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Colectivo pulls out of General Mitchell Airport

Sept. 30, 2016 3:27 p.m.

Travelers will no longer get a taste of locally roasted Colectivo coffee when they visit the General Mitchell Airport thanks to the severing of an agreement with SSP America, which has operated three kiosks in the airport since 2009.


Airport unveils new service animal area

Aug. 9, 2016 12:01 p.m.

General Mitchell International Airport has installed an indoor Service Animal Relief Area with soft green synthetic grass made specially for dogs. The new area is separate but adjacent to the family restroom in the Concession Mall.


7 photos from the opening of the airport's new Leinie Lodge

June 28, 2016 2:36 p.m.

What better place to be reminded that it's noon somewhere than at an airport? That's the hope with the new Leinie Lodge, a small but sufficiently sudsy watering hole that opened up this morning inside General Mitchell International Airport.


Mitchell Airport baggage claim earns LEED certification

June 7, 2016 2:33 p.m.

Milwaukee County's General Mitchell International Airport has been notified that the Baggage Claim Renovation Project has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.


Meeting Mean Gene

May 7, 2016 12:41 p.m.

I won't lie to you: I know nothing about the current state of professional wrestling. But from 1983 to 1989, from about age 9 to 15, I was a huge fan. So big, in fact, that I wrote a fan letter to WWF announcer "Mean" Gene Okerlund.


Abele announces new Milwaukee airport director

Jan. 28, 2015 11:26 a.m.

This morning, County Executive Chris Abele announced Terry Slaybaugh as the new airport director for Mitchell International Airport. Slaybaugh - currently running the airport in Dayton, Ohio - will replace Barry Bateman, who retired from the position back in April.