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MKE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MKE / KMKE
Airport Name: General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
GPS Coordinates: 42°56'49"N by 87°53'48"W
Area Served: Milwaukee, WI. Chicago, IL.
Operator/Owner: Milwaukee County
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 723 feet (220 meters)
# of Runways: 5
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Facts about General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field (MKE):

  • The original airfield was established in 1920 as Hamilton Airport by local business owner and aviator Thomas Hamilton.
  • General Mitchell International Airport has 48 gates and 40 jetbridges on 3 concourses in one terminal.
  • General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field handled 9,848,377 passengers last year.
  • Airports Council International reported that during the 2nd Quarter 2010, Mitchell was the third fastest-growing airport in the world, exceeded only by airports in Istanbul, Turkey and Moscow, Russia.
  • Prior to 2007, a second military installation on the southwestern portion of the airport property was known as "General Mitchell Air Reserve Station" and was home to the 440th Airlift Wing, an Air Mobility Command -gained unit of the Air Force Reserve Command flying the C-130H Hercules.
  • General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field (MKE) has 5 runways.
  • Because of General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field's relatively low elevation of 723 feet, planes can take off or land at General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
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  • The furthest airport from General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field (MKE) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,051 miles (17,785 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The closest airport to General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field (MKE) is Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport (MWC), which is located only 13 miles (21 kilometers) NNW of MKE.

Map of Nearest Airports from General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field:

List of Nearest Airports from General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
113.24 miles (21.31 km) NNWLawrence J. Timmerman Airport (MWC)Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United StatesView Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport on a map View satellite image of Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport Set MWC as destination Airport Get more information about Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport
213.54 miles (21.79 km) SSEJohn H. Batten Airport (RAC)Racine, Wisconsin, United StatesView John H. Batten Airport on a map View satellite image of John H. Batten Airport Set RAC as destination Airport Get more information about John H. Batten Airport
318.38 miles (29.58 km) WNWWaukesha County Airport (UES)Waukesha, Wisconsin, United StatesView Waukesha County Airport on a map View satellite image of Waukesha County Airport Set UES as destination Airport Get more information about Waukesha County Airport
424.35 miles (39.19 km) SKenosha Regional Airport (ENW)Kenosha, Wisconsin, United StatesView Kenosha Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Kenosha Regional Airport Set ENW as destination Airport Get more information about Kenosha Regional Airport
534.82 miles (56.04 km) NNWWest Bend Municipal Airport (ETB)West Bend, Wisconsin, United StatesView West Bend Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of West Bend Municipal Airport Set ETB as destination Airport Get more information about West Bend Municipal Airport
636.30 miles (58.42 km) SWaukegan National Airport (UGN)Chicago / Waukegan, Illinois, United StatesView Waukegan National Airport on a map View satellite image of Waukegan National Airport Set UGN as destination Airport Get more information about Waukegan National Airport
752.44 miles (84.39 km) NWDodge County Airport (UNU)Juneau, Wisconsin, United StatesView Dodge County Airport on a map View satellite image of Dodge County Airport Set UNU as destination Airport Get more information about Dodge County Airport
856.87 miles (91.53 km) NSheboygan County Memorial Airport (SBM)Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United StatesView Sheboygan County Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Sheboygan County Memorial Airport Set SBM as destination Airport Get more information about Sheboygan County Memorial Airport
957.56 miles (92.63 km) SChicago Executive Airport (PWK)Chicago/Prospect Heights/Wheeling, Illinois, United StatesView Chicago Executive Airport on a map View satellite image of Chicago Executive Airport Set PWK as destination Airport Get more information about Chicago Executive Airport
1062.30 miles (100.26 km) WSWSouthern Wisconsin Regional Airport (JVL)Janesville, Wisconsin, United StatesView Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport Set JVL as destination Airport Get more information about Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport
1164.22 miles (103.35 km) NNWFond du Lac County Airport (FLD)Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United StatesView Fond du Lac County Airport on a map View satellite image of Fond du Lac County Airport Set FLD as destination Airport Get more information about Fond du Lac County Airport
1266.93 miles (107.71 km) SChicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)Chicago, Illinois, United StatesView Chicago O'Hare International Airport on a map View satellite image of Chicago O'Hare International Airport Set ORD as destination Airport Get more information about Chicago O'Hare International Airport
1373.96 miles (119.03 km) WDane County Regional Airport (MSN)Madison, Wisconsin, United StatesView Dane County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Dane County Regional Airport Set MSN as destination Airport Get more information about Dane County Regional Airport
1474.08 miles (119.22 km) SSWDuPage Airport (DPA)West Chicago, Illinois, United StatesView DuPage Airport on a map View satellite image of DuPage Airport Set DPA as destination Airport Get more information about DuPage Airport
1578.94 miles (127.05 km) NNWWittman Regional Airport (OSH)Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United StatesView Wittman Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Wittman Regional Airport Set OSH as destination Airport Get more information about Wittman Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field:

List of Furthest Airports from General Mitchell International AirportMitchell Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,051.25 miles (17,785.23 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,027.61 miles (17,747.17 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,013.74 miles (17,724.85 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
411,002.44 miles (17,706.67 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
510,956.27 miles (17,632.36 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
610,953.45 miles (17,627.83 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
710,941.29 miles (17,608.25 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
810,930.73 miles (17,591.27 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
910,919.48 miles (17,573.16 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1010,901.34 miles (17,543.96 km) WSWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1110,846.37 miles (17,455.50 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1210,811.52 miles (17,399.41 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1310,807.43 miles (17,392.83 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1410,795.52 miles (17,373.66 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1510,747.46 miles (17,296.31 km) SWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport