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Summer travel up at Gen. Mitchell International Airport

Overall, 2016 has been a busier year so far
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Posted at 12:12 PM, Oct 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-22 14:13:19-04

Milwaukee County's General Mitchell International Airport  experienced a busier summer in 2016.

More than 1.8 million passengers used the airport during the months of June, July, and August, an increase of 31,790 passengers from Summer 2015.

Overall, 2016 appears to be a busier year for the airport. Seven of eight months in 2016 have seen passenger growth, according to a statement released by Milwaukee County. August marks the fourth consecutive month of growth.

“Summer has been busy at MKE, and we are happy to see continued, steady and sustainable growth at our airport,” explained County Executive Chris Abele. “We are looking forward to a great fall and holiday travel season, and encourage travelers in Wisconsin and northern Illinois to enjoy the easy and convenient experience by booking their next flight via MKE.”
 
Mitchell Airport is the only airport in Wisconsin or northern Illinois to be served by all the major domestic carriers including Southwest, Delta, American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Air Canada and OneJet. For information on flights, click here.