According to the department, 686 flights were cancelled on Friday at O’Hare International Airport, and 169 more at Midway International Airport.
About 470 flights have been delayed over the snowfall.
Flight cancelled, stuck in Chicago... Guess why... pic.twitter.com/o2aokurhRC— Ekin (@_ek1n) January 18, 2020
@united @AustralianOpen United! Please hold UA98 flight from LA to Melbourne! There are tons of folks on Chicago flight UA369 from Chicago to LA, looking to make that connection tonight! You kept us 5 hours in the plane at ORD Trmn 1 concord B Gate B8! That is leats you could do! pic.twitter.com/BEFPado7vL— Daniel Djenev (@dido404) January 18, 2020
We here at Chicago Inflight won't let a little bit of nasty weather get us down! Core4 caring with pizza in the base to thank our flight attendants for their flexibility during the winter storm. #UAIFSbaseORD #ORDIRROPS #BeingUnited @weareunited pic.twitter.com/a4DgJvt7tA— Cory Bright (@CoryMathewB) January 18, 2020
The snowstorm hit Chicago on Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service has warned of hazardous road conditions because of the snowfall.