When it comes to choosing which airport to fly from, there are many factors to consider besides the base airfare/ticket price. Fuel costs, mileage, tolls, hotels, extra meals, your valuable time and expensive parking lots all add up. These additional costs often will not offset the perceived airfare savings. And, what is the value of time not spent in traffic jams, especially after a long vacation or business trip?
Use our Easier Trip Calculator to determine the true cost of your trip based on the factors mentioned above. The Quad City International Airport is the EASIER option for local and regional Quad City area travelers.
MLI - Includes long term parking at $7/day or $35/week at the Quad City International Airport in Moline.
ORD - Includes economy parking lot at $17/day and standard automobile tolls on Interstate-88, to and from O’Hare airport in Chicago.
MDW - Includes economy parking lot at $15/day at Midway airport in Chicago.
CID - Includes long term parking at $7/day at the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids.
“Mileage Costs” are calculated using the standard allowable tax deduction per mile, currently $0.57 per mile for the round trip via automobile to and from each airport.
“Time Round Trip” is presuming by personal auto with an average travel speed of 65 mph.