CHICAGO — Fitch Ratings affirmed O’Hare International Airport’s third-lien general airport revenue bond rating and raised its passenger facility charge-backed credit as Chicago prepares to enter the market next week with $1.1 billion of airport bonds.

Citi is the book-running senior manager and Siebert Brandford Shank & Co. is co-senior. The deal will include $1 billion of GARBs to finance projects under an ongoing $8 billion runway expansion program and at least another $51 million of refunding revenue bonds backed by PFCs.

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