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Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Seating and charging outlets

Why isn't there more seating in C concourse? 2 hour layover, no available charging ports and very little seating. Kind of awful for one of the largest hub airports in North America.

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re: Why Is It ORD

According to the wikipedia entry for O'Hare (which I can't link as an anonymous coward) the airport was originally Orchard Field Airport.

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re: Why Is It ORD

Reply to @XingR:

Actually the original name of the airport was Orchard Downs "ORD"

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Why Is It ORD

The name is O'Hare after a WWII aviator from Chicago. But the ORD designator come from the past. The present airport is built on the site of another, older airport that was known as Old Orchard Airport. You learn a lot when you've been stuck in terminals for hours and hours ... and when your itinerary includes KORD ... bank on it.

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