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).
South Bend APP/DEP…….....118.55
Chicago Center APP/DEP…..127.55
Field Elevation…………..........655 MSL
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Current Fuel Prices
Avgas Self Service: $4.19
Avgas Full Service: $4.34
Jet A Self Service: $3.10
Jet A Full Service: $3.10
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org