Location and Transportation
The distance to Chicago is approximately 330 miles; to Minneapolis, 240 miles; to Madison, 200 miles; and to Milwaukee, approximately 240 miles. U.S. Highway 51 is a primary north-south artery, linking Oneida County to Interstates 90 and 94 in south-central Wisconsin.
U.S. Highway 8 is the major east-west corridor through the county, providing access to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and Minneapolis/St. Paul. U.S. Highway 45, traversing the eastern edge of the county, is a second north-south route between Wisconsin’s Fox River Valley and the Upper Peninsula. State highway 47 provides additional access routes. Oneida County maintains 165 miles of trunk roads.
The Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport is the largest airport serving Oneida County and the surrounding counties, plus a sizeable portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. SkyWest Airlines dba Delta Connection provides daily schedules to link you to anywhere in the world.
Rhinelander Flying Service, Inc. is a full service fixed base operator providing air charter, air ambulance, fuel, aircraft repair, flying lessons, aircraft rental, and scenic airplane rides.