Technology | Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)


Airport Wi-Fi

Unlimited Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout all terminals at Midway International Airport and is offered both pre- and post-security.

Follow these simple steps to access​ the Wi-FI network:

  1. Make sure the “Wi-Fi” function on device is turned ON.
    Devices supported include laptops, tablets and smartphones.
  2. Select “Boingo Hotspot” or _Free_MDW_Wi-Fi from your 'Settings' or 'Network Preference' menu.
  3. Launch an internet browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Chrome, etc.)
    Note: You may need to load a new non-https URL to prompt the Wi-Fi access page to load.
  4. Under MDW Free Unlimited Wi-Fi, choose “Watch Ad to Connect”

If you are having difficulties accessing the Midway network with these instructions, please reach out to Boingo Wireless Customer Care at (800) 880-4117.

Charging Statio​ns

Midway International Airport is happy to provide charging capabilities during each phase of our customer's time at the airport. Charging outlets can be found at the below locations in the form of workstations with counter/AC outlets and chairs or tables with built-in charging outlets.

  • Gate hold room seating ​
  • Lower Level Baggage Claim seating
  • Upper Level Ticketing seating
  • Central Market / Main Food Triangle
  • Concourse A Food Hall
  • Near Battle of Midway Interactive Exhibit
  • Cafe Seating near Gate A5 / Adjacent to True Burger

Power Outlets in Gate Waiting Areas

Midway continues to recognize the needs of today’s digital travelers, and as a result has enhanced the customer experience by adding power-equipped chairs throughout the terminals and Baggage Claim areas.

When travelers arrive at their gate, they will have the opportunity to charge their electronics, relax or get work done all from the comfort and convenience of their power-equipped seat. We have also added additional power-equipped seating in Concourse A near the Battle of Midway interactive exhibit.

All of the gate waiting areas offer seats equipped with power outlets in their gate waiting areas. Be sure to check your seat for availability.

Flight Information Displays

McCormick Place
Flight Information Displays (FIDS) located in the McCormick Place Convention Center​ lobby near Gate 4 provide real-time flight information for Midway.

CTA Orange Line at Clark & Lake
Flight Information Displays located in the CTA Orange Line Clark & Lake station provide real-time flight information for Midway.​​​