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MDW Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MDW / KMDW
Airport Name: Chicago Midway International Airport
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
GPS Coordinates: 41°47'9"N by 87°45'8"W
Area Served: Chicago, Illinois, US
Operator/Owner: City of Chicago
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 620 feet (189 meters)
# of Runways: 5
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Facts about Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW):

  • Continuing with the expansion project, a pedestrian bridge over Cicero Avenue was built in 2000, connecting the new terminal to the new concourses.
  • The furthest airport from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,083 miles (17,836 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Simultaneous to Midway's expansion, ATA Airlines began rapid expansion at Midway in the early 2000s, and was the airport's dominant carrier prior to 2004, using 14 of the 17 gates in Concourse A.
  • Chicago Midway Airport is the second-largest passenger airport in the state of Illinois after Chicago O'Hare International Airport.
  • The closest airport to Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) is Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), which is located only 15 miles (25 kilometers) NNW of MDW.
  • Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) has 5 runways.
  • Because of Chicago Midway International Airport's relatively low elevation of 620 feet, planes can take off or land at Chicago Midway 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.
  • Originally named Chicago Air Park, Midway Airport was built on a 320-acre plot in 1923 with one cinder runway mainly for airmail flights.
  • In July 1949 the airport was renamed after the Battle of Midway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Chicago Midway International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Chicago Midway International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
115.43 miles (24.84 km) NNWChicago 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
221.09 miles (33.94 km) ESEGary/Chicago International Airport (GYY)Gary, Indiana (near Chicago), United StatesView Gary/Chicago International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gary/Chicago International Airport Set GYY as destination Airport Get more information about Gary/Chicago International Airport
321.61 miles (34.78 km) SWLewis 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
423.93 miles (38.51 km) NNWChicago 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
526.85 miles (43.21 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
628.65 miles (46.11 km) SWJoliet 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
737.27 miles (59.98 km) WChicago/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
844.35 miles (71.37 km) NWaukegan National Airport (UGN)Chicago / Waukegan, Illinois, United StatesView Waukegan National Airport on a map View satellite image of Waukegan National Airport Set UGN as destination Airport Get more information about Waukegan National Airport
944.82 miles (72.13 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
1048.35 miles (77.82 km) EMichigan 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
1149.62 miles (79.86 km) SGreater 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
1254.57 miles (87.82 km) ESELa 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
1354.57 miles (87.82 km) ESELa 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
1456.64 miles (91.16 km) NKenosha Regional Airport (ENW)Kenosha, Wisconsin, United StatesView Kenosha Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Kenosha Regional Airport Set ENW as destination Airport Get more information about Kenosha Regional Airport
1565.03 miles (104.65 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

Map of Furthest Airports from Chicago Midway International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Chicago Midway International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,082.52 miles (17,835.55 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
211,059.15 miles (17,797.94 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
311,042.23 miles (17,770.69 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
411,034.50 miles (17,758.26 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
510,989.79 miles (17,686.30 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
610,980.03 miles (17,670.60 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
710,976.78 miles (17,665.37 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
810,966.52 miles (17,648.86 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
910,947.40 miles (17,618.08 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
1010,943.03 miles (17,611.06 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
1110,892.21 miles (17,529.27 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
1210,860.48 miles (17,478.20 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
1310,850.05 miles (17,461.42 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
1410,840.63 miles (17,446.26 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
1510,800.95 miles (17,382.40 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