Skip the Stress. Fly Local.

“CMI is unquestionably my
 favorite airport in the world.”

“I can check in online, leave my girlfriend's campus apartment 45 minutes before my flight,
get through security, and relax in front of the gate for 10 minutes before boarding. Fantastic.

- Michael N

Welcome to Willard Airport

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign established its nationally-recognized Institute of Aviation at University of Illinois — Willard Airport in 1946. The University takes full advantage of training and research opportunities made possible by the location of the Institute on the grounds of the University of Illinois — Willard Airport.

University of Illinois — Willard Airport is serviced by American Airlines and United Airlines, both of which offer convenient, non-stop service to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport and the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. Connections are available from these major hubs to virtually anywhere on the globe.