Crews break ground on new interfaith meditation room at Mitchell Airport

Posted at 9:25 AM, Jul 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-19 14:20:16-04
MILWAUKEE -- Crews at Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport will break ground Wednesday on the airport’s first interfaith meditation room.
According to its website, the Interfaith Airport Meditation Room will provide a designated space for private meditation, prayer and public worship services for travelers and employees or interested persons of all faiths.
It will be located adjacent to the east end of the airport’s parking structure and the “3 North Skywalk.”
The Milwaukee County Board’s Committee on Transportation, Public Works and Transit unanimously approved the creation of an interfaith chapel and meditation room in 2011, the Milwaukee Business Journal reported. It recognized the value of having a space at General Mitchell International Airport for the traveler and employee that traverse through the airport. 
The Interfaith Airport Meditation Room is privately run. Mitchell International Airport is owned and operated by Milwaukee County.