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KMDW Chicago Midway International Airport
Chicago, Illinois, USA

GOING TO CHICAGO?


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 MAY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: MDW
Lat/Long: 41-47-09.5000N 087-45-08.7000W
41-47.158333N 087-45.145000W
41.7859722,-87.7524167
(estimated)
Elevation: 619.8 ft. / 188.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04W (2015)
From city: 9 miles SW of CHICAGO, IL
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 60638

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: CHICAGO CENTER
FSS: KANKAKEE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: MDW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
Airline operations: ARFF INDEX "D" EQPT AVBL WITH 8 HRS NOTIFICATION TO ARPT OPNS 773-838-0677.
International operations: international airport of entry

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: PHONE 773-884-4424
MIDWAY GROUND: 121.65
MIDWAY TOWER: 135.2 269.125
CHICAGO APPROACH: 128.2 126.05
CHICAGO DEPARTURE: 128.2 126.05
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 124.625
CLASS C: 119.45 269.125
CLASS C/S: 135.2
D-ATIS: 132.75
EMERG: 121.5
WX ASOS at ORD (13 nm NW): PHONE 773-462-0118
WX AWOS-3 at IGQ (18 nm SE): 119.275 (708-895-9526)
WX AWOS-3PT at GYY (18 nm SE): 134.575 (219-944-0010)
WX AWOS-3 at LOT (19 nm SW): 118.525 (815-588-4802)
WX AWOS-3 at 06C (20 nm NW): 128.275 ((847) 895-2887)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CGTr332/18.4CHICAGO HEIGHTS VORTAC114.2002E
DPAr101/27.4DUPAGE VOR/DME108.4002E
OBKr163/27.6NORTHBROOK VOR/DME113.0002W
JOTr058/29.2JOLIET VOR/DME112.3002E
EONr001/31.0PEOTONE VORTAC113.2002E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 13C/31C

Dimensions: 6522 x 150 ft. / 1988 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 61 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 95.0
Double wheel: 165.0
Double tandem: 250.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 13C  RUNWAY 31C
Latitude: 41-47.494443N41-46.754460N
Longitude: 087-45.664207W087-44.624433W
Elevation: 607.0 ft.611.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 134 true318 magnetic, 314 true
Displaced threshold: 463 ft.696 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:6522 TODA:6522 ASDA:6522 LDA:6059TORA:6522 TODA:6522 ASDA:6522 LDA:5826
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: RLLSRLLS
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 225 ft. right of centerline
RWY 13C APCH RATIO 16:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. TREE 453 FT R 915 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
47 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 225 ft. left of centerline
RWY 31C APCH RATIO 24:1 AT DSPLCD THR. TREE 1211 FT FROM DSPLCD THR 459 FT R.

Runway 4R/22L

Dimensions: 6445 x 150 ft. / 1964 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 62 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 95.0
Double wheel: 165.0
Double tandem: 250.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4R  RUNWAY 22L
Latitude: 41-46.749740N41-47.519850N
Longitude: 087-45.559095W087-44.583513W
Elevation: 619.7 ft.605.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 047 magnetic, 043 true227 magnetic, 223 true
Displaced threshold: 518 ft.635 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:6446 TODA:6446 ASDA:6446 LDA:5928TORA:6446 TODA:6446 ASDA:6446 LDA:5812
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 325 ft. right of centerline
RWY 04R APCH RATIO 16:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. TREE 547 FT R 1122 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
15 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 350 ft. left of centerline
RWY 22L APCH RATIO 19:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. LGT POLE 474 FT R 674 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.

Runway 4L/22R

Dimensions: 5507 x 150 ft. / 1679 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 69 /F/D/X/T
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 120.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4L  RUNWAY 22R
Latitude: 41-46.882110N41-47.540227N
Longitude: 087-45.671675W087-44.838142W
Elevation: 618.5 ft.605.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 047 magnetic, 043 true227 magnetic, 223 true
Displaced threshold: 758 ft.878 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:5507 TODA:5507 ASDA:5507 LDA:4749TORA:5507 TODA:5507 ASDA:5507 LDA:4629
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 25 ft. left of centerline
RWY 04L APCH RATIO 19:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. TREES 178 FT L 1313 FT FROM DSPLCD THLD.
15 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 125 ft. right of centerline
RWY 22R APCH RATIO 37:1 AT DSPLCD THR. TREE 2490 FT FROM DSPLCD THR 319 FT L.

Runway 13L/31R

Dimensions: 5141 x 150 ft. / 1567 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 59 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 80.0
Double wheel: 125.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13L  RUNWAY 31R
Latitude: 41-47.538998N41-46.956062N
Longitude: 087-45.476450W087-44.656462W
Elevation: 606.1 ft.608.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 134 true318 magnetic, 314 true
Displaced threshold: 752 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:5141 TODA:5141 ASDA:5141 LDA:4388TORA:5141 TODA:5141 ASDA:5141 LDA:5141
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
UNUSBL BYD 7 DEGS RIGHT & LEFT OF CNTRLN.
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway
APCH RATIO 1:1 AT DSPLCD THLD. HGR 275 FT L 450 FT DSTC.
34 ft. pole, lighted, 656 ft. from runway, 285 ft. right of centerline, 13:1 slope to clear

Runway 13R/31L

Dimensions: 3859 x 60 ft. / 1176 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 42 /R/B/X/T
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: 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.
RUNWAY 13R  RUNWAY 31L
Latitude: 41-47.284182N41-46.846285N
Longitude: 087-45.528325W087-44.913083W
Elevation: 606.9 ft.612.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 134 true318 magnetic, 314 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Runway end identifier lights: nono
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 55 ft. tree, 1504 ft. from runway, 214 ft. right of centerline, 23:1 slope to clear59 ft. tree, 1737 ft. from runway, 147 ft. right of centerline, 26:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF CHICAGO
5700 S. CICERO
CHICAGO, IL 60638
Phone 773-838-0608
Manager: JAMIE RHEE
10510 WEST ZEMKE ROAD
CHICAGO, IL 60666
Phone 773-894-5492
ARPT OPNS 773-838-0677.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 41
Single engine airplanes: 9
Multi engine airplanes: 1
Jet airplanes: 30
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 635/day *
74% commercial
14% transient general aviation
12% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

E60-31C ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 210 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 31C.
E60-22L ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 346 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 22L.
E60-13C ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 190 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 13C.
E60-04R ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 249 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 04R.
TWY A CLSD TO ACFT OVR 94 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.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 20 May 2021 at 0901Z to 17 June 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
ENDEE SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (543KB)
FISSK FOUR (RNAV)   download (283KB)
GOSHEN SEVEN   download (277KB)
MOTIF SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (453KB)
PANGG THREE (RNAV)   download (289KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 04R **CHANGED**   download (318KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 13C **CHANGED**   download (285KB)
ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 31C **CHANGED**   download (290KB)
RNAV (RNP) X RWY 22L **CHANGED**   download (234KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 04R **CHANGED**   download (246KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 13C **CHANGED**   download (264KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 22L **CHANGED**   download (240KB)
RNAV (RNP) Y RWY 31C **CHANGED**   download (229KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04L **CHANGED**   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13L **CHANGED**   download (246KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22R **CHANGED**   download (266KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31R **CHANGED**   download (258KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 04R **CHANGED**   download (272KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 13C **CHANGED**   download (247KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 22L **CHANGED**   download (251KB)
RNAV (GPS) Z RWY 31C **CHANGED**   download (246KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (145KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CICERO TWO **CHANGED**   download (311KB)
MIDWAY FIVE   download (298KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (423KB)

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1C5 - Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport (18 nm W)
KIGQ - Lansing Municipal Airport (18 nm SE)
KGYY - Gary/Chicago International Airport (18 nm SE)
KLOT - Lewis University Airport (19 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4209:42
Sunrise05:1710:17
Sunset20:2701:27
Evening civil twilight21:0102:01

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jun-2021 21:46:00
Local (UTC-5)  16-Jun-2021 16:46:00
 
METAR
KMDW 162053Z 03008KT 010V070 10SM CLR 24/02 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP180 T02440017 58008
KORD 
14nm NW 
162051Z 05010KT 10SM FEW250 24/05 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP183 T02390050 58010
KIGQ 
18nm SE 
162135Z AUTO 03008KT 10SM CLR 23/05 A3009 RMK AO2 T02260054
KGYY 
18nm SE 
162045Z 01010KT 10SM CLR 20/09 A3011
KLOT 
19nm SW 
162135Z AUTO 01003KT 10SM CLR 27/06 A3007 RMK AO2 T02650057
K06C 
20nm NW 
162135Z AUTO 08007KT 10SM CLR A3007 RMK AO2
TAF
KMDW 161720Z 1618/1724 02007KT P6SM SKC FM162000 08011KT P6SM FEW250 FM170200 09004KT P6SM SKC FM171400 19010G15KT P6SM SCT250
KORD 
14nm NW 
161720Z 1618/1724 02007KT P6SM SKC FM162000 08011KT P6SM FEW250 FM170200 08005KT P6SM SKC FM171400 19010G15KT P6SM SCT250
KGYY 
18nm SE 
161720Z 1618/1718 02011KT P6SM SKC FM170100 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM171400 18011KT P6SM SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Atlantic Aviation ASRI 131.425
773-582-5720
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Rental cars, Courtesy transportation, Pilots lounge / snooze room, ...
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $7.93 $6.36 
 Updated 16-Jun-2021
 
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Signature Flight Support 773-767-4400
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, Catering, Public telephone, ...
 
Face masks required  
 
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100LL Jet A
FS $8.11 $6.71 
 Updated 16-Jun-2021
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KMDW but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KMDW.
Located at KGYY
Gary Jet Center
ASRI 130.95
219-944-1210
[web site]
[email]
At KGYY (Gary/Chicago International Airport), 18 miles ESE

Avoid the high costs of Midway, and get to downtown Chicago with a similar drive-time. Gary Jet Center's new Corporate Flight Center at Gary/Chicago International Airport (KGYY) is not to be missed! The 8,300 sq. ft. building features a luxurious, glass-walled lobby with seating for over 45, an espresso bar, and unobstructed views of the 9,000 ft runway. The Flight Center also includes 3 crew lounges, a crew kitchen, laundry facilities, a beautiful conference room, as well as private phone and sleep rooms. The FBO also has 110,000 sq ft of hangar space & 5 acres of ramp space.
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Located at KGYY
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $5.22 $4.54 
 Updated 16-Jun-2021
 
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Located at KGYY
B. Coleman Aviation
ASRI 130.35
219-750-1508
[web site]
[email]
At KGYY (Gary/Chicago International Airport), 18 miles ESE

B. Coleman Aviation's state of the art facility offers private aircraft handling, full FBO services and now a brand new state-of-art General Aviation U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility. Just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, Gary is the perfect alternative to the major Chicago airports. We feature a ramp-side canopy, conference room, a theater/pilots' lounge, fitness room. You will experience our passion for service, receive exceptional support and expertise each and every time you arrive.

We are the closest CAA preferred FBO to downtown Chicago!
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Located at KGYY
World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $5.27 $3.99 
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