Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

5700 S Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60638, United States
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  • Evan F.

    Ride the moving walkways.

    Evan Favreau · March 15, 2010
  • Jeff R.

    Fly Southwest! I'm loving the new chairs and electrical outlets.

    Jeff Ringgenberg · June 17, 2010
  • Coleman K.

    Fly Southwest! They actually have a sense of humor.

    Coleman Kelly · August 10, 2010
  • Scott G.

    Moving sidewalk etiquette: walk on left, stand on right.

    Scott Glascock · March 25, 2010
  • Team Coco

    "Sometimes I'll buy a plane ticket just so I can get through security and eat at the "Chili's Too" restaurant - home to the 3rd best fajitas in Chicago" - Conan O'Brien

    Team Coco · June 10, 2012
  • Eddie R.

    If you know how to travel, use the expert lane. It's crazy fast.

    Eddie Roger · January 8, 2010
  • David A.

    only go through expert traveler line if you are indeed an expert.

    David Armano · May 16, 2010
  • Micah

    Fly Southwest. Good bargain, great service.

    Micah · September 9, 2010
  • Sydney Owen W.

    If you're traveling light take the expert traveler line (far right) at security. Lightning fast!

    Sydney Owen Williams · June 7, 2009
  • bobby t.

    watch out for the high pressure faucets… it looks like I just pissed my pants.

    bobby tyning · July 3, 2010
  • S. Courtney W.

    don't forget to print your boarding pass at home, so you can go straight to security

    S. Courtney Walton · November 15, 2009
  • Benjamin R.

    Potbelly's Big sandwich for $6.13 with tax is the best food value at Midway

    Benjamin Roodman · August 16, 2009
  • mtnbke

    Southwest does it right! There is scarcity of outlets in this airport and they put in a bunch of seats with outlets at their gates!

    mtnbke · August 21, 2010
  • Rhiannon B.

    Potbelly Sandwiches! Get your final fix before you leave Chicago.

    Rhiannon B · July 1, 2010
  • Juan C.

    Welcome to Chicago or if you are traveling have a great flight.

    Juan CONEJO · December 26, 2010
  • Kelli S.

    Caution: the moving walkway... is ending.

    Kelli Shives · April 8, 2011
  • Aniela T.

    Midway/southwest has the slowest baggage claim on earth. If you are flying into Chicago and can avoid checking luggage, you will save yourself a lot of time waiting!

    Aniela Ta · February 6, 2010
  • Michael K.

    Go ahead - nap on your flight to this airport. The aircraft carrier-style landings at Midway's short runways will wake you up!

    Michael Kent · February 18, 2011
  • Elizabeth

    The seats with the outlets are for ple using computers. Not for sleepers and your giant bag

    Elizabeth · September 12, 2010
  • Tom B.

    Take the CTA Orange line to and from this place. Its easy and inexpensive!

    Tom Besore (Realtor) · July 27, 2011
  • Brandon H.

    Flight delayed? Miller's Pub in Concourse B is definitely the spot to kill some time & have a cold beer.

    Brandon Hillier · June 8, 2010
  • Tyler H.

    Don't fly AirTran. They suck.

    Tyler Hurst · July 2, 2009
  • NPR

    Welcome to Chicago! If you want to listen to the local NPR station, turn your dial to FM 91.5 (WBEZ). Enjoy your trip.

    NPR · March 1, 2012
  • jessica p.

    try to fly in here when you want to avoid the size, crowds and extreme cab lines at ORD

    jessica perrin · March 1, 2010
  • Darcy S.

    If you're flying Southwest, there are armchairs with AC and USB power at the end of the B gate jetway

    Darcy Stalport · June 9, 2011
  • Eater

    Best Options: Harry Caray's Seventh Inning Stretch, Lalo's, Gold Coast Dogs, & Reilly's Daughter are all in Midway Triangle Food Court; Manny's in Concourse A; Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Concourse B. Read more

    Eater · July 11, 2012
  • BYOBandits

    Mean mug everyone on your plane and keep the middle seat open.

    BYOBandits · September 2, 2011
  • Perry Ellis

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    Perry Ellis · June 13, 2011
  • Christina H.

    The moving walkway is not a ride. Please keep walking or politely step to the side. :)

    Christina H · September 19, 2011
  • Lauren Z.

    Bathrooms with doors that open out is heavenly! Sooo much easier to get your luggage in with you.

    Lauren Zaner · July 16, 2010
  • Matt S.

    Potbelly is the best food option at Midway, but this location does not have oatmeal :(

    Matt Stratton · October 10, 2009
  • Monika M.

    Flying Southwest? Forget to print your ticket? They have super secret computers next to the security checkpoint. No more standing in line for your ticket!

    Monika McMahon · September 8, 2013
  • Chris J.

    Never go to the far right when going through security. It may seem like a good idea but it takes much longer than going straight.

    Chris Jordan · October 7, 2010
  • tomek f.

    Skip the LGA madness,take Delta Shuttle from Marine terminal to Midway. It's flying like it used to be.

    tomek franzl · November 14, 2009
  • Miguel T.

    Caution, the moving walkways will end

    Miguel Torres · February 17, 2012
  • Dilara Sultan

    If you don't have friends/associates picking you up, GET A LIMO! The expanse is not terribly greater than a taxi, but you can strech those legs after your plane ride.

    Dilara Sultan · September 26, 2010
  • Kristoffer L.

    Gold Coast Dogs are great. They girls behind the counter are mean as hell too. Bonus.

    Kristoffer Lance · August 15, 2010
  • Jim H.

    I'll join in the chorus and recommend potbelly for lunch. Even if the line is long, they're fast!

    Jim Hitch · January 22, 2010
  • Todd C.

    Of you wish to sample the worst food in Chicago, try Manny's on concourse A. Yuk.

    Todd Carpenter · December 22, 2009
  • Melissa

    If you're at A4a or b, pack a snack and leave early. It's a hike

    Melissa · October 3, 2011
  • Tim C.

    Skip the ego trip. Take the shorter line instead of the expert traveler line. It's quicker!

    Tim Courtney · January 15, 2011
  • Jay T.

    Manny's is the shit. I mean it tastes like shit. Avoid.

    Jay Thompson · October 12, 2012
  • Dilara Sultan

    back and forth from the airport... get a limo it really is the best... cleaner and safer option than a taxi!

    Dilara Sultan · October 27, 2011
  • Matt

    If you know how to travel, you'd skip the expert line.

    Matt · February 5, 2011
  • Ashley P.

    Yo! Yo! Welcome to Chicagoooo, my kinda town ;)

    Ashley P · September 9, 2010
  • Enci B.

    Take the Loop into the city. Much easier and cheaper then taking shuttle or taxi.

    Enci Box · June 29, 2010
  • Walter B.

    Can't beat the sandwiches at Potbelly. Turkey and Swiss is my personal favorite.

    Walter Blaurock · January 5, 2010
  • Shaun R.

    Welcome to Chicago! A must stop is the Palm Court at the Drake hotel for Afternoon Tea! Live harp music all year around !

    Shaun Rajah · July 9, 2012
  • Luis G.

    If you have a early AM flight. Get here at least 90 minutes prior to your check-in. Wait for security 30 minutes.

    Luis Guerrero · November 1, 2011
  • Ann H.

    An available electrical outlet is a thing of beauty. Lots of beauty here.

    Ann Handley · September 9, 2011