Chicago Flights Begin Today

Published 06/05 2014 11:48AM

Updated 06/05 2014 12:43PM

Travelers going through Erie International Airport have a new option that will take them to countless destinations.Today marks the first United Airlines flight with service to Chicago departing at 4:10 this afternoon.

That service includes two flights to Chicago and two flights from Chicago daily on a 50-seat regional jet.

Since Chicago’s O'hare International Airport is the second largest connecting hub in the world, with 1,170 direct flights to 209 national and international destinations, airport officials know this service will connect Erie travelers to more flights but also bring more travelers to the area as well.

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