Indiana ranks seventh in the nation for air transportation with more than 500 airports.
The Michigan City Municipal Airport was awarded Airport of the Year in 2007 by the Aviation Association of Indiana.
The South Bend International Airport, located 30 miles to the east of Michigan City, is a 1000 acre, publicly-owned facility, and the second busiest in Indiana.
The Porter County Regional Airport, with a 7000 ft. runway, is located 25 miles from Michigan City.
Michigan City is also 25 miles from the Gary/Chicago International Airport in Gary, Indiana.
Michigan City is within a short driving distance to Chicago Midway Airport (60 miles) and Chicago O’Hare Airport (80 miles).
Freight handling is offered through several certified carriers including Federal Express, United Parcel Service and Towne Air Freight. Towne Air Freight is a motor carrier specialist in the pickup and delivery of air freight, which operates out of the Michiana Regional Transportation Centers at the South Bend International Airport, which is one of the largest capacity air freight handling facilities in Indiana. Several freight forwarders maintain contracts with all domestic and I.A.T.A. airlines.