Airports in Chicago
Chicago's main airports are: Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY). Other airports in Illinois and Indiana, near Chicago include: Campbell Airport, DuPage Airport, Galt Airport, Greater Kankakee Airport, Lake-in-the-Hills Airport, Lewis University Airport, Porter County Municipal Airport, Schaumburg Airpark, Clow International Airport, Frankfort Airport, Griffith Merrillville Airport, Joliet Park District Airport, Aurora Airport, Lansing Municipal Airport, New Lennox Howell Airport, Schaumburg Airport, Pal-Waukee Airport and Waukegan Regional Airport.
Chicago's O'Hare International Airport has the most connections to other cities of all the world's airports. For several years it has been voted as the “Best Airport in North America”. Chicago O'Hare Airport is considered as the world's commercial aviation capital. Some 192 000 people pass through this impressive airport every day. The airport boasts four terminals which have a 162 gates in all. Facilities in the O'Hare airport are much like what you would expect from a large airport and are continually being improved. Terminal 1 handles United and United Express flights as well as Lufthansa departures. Terminal 2 deals with the following airlines: US Airways, United, Air Canada, Northwest, America West and Continental. Terminal 3 is used for Alaska, American and Delta airlines. Terminal 5 receives all the international flights and handles non-US departures.
Chicago Midway Airport has been operating since 1923 and is a very busy airport. Just 10 miles from the city center, the airport has undergone redevelopment in recent years. The main airline operating from Midway Airport is Southwest Airlines. The second biggest carrier is AirTran Airways and offers 30 nonstop flights.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport is convenient and the service is outstanding. Newly upgraded, the airport offers a variety of excellent services including three gates, automated baggage retrieval, a concession area and handicap facilities.
When flying to or via Chicago you are guaranteed a pleasant experience at one of Chicago's airports.