Controllers Release Data for New Chicago O’Hare Runway

 - September 30, 2013, 1:25 PM

As the City of Chicago finishes work before the official October 17 opening of the new Runway 10C/28C at O’Hare International Airport (ORD), control tower manager Robert Flynn released operational data of use to flight crews. Runway 10C/28C will be a Design Group VI surface 10,801 feet long by 200 feet wide. Its accelerate-stop distance available (ASDA) will be 10,540 feet, as will its landing distance available (LDA). Aircraft instructed to land on Runway 10C and hold short (LAHSO) of taxiway “GG” will find 9,610 feet of runway remaining.

Aircraft landing in the other direction on Runway 28C and told to hold short of taxiway “AA” will also find 9,610 feet available. Taxiway “P” opens October 17, as do taxiways P1, P2, P3, P4, P5 and P6.

Inbound ground control frequency for Runway 10C/28C will be 134.15.

Operational questions should be directed to the control tower office at (773) 601-7660.