Milwaukee General Mitchell International Airport MKE
serves the greater area of the City of Milwaukee in the State of Wisconsin, as well as parts of Northern Illinois. Itis now one of the Nation's most affordable larger airports, and considered by many travelers to be a welcome alternative to Chicago's O'Hare & Midway airports. It prides itself as being one of the most family-friendly airports.
MKE Airport is only a few miles south of the central business district of Milwaukee - the home of Miller beer and Harley-Davidson motorcycles. MKE is accessible from the North-South Freeway (I-94 / Route 41) connecting to the north to I-43 & I-894.
ONGOING ROAD CONSTRUCTIONS: Of the 35-mile reconstruction of I-94 - scheduled for completion in 2021 - It is important that prior to leaving for the airport, you check for re-routings and/or closures by visiting this site: plan94.org.
If you are heading to the Airport via I-43/94
from downtown and points north of it, you NOW need to use Howard Avenue and follow the detour to Howell Avenue. Those coming from Milwaukee should use I-794 as alternate route. For more information on the 35-mile reconstruction of I-94 between 2009-2016, visit: www.plan94.org.
With five runways and over 6.8M passengers in 2016, General Mitchell International Airport is served by major airlines offering nonstop flights to all of major Airports around the U.S. & to Toronto, Canada, with connections around the world. Charter flights to Mexico & the Caribbean are also available.
will start flights to Seattle SEA on March 9, 2017.
- Alaska Airlines
will start its June 5 - August 26 nonstop flights to Portland, OR, with daily departures at 7:15am and arrivals at 9:47am; returning at 11:10pm & arriving at 5:02 back at MKE.
- Norwegian Air
started its winter charter season in conjunction with Funjet Vacations & Apple Vacations) to Mexico & the Caribbean.
started Dec. 7, 2016 its Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat flights to Phoenix. Frontier's Winter flights also include Denver, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Orlando.
starts year-round service to Guadalajara, Mexico, staring March 2017.
General Mitchell International has two passenger terminals - the International Arrivals & the Main Terminal.