General Mitchell International Airport: Frontier Airlines expands Milwaukee schedule with new nonstops to San Diego

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MILWAUKEE – Frontier Airlines will launch new nonstop service from Milwaukee County’s General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) to San Diego International Airport beginning this August.

“There is always room for more service to the west coast, with both leisure and business travel demand to San Diego on a year-round basis. I have no doubt that these flights will be full of travelers enjoying Frontier’s legendary low fares,” Airport Director Brian Dranzik said. “It’s great news that Frontier continues to expand its Milwaukee operation. With today’s announcement, Frontier now offers ultra-low fares to 11 destinations from MKE.”

The new nonstop flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays beginning August 14. The flights depart MKE at 11:02AM and arrive in SAN at 1:12PM. The return flights depart SAN at 12:52PM and arrive at MKE at 6:47PM.

Introductory sale fares start at just $49, and are only available online at The new service will be operated with full-size Airbus A321 aircraft, featuring 230 seats in both standard and stretch seating configurations.

In addition to the new service to San Diego, Frontier also offers nonstop service from MKE to Austin, Denver, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Raleigh-Durham, and Tampa.

Mitchell Airport offers nonstop flights to more than 45 destinations coast-to-coast, and 160 international destinations are available from Milwaukee with just one connection. MKE is also served by Air Canada, Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, OneJet, Southwest, United and Volaris. The nonstop cities map can be found at

General 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.