Chicago Midway Airport
Chicago’s second busiest airport is named after Midway, in honor of the Battle of Midway. The airport is a large square block in the southwest of the city, the five runways are situated like a cross through the square. The terminal is located on the eastern side of the airport. Chicago Midway Airport is a base for Southwest Airlines, the low-cost carrier is responsible for 95% of the total number of passengers. Chicago has two major international airports, Chicago O’Hare Airport in the northwest of the city and Chicago Midway Airport in the southwest of the city.
Where is Chicago Midway Airport situated?
Chicago Midway Airport is located southwest of Downtown Chicago (The Loop). The airport is easily accessible by car, the nearest highway is Interstate 55 (I-55).
How many terminals does Chicago Midway Airport have?
The airport has a terminal with three concourses. Concourse A (A1 – A19), Concourse B (B1 – B26) and Concourse C (C1 – C3) are connected by a walkway to the Main Terminal (Check-In & Baggage Claim). Central Market with shops, food and drink options is located between Concourse A and Concourse B.
The distance from Chicago Midway Airport to the centre of Chicago is 18 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Chicago.
From MDW Airport to Chicago City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Chicago Midway Airport by public transport. Visit the Chicago Midway Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Chicago Midway Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Chicago is about $ 40.-. Book your taxi at Chicago Midway Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From MDW Airport to Chicago City centre by Taxi
At Chicago Midway Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Chicago Midway Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Chicago Midway Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Southwest Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
- Allegiant Air
Hotels near the airport
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Things to do
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