Daywatch: How O’Hare and Midway rank in a new airport survey

Good morning, Chicago. Passenger satisfaction with O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport is dropping as air travelers return to Chicago, a new study shows.

Both of Chicago’s airports ranked below average for customer satisfaction among similarly sized airports, according to J.D. Power’s 2022 North America Airport Satisfaction

Study, made public today. Among the country’s biggest airports, only Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey ranked below O’Hare. The move to second-to-last

marked an improvement for O’Hare from the 2021 study, when it ranked at the very bottom of the nation’s mega-airports. The drop in scores at Chicago’s two airports reflects

a nationwide trend, according to J.D. Power. Satisfaction with airports across the country fell as travelers encountered crowded terminals, fewer flight options, rising prices and

labor shortages at airports and airlines, the study found. Read the full story from the Tribune’s Sarah Freishtat. Here are the top stories you need to know to start

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