General Mitchell International Airport - MKE

Milwaukee, United States (US)

Getting around the airport


  • General Mitchell International Airport is five miles south of downtown Milwaukee.
  • The airport has two passenger terminals: the two-level Main Terminal with Concourses C, D, and E and a small International Arrivals Terminal.
  • The terminals are connected by a free shuttle bus that also serves parking lots.
  • The Main Terminal’s lower level houses check-in counters for departures and baggage claim for arrivals. The upper level has restaurants and shopping in the Concession Mall and leads to the Concourse.
  • Each concourse has its own security checkpoint and there is no connection between them. If you are connecting between concourses you will have to go through security again.
  • The small International Arrivals terminal is northwest of the passenger terminal. A shuttle takes passengers to the Main Terminal for transfers. Arriving passengers can be picked up here.
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Getting into Milwaukee

Taxi or bus


Taxi service is available via the taxi pickup station outside of baggage claim exit 3. Cross the baggage claim roadway and follow the signs to the taxi lane behind the rental car area. All taxis are metered and the average fare is USD 22-25 to downtown.


The GreenLine service operates between Bayshore Town Center and Mitchell International Airport, travelling through downtown Milwaukee on the way. Bus leave the airport every 15-30 minutes daily. Tickets cost USD 2.25 and the journey takes approximately 20 minutes. MCTS Route 80 also connects the airport with downtown Milwaukee.

Main Terminal, landside, ground level, outside baggage claim exit 1

Hours: Almost 24 hours Mon-Sat; 05:20-01:15 Sun

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  • Delta Air Lines Delta Sky Club, concourse D,  across from Johnny Rocket's. Hours: 4:45AM-7:30PM daily.
  • Midwest Airlines Best Care Club, airside, concourse D, next to gate 38. 
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Where to eat

Food and drinks

Main terminal

  • Starbucks Coffee
  • Famous Famiglia
  • Quizno's
  • Mitchell's Cafe
  • Miller Brewhouse

Concourse C

  • Colectivo Coffee
  • Auntie Annie's
  • French Meadow
  • Pizzeria Piccola

Concourse D

  • Johnny Rocket's
  • Nonna Bartolotta's
  • Usinger's

Concourse E

  • Cooler By The Lake
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Car rental

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You will find car hire agencies on the lower level in the parking structure provided by Avis, Alamo, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless.

You can book a car at the airport, or save money by booking online before you travel.

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Popular airlines at General Mitchell International Airport

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