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  Airport Technology - Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW/KMDW), IL, USA
Midway Airport is important to the regional economy because it provides $2.8bn of annual personal income and nearly 50,000 jobs in the local area.
The expanded airport is being used as a growth pole for the surrounding area.
The Midway Airport Terminal Development project was completed on time and on budget, in spite of a 65% increase in passenger traffic during construction and the challenges of addressing heightened airport security requirements in the wake of the 9/11 tragedy.
www.airport-technology.com /projects/midway   (1057 words)

  
 A History of Midway Airport
In honor of the World War II Battle of Midway, the city council unanimously voted to rename the airport Chicago Midway Airport in 1949.
Today Midway is part of the Chicago Airport System and still considered the busiest square mile in aviation.
Midway Airport is the fastest growing airport in North America.
www.thetracon.com /MidwayHistory.htm   (736 words)

  
 Midway Airport
Between 1932 and 1961, Chicago's Midway Airport, located on Chicago's Southwest Side between 55th and 63rd Streets and Cicero and Central Avenues, boasted the title of world's busiest airport.
A 1941 court case ordered the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad to reroute its tracks to permit new runway construction at Midway, marking the triumphant evolution of Chicago as a national transportation hub.
The city of Chicago provided sustaining infusions of cash to Midway investing $10 million in renovation funds in 1968, and supported construction of the nearby Stevenson Expressway as an artery to restore Midway's passenger supply.
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org /pages/828.html   (539 words)

  
 Chicago Midway International Airport
Midway Airport is conveniently located 10 miles from downtown Chicago.
Since the Midway Airport Terminal Development Program began in 1997, Midway Airport has experienced record-breaking growth, making it one of the fastest growing airports in the nation.
Midway Airport generates nearly $3 billion in annual personal incomes and provides nearly 50,000 jobs.
chicagomidway.airporthotelservice.com /chicago_midway_airport.html   (205 words)

  
 Chicago Midway Airport Parking - Discount Parking
Midway Airport parking is designed and operated in order to maximize the throughput of travelers by providing ease of access, rapid service to the terminals, and low on airport parking costs.
All Midway Airport parking facilities are designed for safety, comfort, ease of access and include reserved handicap parking spaces as well as handicap-enabled free shuttle buses, as well as extra wide interior pedestrian passage ways and additional handicap-assistance services throughout the terminal.
Midway Airport parking can be paid for with any major credit card such as Visa or American Express, paid in cash or by presenting a valid airport parking coupon entitling the traveler to discount airport parking at Midway.
www.wise4living.com /tpark/chicago-midway.htm   (523 words)

  
 Midway, Arkansas
While Midway, Arkansas, is not an incorporated town, the community at the intersection of Arkansas Highway 178 and Arkansas Highway 5 is very important to the surrounding area.
Midway is the home of the Baxter County Industrial Park and the Baxter County Regional Airport, but there are large areas of land still devoted to farming.
Midway is located in north central Arkansas about 12 miles south of the Arkansas-Missouri state line in the Ozark Mountains on north-south Arkansas Highway 5.
www.midwaynet.com   (546 words)

  
 Midway Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Midway is heavily used by low-cost carriers, such as AirTran Airways, ATA Airlines, and Southwest Airlines, and to a lesser extent by legacy carriers, such as American Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways.
The airport was extensively renovated in 1958 and, again, in 1967, after in which several of the legacy carriers resumed service after a period of some years.
Midway is the main operations base for ATA Airlines (ATA), which, in addition to its domestic network, flies internationally from Midway to cities in Mexico.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Midway_Airport   (2248 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Federal investigators look into Midway accident   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Midway, a compact one mile square, was built in 1923 during the propeller era and has shorter runways than most major airports, with no room to extend them because it is hemmed in by houses and businesses.
Though the airport had about 7 inches of snow, aviation officials said conditions at the time were acceptable.
A recently passed federal law seeks to encourage more airports to build EMAS systems or extend their runway barriers by requiring them to do one or the other by 2015.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2005-12-09-jetaccident_x.htm   (1161 words)

  
 midway airport :: All information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
This plan was approved by the FAA in October 2005 and will involve midway airport reconfiguration of the airfield and addition of terminal space.
midway airport 3 and 5 will undergo expansion, and midway airport new west terminal is planned with western access into the midway airport however, some land midway airport some.
The first commercial passenger flights were started there in midway airport and an international terminal was built terminal.
airport.allusairline.com /midway-airport-18.html   (292 words)

  
 Midway Airport Terminal Development
Anticipating a sharp rise in air traffic in one of the nation's largest transportation hubs, the Chicago Department of Aviation launched its Midway Airport Terminal Development Program in 1997 to replace the terminal built a half century earlier and allow for more efficient use of existing airfield space.
Following a history of success with managing large and complex projects, Kenny Construction was selected to oversee a nine-phase project that included demolition of the existing terminal and concourse buildings, and construction of a new 950,000-square-foot terminal and concourse and 260,000 square yards of new aircraft aprons and taxiways.
The Midway Airport Terminal Development project came in on time and on budget, in spite of a 65-percent increase in passenger traffic during construction and the challenges of addressing heightened airport security requirements in the wake of the 9-11 tragedy.
www.kennyconstruction.com /transportation/midway.htm   (348 words)

  
 Chicago Midway Airport Passenger Opinions about Chicago Midway Airport standards
Midway, for the size of it, is quite busy.
I went through Midway for the first time and its one of the nicest, if not small, airports in the US.
Midway is a decent less crowded alternative to O'Hare.
www.airlinequality.com /Airports/Airport_forum/mdw.htm   (831 words)

  
 Chicago ''L''.org: Stations - Midway
One of the interesting aspects of the O'Hare and Midway ATSS signs is that the ones in the transit station look like those at the other two test stations.
But the signs in the airport are designed to harmonize with the existing signage already in the airport (which, coincidentally, are of a completely different design at the two airports).
In Fall 2002, the Chicago Department of Aviation (DOA) solving a long-standing problem at Midway station, caused when the new airport terminal and parking garage were built on the east side of Cicero and the original elevated walkway that connected the station and the airport was bisected.
www.chicago-l.org /stations/midway.html   (2235 words)

  
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Lindbergh landed at Chicago Municipal Airport in the Spirit of St. Louis in 1927, on his victory tour of the U.S. Roscoe Turner This legendary Air Racer, who flew with his own pet lion, was a frequent visit to Midway.
From the late 1940's through the 1950's, Midway airport was called the Crossroads of the World, and the focus of this activity was the terminal at 5700 S. Cicero Avenue.
Chasing Eva The Blue and Gold Cafe in Midway's terminal, was a sanctuary for Frank Sinatra inbetween flights between the Coasts.
www.midwayhistory.com   (1338 words)

  
 Midway
North Side, and Midway Airport is growing strong on the South Side, especially because of the Midway Terminal Development
In addition, it was important Midway Airport remain open during construction with few passenger inconveniences.
Safety films, which Midway Airport required constructions workers to watch, were updated to encourage workers to be more aware of their surroundings and report unusual activities and unauthorized people.
www.crca.org /about_crca/Midway.htm   (1256 words)

  
 Midway Airport (MDW)
Midway is located eight miles (13 km) southwest of downtown Chicago.
The airport's Web site has both a terminal map and an area map.
All the major car rental firms have counters at Midway Airport.
www.sky-guides.com /midway_airport.html   (153 words)

  
 Chicago: 1927 Municpal Airport of Chicago (Midway) Opened   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Chicago's first airport, the Chicago Municipal Airport, was completed late in 1927 and early in December of that year it was being used by all of the carriers engaged in air traffic to and from Chicago.
From 1945 to 1958, Midway airport was the world's busiest air terminal but it eventually was virtually abandoned when the air lines switched their operations to the bigger O'Hare field with the advent of the large jetliners.
However, in 1967 an enormous rebuilding and refurbishing job was started on Midway and early in 1968 the major airlines resumed their services at that terminal easing the jammed conditions at O'Hare Field.
www.chipublib.org /004chicago/timeline/midway.html   (237 words)

  
 cbs2chicago.com - Runway Buffer In Place At Midway Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The arrester bed of 1,764 water, foam and cement blocks is the first of four planned buffer zones at Midway, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation.
A study commissioned for the Chicago Department of Aviation shows that Midway's system could stop a Boeing 737-700 weighing 102,400 pounds, or 80 percent of its maximum landing weight, and rolling at up to 57 knots on a wet runway without using engine thrust reversers.
Midway is one of almost 300 commercial airports nationwide that don't have FAA-required 1,000-foot safety zones at the end of runways to slow planes that overshoot landings.
cbs2chicago.com /topstories/local_story_330155107.html   (580 words)

  
 Midway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Midway Atoll, an island in the Pacific Ocean
Midway (film), a 1976 film with Charlton Heston and Henry Fonda based on the events of this battle
Midway (fair), a place at a fair or circus where rides, entertainment, and booths are concentrated
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Midway   (236 words)

  
 Chicago Midway Airport Hotels, International Travel & MDW Lodging - Midway Hotel Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Midway Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in the nation, serving more than 80 U.S. cities, plus Canada and Mexico.
What's more, with seven Chicago Midway airport hotels to choose from, you can relax in comfort, close to business and the city's most popular attractions.
Stay smart - stay close - at a Midway Center Hotel, and land comfort, convenience and affordability near Chicago Midway Airport in Chicago.
www.midwayhotelcenter.com /why_midway   (403 words)

  
 Airport Parking Reservations.com: Discount Airport Parking Reservations at airports nationwide
Select your departure airport and parking arrival and return dates to begin your search.
We'll display a matrix of airport parking lots close to the terminals.
You view an airport map and sort by price, parking type (self, valet, covered) or by company.
www.airportparkingreservations.com   (121 words)

  
 Chicago Airport Parking - Park and Fly at Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) - Airport Hotel Parking
Omega Shuttle, Continental Airport Express, and Coach USA Wisconsin run between the airports and the city.
Midway is still the second-busiest airport in the state, and considered Chicago's hub for 'lower cost' airlines.
Midway isn't actually in the center of anything - its namesake honors the World War II Battle of Midway.
www.bootsnall.com /airport-parking/chicago-midway.html   (546 words)

  
 Chicago Midway Airport Hotels - Hotels close to Chicago Midway Airport
Our Chicago Midway Airport Hotels offer complete services for the leisure and business traveler.
All Chicago Midway Airport hotels have been inspected by our staff for quality and comfort.
Many of our Chicago Midway Airport Hotels offer free airport shuttle as well as special Park and Fly packages with up to 14 days parking.
chicagomidway.airporthotelservice.com   (198 words)

  
 Stewart International Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Stewart International Airport and Midway Airlines came together and hosted key travel agents from the Hudson Valley to a presentation on the airport and on the future plans of Midway Airlines.
Close to 40 travel agents attended the meeting, which covered some of the basics on regional demographics, assuring the travel agents that National Express is committed to turning the airport into a fine regional airport and also the continued support of Midway Airlines to the people of the Hudson Valley.
NEC is the United States’ subsidiary of the National Express Group, PLC, which operates in the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States.
www.stewartintlairport.com /p-midway.html   (289 words)

  
 Chicago Midway Airport Hotels, Lodging Near MDW & IL Room Reservations - Midway Hotel Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Our Midway Airport hotels are considerably closer to downtown than accommodations near O'Hare Airport.
That means you'll get to the heart of the action in less than a half hour, instead of sitting in traffic for an hour or more.
Stay smart - stay close - at a Midway Center Hotel, and land comfort, convenience and affordability during your next trip to the Chicago area.
www.midwayhotelcenter.com   (408 words)

  
 Blagojevich signs bill allowing Midway Airport to privatize | Crain's Chicago Business
The new law maintains the airport's property tax exemption even if it's leased to a contractor.
It's not certain the airport will be privatized, but Chicago officials say they are considering the idea as a way to raise money.
New York leased Stewart International Airport, about 55 miles north of New York City, in 2000 for $35 million plus a percentage of future income.
www.chicagobusiness.com /cgi-bin/news.pl?id=20542   (220 words)

  
 Midway Airport Parking - MDW Airport Parking by Midway Park, Ride & Fly
Midway Airport Parking - MDW Airport Parking by Midway Park, Ride & Fly
Midway Park, Ride & Fly is finally delivering the benefits that generations of air travelers have been waiting for.
Turn left at first light onto W.47th St. Midway Park, Ride and Fly is ½ mile on the left.
www.parknflynetwork.com /locations/airport.asp?city=chicago--Midway   (154 words)

  
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Recently, the Chicago Department of Aviation celebrated the completion of the historic Midway Airport Terminal Development Program, an eight year program that transformed Chicago’s southwest side airport.
For items left in other areas of the airport, contact 773-838-3003 (Chicago Police Department).
Wi-Fi access is available throughout Midway passenger areas.
www.meetinchicago.com /midway_airport.html   (540 words)

  
 Flight Delay Information - Air Traffic Control System Command Center
Departures are experiencing taxi delays of 16 to 45 minutes and/or arrivals are experiencing airborne holding delays of 16 to 45 minutes.
Traffic destined to this airport is being delayed at its departure point.
Check your departure airport to see if your flight may be affected.
www.fly.faa.gov /flyfaa/usmap.jsp   (679 words)

  
 Chicago Midway Airport hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Chicago, by all-hotels.com
Fairfield Midway Airport is located approximately two blocks south of Midway Airport, with free 24-hour shuttle service, and eight...
The Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/Midway Airport is located 2 blocks South of Chicago's Midway Airport and the Orange Line rapid...
This Sleep Inn is located approximately one mile from Midway Airport (with free shuttle) and 10 miles from the downtown loop.
www.all-hotels.com /usa/illinois/chicago/chicago_midway_airport_e1.htm   (911 words)

  
 Midwest Hotels, Conference Centers & Travel Guides - Best Western Midway Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Whether you are looking for big city excitement or small town charm Midway Hotels has a home for you.
La Crosse, Wisconsin - Best Western Midway, a riverfront resort on the scenic Black River, with private boat docks, beach, and a tropical indoor water park.
Wausau, Wisconsin - Best Western Midway, nestled at the base of Rib Mountain in the Granite Peak Ski area, part of Wisconsin's beautiful Northwoods.
www.midwayhotels.com   (595 words)

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