A no-fly zone for Chicago has been issued for May 19th through May 21st. The ban is on non-commercial planes. Planes are not allowed to fly within 10 nautical miles of downtown Chicago and below 18,000 feet.
The only aircraft that may fly within this zone are regularly scheduled commercial passenger and cargo carriers.
There will also be temporary flight restrictions in an outer ring which will include the area between 10 and 30 miles of downtown Chicago. For this outer ring, only planes arriving or departing from local airfields will be allowed to fly. Flight training, seaplane operations and other types of flights are banned in the outer ring.
For the full article from the Chicago Sun-Times, please click here.