Illinois Airports

As of 2019, there are 45 airports throughout the state of Illinois according to IATA and ICAO. Through the table below, you can find name of each airport, its abbreviation, city location, and size. Airports in Illinois are listed in alphabetical order. Please note that some airports serve internationally, while the other only serve domestically.

Airports in Illinois

List of All Airports in Illinois

# Airport Abbreviation Location Size
1 Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport SPI Springfield, IL Medium
2 Albertus Airport FEP Freeport, IL Small
3 Alton Airport ALN Alton, IL Medium
4 Belleville Airport BLV Belleville, IL Small
5 Bi-State Parks Airport CPS St Louis, IL Medium
6 Cairo Airport CIR Cairo, IL Small
7 Canton Airport CTK Canton, IL Small
8 Central Illinois Regional Airport BMI Bloomington-Normal, IL Medium
9 Coles County Memorial Airport MTO Mattoon, IL Small
10 Decatur Airport DEC Decatur, IL Medium
11 Dupage County Airport DPA Chicago, IL Large
12 Galesburg Airport GBG Galesburg, IL Small
13 Greater Kankakee Airport IKK Kankakee, IL Medium
14 Greater Peoria Regional Airport PIA Peoria, IL Medium
15 Greater Rockford Airport RFD Rockford, IL Medium
16 Illinois Valley Regnl Airport VYS Peru, IL Small
17 Leckrone Airport SLO Salem, IL Small
18 Lewis Lockport Airport LOT Lockport, IL Medium
19 Machesney Airport RMC Rockford, IL Small
20 Memorial Airport UGN Waukegan, IL Medium
21 Merrill C Meigs Airport CGX Chicago, IL Small
22 Midway Airport MDW Chicago, IL Large
23 Mt Vernon-Outland Airport MVN Mt Vernon, IL Small
24 Municipal Airport AUZ Aurora, IL Medium
25 Municipal Airport ENL Centralia, IL Small
26 Municipal Airport GRE Greenville, IL Small
27 Municipal Airport IJX Jacksonville, IL Small
28 Municipal Airport JOT Joliet, IL Small
29 Municipal Airport LWV Lawrenceville, IL Small
30 Municipal Airport MQB Macomb, IL Small
31 Municipal Airport UIN Quincy, IL Medium
32 O’Hare International Airport ORD Chicago, IL Huge
33 Olney-Noble Airport OLY Olney, IL Small
34 Pal-Waukee Airport PWK Chicago, IL Medium
35 Quad City International Airport MLI Moline, IL Large
36 Raleigh Airport HSB Harrisburg, IL Small
37 Rinkenberger Airport BDF Bradford, IL Small
38 Sky Harbor Airport OBK Northbrook, IL Small
39 Southern Illinois Airport MDH Carbondale, IL Medium
40 Sparta Community Airport SAR Sparta, IL Small
41 Vandalia Airport VLA Vandalia, IL Small
42 Vermilion County Airport DNV Danville, IL Small
43 Whiteside County Airport SQI Sterling Rockfalls, IL Small
44 Willard University Airport CMI Champaign, IL Large
45 Williamson County Airport MWA Marion, IL Medium

Illinois Overview

The state of Illinois (pronounced ilino) has 12.8 million residents (2016). The capital is Springfield and the largest city is Chicago.

In 1673, the French were the first European explorers to penetrate the territory of Illinois. The region was dominated by the United States after the country’s independence and was admitted as a state in 1818. In the 1920s, Chicago was dominated by organized crime, led by Al Capone (1899-1947).

Chicago is the great metropolis of the State of Illinois and the third largest city in the United States of America. It has beautiful urban scenery, many parks and cultural attractions. The city dominates the state’s industrial, financial and cultural scene. Chicago is the seat of Cook County, located in northeastern Illinois, on the shore of Lake Michigan and crossed by the Chicago River.

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