Directions

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Our public/airline terminal has multiple entrances from the curb, and this is where all passengers should enter for check-in. This terminal is considered the public side of the terminal. There is a gift shop, restaurant, art gallery, ATM, rental car agencies, small observation platform located in bag claim, and friends & family waiting area in this part of the public terminal.

The concourses were opened in 2000, and 2001. Concourse B opened in November of 2000 along with a large atrium area containing a terrazzo floor (designed as a birds-eye view of the Quad Cities), a deli/snack bar, coffee bar, and CNBC gift shop. Concourse A opened in summer of 2001. Once through screening turn left for concourse A for American Eagle and Delta gates. Turn right past screening for concourse B, for Delta gates, United Express, and Allegiant gates. Click on terminal map below for an enlarged view of the terminal layout.

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The Quad City International Airport is located at:
2200 - 69th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265
MLI Terminal Map


From Interstate 80 East Bound :

  • Exit at I-80 east to I-280 East (Moline/Rock Island exit)
  • Take I-280 east to Exit 18A (Quad City Airport exit)
  • Travel south to the traffic lights at the intersection of Hwy 6. Proceed straight through the traffic lights. You are now on the airport frontage road, which leads to the terminal building and all parking lot entrances.

From Chicago on Interstate 88 West Bound:

  • Take I-88 W, which becomes Illinois 5 and then John Deere Expressway.
  • Follow John Deere Expressway to I-74 E (Galesburg Exit)
  • Travel south for approximately 1 and 1/3 mile (follow overhead signs) to the traffic lights at the intersection of Hwy 6. Proceed straight through the traffic lights. You are now on the airport frontage road, which leads to the terminal building and all parking lot entrances.

From Chicago via Interstate 80 West Bound:

  • Take I-80 west. Follow signs to remain on I-280 west.
  • Take Exit 5B (Moline/Quad City Airport Exit)
  • Travel south to the traffic lights at the intersection of Hwy 6. Proceed straight through the traffic lights. You are now on the airport frontage road, which leads to the terminal building and all parking lot entrances.

From Galena on Route 84:

  • Take Route 84 S to I-80
  • Take I-80 east to I-280 west
  • Take I-280 west to Exit 5B (Moline/Quad City Airport Exit)
  • Take I-74 to traffic lights at intersection of Hwy 6. Proceed straight through the traffic lights. You are now on the airport frontage road, which leads to the terminal building and all parking lot entrances.

From Peoria via Interstate 74:

  • Take I-74 west.
  • Follow signs for I-280 west, Moline-Rock Island, and take this exit.
  • Take Exit 5B (Moline/Quad City Airport Exit)
  • Travel south to traffic lights at the intersection of Hwy 6.
  • Proceed straight through the traffic lights. You are now on the airport frontage road, which leads to the terminal building and all parking lot entrances.

From Southeast Iowa (i.e. Burlington, Ft. Madison, Keokuk, IA) :

  • From Keokuk and Ft. Madison take Hwy 61 N to Burlington .
  • Take Hwy 34 interchange to umouth, IL .
  • Take Hwy 67 N to the stoplight at the Milan Beltway and turn right (visual: Milan Watertower.)
  • From beltway, take the airport road exit and turn right onto Airport Rd.
  • Go .7 miles to airport entrance, turn right at the stoplight. You will see the Hampton Inn at the airport road entrance.

(Note:  If you get to the intersection at McDonalds, you have just passed the entrance. Turn right at the McDonalds intersection onto Highway 6.  The next stop light will be the entrance to the airport. Turn right and follow the frontage road to the parking lot entrances and to the terminal for drop off.

Alternate route from Burlington, IA

  • Continue on Hwy 61 at Burlington through Muscatine , IA.
  • Take the I-280 E exit.  Follow I-280 E to the Quad City International Airport exit 18A.
  • Travel south for approximately ½ mile to traffic lights at intersection of Hwy 6. Proceed straight through the traffic lights. You are now on the airport frontage road, which leads to the terminal building and all parking lots.

Entrance Monument at intersection of Hwy 6

Entrance at Airport Road and Hampton Inn
Entrance airport rd

Need a sign? Look for our Quad City International Airport monument.
Located at the stop light of Highway 6 and I-74 intersection.  Enter here on frontage road.