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Chicago Airports: O'Hare and Midway
There are two major international airports serving the greater Chicago area. O'Hare International Airport, the fourth busiest airport in the world with more than sixty-six million travellers per year, is located at 10000 West O'Hare Avenue, just nineteen miles north-west of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located at 5600 South Cicero Avenue, just eleven miles south-west of the city's centre. The two airports are serviced by most major domestic airlines and many of the largest international air passenger carriers, offering direct and connecting flights to cities across the country and around the world. Visit ebookers when you're ready to begin your travel planning to get access to some of the most affordable air fares available.
Parking at the Chicago Airports
O'Hare and Midway both offer a variety of parking options, including hourly, daily, short-term, long-term, and economy parking. Expect to pay between $14 and $53 per day at Midway airport, plus city and country taxes. O'Hare offers rates of $9 to $53 per day for parking. The $9 rate is offered in the economy lot, which also offers free shuttle service to and from the airport. There are several hotels that offer stay-and-park options near both airports as well as off-site lots that also offer free shuttle service to and from the airports.
Ground Transportation in Chicago
The most affordable airport transportation options are the CTL "L" train or the Pace bus. Both offer scheduled service to and from the airports for just a few dollars. You can also hop on the Metra North Central Service train to get to O'Hare. Taxis are plentiful in the Chicago area. Expect to pay between $35 and $40 to get to O'Hare from downtown Chicago and $25 to $30 to Midway. Once you've figured out your ground transportation in Chicago, visit ebookers to reserve your rental car at your final destination.
Restaurants at Chicago Airports
Midway airport offers a variety of eating places throughout the terminals and in the airport's food court. You'll be able to grab a bite at eateries such as Hudson's Euro Café, Get Snacked, and Manny's Express. At O'Hare, you'll have even more options. You can grab a pretzel at Auntie Anne's, get a cup of java at Berghoff Café, indulge in tasty baked goods at Brioche Doree, or get a healthy smoothie at B-Smooth. If you prefer to nosh before you arrive at the airport, you'll find plenty of diners, cafes, and coffee shops surrounding each of the airports in and around the Chicago suburbs.
Louisville International Airport
Louisville is often overlooked for holiday. This city offers sporting events, museums, and several cultural attractions. You can use ebookers to book discount flights to this amazing city. Louisville International Airport is the major airport that serves the area. It is located just six miles from downtown Louisville and serves over three million passengers each year. Major airlines serving this airport include American Airlines, Delta, Frontier Airlines, South-west Airlines, and US Airways.
Transportation from the Airport
Taxis are readily available at Louisville International Airport., and you can expect to pay about $30 to get to the city centre. The Transit Authority of River City offers bus service from the airport, with a one-way fare for $1.75. Rental car companies are located on the lower level near the baggage claim area, and you can use ebookers to help you secure low rates on any car rental.
Weather in Louisville
Louisville offers visitors mild weather through most of the year. The summer has an average high of twenty-seven degrees Celsius, while the spring offers an average high of fourteen degrees. Spring is actually the most visited time in Louisville because many tourists come for the Kentucky Derby. Carry an umbrella, as Louisville has occasional showers.
Major Attractions in Louisville
Louisville offers several attractions for visitors. Some top attractions include the Kentucky Derby Museum, the Louisville Mega Cavern, and the Cave Hill Cemetery. Nature lovers should visit Cherokee Park, which offers scenic jogging trails and lush hills. If you are a history buff, you can visit Locus Grove. This historic site is the former home of the city's founder. Louisville offers a little of everything and is a great destination for a family holiday. Just make sure to use ebookers to get discount fares on air tickets, hotel stays, and car rentals.
Airports in Chicago IL, US
Midway Airport (MDW)
Distance from City Center: 15.3 kilometers
O'Hare Airport (ORD)
Distance from City Center: 24.3 kilometers
Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to SDF
Terminal Carriers Terminal 1 US Airways, United Airlines Terminal 2 US Airways, United Airlines Terminal 3 American Airlines
Airports in Louisville KY, US
Standiford Field (SDF)
Distance from City Center: 7 kilometers
Carriers for flights from CHI to SDF
CarriersAmerican Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
Aircraft options between Chicago and Louisville
|Embraer 170||US Airways, United Airlines|
|Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145||US Airways, United Airlines|
|Canadair Regional Jet 700||US Airways, United Airlines|
|Canadair Regional Jet||United Airlines, US Airways|
|Embraer RJ145||United Airlines|
|Embraer RJ140||American Airlines|
- 10 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Louisville today.
- Today’s average time for a direct flight is 1h 13m.
- American Airlines flight 5036 (02:30 GMT, Embraer RJ140) is today’s earliest available flight from Chicago to Louisville.
- American Airlines flight 5073 (14:55 GMT, Embraer RJ140) is today’s latest available flight from Chicago to Louisville.
- Today’s shortest direct flight from Chicago to Louisville (American Airlines flight 5032, Embraer RJ140) takes 1h 10m.
- Today’s longest direct flight from Chicago to Louisville (United Airlines flight 4976, Embraer RJ145) takes 1h 16m.
Daily flight schedule for Sat, May 25, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|American Airlines||AA5036||ORD||07:30||SDF||09:40||ERD||1hr 10min|
|United Airlines||UA6374||ORD||08:07||SDF||10:24||CRJ||1hr 17min|
|US Airways||US7726||ORD||08:07||SDF||10:24||CRJ||1hr 17min|
|US Airways||US7466||ORD||11:45||SDF||13:55||ERJ||1hr 10min|
|United Airlines||UA4754||ORD||13:18||SDF||15:32||ER4||1hr 14min|
|United Airlines||UA4723||ORD||16:55||SDF||19:09||ER4||1hr 14min|
|American Airlines||AA5070||ORD||17:20||SDF||19:30||ERD||1hr 10min|