University Park Airport to begin direct flights to Chicago

Centre County residents looking for a direct flight to the Windy City now can hop aboard one of two daily United Airlines flights leaving from University Park Airport.

The two non-stop flights will connect State College to Chicago O’Hare International Airport beginning Tuesday.

United’s Express Jet will operate the flights with 50-seat jets, according to University Park Airport news release.

Outbound flights will depart at 6:20 a.m. and 5:03 p.m. and arrive at O’Hare at 7:17 a.m. and 6 p.m., respectively. Returning flights will leave Chicago at 1:55 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. and arrive in State College at 4:33 and 9:23 p.m., respectively, according to the release.