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DTW to MDW Route Map

Detroit to Chicago Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Midway Intl..

Destination:
Distance:
227.75 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from DTW to MDW

Airline Carrier

Delta Air Lines

Aircraft

Canadair Regional Jet

DTW - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airlines

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MDW - Midway Intl. Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Detroit to Chicago (DTW to MDW)

  • Northwest Airlink offers the shortest flight times from Detroit to Chicago.
  • 95,969 seats were available on flights from DTW to MDW in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 61,542 passengers flew on all flights from DTW to MDW that year.
  • Compass Airlines, Comair, Northwest Airlink, Northwest Airlines, Continental Airlines, UNITED offer flights from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL.
  • The shortest flight distance between Detroit and Chicago is 229 miles.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from DTW to MDW for Comair is the CRJ-2/4 built by Canadair with 50 seats.
  • There were 61,542 passengers that flew from Detroit to Chicago in 2009.
  • The average flight time from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL takes about 48 minutes.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Detroit and Chicago from Continental Airlines is the B737-8 built by Boeing with 160 seats.
  • Compass Airlines carried a total of 31,107 passengers from DTW to MDW in 2009.
  • Northwest Airlines operated flights from DTW to MDW using 4 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Detroit to Chicago in 2009 was 56.97%.
  • The newest aircraft servicing DTW to MDW in 2009 was Compass Airlines' ERJ-175 from Embraer. The ERJ-175 started flying in 2004.
  • The shortest flight between DTW and MDW takes about 47 minutes.
  • In 2009, there were 6 airline companies operating between Detroit and Chicago.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL in 2009 was Comair's RJ-700 from Canadair which started flying in 1990.
  • Flight #5091, operated by Comair, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 20 minutes average delay between flights from Detroit to Chicago.
  • Northwest Airlines, Northwest Airlink, Comair operate the shortest flights from Detroit to Chicago.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)