Mitchell Airport: Contour takes off from Milwaukee to Indianapolis and Pittsburgh

MILWAUKEE (October 12, 2021) – Contour Airlines launched its new nonstop service from Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport this morning, offering daily service to both Indianapolis and Pittsburgh. The Airport held a launch celebration at gate, featuring Pittsburgh and Indianapolis-themed items for passengers on the inaugural flights.

A plane on the runway

Description automatically generated with low confidence“With affordable fares and nonstop flights, Contour is a fantastic addition here at MKE,” Airport Director Brian Dranzik said. “Travelers who have business, family, or friends in Indianapolis or Pittsburgh can support our hometown by flying from our community’s airport. Contour will get you there quickly and comfortably.”

Passengers aboard Contour’s ERJ-135 jets enjoy comfortable all-leather seating with expanded legroom, complimentary snacks and beverages, and a free checked bag included with every fare. Seat pitch throughout the aircraft is a minimum of 36”, which is on par with the first-class offerings of major carriers.

“We’re confident that travelers will appreciate the speed and comfort of our air service,” said Matt Chaifetz, Contour’s Chief Executive Officer. “Our nonstop flights to Indianapolis and Pittsburgh will give travelers from Milwaukee the opportunity to increase their efficiency and productivity.”

Tickets are available for purchase at and all major travel websites. Indianapolis service is offered seven days per week, and Pittsburgh is offered Sundays through Fridays.


Contour Airlines is the scheduled service brand of Corporate Flight Management Inc. d/b/a Contour Aviation, one of the country’s leading aviation services companies. Founded in 1982, the carrier serves six states offering a premium, low-fare airline product that includes a complimentary first checked bag as well as snack and beverage service. Contour operates a growing fleet of Embraer regional jets featuring leather seating with expanded legroom in every row. Tickets are available for purchase on Contour’s web site at, by calling the Contour call center at (888) 332-6686, and through local and online travel agencies.

About MKE:

Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (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, Contour, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country, and United. The complete list of nonstop cities can be found at

MKE 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.