Chicago Midway Airport MDW is the City of Chicago's, as well as the State's second-largest Airport (after O'Hare) and is becoming one of the fastest growing airports in North America.
The Airport is readily accessible from Chicago's center in less than 30 minutes via the Stevenson Expressway. It is located 10 miles from downtown Chicago, Illinois, and borders to the suburbs of Burbank & Clearing. The Stevenson Expressway (I-55) connects northeast to I-90/I-94, and southwest to I-294. between Interstates Hwys I-55.
With five runways, and an estimated 18.9 million passengers in 2011, Chicago Midway Airport is served by many low-cost carriers, as well as by major domestic airlines, offering direct and connecting flights to many points in the U.S. and Canada, with connections around the world. Southwest is the dominant carrier at Midway. The low-cost VivaAerobus now offers two weekly nonstops to Monterrey, Mexico. Daily nonstop service to Cancun by AirTran/Southwest has just been added.