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Location and Transportation

Location and Transportation

Menomonee Falls residents enjoy ready access to the many amenities of metropolitan Milwaukee, as well as to Madison (the state’s capital), to Lake Michigan’s dramatic shores and to the state’s numerous beautiful lakes and state parks.

Situated in northeastern Waukesha County, Menomonee Falls straddles U.S. Highway 41-45 – six lanes of freeway that merge with I-894 south of the Village, then intersecting with I-94 and I-43, which extends between Green Bay to the north and Beloit to the south.

Downtown Menomonee Falls (its historic Village Centre) and State Routes 74, 100 and 175 intersect, carrying traffic from the Village to neighboring communities.

A complete range of transportation is available to area business and industry. More than 200 trucking and warehousing firms make Waukesha County their home. The Port of Milwaukee is 17 miles to the east, and provides shipping to all the world’s ports via the St. Lawrence Seaway.

General Mitchell International Airport is about 25 miles from Menomonee Falls. It is served by 15 international, national and regional airlines. In 2010, the General Mitchell International Airport saw a 24.11 percent increase in total passengers as well as a 12.88 percent increase in total aircraft operations. Three small airports are located within a few minutes of The Falls, serving the needs of privately owned aircraft and corporate jets. Timmerman Field is about five minutes from The Falls. Capitol Airport is only a mile south of the Village and Waukesha County-Crites Field is located seven miles to the south.

Commuter bus service from Milwaukee is provided by the Milwaukee County Transit System and supported by local employers. Limousine service to Mitchell International and other points in the Milwaukee metropolitan area is available. In addition, the Village and the County provide specialized public transportation for elderly and disabled residents.

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