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Chicago Midway Intl Airport, Chicago, Ill.

During June, 2009, a total of 884,391 passengers embarked on 8,179 regularly scheduled flights. About 92% of departures (carrying 97% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 8% of departures (carrying 3% of passengers) were on regional carriers.

Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

Carriers operating at Chicago Midway Intl Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
Southwest Airlines Co. 6,564 752,375 136.4 84.0 %
AirTran Airways Corporation 450 48,412 126.1 85.3 %
Frontier Airlines Inc. 150 19,095 133.3 95.5 %
Delta Air Lines Inc. 148 18,565 153.7 81.6 %
Shuttle America Corp. 396 18,545 75.5 62.0 %
Northwest Airlines Inc. 233 15,795 143.4 47.3 %
Compass Airlines 238 11,604 76 64.2 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL AIRPORT

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuriesMinor injuries
Accident Chicago ,, Ill.
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May 11, 2002 0 0 0
Accident Chicago,, Ill.
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Dec. 8, 2005 1 1 21
Accident Chicago,, Ill.
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July 8, 2005 0 0 0
Accident Chicago,, Ill.
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Aug. 20, 2005 0 0 0
Incident Chicago,, Ill.
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Oct. 1, 2008 0 0 0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010