Chicago Midway Airport Guide (MDW)
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Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) is located 8 miles from Chicago’s Loop, which is the central business district of Chicago, Illinois. The airport was originally opened in 1923 and was renamed after the Battle of Midway in 1949.
Transfer between Terminals
Chicago Midway International Airport has three concourses: Concourse A, Concourse B, and Concourse C. Concourse A handles all of MDW’s international flights. The airport’s three concourses are accessible by foot.
Nearby Airport Hotels
Courtyard Chicago Midway Airport, 6610 South Cicero Avenue, Chicago, IL 60638, This hotel is located just two blocks from the airport. The Courtyard offers its guests free wireless internet and a complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport. Holiday Inn Chicago Midway Airport, 6624 S Cicero Avenue, Chicago, IL 60638, This Holiday Inn boasts on-site dining options, free wireless internet, and a complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport.
Transport into Town
Rail: Midway Airport is served by the Chicago Transit Authority's "L" trains. Passengers can board the L’s Orange Line trains at a station in the airport terminal. Bus: Seven different PACE bus routes provide service throughout the Chicago suburbs and to both Midway and O'Hare International Airports. PACE Bus Routes 379, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386, and 390 all stop at Chicago Midway International Airport. Various Regional and Private Shuttle buses operate between the airport and points in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Wisconsin. Taxi: Metered taxis are available outside the airport.
Chicago Midway Airport has only one special lounge. The USO Lounge is located in Concourse C, and is open from 9am - 9pm. The USO Lounge is available to military personnel and their families.
Chicago Midway is a focus city of Southwest Airlines. Southwest Airlines is Midway’s most dominant carriers. Southwest Airlines control 34 of the airport’s 43 gates.
Wireless internet is available throughout Midway Airport for a fee. Free mobile charging stations can be located in all three concourses and in the baggage claim area. Chicago Midway International Airport enhances travelers’ experience with rotating art exhibits throughout the terminal.
Hourly and daily parking is available at Chicago Midway International Airport. Daily parking is available on Levels 2, 4, 5, and 6 of the Terminal parking garage. Hourly parking is available on Level 1 of the Terminal parking garage. Daily parking rates range from $2 for 30 minutes to $32 for one day. Hourly parking rates range from $2 for 30 minutes to $60 for one day. Chicago Midway International Airport has two Economy parking lots. A complimentary shuttle connects both economy parking lots to the airport. Economy parking rates are $15 a day.
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