Fly in and out at MKE

Getting from the airport to where you need to go is easy thanks to eight on-premise auto rental agencies, plus plenty of shuttles, taxis, limousine services, and coach transports. Uber and Lyft drop-off and pick-up service is available to the airport. An Amtrak station is also conveniently located near the terminal, with a free shuttle bus between the airport and the station. Let your local friends and family know that picking up passengers is easy – in addition to the baggage claim pickup area, the first thirty minutes in the hourly and surface lot is free!

You can even start your Milwaukee experience sooner (or make it last a little longer) by stopping at the on-site Harley-Davidson store or dining at the airport locations of local favorites like Valentine Coffee, Northpoint Custard, Pizzeria Piccola, and Usinger’s. And yes, the gift shops do sell cheese!

Travel + Leisure named Milwaukee Mitchell one of America’s Best Airports, thanks to its great location, ease of check-in, and minimal delays – plus "arguably the best airport bookstore in the world," Renaissance Books.

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Airport FAQ


How far is the airport from downtown?

Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is just eight miles south of downtown Milwaukee, about a 10-minute drive.

How do I get from the airport to downtown Milwaukee?

There are a variety of cab and shuttle services available at the airport, as well as an Amtrak station right outside the terminal. Uber and Lyft also service the airport. If you’re driving, a short trip up I-94W will take you directly into the heart of downtown.

Where can I park at the airport?

Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport offers hourly and daily parking in their structure and long-term parking in their surface lot and SuperSaver lot.

What cities are served non-stop from Mitchell?

Over 40 cities, including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, and Orlando are served non-stop.

What dining options does the airport offer?

From coffee to burgers, Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport offers a variety of restaurants to help you refuel before or after your trip. You’ll be able to dine on local favorites like Northpoint Custard, Pizzeria Piccola, Nonna Bartolotta’s, Usinger’s, Leinenkugel’s Leinie Lodge, and Valentine Coffee Roasters, as well as familiar national chains.

How do I access Wi-Fi at the airport?

Travelers can purchase Internet access through Boingo Wi-Fi Service. Flight information can be checked free of charge by using the “Flight Tracker” link on the Boingo login page.