University of Illinois Willard Airport – CMI Champaign
University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI) is located in Savoy in Champaign, Illinois. It is nestled in Tolono Township named in honor of the former president of the University of Illinois, Arthur Cutts Willard. In 1969, CMI-Champaign is regarded as the second busiest airport in the entire state of Illinois. In 1945, the airport was established but the terminal building was only constructed in 1960. CMI also became the base of the University of Illinois Institute of Aviation.
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CMI-Champaign has five terminal gates and three runways. This airport can be easily accessed from Route 45 and is only 5 miles of downtown Champaign. Passengers can reach the closest expressway on Interstate 57 in 4 miles.
University of Illinois Willard Airport is regularly used by American Airlines with nonstop flights to Chicago, Dallas, and North Carolina. CMI services several cities surrounding it including Savoy, Champaign, Gibson, Monticello, Paxton, and Urbana among many others.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Travelers who are in town and want to book airport hotels will not find any within the airport grounds but there are several accommodations near the airport. The Best Western Paradise Inn located in Savoy has a distance of 2 miles from CMI-Champaign. A little further but still accessible with less than 4.25 miles away is the popular Hilton Garden Inn Champaign located in Champaign. Passengers looking for an international airport and domestic airport will find that the closest to CMI is Coles County Memorial Airport (MTO) in Mattoon, Illinois and can be reached within a 45-minute drive from CMI Airport.
On this page it is easy to search for Champaign, IL airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Champaign, IL, United States (CMI-University Of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Williard) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the CMI airport.
Most of these CMI
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Champaign, IL
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the CMI airport are Monticello Railway Museum, Chanute Air Museum, and Monticello Railway Museum.
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Weather Forecast for Champaign, IL, United States (CMI-University Of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Williard)
If you planning to travel to Champaign, IL, United States (CMI-University Of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Williard), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 1:05 PM.
The temperature feels like 12.3 with a humidity level of 85 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 75 percent with visibility at 8.1 percent.
Today’s UV index is 1, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling south at a speed of 9 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 11:09 PM.
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What are the most common amenities for Champaign, IL CMI airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free CMI airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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