Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
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United Adds Nonstop Service to Five Great Summer Destinations

First-ever nonstop service from MKE to vacation destinations on the south, east coasts

By - Mar 25th, 2021 05:32 am

MILWAUKEE (March 25, 2021) – As more travelers take to the skies this summer, United Airlines is adding new nonstop service from Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) to five popular leisure destinations on the south and east coasts of the U.S.

Beginning May 28, United will fly nonstop from MKE to Charleston, SC; Myrtle Beach, SC; Pensacola, FL; Portland, ME; and Savannah, GA. All five destinations have never had nonstop service from Wisconsin before.

“These new nonstop destinations give our travelers exciting new choices for their upcoming summer vacations, including Wisconsin’s first-ever nonstop flights to the state of Maine and South Carolina,” Airport Director Brian Dranzik said. “The new flights also provide great opportunities for travelers in those locations to fly nonstop to Milwaukee and enjoy Wisconsin’s world-class golf courses, breweries, museums, sports, and outdoor recreation.”


Destination Days with MKE nonstop service
Charleston, South Carolina Saturday, Sunday
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Saturday, Sunday
Pensacola, Florida Saturday, Sunday
Portland, Maine Friday, Saturday
Savannah, Georgia Friday, Sunday

The new flights to each of the destinations will generally be offered twice per week for the entire summer, from May 28 through Labor Day weekend.

“Throughout the pandemic, United has been strategic and thoughtful in adding flights to destinations that our customers want to visit,” said Ankit Gupta, vice president of domestic network planning and scheduling at United Airlines. “With many customers now beginning to plan summer vacations in places where they can enjoy time outside, we look forward to offering new service to these destinations. United will have the most flights to Portland, Maine of any carrier.”

Tickets are available for purchase now at or on the United Airlines mobile app.

MKE currently offers nonstop flights to 40 destinations coast-to-coast, and more than 200 international destinations are available with just one connection. MKE is served by Air Canada, Alaska, American, Apple/Funjet Vacations, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, Spirit, and United. The complete list of nonstop cities can be found at

Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is owned by Milwaukee County and operated by the Department of Transportation, Airport Division, under the policy direction of the Milwaukee County Executive and the County Board of Supervisors. The Airport is entirely funded by user fees; no property tax dollars are used for the Airport’s capital improvements or for its day-to-day operation.

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