North America's Global Business Center

Chicago is centrally located at the nexus between European and Asian markets, and the North American Free Trade zone.

O’Hare is the most internationally connected airport in the U.S. and third most globally.

Six of seven Class I railroads run through Chicago.

Virtually every major data network in the world intersects in Chicago.

1,400+

daily departures out of Chicago's O'Hare & Midway airports.

In 2019, O'Hare was the top airport in the U.S. for value of goods traded

representing a value of $213B.

Center of the World

Fly to nearly any U.S. city and return on the same business day; arrive in major European business centers in less than 10 hours.

7th

best urban transportation system globally.