Mitchell airport

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Resuscitated Midwest Airlines announces destinations

Published Aug. 28, 2019

Midwest Express is back and plans to initially offer nonstop flights from MKE to Grand Rapids, Omaha and Cincinnati, according to a press conference held today at Mitchell International Airport.

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Mitchell Airport now offers unlimited free Wi-Fi

Published Dec. 17, 2018

Much to the relief of countless travelers, not least this one, General Mitchell International Airport is now offing free unlimited Boing Wi-Fi in the ticketing, baggage claim and mall areas, and on concourses C and D.

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Milwaukeeans are among the happiest travelers in America

Published Nov. 8, 2017

After digging into ratings of more than a half-million flights from 2016 and `17, TripIt discovered that travel happiness derives from three things: how old you are, where you live and which airports you're flying from and into. Milwaukeeans make the list.

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More travelers chose MKE airport in 2016

Published Jan. 31, 2017

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has announced that passenger traffic rose more than 3 percent at Milwaukee County's General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in 2016.

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Mexico's Volaris is newest airline at Mitchell Airport

Published Dec. 12, 2016

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele proudly announced today that Volaris will begin international flights from MKE to Guadalajara, Mexico in March. With the announcement, Volaris becomes the first Mexican carrier to offer year-round scheduled service from MKE.

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Mitchell Airport baggage claim earns LEED certification

Published June 7, 2016

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.

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Thanks New York, we love you, too

Published Aug. 18, 2015

With seemingly half the city now living somewhere in the 718 (and 212), maybe it makes sense that New York is paying a little more attention to Brew City. Whatever the reason, there's been a flurry of newspaper love from the Big Apple over the past 24 hours.

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Airport food takes off: Mitchell International dining guide

Published April 14, 2013

There was a time, not all that long ago, when a hungry traveler at Mitchell International Airport could choose from Burger King, a spinning hot dog and Famous Amos cookies. And that was about it. But, kids, this ain't your daddy's Mitchell Field anymore.

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Northpoint on the go ... airport custard has landed

Published Dec. 13, 2010

Sure, it's freezing outside, but with the accompanying flight delays there are likely some hungry would-be travelers who can enjoy the new Northpoint custard and burgers location on the main concourse at General Mitchell International Airport.

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AirTran launches "Brewers One"

Published May 13, 2010

AirTran Airways is showing a little hometown pride with an aircraft painted in Brewers colors.