Nearly 1,100 flights canceled at Chicago airports

Published: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 11:29 a.m.CDT

CHICAGO – Airlines have canceled nearly 1,100 flights at Chicago airports, as a winter storm forecast to bring up to 10 inches of snow swept into northern Illinois.

The Chicago Department of Aviation said Tuesday morning that more than 850 flights were canceled at O'Hare International Airport. Airlines have canceled more than 230 flights at Midway International Airport. No significant delays were reported at either airport.

At Midway, Southwest Airlines canceled all its flights between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

City aviation officials urge travelers to check their flight status with airlines.

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