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Airports in Minneapolis-St Paul

Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP)

Overview

Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport is the largest and busiest airport within the five-state region of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin. An important Midwest air travel hub, the facility processes nearly 33 million passengers each year.

Serving the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St Paul, the airport is made up of two terminals: The Lindbergh Terminal (Terminal 1) and the much-smaller Humphrey Terminal (Terminal 2). The facility is clean and attractive, with plenty of shops and restaurants, and extra amenities like a beauty salon, walking path and video arcade giving passengers plenty to do while making connections. Passengers on long layovers can also make use of the convenient light rail network to get to nearby attractions like the Mall of America, and Target Field.

Flights to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport come in from several international hubs, including major destinations like Toronto, Tokyo, Paris, Cancun, London, and Grand Cayman; however most routes are domestic. The airport is a major hub for Delta Airlines, which accounts for nearly 80 percent of its traffic.

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) south of Minneapolis and 12 miles (19km) south of St Paul.

Getting to the city

A Ground Transportation information booth provides passengers with information and directions. City buses leave from the Lindbergh Terminal to both Minneapolis and St Paul. A light rail operates between the airport, downtown Minneapolis and Mall of America. SuperShuttle provides a shared van door-to-door service to the local cities and towns. Taxis are also available.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 612 726 5800.

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Minneapolis-St Paul International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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