Municipal Airport

Michigan City Municipal Airport (IATA: MGC, ICAO: KMGC, FAA LID: MGC) is a public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) east of the central business district of Michigan City, Indiana. The airport covers an area of 285 acres at an elevation of 655 feet (200 m) above mean sea level. It has one paved runway designated 2/20 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,100 by 75 feet (1,250 x 23 m).

General Information

Clearance Delivery…………...118.625
South Bend APP/DEP…….....118.55
Chicago Center APP/DEP…..127.55
Field Elevation…………..........655 MSL

Runway 2/20
Length………………........…....4,100 feet
Width………………….....….….75 feet
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Current Fuel Prices

Avgas Self Service: $4.31
Avgas Full Service: $4.46
Jet A Self Service: $3.35
Jet A Full Service: $3.35
Swift UL-94 Self Service: $4.43

Services & Facilities

• Parking, ramp and tie downs available
• Phillips 66 Jet A w/Prist, 100LL, and Swift Fuel UL-94
• 24-hour Avgas
• Computerized weather
• Fire Department on field
• Passenger terminal
• Pilots lounge
• Public telephone
• After Hours Access
• Space available for lease
• Airport courtesy car
  (available first-come, first-served)
• Shuttle to Blue Chip Casino
• Car rental drop-off available


Extended Stay Ramp Fee: $10 per week

Overnight Hangar Space Rental: $20 per night
(Hanger Dimensions: 48’W x 38’D x 14’H)

Monthly Tie Down: $40 per month, Main Ramp

After Hours Fueling: $50 per call-out
(5 PM - 8 AM CST)


The Michigan City Municipal Airport is home to over 20 executive style hangars and two T-hangars housing over 50 aircraft. Ground is available for private hangar constructions. Very competitive lease rates for individual hangar buildings are available. All hangar buildings are privately owned. Learn More

Come join us for a FAASTeam Seminar!

These quarterly seminars, held at the Michigan City Airport Terminal Building, are interesting, informative and include a wide variety of important safety topics designed to reduce risk and increase the level of safety in aviation operations.

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Michigan City Municipal Airport
Phillips Field, 1300 North Highway 212
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

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Operating Hours:
8 AM - 5 PM CST
Seven days a week, year round.

Holiday Closures: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Columbus Day, Easter, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

After Hours Access: Indoor restrooms, local phone and vending machines available with MGC Unicom code entered into front door security access pad. Door will automatically lock after you leave.

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Michigan City Municipal Airport Runway Extension Project

The Michigan City Municipal Airport Board of Aviation Commissioners and the City of Michigan City, with support from numerous local businesses and organizations, are currently pursuing an expansion of the Michigan City Municipal Airport by extending the runway to better serve the needs of not only the city but also the needs of the entire community and surrounding areas.

For more details click here.

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Pilot Discounts

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(219) 879-3600
$80 + tax
Corporate Rate ID: 113037


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(219) 210-3430
MGC corporate rate:
25% discount on all rooms

Driving Mileage from MGC Airport

  • Billy Boy's Blueberry Barn: 2.6 miles
  • Blue Chip Casino: 3.7 miles 
  • Four Winds Casino: 7.2 miles
  • Lighthouse Premium Outlets: 4.1 miles
  • Michigan City Municipal Golf Course: 1 mile
  • New Buffalo, MI: 7.7 miles
  • Washington Park Beach/Zoo: 3.5 miles

Skydive Windy City Chicago

“The closest skydive to Chicago with awesome views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago Skyline!”
Phone: (219) 210-3338
Season: April 15 - October 31

It’s Your Lucky Day Flight Instruction

Flight Instruction available in a Piper Cherokee 235. Private Pilot Ground School: 8 week courses available at the terminal building. For more information, contact Art Craig at (219) 871-1931 or

  1. Airport

    Physical Address
    Phillips Field
    1300 North Highway 212
    Michigan City, IN 46360

    Phone: (219) 872-0121
    Fax: (219) 872-0121