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    O'Hare International Airport - just a 30 minute drive from Elgin

  • Elgin’s proximity to  O’Hare International Airport lends itself to being a primary location for freight and passenger air travel.  

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  • O’Hare is an easy 30-minute drive from Elgin via Interstate 90.  Chicago's Midway International Airport is approximately 40 miles from Elgin. Corporate jets and other general aviation aircraft use nearby DuPage Airport (11 miles from Elgin) or Schaumburg Regional Airport (10 miles from Elgin). Across the State of Illinois there are over 750 aviation facilities, including heliports, balloon, glider, ultra-light landing facilities, and grass landing strips. These types of facilities foster connections between communities large and small, enhance opportunities for aviation enthusiasts, and provide landing space for medical transporters.

    Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport consistently ranks among the top 10 in North America and in the top 25 in the world in annual air cargo total tonage. Goods that move through O’Hare can reach over 200 cities non-stop throughout the nation and world.  At O’Hare International Airport cargo capacity expansion enhances the efficiency of the airport’s ability to move more goods worldwide.  Learn More