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Milwaukee’s Mitchell International airport report an increase in passenger traffic for the fifth consecutive month


Milwaukee's Mitchell International airport report an increase in passenger traffic for the fifth consecutive month

The management team at Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin has reported yet another increase in passenger traffic for the month of June, making for the fifth consecutive month that the airport has shown an increase in passenger traffic.

The number of passengers who passed through the Mitchell International Airport reached a total of 589,631, up 1.47% from June of 2013. Since the beginning of 2014 Mitchell Airport’s passenger traffic has shown a general increase in passenger traffic of 2.55% from the same period last year.

According to the statement issued by Mitchell International Airport the steady growth in passenger figures gives a strong indication that Milwaukee is increasing its footprint as the low-cost alternative airport to Chicago’s O’Hare not only for passengers emanating to and from Wisconsin but also of those coming from northern Illinois.

According to figures recently released by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the the average airfare at Mitchell International Airport was nearly $57 less than O’Hare, and $24 less than the national average during the first quarter of 2014.

“Milwaukee’s average airfares were lower than 72 of the nation’s 100 largest airports” Mitchell International Airport ‘s statement wound up. Mitchell Airport offers nonstop flights to 36 destinations coast-to-coast, and 150 international destinations are available from Milwaukee with one connection, serving Southwest/AirTran, Delta, United, American/US Airways, Frontier and Air Canada.

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