O’Hare unveils ‘Ice Rink’, new de-icing facility

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CHICAGO — The snow, rain and cold weather has made this winter an icy one.

Now, O’Hare Airport has a new weapon to fight the ice.

The airport has unveiled a central de-icing facility.

It allows the airlines to de-ice their aircraft from a new dedicated location, instead of at the gate.

The “Ice Rink” – as it will be known – can hold up to 20 narrow-body airplanes or five wide-body airplanes at a time.


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