Local Air Travel
Porter County Regional Airport
The Porter County Regional Airport was established in 1949 and represents a gateway into Northwest Indiana. The airport is approximately twenty minutes from Chesterton, and is equipped to meet the needs of both the largest business jets, and single engine aircraft. This airport provides full fuel and line services, flight training, aircraft maintenance, aircraft charter, and pilot supplies on field. The Porter County Regional Airport is open year round, 24/7. Airport development projects are ongoing in order to meet the needs of future economic growth within the region. Based on data disseminated by the Indiana Department of Transportation, Office of Aviation, the airport was ranked #1 in the State for Based Aircraft in 2010 (169). The airport was also ranked #3 in Total Operations (estimated) in 2010 (70,304). The airport was named the 2008 Indiana Airport of the Year by the Aviation Association of Indiana (AAI).
Midway International Airport
Midway International Airport is located just ten minutes from downtown Chicago and about 1 hour and 10 minutes from Chesterton (49.4 miles from Chesterton). Today Midway is considered one of the fastest growing airports in the country. Midway Airport can satisfy your flight travel needs, whether they are for recreational purposes or professional. Find plane tickets here.
O'Hare International Airport
The O'Hare International Airport is located about 65 miles from Chesterton which depending upon traffic is about an hour and a half drive. O'Hare is currently the second busiest airport in the United States and in the world with 66,665,390 passengers passing through in 2010. The O'Hare International Airport was voted the "Best Airport in North America" by the readers of the U.S. Edition of Business Traveler's Magazine (2000-2003) and by Global Traveler Magazine (2004-2007). Find plane tickets.