VIII- "When Weather Turns Bad, Runways Not as Accommodating" - Patrick T. Reardon - Chicago Tribune

"Mayor Richard M. Daley maintains that the chronic delays and cancellations at O'Hare International Airport have 'nothing to do with runways.' But, based on studies by airport experts, that position is difficult to defend.The main cause of delays at O'Hare is the airport's inability to accommodate as many arriving flights in bad weather as it can in good -- a problem directly tied to runways. . ."

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