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Our public/airline terminal has multiple entrances from the curb for passenger drop-off and airline check-in. This 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 baggage claim. Families may wait for their parties to deplane near the art gallery, in the seating area. A free cell-lot waiting area is available to the east of the airport, for those who would like to call once they arrive. Only attended vehicles are allowed at the curb for short periods of time.

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 74 & Hwy 6

Entrance airport rd

Entrance from Airport Road between Hotels

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