And nowadays we land at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE).
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5 Things We Love About Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE)
1. MKE’s Recombobulation Area
The “Recombobulation Area” simply past the MKE security checkpoints is an area in which passengers can put their coast and shoes returned on and get their assets in order after passing via TSA.
Evidently, the Recombobulation Area has end up greater than only a thoughtful airport amenity.
“Recombobulation” has end up part of every Wisconsinite’s dictionary, MKE officers tell us. And it was the solution to a query on the popular recreation show Jeopardy!.
2. Baron’s Beer Garden at MKE
Milwaukee is well-known for its exceptional beers and a brewing history courting back to 1840.
So it makes experience, doesn’t it, that MKE is home to what may be the first beer lawn in a U.S. airport.
Located on Concourse C, Baron’s Beer Garden takes concept from traditional German beer gardens and the repurposed hearth vehicles that the Milwaukee County Parks uses for its Traveling Beer Garden program.
In addition to a pleasing variety of neighborhood beers on tap, the beer garden has a complete menu and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
3. MKE’s Moss Wall
Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport makes selfies easy with the MKE Moss Wall.
The wall is real and made of fern, pillow, and mood moss that has been handled with a secure, non-poisonous upkeep liquid. So snap away.
4. MKE’s Coat Check provider
This is an airport amenity we adore and want become presented at extra airports.
MKE is the best foremost airport within the U.S. to provide a coat test provider all through the winter. Smart, right? Even smarter: the reasonable quotes. Last winter it fee $2/ day to check a coat, with a maximum rate of $10.
The coat test is placed in the Summerfest Marketplace retail keep, which is a tribute to the Summerfest festival, an event billed as the World’s Largest Music Festival.
In addition to Summerfest merchandise and House of Harley-Davidson merchandise, the store sells items made by means of nearby providers and plenty of Wisconsin-centric souvenirs.
five. The best used book shop in an airport
Located inside the main terminal area at MKE, Renaissance Books is the only used book shop we recognize of in an airport.
(Powell’s Books lately introduced the permanent closure in their shop and kiosk at Portland International Airport that presented new and used books.)
And, as you could see from the photo above, Renaissance Books at MKE isn’t a kiosk or a small store. This is a complete-fledged bookstall with dozens of categories and thousands of used and rare books to select from.
We wouldn’t be amazed if a few human beings ignored their flights even as poking around this store.
Bonus: Gallery of Flight
The Mitchell Gallery of Flight is a ought to-see aviation museum that recently reopened at the south facet of the MKE terminal, subsequent to the USO.
You can visit the museum 24-hours an afternoon at the airport and in this virtual excursion.
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