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General Mitchell International Airport


Getting to Milwaukee

General Mitchell International Airport is 10 minutes from downtown Milwaukee, the Midwest Express Center, and major downtown hotels. It is efficient and easy to use with carrier choice and competitive fares. In fact, USA Today rated General Mitchell as the 3rd best airport in the country. Here are the facts:

Mitchell International is served by most major airlines including - Air Canada, American, AirTran, Trans Air, America West, Continental, Delta, Midwest Express, Northwest, United, USAirways and five regional carriers -- American Eagle, ComAir, Continental Express, Skyway, and United Express.

Mitchell International serves as the hub for Midwest Express Airlines, rated as the top U.S. airline by Conde Nast Traveler (also the first time a domestic airline has ever been rated in the top 5 internationally by them), Travel & Leisure, Zagat, and a leading "Consumer Reporting" magazine.

16 airlines offer scheduled nonstop or direct service to nearly 100 destinations with 400 daily departures and arrivals.

General Mitchell International Airport has enjoyed a 57% increase in passengers since 1987. The annual number of take-offs and landings has increased 80% in the same time frame. In 1998 there were 9.6 million seats used, averaging 75,504 daily.

Five on-premise auto rental agencies are located in the airport: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz and National.

Milwaukee is home to a fine system of public transportation. Bus fares are $1.50 each way, and regular bus service extends to every part of the greater Milwaukee area.

Milwaukee is easily accessible by automobile. An interstate highway connects the airport to downtown and the terminal has direct public transit, taxi access, limousine service, and hotel shuttles. Current regulated passenger van shuttle service is only $9.50 one way and $18 round trip; much less expensive than most cities. The City of Milwaukee is within a day's drive to over one-third of the United States. Interstates 94 and 43 are the main arteries servicing Milwaukee and are some of the most accessible in the country.

Milwaukee also offers a direct rail line from Chicago on Amtrak, at $38 round trip from Union Station, and additionally connects to all points across the nation offering delegates an affordable and easy travel alternative to the City of Milwaukee. Amtrak and Greyhound stations are also located in the heart of downtown, just two (2) blocks from major hotels.

There are over 14,000 parking spaces within walking distance of the convention center. The maximum price to park for the day is $9.00 - $10.00.


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