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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.
  • Because Midway is surrounded by buildings and other development, the landing thresholds of the runways are displaced to provide a proper obstacle clearance.
  • In September 2013, Mayor Rahm Emanuel terminated negotiations to privatize the airport, noting that the process was no longer competitive after one of the two finalists had backed out.
  • Chicago Midway ranked highest in customer satisfaction among medium-sized airports in J.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) has 5 runways.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport