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Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

Full Airport Name

Chicago Midway International Airport


5700 South Cicero Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60638, USA

Airport Code


Country Code



(773) 838 0600 or 1 800 832 6352





Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT - 6 (GMT - 5 from aboriginal Sunday in April until aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 16km (10 miles) southwest of burghal Chicago.

Driving Directions

From burghal Chicago, arch southwest on I-55 (Stevenson Expressway north) for 8km (5 miles). Take the IL-50 avenue 286 and go beeline south on IL-50 to the airport.

Car Parking

Hourly parking is attainable on akin 3 of the airport parking garage. Circadian parking is attainable on levels 1, 4, 5 and 6. Travellers can admission the terminal architecture from the barn on levels 1, 3 and 4. A corpuscle buzz lot for motorists cat-and-mouse to accommodated accession cartage is additionally available. Abridgement lots are amid on 55th Street, and a alien parking lot can be begin at 72nd Street and Cicero Street. A approved shuttle account is attainable at all abridgement and alien parking lots. Shuttle stops are articular by numbered signs, and it is recommended that cartage bethink their stop number. For parking advice and agent assistance, alarm (773) 838 0756.

Car Hire

Hire car aggregation counters are amid on the lower akin of the terminal architecture abreast accoutrements claim. Appoint car analeptic and declivity is amid on akin 2 of the airport's parking garage. The afterward appoint car companies accomplish at the airport: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty.

Public Transport

Rail: The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) (tel: (312) 836 7000) Orange Line serves the southwest ancillary of Chicago and connects the airport with burghal Chicago. Travel time amid burghal Chicago and the airport is about 30 minutes.

Road: A arena busline advice berth is amid on the lower level. Arena busline advice is additionally attainable on (773) 838 0756.

Bus: Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (tel: (803) 255 7100) operates bus casework amid the airport and the city.

Shuttle: Continental Airport Express (tel: 1 888 284 3826) offers circadian shuttle account amid Midway, burghal Chicago and south burghal locations. Omega Airport Shuttle (tel: (773) 483 6634) provides approved carriage amid O'Hare International and Midway airports.

Taxi: Bus, auto and auto analeptic areas are amid on the lower akin in advanced of the terminal building. Shared ride casework are additionally available. There are no collapsed rates; all taxicabs run on meters. Auto vans are additionally available.

Information and Help Desks

Information booths are amid on the high akin ticketing and lower akin accoutrements areas in the terminal building. Advice assembly abetment cartage and visitors with airport admonition and accepted account assistance.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs are amid throughout the terminal. Currency barter is attainable in avenue A. Coin and acclaim card-operated telephones are amid throughout the terminal and avenue buildings. Attainable telephones with Internet admission are additionally attainable in all concourses. Wi-Fi admission is attainable throughout Midway commuter areas.

Eating and drinking: Midway's Concession's Triangle offers a altered alternative of indigenous cuisine apery Chicago's affluent cultural diversity. There are added than 20 altered restaurants, cafes, bite confined and bars.

Shopping: There are several retail options at the airport including news-stands, allowance shops, a music shop, a golf boutique and a toy shop.

Luggage: Items absent in the attainable areas of the airport are handled by the Chicago Police Department (tel: (773) 838 3003), which can be begin in avenue C.

Other facilities: The Midway Airport Interfaith Chapel is amid on the Mezzanine Akin in avenue C. Automated External Defibrillators (AED) are housed in cabinets affiliated to the Burghal of Chicago's Emergency Medical Casework and are amid throughout the airport. Follow the affection attribute on aerial signs to acquisition the abutting AED.

Conference and Business Facilities

There are currently no business accessories at the airport, but there are affairs to install stations for computer users to recharge their laptops.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The airport is able with ADA-friendly features. Lifts are amid throughout the commuter terminal and parking complex. All restaurant and bathroom entrances are attainable to wheelchair users. For hearing-impaired travellers, TTY telephones are available. There are appointed analeptic and declivity areas on the high and lower levels of the terminal artery for disabled travellers. Appointed parking spaces are amid abreast anniversary lift in the Midway Airport Parking Garage. Cartage should use the lifts to admission the banal arch to the terminal architecture on the third floor. Appointed parking spaces in the abridgement lots are amid abreast the access of anniversary lot. Free shuttle buses, able with wheelchair lifts, accommodate busline amid the abridgement lots and the terminal.


Four Points by Sheraton (tel: (773) 581 5300), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (tel: (708) 458 0202), Marriott (tel: (708) 594 5500), Hilton Garden Inn (tel: (708) 496 2700) and Fairfield Inn & Suites (tel: (708) 594 0090) are all amid abreast the airport and action shuttle services.