Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
Facilities and Services
(Chicago, Illinois - IL, USA)
Located at Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) are a host of passenger amenities, facility and services. Within its one main terminal building and three concourse areas (Concourse A, B and C) are various shops, eateries, telephones, luggage carts, toilets, ATMs and assistance for disabled travelers.
The terminal building now serves more than 13 million passengers every single year and so more and more demands are being made upon the available amenities. Midway Airport is working hard to keep improving and updating all of its facilities, so that the needs of passengers are comfortably met.
Airport Information Desks
Staffed information desks stand within the main terminal building. Should you have a query regarding a particular flight or airline, then these desks should be able to answer your questions or direct you to the relevant department.
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
Chicago Airport has a reasonable assortment of stores, spread throughout its different concourse areas. These newsagents, gift shops selling souvenirs, kiosks, a tie shop, a leather goods store, a card shop, a golfing shop and a large book store, popular with those in need of reading material for their flight.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
Passengers in need of refreshment at Chicago Midway can choose between bars, cafés, snack bars, restaurants and fast-food outlets. These are available at the Snack Kiosk, the Midwest Market Express, Café Midway, the Chicago Bar, the Food and Beverage Kiosk, Popcorn, and Ben and Jerry's ice cream shop. There are also some vending machines, suiting those in a rush.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
There are plenty of ATM cash points distributed throughout the terminal buildings and concourse areas, and these provide the easiest way to obtain US dollars, although there are dedicated currency exchange points. There are also several post boxes and newsagents selling stationery supplies.
Midway Airport (MDW) comes with a more than adequate selection of facilities for disabled travelers and visitors. There are assisted-care toilets, TTY telephones for the deaf and wheelchair accessible telephones. If you have any special requirements, do try to call ahead first.
Other facilities include a chapel, which is open to all faiths, 24 hours a day, a lost property desk and numerous luggage trolleys. A moving walkway allows you to move around with ease, even when there are large crowds, while flight information displays mean that you are kept up-to-date with times of arrivals and departures.