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Midway International Airport, United States

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Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
5700 S Cicero Ave
IL 60638

Chicago, United States
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Chicago Midway International Airport (IATA: MDW, ICAO: KMDW, FAA LID: MDW) is a major commercial airport on the southwest side of Chicago, Illinois, located eight miles (13 km) from the Loop. Established in 1927, Midway served as Chicago's primary airport until the opening of O'Hare International Airport in 1955. Today, Midway is the second-largest airport in Chicago metropolitan area and the state of Illinois, serving 22,221,499 passengers in 2015. Traffic is currently dominated by low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines; Chicago is Southwest's largest focus city.Originally named Chicago Municipal Airport, it was renamed to honor the Battle of Midway. The airfield is located in a square mile bounded by 55th and 63rd Streets, and Central and Cicero Avenues. The current terminal complex was completed in 2001. The terminal bridges Cicero Avenue and contains 43 gates with facilities for international passengers. Stevenson Expressway (I-55) and the CTA Orange Line provide freeway and rapid transit access to The Loop.


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Midway International Airport

Address: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), 5700 S Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60638, USA