Travel

Travel (Flying)

Which airport do I fly into?

You can fly into either O'hare International Airport (ORD) or Midway Airport (MDW).

Is there a shuttle from the airport to OIL?

Shuttle from O'hare (ORD) to OIL (and back to O'hare):

  1. There is a one-time shuttle that departs from the O'Hare International Airport (ORD) United Airlines Terminal 1 Baggage claim at 1:30PM (CST) on Wednesday, January 4, 2012.
    • Keep in mind that it is a 1 hr 15 min drive to Timber Creek (Sandwich, IL). Please purchase your flight with these parameters in mind; we strongly suggest taking a flight which arrives before noon (CST).
  2. Your departure flight on Saturday, January 7, 2012 must be AFTER 4:30PM (CST). The shuttle vans will leave Timber Creek for O’Hare International Airport (ORD) after the closing service.
  3. Please note that in order to cover expenses for the vans, a $30 charge will be collected. Even if you will only be taking the airport shuttle one-way, the charge will remain $30.
  4. Please log into your account and enter your flight information in order to secure a spot in the shuttle van by December 25, 2011 at midnight (CST).
  5. Contact oil@winteroil.org with any questions.

Shuttle from Midway (MDW) to OIL (and back to Midway):

  1. There is a one-time shuttle that departs from Midway Airport (MDW) Southwest Terminal Baggage claim at 1:30PM (CST) on Wednesday, January 4, 2012.
    • Keep in mind that it is an hour drive to Timber Creek (Sandwich, IL). Please purchase your flight with these parameters in mind; we strongly suggest taking a flight which arrives before noon (CST).
  2. Your departure flight on Saturday, January 7, 2012 must be AFTER 4:30PM (CST). The shuttle vans will leave Timber Creek for Midway Airport (MDW) after the closing service.
  3. Please note that in order to cover expenses for the vans, a $30 charge will be collected. Even if you will only be taking the airport shuttle one-way, the charge will remain $30.
  4. Please log into your account and enter your flight information in order to secure a spot in the shuttle van by December 25, 2011 at midnight (CST).
  5. Contact oil@winteroil.org with any questions.