Chicago Midway International Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
41-47-09.5000N (41.785972)
Longitude: 
087-45-08.7000W (-87.752417)
Elevation: 
619.8 feet MSL (189 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.9 W (as of April 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
09 N.M. SW of Chicago, Illinois
Found On: 
Chicago Chart
FAA Region: 
AGL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JAMIE RHEE
10510 WEST ZEMKE ROAD
CHICAGO, IL 60666
773-894-5492
CITY OF CHICAGO
5700 S. CICERO
CHICAGO, IL 60638
773-838-0608

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1940
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAU (Chicago)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAU (Chicago)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1620 feet (494 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
MDW
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
Yes
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: C
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  9
Multi Engine:  1
Jet Engine:  30
GA Helicopters:  1

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2019)

Total Operations:  232084
Commercial:  171926 74.1%
Air Taxi:  26988 11.6%
GA Itinerant:  32922 14.2%
Military Aircraft:  248 0.1%

Communications

Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  MIDWAY
135.2
269.125
Hrs: 24
Clearance Del.:  124.625
Ground:  121.65
Approach:  CHICAGO
128.2
126.05
Departure:  CHICAGO
128.2
126.05
ATIS:  132.75
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (773-884-4424)
CLASS C:  119.45
EMERG:  121.5
CLASS C/S:  135.2
CLASS C:  269.125

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 773

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Atlantic Aviation
      
    Arinc 131.42 582-5720 100LL, Jet A
    Aviation Professionals, Inc.
      
    Unicom 123.3 284-5678
    Duncan Avionics at Signature Flight Support
       Website           Email
    +1 773 284-4600
    General Aviators, Inc.
      
    582-5333
    Million Air Midway
      
    Arinc 130.95 284-2867 100LL, Jet A
    Signature Flight Support
       Website           Email
    Unicom: 122.95, Arinc: 128.925 +1 773 767 4400 100LL, Jet A
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Kankakee(IKK)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 04/22/21 to 0901Z 05/20/21.

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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM EC-3
    DP CICERO TWO EC-3 Changed
    DP MIDWAY FIVE EC-3
    HOT HOT SPOT EC-3
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 04R EC-3 Changed
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 13C EC-3 Changed
    IAP ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 31C EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 04L EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 13L EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 22R EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 31R EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 04R EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 13C EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 22L EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 31C EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (RNP) X RWY 22L EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 04R EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 13C EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 22L EC-3 Changed
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 31C EC-3 Changed
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS EC-3
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS EC-3
    STAR ENDEE SIX (RNAV) EC-3
    STAR ENDEE SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 EC-3
    STAR FISSK FOUR (RNAV) EC-3
    STAR GOSHEN SEVEN EC-3
    STAR MOTIF SIX EC-3
    STAR MOTIF SIX[DELIMITER] CONT.1 EC-3
    STAR PANGG THREE (RNAV) EC-3
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near MDW

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    0.0 Chicago Midway International Airport
    (MDW KMDW MDW)
    0 4 100LL, Jet A-1+
    13.4 Chicago O'hare International Airport
    (ORD KORD ORD)
    328 332 100LL, Jet A
    17.7 Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport
    (1C5)
    252 256 100LL, Jet A
    18.1 Lansing Municipal Airport
    (KIGQ IGQ)
    146 150 100LL, Jet A
    18.2 Gary/Chicago International Airport
    (GYY KGYY GYY)
    123 127 100LL, Jet A
    18.7 Lewis University Airport
    (LOT KLOT LOT)
    235 239 100LL, Jet A
    19.8 Schaumburg Regional Airport
    (06C)
    308 312 100LL, Jet A
    20.8 Chicago Exec Airport
    (PWK KPWK PWK)
    341 345 100LL, Jet A-1+
    22.5 Griffith-Merrillville Airport
    (05C)
    135 139 100LL, Jet A, UL94
    23.3 Dupage Airport
    (DPA KDPA DPA)
    288 292 100LL, Jet A
    24.7 Bult Field Airport
    (C56)
    172 176 100LL, Jet A
    24.9 Joliet Regional Airport
    (JOT KJOT JOT)
    229 233 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
    25.9 Hobart Sky Ranch Airport
    (3HO)
    122 126 100LL
    32.4 Aurora Municipal Airport
    (AUZ KARR ARR)
    268 271 100, Jet A-1
    35.1 Lowell Airport
    (C97)
    161 165 100LL
    35.4 Campbell Airport
    (C81)
    336 340 100LL
    35.8 Lake In The Hills Airport
    (3CK)
    314 318 100LL, Jet A
    36.9 Morris Municipal - James R Washburn Field Airport
    (C09)
    234 237 100LL, Jet A
    38.5 Waukegan Ntl Airport
    (UGN KUGN UGN)
    352 356 100LL, Jet A
    38.9 Porter County Regional Airport
    (VPZ KVPZ VPZ)
    120 124 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-15 TWY A CLSD TO ACFT OVR 94 FT WINGSPAN.
    A110-17 ASDE-X IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
    A110-18 TWY F CLSD TO ACFT OVR 94 FT WINGSPAN.
    A110-19 RY 13R/31L CLSD TO FLT OPS WHEN ACFT OVR 79 FT WINGSPAN ARE ON TWY F.
    A110-2 NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES: ALL DEPARTURES ARE REQUESTED TO EXPEDITE CLIMB THROUGH 1500 FT MSL 2200-0600 DLY.
    A110-3 ARPT CLSD TO SOLO STUDENT TRAINING.
    A110-4 BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-5 CLOSE-IN OBST ALL RYS EXCEPT RY 13R/31L TOO NUMEROUS TO ITEMIZE.
    A110-7 RY 22L PREFERRED DEP RY 2200-0700.
    A16 ARPT OPNS 773-838-0677.
    A26 ARFF INDEX 'D' EQPT AVBL WITH 8 HRS NOTIFICATION TO ARPT OPNS 773-838-0677.
    A30-13R/31L RWYS 13L/31R & 04L/22R NOT AVBL FOR SKEDD ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS OR UNSCHEDULED ACR AT LEAST 31 PSGR SEATS.
    A43-31R UNUSBL BYD 7 DEGS RIGHT & LEFT OF CNTRLN.
    A57-04L RWY 04L APCH RATIO 19:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. TREES 178 FT L 1313 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
    A57-04R RWY 04R APCH RATIO 16:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. TREE 547 FT R 1122 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
    A57-13C RWY 13C APCH RATIO 16:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. TREE 453 FT R 915 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
    A57-13L APCH RATIO 1:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. HGR 275 FT L 450 FT DSTC.
    A57-22L RWY 22L APCH RATIO 19:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. LGT POLE 474 FT R 674 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
    A57-22R RWY 22R APCH RATIO 37:1 AT DSPLCD THR. TREE 2490 FT FROM DSPLCD THR 319 FT L.
    A57-31C RWY 31C APCH RATIO 24:1 AT DSPLCD THR. TREE 1211 FT FROM DSPLCD THR 459 FT R.
    E60-04R ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 249 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 04R.
    E60-13C ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 190 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 13C.
    E60-22L ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 346 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 22L.
    E60-31C ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 210 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 31C.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 04L/22R
    04R/22L
    13C/31C
    13L/31R
    13R/31L
    Longest Runway: 13C/31C is 6522 ft (1988 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 04R, 13C, 31C

    MDW Airport Runway Details

    Runway 04L/22R  5507 ft x 150 ft (1679 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/04/2011
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  69 /F/D/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  60.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  120.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 04L

    Runway 22R

    Elevation: 
    618.5 605.2
    Latitude: 
    41-46-52.9266N 41-47-32.4136N
    Longitude: 
    087-45-40.3005W 087-44-50.2885W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    043 223
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    ROAD ROAD
    Object Height: 
    15 15
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    200 200
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    25 ft. left of centerline 125 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    39 35
    Threshold Elevation: 
    617.1 605.6
    Displaced Threshold: 
    758 878
    Threshold Latitude: 
    41-46-58.3561N 41-47-26.1188N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    087-45-33.4156W 087-44-58.2674W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    5507 5507
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    5507 5507
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    5507 5507
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    4749 4629

    Runway 04R/22L  6445 ft x 150 ft (1964 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/04/2011
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  62 /F/D/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  95.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  165.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 04R

    Runway 22L

    Elevation: 
    619.7 605.2
    Latitude: 
    41-46-44.9844N 41-47-31.1910N
    Longitude: 
    087-45-33.5457W 087-44-35.0108W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    043 223
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    EMAS EMAS
    Object at End: 
    ROAD ROAD
    Object Height: 
    15 15
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    200 200
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    25 ft. left of centerline 125 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown, Rollout Touchdown, Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    66 43
    Threshold Elevation: 
    619.1 606.0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    518 635
    Threshold Latitude: 
    41-46-48.6980N 41-47-26.6426N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    087-45-28.8454W 087-44-40.7751W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    6446 6446
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    6446 6446
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    6446 6446
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    5928 5812

    Runway 13C/31C  6522 ft x 150 ft (1988 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/04/2011
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  61 /F/D/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  95.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  165.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  250.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 13C

    Runway 31C

    Elevation: 
    607.0 611.6
    Latitude: 
    41-47-29.6666N 41-46-45.2676N
    Longitude: 
    087-45-39.8524W 087-44-37.4660W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    134 314
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    EMAS EMAS
    Object at End: 
    ROAD ROAD
    Object Height: 
    15 47
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    200 200
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    25 ft. left of centerline 125 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown, Rollout Touchdown, Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    47 63
    Threshold Elevation: 
    608.1 611.9
    Displaced Threshold: 
    463 696
    Threshold Latitude: 
    41-47-26.5140N 41-46-50.0037N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    087-45-35.4244W 087-44-44.1179W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    6522 6522
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    6522 6522
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    6522 6522
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    6059 5826

    Runway 13L/31R  5141 ft x 150 ft (1567 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/04/2011
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  59 /R/B/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  80.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  125.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 13L

    Runway 31R

    Elevation: 
    606.1 608.3
    Latitude: 
    41-47-32.3399N 41-46-57.3637N
    Longitude: 
    087-45-28.5870W 087-44-39.3877W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    134 314
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    ROAD POLE
    Object Height: 
    15 34
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Lighted
    Distance from End: 
    200 656
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    25 ft. left of centerline 125 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    44
    Threshold Elevation: 
    605.9
    Displaced Threshold: 
    752
    Threshold Latitude: 
    41-47-27.2226N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    087-45-21.3897W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    5141 5141
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    5141 5141
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    5141 5141
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    4388 5141

    Runway 13R/31L  3859 ft x 60 ft (1176 m x 18 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/04/2011
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class:  42 /R/B/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  12.5
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 13R

    Runway 31L

    Elevation: 
    606.9 612.9
    Latitude: 
    41-47-17.0509N 41-46-50.7771N
    Longitude: 
    087-45-31.6995W 087-44-54.7850W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    134 314
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREE TREE
    Object Height: 
    55 59
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1504 1737
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    25 ft. left of centerline 125 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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