Check In and Baggage Information

(MDW) Chicago Midway Check In: Main Terminal-Porter Airlines Counter
Address: Chicago Midway Airport, 5700 S Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60638
Main Number: Branson Airport 888 359 2541, ViaAir 407 641 4108
NOTICE: Please Confirm Departing Gate information upon Check-In. Gate information may change. You may also verify Gate info at each airport on the Flight Information Displays located throughout the terminal.

Baggage information
EFFECTIVE JUNE 13: Carry on luggage will be gate checked
$ 20.00 each way – Max size 16x12x9

VIA Airlines does not allow carry-on luggage into the cabin.
Passengers are allowed to carry only personal or exempt items into the cabin. Any carry-on bag in addition to the *personal items will be collected by the Station Agent planeside, tagged and placed in the cargo compartment, to be collected by the passenger at the gate or planeside at their destination.
1st Checked bag fee $ 25.00 weighing up to 30 lbs.
2nd Checked bag fee $ 35.00 weighing up to 30 lbs.

*Personal items
A personal item is defined as a non-checked item entering the passenger cabin. A passenger may bring any combination of the following personal items into the aircraft cabin providing they do not exceed an average weight per passenger of 16 lbs and can be safely stowed in an approved stowage space.

Male or Female purse
Standard book bag
Standard Backpack
Laptop with case

About Chicago
With towering skyscrapers overlooking tulips on The Magnificent Mile, Opening Day baseball at Wrigley Field, and a stunning Millennium Park beginning to bloom – springtime in Chicago buzzes with energy and

Whether you’re visiting Chicago for business or pleasure, you can expect to find world-class dining, attractions, entertainment, and hotels and accommodations here in the largest and most-visited city in the Midwest.

If you’re looking for things to do in Chicago, look no further! Enjoy the great outdoors with a sightseeing tour on the river boats, a play date with the animals at Lincoln Park Zoo or a scenic ride on the Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier. Indoors, unwind at a leisurely pace at a luxurious spa, jet set through spectacular downtown shopping malls or cozy up to a bar for some craft cocktails. In Chicago, dining is an activity in itself, with over 5,500 restaurants that line the culinary landscape and boast star chefs and endless accolades

Chicago is a city of world-class status and unsurpassed beauty. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the heart of the Midwest, Chicago is home to an internationally acclaimed symphony orchestra, renowned architecture, award-winning theater, and much more.

Stroll along the boardwalk of the Navy Pier and see one of the many great views Chicago has to offer. Eat and shop at countless restaurants and stores. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride around Lake Michigan and take in the landscape around you. The pier also has a 150 foot ferris wheel that lights up at night dazzling the city skyline, and if on-board a phenomenal view of the city.

See Chicago from the view of a bird! Visit the Chicago Skydeck and look out from the 94th floor of the Willis Tower. If you want to go even higher up visit the Hancock Observatory on the 103rd floor. Feel like you are flying above the city, only this time you can take pictures that will last a lifetime.

Broadway has come to the Mid-West. Mega-hit shows come through the city every year giving you the chance to catch the performance you have always been wanting to see! While visiting catch a show that is premiering world-wide or better yet see a show that only runs in Chicago.

Young and old alike love to visit Chicago’s museums to learn. The Field Museum is one of the largest history museums in the world, and is known for Sue, the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever found. Field Museum features special exhibits during certain times of the year, but you can always find over 20 million biological and anthropological specimens on display. Next take a trip to Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium and see some of the 22,000 living specimens and experience underwater marvels of the world.

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