Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
Chicago IL 60638
- Mon: 12am-12am
- Tue: 12am-12am
- Wed: 12am-12am
- Thu: 12am-12am
- Fri: 12am-12am
- Sat: 12am-12am
- Sun: 12am-12am
Chicago Midway International Airport MDW is Illinois and Chicago’s second largest airport. Its main airline carrier is Southwest Airlines as Midway Airport is their main hub. Midway started out as Chicago Air Park in 1923 mainly serving airmail purposes. By 1931 a passenger terminal was built and it quickly claimed to be the world’s busiest airport. Today it has been surpassed by Chicago O’Hare International Airport but it still moves a healthy 18 million passengers annually.
MDW Airport is conveniently located just off I-55 at the intersection of W. 55th Ave. and S. Cicero Ave. with hourly, daily, long-term, economy and garage parking available. These options include: Terminal Garage, Economy Garage, Economy Red Lot and Economy Yellow Lot.
Chicago Midway Airport is comprised of three concourses with 43 gates. All concourses are connected and easily accessible by foot. Concourse A is solely handles international arrivals from mainly Mexico and Canada. Due to Southwest Airlines large presence at Midway Airport there are 9 other airlines at the airport with several international and domestic options.
For travelers there are several retail shopping options at Midway Airport such as Hallmark and Hudson News. If you are in need of a bite to eat, there are several choices from quick fast food to a more leisurely paced meal.
Getting to and from Chicago Midway Airport has never been easier with modes of transport consisting of taxi, limousine, rental cars, shuttles and regional buses. With the Omega Airport Shuttle you can even quickly get to Chicago O’Hare International Airport from Chicago Midway International Airport. If you are staying the night Midway Airport has 9 hotels fitting every budget, all of which are easily accessible by the complimentary hotel airport shuttle.