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MDW

Chicago Midway International
Chicago, Illinois

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FAA Identifier: MDW
Latitude/Longitude: 41-47-09.5000N / 087-45-08.7000W
41.7858 / -87.7522
Elevation: 619 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 04W (2015)
Land Area Covered: 650 acres
From City: 9 nautical miles SW of Chicago, IL
County/Parish: Cook, IL
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1940 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Chicago
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Chicago Center (ZAU)
FSS: Kankakee Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights:
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: Yes
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
LCL/P CLASS C 269.125
LCL/P 135.2
GND/P 121.65
EMERG 121.5
D-ATIS 132.75
CLASS C/S 135.2
CLASS C IC 119.45
CD/P 124.625
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A1+
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: Low
Bulk oxygen: Low
Runway Information:
Runway: 04L/22R
Dimensions: 5507 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 60 K lbs.
Double wheel: 120 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway: 04R/22L
Dimensions: 6445 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 95 K lbs.
Double wheel: 165 K lbs.
Double tandem: 250 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 13C/31C
Dimensions: 6522 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in excellent condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 95 K lbs.
Double wheel: 165 K lbs.
Double tandem: 250 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 13L/31R
Dimensions: 5141 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 80 K lbs.
Double wheel: 125 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway: 13R/31L
Dimensions: 3859 x 60 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in excellent condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 12.5 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: City Of Chicago
5700 S. Cicero
Chicago, IL 60638
773-838-0608
Manager: Erin O'Donnell
5700 S Cicero
Chicago, IL 60638
773-838-0608
Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • TWY A CLSD TO ACFT OVR 79 FT WINGSPAN.
  • ASDE-X IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
  • TWY F CLSD TO ACFT OVR 94 FT WINGSPAN.
  • RY 13R/31L CLSD TO FLT OPS WHEN ACFT OVR 79 FT WINGSPAN ARE ON TWY F.
  • NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES: ALL DEPARTURES ARE REQUESTED TO EXPEDITE CLIMB THROUGH 1500 FT MSL 2200-0600 DLY.
  • ARPT CLSD TO SOLO STUDENT TRAINING.
  • BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • CLOSE-IN OBST ALL RYS EXCEPT RY 13R/31L TOO NUMEROUS TO ITEMIZE.
  • RY 22L PREFERRED DEP RY 2200-0700.
  • ARPT OPNS 773-838-0677.
  • RYS 13R/31L; 13L/31R & 04L/22R NOT AVBL FOR SCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS OR UNSCHEDULED ACR AT LEAST 31 PSGR SEATS. ARFF INDEX "D" EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE WITH 8 HOURS NOTIFICATION TO AIRPORT OPERATIONS 773-838-0677.
  • RWY 04L APCH RATIO 19:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. TREES 178 FT L 1313 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
  • RWY 04R APCH RATIO 16:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. TREE 547 FT R 1122 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
  • RWY 13C APCH RATIO 16:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. TREE 453 FT R 915 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
  • APCH RATIO 1:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. HGR 275 FT L 450 FT DSTC.
  • RWY 22L APCH RATIO 19:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. LGT POLE 474 FT R 674 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
  • RWY 22R APCH RATIO 37:1 AT DSPLCD THR. TREE 2490 FT FROM DSPLCD THR 319 FT L.
  • RWY 31C APCH RATIO 24:1 AT DSPLCD THR. TREE 1211 FT FROM DSPLCD THR 459 FT R.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 249 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 04R.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 190 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 13C.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 346 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 22L.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 210 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 31C.
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IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
ORD Chicago O'Hare Intl Chicago, IL - Public Chicago 15 miles
1C5 Bolingbrook'S Clow Intl Bolingbrook, IL - Public Chicago 20 miles
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GYY Gary/chicago Intl Gary, IN - Public Chicago 21 miles
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05C Griffith-Merrillville Griffith, IN - Public Chicago 26 miles
DPA Dupage Chicago/west Chicago, IL - Public Chicago 27 miles
C56 Bult Field Monee, IL - Public Chicago 28 miles
JOT Joliet Rgnl Joliet, IL - Public Chicago 29 miles
3HO Hobart Sky Ranch Hobart, IN - Public Chicago 30 miles
ARR Aurora Muni Chicago/aurora, IL - Public Chicago 37 miles
C97 Lowell Lowell, IN - Public Chicago 40 miles
C81 Campbell Grayslake, IL - Public Chicago 41 miles
3CK Lake In The Hills Chicago/lake In The Hills, IL - Public Chicago 41 miles
C09 Morris Muni - James R Washburn Field Morris, IL - Public Chicago 43 miles
UGN Waukegan Rgnl Chicago/waukegan, IL - Public Chicago 44 miles
VPZ Porter County Rgnl Valparaiso, IN - Public Chicago 45 miles
C98 Lake Village Lake Village, IN - Public Chicago 46 miles
0C8 Cushing Field Ltd Newark, IL - Public Chicago 48 miles
3KK Kankakee Kankakee, IL - Public Chicago 48 miles
MGC Michigan City Muni-Phillips Field Michigan City, IN - Public Chicago 48 miles
0C2 Hinckley Hinckley, IL - Public Chicago 49 miles
IKK Greater Kankakee Kankakee, IL - Public Chicago 50 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
LL22 Brookeridge Air Park Downers Grove, IL - Private Chicago 13 miles
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