Archive for April 19th, 2013

Fun Facts about Midway Airport and Midway Hotel Center

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Midway International Airport is one of the busiest airports in America.   As a business that shares their name we thought it would be fun to list some fun facts about Midway Airport and Midway Hotel Center:

About Midway Airport                                                                                                                  

  • According to the FAA Midway is the 25th busiest airport in America
  • Midway Airport has 24 different places to grab a bite or something to drink – see this cool interactive map here (http://www.flychicago.com/midway/en/atairport/map/Pages/default.aspx?iconType=restaurant)
  • Midway has a USO located in Concourse C for military personnel travelling through Chicago
  • Midway has a Catholic, Muslin and Protestant Chaplaincy for more information you can call (773) 686-2636
  • Midway has a very nice tribute/museum about the Battle of Midway for which the airport is named.   Midway is largely regarded as one of the most important battles in World War II and Military historian John Keegan called it “the most stunning and decisive blow in the history of naval warfare”

Driving Distance to Midway Airport from various surrounding area

  • 10.7 miles from downtown Chicago, IL
  • 28.4 miles from Evanston, IL
  • 32.4 miles from Schaumburg, IL
  • 43.4 miles from St. Charles, IL
  • 22.6 miles from Bolingbrook, IL
  • 50.6 miles from Waukegan, IL
  • 42.6 miles from Merrillville, IN
  • 51.4 miles from Chesterton, IN
  • 56.9 miles from Valparaiso, IN

 About Midway Hotel Center

  • Midway Hotel Center is located 3 blocks from Midway International Airport
  • We are an enclosed campus of 9 hotels, 1,298 rooms, 43 suites, 6 indoor pools, 3 restaurants and Starbucks
  • We have over 500 secure parking spaces
  • We have many Sleep, Park and Fly packages – stay the night and get up to 14 days secure parking
  • Once you are in the campus it’s easy to walk from your hotel to any of the restaurants to grab a bite to eat
  • We offer a 24 hour shuttle to and from Midway Airport running every 20 minutes
  • The hotels are:

Chicago Marriott Midway

Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Midway Airport

Fairfield Inn by Marriott Chicago Midway Airport

Hampton Inn Chicago Midway Airport

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Midway Airport

Holiday Inn Chicago Midway Airport

Holiday Inn Express Chicago Midway Airport

Residence Inn Chicago Midway Airport

Sleep Inn Midway Airport