Chicago Midway International Airport

KMDW · Illinois, United States

About Chicago Midway International Airport

CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL
ICAO KMDW
FAA ID MDW
IATA MDW
Type Large airport
Open since April 1940
Coordinates (ARP) 41.78597, -87.75242   414709N 0874509W
Variation 4.0° W (2024)
Timezone Chicago (-5 h)
Local time Apr 15, 2024 16:16
Fuel types
100LL 100LL gasoline, low lead (Blue)
A1+ Jet A-1, Kerosene + FS-II, FP (-47°C)
Usage Public (Joint use)
Operations (annual) 214,427 (December 31, 2022)
Based aircraft 33
Airport status Operational
Source FAA (Effective date April 18, 2024)

Runways

ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Length Width Surface Latitude Longitude
4L 043° 047° 5,509 ft 151 ft Asphalt 41.7814 -87.7612
22R 223° 227° 41.7923 -87.7473
4R 043° 047° 6,444 ft 151 ft Asphalt
Concrete
41.7792 -87.7593
22L 223° 227° 41.792 -87.7431
13C 134° 138° 6,522 ft 151 ft Asphalt
Concrete
41.7916 -87.7611
31C 314° 318° 41.7792 -87.7437
13L 134° 138° 5,141 ft 151 ft Asphalt
Concrete
41.7923 -87.7579
31R 314° 318° 41.7826 -87.7443
13R 134° 138° 3,858 ft 59 ft Asphalt 41.7881 -87.7588
31L 314° 318° 41.7808 -87.7486

Do not use for flight planning
The airport may be closed or require prior permission. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

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Chicago Midway International Airport

Chicago Midway International Airport is a large airport in Illinois, United States. The airport is located at latitude 41.78594 and longitude -87.75253. The airport has 5 runways: 13C/31C, 4R/22L, 4L/22R, 13L/31R and 13R/31L. The ICAO airport code of this field is KMDW. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is MDW. The airport's IATA code is MDW. Nearby other airfields are Brookeridge Air Park Airport, Chicago O'hare International Airport, Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport, Lansing Municipal Airport and Gary/Chicago International Airport.

Chicago Midway International Airport publishes a METAR. The flight information region (FIR) is Chicago.

Chicago Midway International Airport is in the timezone of America/Chicago. Difference with UTC is -5 h. Today the sun rises at 06:09 and sets at 19:32. This applies to Chicago Midway International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -5 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.

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Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Advocate Christ Medical Center Heliport US-3159 3.9 NM 166°
First Area Police HDQTRS Heliport US-3151 5.6 NM 081°
Loyola University Medical Center Heliport US-3115 5.9 NM 320°
Vertiport Chicago Heliport US-3153 5.9 NM 038°
Amita Health Medical Center La Grange Heliport US-3334 6.1 NM 276°
John H Stroger Hospital Of Cook County Heliport US-3156 6.4 NM 033°
The University Of Chicago Medicine Heliport US-3155 6.6 NM 087°
Alsip Fire Department Heliport US-3072 6.7 NM 178°
Palos Community Hospital Heliport US-3469 7.5 NM 201°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Kedzi MX NDB 3.9 NM 133°
Ermin HK NDB 5.5 NM 223°
Chicago O'Hare GCO DME 14 NM 331°
Deana ME NDB 16 NM 311°

More runway information

Condition

ID Surface condition Surface treatment PCN
Pavement Classification Number
Runway Lights Edge Intensity
4L Good Saw-cut or plastic grooved 69/F/D/X/T Medium
22R
4R Excellent Saw-cut or plastic grooved 62/F/D/X/T High
22L
13C Excellent Saw-cut or plastic grooved 61/F/D/X/T High
31C
13L Good Saw-cut or plastic grooved 59/R/B/W/T Medium
31R
13R Excellent No special treatment 42/R/B/X/T Medium
31L

Weight Bearing Capacity

ID Single wheel Double wheel Double tandem Dual double tandem
4L 60,000 lbs 120,000 lbs
22R
4R 95,000 lbs 165,000 lbs 250,000 lbs
22L
13C 95,000 lbs 165,000 lbs 250,000 lbs
31C
13L 80,000 lbs 125,000 lbs
31R
13R 13,000 lbs
31L

Declared distances

ID TORA
Takeoff Run Available
TODA
Takeoff Distance Available
ASDA
Accelerated Stop Distance Available
LDA
Landing Distance Available
Displaced Threshold
Length
4L 5,509 ft 5,509 ft 5,509 ft 4,747 ft 758 ft
22R 5,509 ft 5,509 ft 5,509 ft 4,629 ft 879 ft
4R 6,447 ft 6,447 ft 6,447 ft 5,928 ft 518 ft
22L 6,447 ft 6,447 ft 6,447 ft 5,810 ft 636 ft
13C 6,522 ft 6,522 ft 6,522 ft 6,060 ft 463 ft
31C 6,522 ft 6,522 ft 6,522 ft 5,827 ft 696 ft
13L 751 ft
31R
13R
31L

Elevations

ID End Elevation Threshold Crossing Height Visual Glide Path Angle Touchdown Zone Elevation Displaced Threshold
Elevation
4L 619 ft 39 ft 3.0° 188 ft 617 ft
22R 605 ft 35 ft 3.0° 187 ft 606 ft
4R 620 ft 66 ft 3.0° 189 ft 619 ft
22L 605 ft 43 ft 3.0° 186 ft 606 ft
13C 607 ft 47 ft 3.0° 186 ft 608 ft
31C 612 ft 63 ft 3.0° 187 ft 612 ft
13L 606 ft 186 ft 606 ft
31R 608 ft 44 ft 3.0° 186 ft
13R 607 ft 186 ft
31L 613 ft 187 ft

Obstruction data

ID Controlling Object
Description
Controlling Object
Marking
CFR Part 77 Controlling Object
Clearance slope
Controlling Object
Height (AGL)
Controlling Object
Distance Threshold
Controlling Object
Centerline offset
Controlling Object
Centerline
4L ROAD C 0 15 ft 200 ft 82 ft Left
22R ROAD C 0 15 ft 200 ft 410 ft Right
4R ROAD Precision Instrument 0 15 ft 200 ft 1,066 ft Right
22L ROAD C 0 15 ft 200 ft 1,148 ft Left
13C ROAD Precision Instrument 0 15 ft 200 ft 738 ft Right
31C ROAD Precision Instrument 0 47 ft 200 ft 738 ft Left
13L ROAD C 0 15 ft 200 ft 0 ft
31R POLE Lighted C 13 34 ft 656 ft 935 ft Right
13R TREE A(V) 23 55 ft 1,503 ft 702 ft Right
31L TREE A(V) 26 59 ft 1,736 ft 482 ft Right

Lights and markings

ID Runway Markings
Type
Runway Markings
Condition
Approach Light System Runway End Identifier Lights Centerline Lights Touchdown Lights Visual Glide Slope Indicators
4L Nonprecision Instrument Good No No No P4L
22R Nonprecision Instrument Good No No No P4L
4R Precision Instrument Good Yes Yes No P4L
22L Precision Instrument Good Yes Yes No P4R
13C Precision Instrument Good RLLS No Yes No P4R
31C Precision Instrument Good RLLS Yes Yes No P4L
13L Nonprecision Instrument Good No No No
31R Nonprecision Instrument Good No No No P4L
13R Basic Good No No No
31L Basic Good No No No

Other information

ID ILS type Pattern Runway Visual Range
Equipment
Runway Visibility Value
Equipment
4L Left hand No
22R Left hand No
4R ILS/DME Left hand Touchdown, Rollout No
22L Left hand Touchdown, Rollout No
13C ILS/DME Left hand Touchdown, Rollout No
31C ILS/DME Left hand Touchdown, Rollout No
13L Left hand No
31R Left hand No
13R
31L
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