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MSP, Minneapolis/St. Paul's Airport


Minneapolis/St. Paul's airport, MSP, is very conveniently located in the heart of the metro area. Here's a guide to flying to and from Minneapolis/St. Paul airport, and getting to and from the airport to Minneapolis and St. Paul.

About Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport

MSP is a modern, compact airport located very conveniently just south of Minneapolis. It's less than 8 miles from Downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul.

The airport isn't part of any city, but is surrounded by the cities of Minneapolis, St. Paul and Bloomington.

MSP has four runways, and two terminals, Humphrey and Lindberg.

Where can you fly to from MSP?

MSP is an international airport which mostly serves destinations across America and Canada, and some cities in Europe and South America.

What's the best way to get to MSP?

MSP Airport is very centrally located and economical to travel to by taxi.

For those driving to MSP, there is a parking ramp at both Humphrey and Lindberg terminals, and four off-airport parking locations.

MSP Airport is served by Metro Transit bus route 54, connecting the airport to downtown St. Paul.

MSP Airport is on the Hiawatha Light Rail line, probably the fastest way to get between the airport and downtown Minneapolis.


MSP is known for other things besides flights.

MSP was used to film the airport scenes in the movie Airport.

And most recently, MSP was the scene of the infamous Larry Craig incident. The 2007 arrest of the Idaho Senator for lewd conduct in a men's restroom at the airport was national news and career ending for the Senator, and has been a subject of humor in Minnesota ever since.

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