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GYY Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GYY / KGYY
Airport Name: Gary/Chicago International Airport
Location: Gary, Indiana (near Chicago), United States
GPS Coordinates: 41°36'59"N by 87°24'46"W
Area Served: Gary, Indiana
Operator/Owner: Gary/Chicago Airport Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 591 feet (180 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY):

  • Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY) has 2 runways.
  • A long-standing proposal to turn the Gary/Chicago International Airport into Chicago's third major airport received a boost in early 2006 with the approval of $48 million in federal funding over the next ten years.
  • The closest airport to Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY) is Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), which is located 21 miles (34 kilometers) NW of GYY.
  • Skybus Airlines served the airport until the airline folded on April 4, 2008.
  • Because of Gary/Chicago International Airport's relatively low elevation of 591 feet, planes can take off or land at Gary/Chicago International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Gary/Chicago International Airport is a joint civil-military public airport in Gary, in Lake County, Indiana, three miles northwest of the city center and 25 miles southeast of the Chicago Loop.
  • The furthest airport from Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,103 miles (17,868 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.

Map of Nearest Airports from Gary/Chicago International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Gary/Chicago International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
121.09 miles (33.94 km) NWChicago Midway International Airport (MDW)Chicago, Illinois, United StatesView Chicago Midway International Airport on a map View satellite image of Chicago Midway International Airport Set MDW as destination Airport Get more information about Chicago Midway International Airport
223.79 miles (38.29 km) ESEPorter County Regional Airport (VPZ)Valparaiso, Indiana, United StatesView Porter County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Porter County Regional Airport Set VPZ as destination Airport Get more information about Porter County Regional Airport
331.13 miles (50.09 km) ENEMichigan City Municipal Airport (MGC)Michigan City, Indiana, United StatesView Michigan City Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Michigan City Municipal Airport Set MGC as destination Airport Get more information about Michigan City Municipal Airport
435.18 miles (56.62 km) ELa Porte Municipal Airport (LPO)La Porte, Indiana, United StatesView La Porte Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of La Porte Municipal Airport Set LPO as destination Airport Get more information about La Porte Municipal Airport
535.18 miles (56.62 km) ELa Porte Municipal Airport (PPO)La Porte, Indiana, United StatesView La Porte Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of La Porte Municipal Airport Set PPO as destination Airport Get more information about La Porte Municipal Airport
635.31 miles (56.82 km) WLewis University Airport (LOT)Chicago / Romeoville, Illinois, United StatesView Lewis University Airport on a map View satellite image of Lewis University Airport Set LOT as destination Airport Get more information about Lewis University Airport
735.62 miles (57.32 km) NWChicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)Chicago, Illinois, United StatesView Chicago O'Hare International Airport on a map View satellite image of Chicago O'Hare International Airport Set ORD as destination Airport Get more information about Chicago O'Hare International Airport
840.02 miles (64.40 km) WJoliet Regional Airport (JOT)Joliet, Illinois, United StatesView Joliet Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Joliet Regional Airport Set JOT as destination Airport Get more information about Joliet Regional Airport
942.61 miles (68.58 km) NWChicago Executive Airport (PWK)Chicago/Prospect Heights/Wheeling, Illinois, United StatesView Chicago Executive Airport on a map View satellite image of Chicago Executive Airport Set PWK as destination Airport Get more information about Chicago Executive Airport
1043.86 miles (70.59 km) SSWGreater Kankakee Airport (IKK)Kankakee, Illinois, United StatesView Greater Kankakee Airport on a map View satellite image of Greater Kankakee Airport Set IKK as destination Airport Get more information about Greater Kankakee Airport
1147.51 miles (76.46 km) WNWDuPage Airport (DPA)West Chicago, Illinois, United StatesView DuPage Airport on a map View satellite image of DuPage Airport Set DPA as destination Airport Get more information about DuPage Airport
1247.72 miles (76.80 km) SSEJasper County Airport (RNZ)Rensselaer, Indiana, United StatesView Jasper County Airport on a map View satellite image of Jasper County Airport Set RNZ as destination Airport Get more information about Jasper County Airport
1355.87 miles (89.92 km) WNWChicago/Aurora Municipal Airport (AUZ)Aurora, Illinois, United StatesView Chicago/Aurora Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Chicago/Aurora Municipal Airport Set AUZ as destination Airport Get more information about Chicago/Aurora Municipal Airport
1456.91 miles (91.58 km) ESouth Bend International Airport (SBN)South Bend, Indiana, United StatesView South Bend International Airport on a map View satellite image of South Bend International Airport Set SBN as destination Airport Get more information about South Bend International Airport
1559.27 miles (95.39 km) SKentland Municipal Airport (KKT)Kentland, Indiana, United StatesView Kentland Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Kentland Municipal Airport Set KKT as destination Airport Get more information about Kentland Municipal Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Gary/Chicago International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Gary/Chicago International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,102.62 miles (17,867.88 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,079.27 miles (17,830.32 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,062.07 miles (17,802.63 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
411,054.66 miles (17,790.71 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
511,010.29 miles (17,719.30 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
610,999.39 miles (17,701.76 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
710,997.22 miles (17,698.27 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
810,986.99 miles (17,681.80 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
910,967.20 miles (17,649.95 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1010,963.86 miles (17,644.57 km) WSWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1110,913.20 miles (17,563.05 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1210,881.54 miles (17,512.10 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1310,870.92 miles (17,495.01 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1410,861.60 miles (17,480.01 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1510,822.03 miles (17,416.32 km) SWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport