Construction of the Terminal 5 expansion began in March 2019. The first phase of the project includes an approximately $1.2 billion investment towards the modernization of O'Hare. The Terminal 5 expansion will:
Upon completion of the new gates, Delta Air Lines will relocate to Terminal 5 from its existing location in Terminal 2. The move enables Delta and its SkyTeam alliance partners to mix domestic and international arrivals for use by foreign and domestic carriers, consolidating their operations into the same terminal to provide a better traveler experience.
Future phases of this project will include additional parking capacity, improve roadway capacity, and will expand and enhance curbside capabilities including: