Midway Airport

O'Hare and Midway are best airports for making connections, survey says

O'Hare and Midway are best airports for making connections, survey says

Could this be the explanation for those long lines at local airports' coffee bars? O'Hare is the most connected airport in the world, and Midway is the most connected for low-cost carriers, according to a new survey.

Air travel intelligence company OAG named O'Hare International Airport as the largest "megahub," with more than 270,000 possible connections within a six-hour window on a single day in August, when the survey was conducted. Midway Airport also topped the list in its category, being the leading "megahub" for low-cost carriers such as Southwest and JetBlue for the second year in a row.

Megahubs have both a large number of inbound and outbound...

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