New O'Hare runway draws more noise complaints

January 20, 2014 3:34:00 PM PST
It appears there are more complaints about the noise from by jets on O'Hare International Airport's new runway.

Two Northwest Side alderman are calling for a hearing to try and turn down the volume. Aldermen Mary O'Connor and Margaret Laurino want the city council's aviation committee to look into the complaints.

From September to November, complaints to the city-run, toll-free hotline reportedly rose 124 percent.

The hearing is tentatively scheduled for January 27.


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