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Chicago City Sights Helicopter Tour

Chicago City Sights Helicopter Tour
15 minutes
USD 149.00
Experience all of Chicago's best sights from the air on this exciting helicopter tour! Aboard a state-of-the-art helicopter, you'll enjoy a magnificent view of Lake Michigan and fly past several top Chicago attractions like Willis Tower, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, the Shedd Aquarium and Lincoln Park. Your pilot will provide expert commentary about the sights you see and can answer any questions you have. Tour route is subject to change.

Chicago River Cocktail Cruise

Chicago River Cocktail Cruise
75 minutes
USD 39.20
Enjoy the summer scene of Chicago with a 75-minute river cocktail cruise. Ticket price includes one drink ticket and a variety of local live music to accompany the breathtaking views along the Chicago River.

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 MDW Chicago Midway Airport Info & Guide

Chicago Midway International Airport

Where is Chicago Midway Airport?  

Deep dish pizza. Home of the blues. The world's first skyscraper. Windy City. What is Chicago famous for? It all depends on who you ask, but there's one thing for sure: Chicago is one of the world's greatest cities.

What you see today is what earned Chicago another nickname: Second City. Following the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 (that sadly killed 300) meant the city had to be rebuilt virtually from scratch. Modern Chicago's lakeside cityscape, Magnificent Mile museums, fine dining - and more - create a vibrant, cosmopolitan city loved by many.

Chicago Midway International Airport (IATA: MDW, ICAO: KMDW), or simply Midway Airport, is the second busiest airport in Chicago, Illinois, United States. MDW is situated on the southwest side of the city, a 25 minute metro ride from downtown. MDW served 18.9 million passengers in 2011.

Airlines serving Midway Airport include AirTran, Delta, Frontier, Porter, SouthWest (a major carrier here) and Volaris.

International destinations served include Toronto, Canada and several cities in Mexico (Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Morelia and Zacatecas). Domestic destinations are many, including Austin, Charleston, Cleveland, Ft. Myers, Jackson, Little Rock, Nashville, Omaha, Pittsburgh, Portland, Reno, Sarasota And St. Louis - as well as all the major centres.

Many see Chicago on a layover: Midway Airport ranked 8th on the Weather Channel's Top 10 Airports for Flight Delays. The city's other airport, the bigger and busier Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), took top spot.

Your best bet for a Midway Airport transfer is the CTA Orange Line train. Your best alternates are a taxi or shuttle. Details on all options are included in this guide.

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 Other Items of Interest at Chicago Midway Airport

Services at Midway Airport include:

  • AIR Chicago radio station - listen on iHeartRadio or Clear Channel ( more information) - NEW
  • Power stations and power outlets
  • Indoor Maps on Google Maps for Android
  • Interfaith chapel
  • Medical clinic
  • USO lounge - Concourse C

Additional Chicago Midway Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 28 Jun 2020