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Lewis University Airport (LOT)Located just North of Crest Hill's municipal boundary in Romeoville. Lewis University Airport can accommodate small to mid-sized aircraft with two runways. Lewis offers a wide-range of services including high tail storage.
Located just 35 miles from Crest Hill. One of the fastest growing airports in the continent, Chicago Midway Airport serves over 17 million travelers each year. Chicago Midway Airport currently has three concourses, serving major airlines such as American, Continental, and Southwest. Recent improvements have included an expansion of baggage claim areas and ticket counters, and a new terminal-concourse bridge.
Chicago Midway (MDW)
Chicago Midway Airport offers easy access from central Chicago in under 30 minutes via Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Orange Line buses, regional buses, downtown and suburban shuttles, and interstate highways. An hourly shuttle also operates between O'Hare International and Midway airports (7 a.m. to 10 p.m.). Extensive short - and long-term parking is available, with the six-story Midway Airport parking garage offering access to the new Midway terminal building.
Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)One of America's best-connected airports and for many years was the USA's busiest before Atlanta Airport took over the mantle. Over 70 million people a year travel through Chicago O'Hare International Airport, voted "Best Airport in North America" in 2000 by international travelers surveyed in Business Traveler magazine.
Located 40 miles Northeast of Crest Hill, O'Hare International Airport provides excellent transport links to Chicago and the suburbs by public transport, hire car or shuttle service. O'Hare currently has four terminals, equipped with extensive and modern facilities and services. Recent upgrades at Chicago O'Hare Airport have included new amenities at the International Terminal 5 and an Airport Transfer Service, with major reconstruction work at Terminals 2 and 3 scheduled for completion.