Marquette Area Air Transportation

The airport that services Marquette, Mich., is Sawyer International Airport. Two airlines have daily flights to Detroit, Minneapolis, Green Bay, Wis., Milwaukee, Wis.; and Chicago.  The airport is located between the Upper Peninsula cities of Gwinn and Marquette at the location of the former K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base. 

The airport is about a 25-minute drive from Marquette. Car rentals, bus shuttles and private taxi services are available for transportation to and from the airport, but should be reserved in advance. Coaches, athletes and officials competing at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials or the ISU World Cup will have transportation already arranged to and from the official event hotel.  Refer to the athlete/coaches/officials transportation page.

The Airlines

For  information about arrivals/departures, parking and ground transportation at Sawyer International Airport, go to

Mesaba Airlines / The Delta Connection

Ticket Counter: 906-346-6471

Reservations: 800-225-2525 / 800-221-1212

Mesaba Airlines / The Delta Connection is a regional airline, affiliate of Northwest Airlines - or


NWA recommends getting to the airport at least 90-minutes prior to departure.

American Eagle Airlines

Reservations: 800-433-7300

Lost Luggage: 800-535-5225

American Eagle is an affiliate of American Airlines -


Alternative Airports

If you experience trouble getting into the Sawyer Airport, you can check on flights into the following airports.  Both are approximately a 3-hour drive to Marquette.  Competitors, coaches and officials, please note that it will be the responsibility of the participants to get ground transportation service from the airports below to Marquette.

Sault Ste, Marie, Ontario, Canada

(Note: A passport is required to enter the United States.)

Flight Service: 1-800-463-6377

Austin Straubel Airport (GRB)

Green Bay, Wisconsin