Kalitta bird and flown to ORD. We all were suprised, but it was nice accent on Chicago's sky.
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:07 pm

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From April 9 to April 30, BA will be operating on the LHR – ORD route once daily with 777-200ER's


For May: ORD-LHR 1 daily 787-9. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe these will be the first BA 787 scheduled flights to O'Hare.



https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200418
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:08 am

yeogeo wrote:
yeogeo wrote:
From April 9 to April 30, BA will be operating on the LHR – ORD route once daily with 777-200ER's


For May: ORD-LHR 1 daily 787-9. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe these will be the first BA 787 scheduled flights to O'Hare.



https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200418

No, you are right. Starting May 1st.
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:38 pm



According to Routesonline, Southwest Airlines has seen a 64% reduction in terms of frequency, systemwide (from 15 March to 19 April).

Latest WN planned operations at Midway as of April 19:

"From Chicago Midway (served 7 weekly each unless otherwise stated):
Albany NY, Albuquerque, Atlanta (21), Austin (21), Baltimore/Washington (28), Boston (21), Buffalo (21), Charleston SC, Cincinnati, Cleveland (21), Columbus OH (21), Dallas Love Field (35), Denver (21), Detroit (14), Fort Lauderdale (14), Fort Myers (21), Grand Rapids (14), Houston (14), Kansas City (28), Las Vegas (35), Los Angeles (21), Louisville (14), Memphis, Minneapolis/St. Paul (21), Nashville (14), New Orleans (14), Oakland, Oklahoma City, Omaha (14), Orlando (42), Philadelphia (14), Phoenix (14), Pittsburgh (14), Portland OR, Providence (14), Raleigh/Durham, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego (14), San Juan, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa (28), Tucson, Washington Reagan (14)"



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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:44 pm

...speaking of Midway.
Has anyone heard whether Allegiant is still planning to start Midway flights on May 21?
I'd be surprised if they didn't cancel or delay, but I haven't heard anything... anyone?
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:03 pm

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Effective June 1 through August, Emirates intends to operate it's DXB –ORD route 7X/week with 777-300ER's.

Same route, same aircraft and frequency, but now effective July 1.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200421
 
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Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:04 pm


"Air Canada on Tuesday (21APR20) announced temporary suspension of regular scheduled passenger flights to the US for 30 days."

AC had previously filed the following ORD service for May:
YUL – ORD 1 daily
YYZ – ORD 2 daily

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200422
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:28 pm

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EVA Air plans to resume Chicago O'Hare service from TPE on April 8 with 77W X3/weekly.

TPE – ORD now scheduled to operate in May with 77W's 4X/weekly.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200423


yeogeo wrote:


"Etihad Airways this week filed preliminary scheduled operation for the month of May 2020, as the airline intends to resume regular passenger flights as early as 01MAY20. As of 0315GMT 17APR20, planned operation for May 2020 as follows..."

AUH – ORD 4X/week 77W

Above now effective May 17 with daily service scheduled to start May 28.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200423
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:18 pm

Once Illinois Governor exteded stay-at-home order till end of May it will change the airtraffic in some point.
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:28 am

Shout out to yeogeo for keeping updated on the schedules. It is much appreciated.
I also have a question for anyone that may know.
I’ve seen today and earlier this week that Hainan has flown here from Shanghai and today from Shenzhen.
I assume these are cargo only flights but it’s the first I’ve seen of them or heard of them doing this.
 
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Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:29 am

Planeboy17 wrote:
Shout out to yeogeo for keeping updated on the schedules. It is much appreciated.
I also have a question for anyone that may know.
I’ve seen today and earlier this week that Hainan has flown here from Shanghai and today from Shenzhen.
I assume these are cargo only flights but it’s the first I’ve seen of them or heard of them doing this.


Cargo only. Also AF flown yesterday on B773 with cargo also (seems like 2 freighters is not enough). There is an IL-76VD on the way to ORD (ETA 7:20am) from Cambodia (with few stops) and difficult to say what is bringing but aircraft itself is unique..
Polish Air Force G550 (tail 0002, flight PLF106) landed yesterday at MDW. Brought medical personel from Poland to help fight with Covid-19 (some kind of exchange).
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:42 pm

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jetBlue has suspended its ORD-JFK route from April into June.


JetBlue is planning now to reinstate its JFK-ORD flight in May and June, but with a MSP tag.

[B6 will be] "offering a number of “tag” flights rather than nonstop service to a focus city. The moves are aimed at reducing costs while maintaining compliance with DOT-issued guidance tied to the receipt of financial support from the CARES Act."

A few other examples: JFK-SFO-SMF, BOS-LAS-SAN, BOS/JFK-MSY-IAH. Full list in link:

https://paxex.aero/2020/04/jetblue-plan ... ompliance/
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Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:44 pm

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Shout out to yeogeo for keeping updated on the schedules. It is much appreciated...

no problem :thumbsup:
 
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Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:01 pm

LX will op freighter services with an Edelweiss 340 in May.

Those who might have missed it, EY started their 789 aircraft into ORD.

CX, EK, BR all heavily operating pax aircraft as cargo only into T5.

On the construction front, M18 has a new bridge (first of all T5 being replaced) M12 should be up first week of May. With the reduction of flight activity, site/civil is being advanced by 3 months near M20/21.

22L/4R will be closing for 2 months for a complete overlay mid May through mid July.

Rumor - DL to operate a 767 DTW/ORD/DTW might need to utilize T5 since current preferential gates can not accommodate this aircraft type.
 
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Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:10 pm

I see now that B6's flight to O'Hare and Minneapolis originates in Boston (although B6 will sell you a JFK-BOS-ORD-MSP itinerary with a connection in BOS).

Was mislead by this article on the subject:
https://thepointsguy.com/news/jetblue-t ... 2020-04-26
 
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Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:16 pm

jcwr56 wrote:
LX will op freighter services with an Edelweiss 340 in May.


That'll be cool to see!


jcwr56 wrote:
Those who might have missed it, EY started their 789 aircraft into ORD.

CX, EK, BR all heavily operating pax aircraft as cargo only into T5.

On the construction front, M18 has a new bridge (first of all T5 being replaced) M12 should be up first week of May. With the reduction of flight activity, site/civil is being advanced by 3 months near M20/21.

22L/4R will be closing for 2 months for a complete overlay mid May through mid July.

Rumor - DL to operate a 767 DTW/ORD/DTW might need to utilize T5 since current preferential gates can not accommodate this aircraft type.


Thanks, jcwr, for the updates... very interesting.
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:23 pm

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22L/4R will be closing for 2 months for a complete overlay mid May through mid July.


I know previously they were planning to work only at night on the project. The opportunity presented to them by the CV for complete closure will save them a lot of money I'm sure.
 
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Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:39 am

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22L/4R will be closing for 2 months for a complete overlay mid May through mid July.


I know previously they were planning to work only at night on the project. The opportunity presented to them by the CV for complete closure will save them a lot of money I'm sure.

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Ha! This is a major 'change order' - and being Chicago, the contract WILL DEFINITELY change! I expect probably a 20-30% increase in the costs. the unions involved will certainly take advantage of this, and will use it to their advantage to suck even more money out of the airport/City of Chicago. It's the Chicago Way!
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:10 am

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...speaking of Midway.
Has anyone heard whether Allegiant is still planning to start Midway flights on May 21?
I'd be surprised if they didn't cancel or delay, but I haven't heard anything... anyone?

On hold until further notice.
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:15 pm

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I see now that B6's flight to O'Hare and Minneapolis originates in Boston (although B6 will sell you a JFK-BOS-ORD-MSP itinerary with a connection in BOS).



a little more info on the above:
BOS-ORD-MSP 07MAY20 – 29JUN20 4 weekly Embraer E190

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200427
 
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Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:23 pm

Spirit is scheduling a bunch of triangular routings, one of which involves O'Hare:
"Chicago O’Hare – Jacksonville FL – Fort Myers – Chicago O’Hare 01MAY20 – 08JUN20 3 weekly A319"


https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200427
 
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Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:55 pm

I saw above a runway was going to be closed for some work...

Is any project of the ORD 21 still going ahead if not speeding up some of the work with taking advantage of the downturn in both passenger and air traffic?

Seems like it's a great time to work on the new runway being built, I think there was an extension?

Then really ramp up on Terminal 5?

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Mon Apr 27, 2020 4:00 pm

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(Post from one week ago)
For this week United and American have announced revised New York City area schedules.

AA:
ORD-LGA 7 weekly A319.

UA:
ORD-EWR 21 weekly
ORD-LGA 13 weekly.


New York City airports from O'Hare:

AA:
"The following is overall operation for 08MAY20 – 03JUN20. Additional changes remain possible."
ORD –EWR 5 weekly Embraer E175
ORD-LGA 21 weekly 737-800 / Embraer E175.

UA:
"Planned operation as of 26APR20 as follows. Additional changes remain possible."
ORD-EWR 14 weekly A319/737-700
ORD-LGA 14 weekly Embraer E175.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200427

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200427

And where is Delta with its New York City operations from ORD? Google flights show no nonstops on Delta to the New York City airports in mid May but does list nonstop ORD-JFK flights in early June. Also looked through Enilria's latest OAG thread and in the DL list of hundreds not one mention of O'Hare. Maybe someone here has better info?

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Mon Apr 27, 2020 4:23 pm

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I saw above a runway was going to be closed for some work...

Is any project of the ORD 21 still going ahead if not speeding up some of the work with taking advantage of the downturn in both passenger and air traffic?

Seems like it's a great time to work on the new runway being built, I think there was an extension?

Then really ramp up on Terminal 5?

Alex


The current runway projects are the last phase of the OMP (O'Hare Modernization Program) and aren't a part of the O'Hare 21 project.
For an update: 9C/27C is nearing completion and the extension for 9R/27L is moving along. The runway being closed (4R/22L) is for previously scheduled maintenance.

You can see the outlines of the new and extended runways (dotted lines) taking shape on the latest FAA Diagram here:
https://aeronav.faa.gov/d-tpp/2005/0016 ... ddest=(ORD)

As far as O'Hare 21, I think everyone is just holding their breath, as the project requires robust airport operations to fund it. There are others here who might fill in with first-hand observations - I'm sure planning work continues but there are so many unknowns now I can't imagine there isn't some whistling in the dark going on. :scared:

jcwr (post 427 above) talks about ongoing progress with T5.
 
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Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:14 pm

Seems like 4R/22L is open. Just saw few a/c's departed from this runway. Even now some planes holds prior to departure from 22L, e.g UA5741.
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Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:51 pm

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Seems like 4R/22L is open. Just saw few a/c's departed from this runway. Even now some planes holds prior to departure from 22L, e.g UA5741.


from jcwr upthread:
jcwr56 wrote:
22L/4R will be closing for 2 months for a complete overlay mid May through mid July
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Mon Apr 27, 2020 10:12 pm

Runway 28C/10C is closed this week for repairs - Started last night
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Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:06 pm

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Runway 28C/10C is closed this week for repairs - Started last night


I was under the impression (perhaps mistaken) that 28C/10C was the only runway at ORD able to accommodate the A380 and 747-8i. Obviously, with most A380's grounded, that's aircraft is not a problem, but I believe Lufthansa and Cargolux are still flying the 747-800's into O'Hare - - what is their alternate runway? -- or is the runway closed sporadically?
 
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Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:16 pm

yeogeo wrote:
Amwest2United wrote:
Runway 28C/10C is closed this week for repairs - Started last night


I was under the impression (perhaps mistaken) that 28C/10C was the only runway at ORD able to accommodate the A380 and 747-8i. Obviously, with most A380's grounded, that's aircraft is not a problem, but I believe Lufthansa and Cargolux are still flying the 747-800's into O'Hare - - what is their alternate runway? -- or is the runway closed sporadically?


747s are able to use 22L, 28R/10L, 27L/9R for sure, probably the others. To my knowledge the A380 is the only one limited to 28C/10C. I don’t know where that leaves the Antonovs.
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Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:59 pm

yeogeo wrote:
gabik001 wrote:
Seems like 4R/22L is open. Just saw few a/c's departed from this runway. Even now some planes holds prior to departure from 22L, e.g UA5741.


from jcwr upthread:
jcwr56 wrote:
22L/4R will be closing for 2 months for a complete overlay mid May through mid July
.

Quick lesson for exact reading. Thanks!
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Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:13 am

MLIAA wrote:
yeogeo wrote:
Amwest2United wrote:
Runway 28C/10C is closed this week for repairs - Started last night


I was under the impression (perhaps mistaken) that 28C/10C was the only runway at ORD able to accommodate the A380 and 747-8i. Obviously, with most A380's grounded, that's aircraft is not a problem, but I believe Lufthansa and Cargolux are still flying the 747-800's into O'Hare - - what is their alternate runway? -- or is the runway closed sporadically?


747s are able to use 22L, 28R/10L, 27L/9R for sure, probably the others. To my knowledge the A380 is the only one limited to 28C/10C. I don’t know where that leaves the Antonovs.

10C/28C is 50ft wider than 10L/28R however the last one is 2200 ft longer. But IMO its about exit taxiways. Before 10C/28C was build 10L/28R (former 27L/9R) was shorter and easily was capable to get Antonovs. There was crosswind runway 32L/14R (now taxiway SS) that was longer and wider than former 27L/9R but as I remember "vodka burners" always landed on today's runway 10L/28R.
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:14 am

yeogeo wrote:
Amwest2United wrote:
Runway 28C/10C is closed this week for repairs - Started last night


I was under the impression (perhaps mistaken) that 28C/10C was the only runway at ORD able to accommodate the A380 and 747-8i. Obviously, with most A380's grounded, that's aircraft is not a problem, but I believe Lufthansa and Cargolux are still flying the 747-800's into O'Hare - - what is their alternate runway? -- or is the runway closed sporadically?

Other 748s still arriving include Korean, Cathay, and Air Bridge.
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:17 am

Oh, and Silkway.
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:18 am

Oh yeah, and Nippon Cargo.
I think that’s it.
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Tue Apr 28, 2020 7:25 am

MLIAA wrote:
yeogeo wrote:
Amwest2United wrote:
Runway 28C/10C is closed this week for repairs - Started last night


I was under the impression (perhaps mistaken) that 28C/10C was the only runway at ORD able to accommodate the A380 and 747-8i. Obviously, with most A380's grounded, that's aircraft is not a problem, but I believe Lufthansa and Cargolux are still flying the 747-800's into O'Hare - - what is their alternate runway? -- or is the runway closed sporadically?


747s are able to use 22L, 28R/10L, 27L/9R for sure, probably the others. To my knowledge the A380 is the only one limited to 28C/10C. I don’t know where that leaves the Antonovs.


B748 can use 22R/4L, 22L/4R, 28R/10L, 28C/10C. B744 can use any rwy. A380 can use 28C/10C no inspection, 22L/4R, 28R/10L inspection needed after use. AN124 can use 28R/10L and 28C/10C.
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:26 am

Planeboy17 wrote:
Oh yeah, and Nippon Cargo.
I think that’s it.

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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:09 pm

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yeogeo wrote:
For the period of March 30 through May 31 Qatar will operate A350's 4X/week


Now 3X/week.
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200416



Back to 4X/week :roll: effective Aril 28-May31 with A-350's.

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200428
 
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Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:37 pm

AmricanShamrok wrote:
Update on UA cancelled routes for the remainder of S20:

Chicago O’Hare – Dublin 1 daily 757-200 (Previously scheduled to resume on 01JUL20)
Chicago O’Hare – Edinburgh 1 daily 757-200
Chicago O’Hare – Paris CDG 1 daily 777-200ER (Service to resume on 24OCT20)
Chicago O’Hare – Rome 1 daily 767-300ER
Chicago O’Hare – Zurich 1 daily 767-300ER (Previously planned new route from 01MAY20)

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... t-18apr20/


In a small bit of good news, the latest update for UA international shows ORD-ZRH, previously reported as cancelled, is to commence October 24.
Also: ORD-CDG, resuming on October 24, will operate with 767-300ER's.



https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... e-20200428

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