2550 52nd Avenue, Moline, IL 61265-6375
Phone: 309/762-9191   |   Fax: 815/219-7444   |   49 Rooms   |   Online Reservations

Experience Moline, IL and the many events and attractions for which the Quad Cities area is known, from the comfort of this Quad City Airport hotel. Not only is the BEST WESTERN Airport Inn located in Moline, IL a convenient choice for travelers flying in and out of the Quad City Airport, just one mile away, but it also offers easy access to the area's top attractions and events. Experience the John Deere Pavilion - the world's largest agriculture museum - or enjoy a live concert at the i-wireless Center, both within two miles. Shop and dine in downtown Moline, or experience riverboat gambling along the mighty Mississippi River. This Best Western hotel in Moline also provides affordable accommodations for guests who are in town for one of the area's many annual events, including the John Deere Classic Golf Tournament, the Bix Memorial Jazz Festival, the Great Mississippi Valley Fair and the Quad Cities Airshow. The area is also home to the American Pickers headquarters. Business travelers and students staying at this Moline hotel appreciate our close proximity to Augustana College and the corporate offices of John Deere, Rock Island Arsenal, Alcoa and Kone. The Quad Cities Watermark Convention Center, Exelon® Nuclear Power Plant, Sturgis on the River, Botanical Center and Quad Cities Expo Center are also just a short drive away. The BEST WESTERN Airport Inn offers a host of amenities to make your stay with us even more comfortable. Each spacious, well-appointed room features free Wi-Fi, cable TV with HBO®, a free full hot breakfast buffet and newspaper. Executive rooms are also available upon request. This Moline hotel also features a relaxing indoor heated pool and hot tub, a fitness center and guest laundry facilities. Our friendly and efficient staff is ready to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay. Make a reservation today at the BEST WESTERN Airport Inn located near the Quad City Airport in Moline, Illinois!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary coffee and newspaper in the lobby
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Indoor pool, heated
  • Complimentary full breakfast Freshly made pancakes Hot eggs Hot breakfast meat Other hot items
  • Hot tub
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Well-secured interior corridor building with security cameras in all hallways
  • Free parking
  • Exercise facility Open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Treadmill
  • Multilingual staff, speaks Spanish
  • Guest laundry, nominal fee, open 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Laundry/valet, nominal fee, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Dry cleaning
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; all guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access


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Conveniently located, the best western airport inn in Moline, Illinois is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 41.463685  /  Latitude: -90.500545


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 80 East. Take 280 East to Exit 18A (Quad City Airport) to first traffic light then go right to 52nd Avenue. Turn left, the BEST WESTERN Airport Inn is on the left across the street from Denny's Restaurant.

From: Interstate 80 West. Take Interstate 74 West to Exit 5B (Quad City Airport), take a right at the first light. Cross the river, take a left at 52nd Avenue, which is a light. The BEST WESTERN Airport Inn is on the left across the street from Denny's Restaurant.

From: Interstate 88 West. Interstate 88 West becomes Interstate 5 and then becomes John Deere Road. You will pass the junction for Interstate 74 then take a left at the first light, which is 16th Street. Then go left at the fourth traffic light, which is 52nd Avenue. The BEST WESTERN Airport Inn is on the right.

From: Interstate 55 North. Take Interstate 55 West to Interstate 74 West to Exit 5B (Quad City Airport) to the first light go right, after crossing the river turn left at 52nd Avenue. The BEST WESTERN Airport Inn will be on the left across the street from Denny's Restaurant.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Black Hawk State Historic Site

Found in Rock Island, the Black Hawk State Historic Site is located in northern Illinois on a scenic bluff overlooking the Rock River. Hosting the historic village of Saukenuk, this Illinois state park is best known as the birthplace of Black Hawk – a famed Sauk warrior.

Set near Interstate 74 and Moline, the site is also home to the John Hauberg Museum of Native American Life – featuring dioramas, replica, and Black Hawk artifacts. The Black Hawk Historic Site also offers the Singing Bird Nature Center – ideal for avian enthusiasts.

iWireless Center

With a capacity of up to 12,000 people, the iWireless Center is a multi-purpose arena located in northern Illinois in the city of Moline. Formerly the MARK, i wireless Center was opened in 1993 on the Mississippi River. Make plans to explore the northern region of IL and enjoy an event at the iWireless Center.

Owned and operated by the Quad City Civic Center Authority, i wireless arena features hockey games with CHL’s Quad City Mallards, concerts, and other forms of performing arts. For concerts and other staged events, the iWireless Center seats 12,000 fans, while at hockey games the capacity drops to 9,200.

John Deere Pavilion and Homes

The John Deere Pavilion is recognized as the "world's most comprehensive agricultural exhibit." Located in Moline along the Mississippi River in northern Illinois, the pavilion celebrates the past and future of agribusiness. Visitors experience a hands-on visit in the pavilion, with the interactive exhibits and John Deere equipment.

The first John Deere manufacturing plant was built in 1848 in Moline. Today's visitors to Moline enjoy touring the Deere-Wiman House and Butterworth Home, majestic mansions built in the late 1800s by Charles Deere, son of John Deere. Tours of the Deere & Company World Headquarters building, featuring antiques and current John Deere equipment are also available. 

Quad City International Airport

Northwest Illinois travelers in need to a commercial flight can do so easily from Moline. Quad City International Airport is located along the western edge of Northwest Illinois, just south of Moline. The airport was established as Franing Field on a 120-acre plot of land that was chosen as the site for the first coast-to-coast flight in 1919. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh arrived in Moline in his Spirit of St. Louis airplane, during his Gugenheim cross-country tour. The airport made headlines again in 1929 when Phoene Omlie flew the Velie Monocoupe, manufactured in Moline, at a record altitude above the airport.

As the third-busiest commercial airport in the state behind Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport, Quad City International offers flights to Chicago, Denver, Atlanta, Detroit, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Orlando and St. Petersburg. Before your flight, capture a picture of the Velie Monocoup hanging in the terminal, grab a bite to eat from the Air Host Restaurant or browse the selection of items in the Paradise Gift Shop

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 2.00 mile(s) from I Wireless Center
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Annual Marathon, Moline
  • 2.00 mile(s) from John Deere Pavilion
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Civic Center
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Naibi Zoological Park
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Annual Bix Run, Davenport
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Quad City Downs Racing
  • 20.00 mile(s) from West Lake Park
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Southpark Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Hot tub
  • 5.00 mile(s) from riverboat gambling

Nearby Restaurants

  • There are dining options to suit every taste and budget within minutes of this Moline, IL hotel.
  • Adjacent to Subway®, deli, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Culver's, fast food, American, open for: lunch , dinner
  • 0.08 mile(s) from Hardee's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.23 mile(s) from Sweet Pea's Grill, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.36 mile(s) from Pizza Hut®, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.45 mile(s) from McDonald's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Golden Garden Chinese, buffet, Chinese, open for: lunch, dinner


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Moline. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

September 2015

October 9 – 11, 2015
St. Charles Scarecrow Fest

The annual Scarecrow Fest – known as the Original Illinois Scarecrow Fest – takes downtown St. Charles on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check out events like the Scarecrow Contest, the Autumn on the Fox Arts & Craft Show, and the Windy City Amusements Carnival – or make-your-own scarecrow.

October 2015

October 31, 2015
2015 Galena Halloween Parade

A spooky parade held in downtown Galena, featuring frightful floats, marching bands, tons of constumed guests, prize giveways, and plenty of food and beverages. Exact start time TBD.

November 2015

November 14, 2015
2015 Home For the Holidays Arts & Crafts Fair

Get some holiday shopping done early at the Geneseo Chamber of Commerce. Local merchants will be offering handcrafted gifts and goods you won't find anywhere else. The event start time is TBA.

November 21, 2015
2015 Lighting on John Deere Commons

A festive holiday event in Moline near the John Deere Pavilion, featuring carriage rides, fireworks, meetings with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and more family-friendly activities. The festivities begin at 3:30 p.m.

November 2015

November 20-22, 2015
2015 Nouveau Wine Weekend

Business throughout downtown Galena celebrate the release of Galena Cellars' 2014 Nouveau wine with wine lunches, a horse-drawn parade, live music, and plenty of delicious wine samplings. Event start times vary by day and location.

December 2015

December 5, 2015
2015 Winterfest in Downtown Oak Park

Explore historic downtown Oak Park while local merchants offer tasty treats, Santa Claus makes an appearance, and family-friendly entertainment takes the stage. The festival starts at 11 a.m.

December 12, 2015
2015 Geneseo Christmas Walk

Store fronts in downtown Geneseo are lit-up with dazzling light displays while family-friendly activities like the Jingle Bell Run, meetings with Santa, and Christmas Parade take center stage. The festivities begin at 8 a.m.

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