General Drop Off & Pick Up Information
Midway International Airport offers many convenient options to drop off and pick up passengers at the airport. Passengers can be dropped off at the Departures Level curbfront of the terminal. Simply follow the signs for departures which will lead you to the upper level roadway and drop off where the departing airline is located. Arriving passengers can be picked up at the lower level, outer-most curb front. All terminals are handicap accessible. Wheelchair assistance is available from your airline. Please contact your airline in advance to make arrangements.
For your convenience, we encourage you to utilize the cell phone lot when waiting for an arriving passenger. Additional information on the cell phone lot is below. Curbside waiting is prohibited at Midway International Airport. Any unattended vehicles will be ticketed and towed at the owner's expense.
Cell Phone Lot
Cell phone lots enable motorists to temporarily park free of charge until friends, family members, or business associates have deplaned, collected baggage, and called to be picked up curbside. These convenient waiting areas eliminate the need for circling the airport repeatedly if an arriving party is later than expected, ultimately resulting in less roadway traffic and congestion, less air pollution, and increased auto fuel savings.
The 90-space lot at Midway International Airport is conveniently located at 61st and Cicero Avenue just south of the main airport entrance. The cell phone lot is located four minutes or less from the main terminal area and easily accessible to motorists.
Curbside waiting is prohibited at Midway International Airport. Vehicles waiting in the cell phone lots must be attended at all times. Violators will be ticketed and towed at the owner's expense.