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Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
Wold–Chamberlain Field
Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Logo.svg
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Summary
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorMetropolitan Airports Commission
ServesMinneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota (Twin Cities)
LocationFort Snelling Unorganized Territory, U.S.
Opened1920 (1920)
Hub for
Elevation AMSL841 ft / 256 m
Coordinates44°52′55″N 093°13′18″W / 44.88194°N 93.22167°W / 44.88194; -93.22167Coordinates: 44°52′55″N 093°13′18″W / 44.88194°N 93.22167°W / 44.88194; -93.22167
Websitewww.mspairport.com
Maps
FAA airport diagram
FAA airport diagram
MSP is located in Minnesota
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Location within Minnesota
MSP is located in the United States
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MSP (the United States)
MSP is located in North America
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MSP (North America)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 11,006 3,355 Concrete
12R/30L 10,000 3,048 Concrete
12L/30R 8,200 2,499 Concrete
17/35 8,000 2,438 Concrete
Statistics (2020)
Passengers14,851,289
Traffic Movements244,911
Source: Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport[1]

Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (IATA: MSP, ICAO: KMSP, FAA LID: MSP), also less commonly known as Wold–Chamberlain Field, is a joint civil-military public use international airport. It is located in Fort Snelling Unorganized Territory, Minnesota, United States. Centrally located within 10 miles (16 kilometers) of both downtown Minneapolis and downtown Saint Paul, MSP is the largest and busiest airport in the Upper Midwest region of Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.[2]

A joint civil-military airport, MSP is also home to the Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport Joint Air Reserve Station, supporting both Air Force Reserve Command and Air National Guard flight operations. The airport is located in Fort Snelling Unorganized Territory. Small sections of the airport border the city limits of Minneapolis and Richfield. However, Minnesota state law states, the land the airport sits on is not part of any city or school district.[3] MSP covers 2,930 acres (1,186 ha) of land.[4] The airport generates an estimated $15.9 billion a year for the Twin Cities' economy and supports 87,000 workers.[5]

MSP is a major hub for Delta Air Lines.[6] It also serves as the home airport for Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines. Delta Air Lines and its regional affiliates account for about 70% of the airport's passenger traffic. The airport is operated by the Metropolitan Airports Commission, which also handles the operation of six smaller airports in the region.

History[edit]

What is now known as Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport started in 1919 as Speedway Field when several local groups came together to take control of the former bankrupt Twin City Speedway race track. The first hangar was a wooden structure, constructed in 1920 for airmail services.[7] The Minneapolis Park Board took possession of Wold–Champerlain on June 1, 1928, and in 1929, passenger services began.[7] [8] In 1923, the airport was renamed "Wold–Chamberlain Field" for the World War I pilots Ernest Groves Wold and Cyrus Foss Chamberlain. In 1944 the site was renamed to "Minneapolis–St. Paul Metropolitan Airport/Wold-Chamberlain Field", with "International" replacing "Metropolitan" four years later. Today it is rare to see the Wold–Chamberlain portion of the name used anywhere.

Expansions[edit]

Ground was broken for the current Terminal 1 building on October 26, 1958.[9] The US $8.5 million, 600,000 square foot (56,000 m2) terminal with 24 gates on two concourses was designed by Lyle George Landstrom[10] who worked for Cerny Associates. The terminal, then referred to as the New Terminal, was completed on January 13, 1962 and operations began on January 21.[9][11] Pier D (formerly the Gold Concourse, now Concourse C) was completed in 1971 and Pier A (formerly the Green Concourse, now Concourse G) was completed in 1972 as part of an expansion of the terminal designed by Cerny Associates.[11][12] This project also involved rebuilding the existing concourses into bi-level structures equipped with holding rooms and jet bridges.[11] The Gold Concourse was expanded in 1986 and included the airport's first moving walkway.[9] Concourses A and B opened on June 1, 2002 as part of a $250 million terminal expansion designed by Minneapolis-based Architectural Alliance.[13] The final component of the project included a $17.5 million extension of Concourse C consisting of six additional gates, which opened on October 31, 2002.[14]

Terminal 2 was first built in 1986 and then rebuilt in 2001. It is used mostly for charter and low cost airlines, including Minnesota-based Sun Country and Southwest, but is also used for Condor, Icelandair and JetBlue. The terminal has since been expanded and has a total of 14 gates. The colored labeling system for concourses in both terminals was replaced beginning in 2000 with the current system of lettered concourses.

Recent History[edit]

Due in part to aircraft noise in south Minneapolis and surrounding suburbs, proposals were made in the 1990s to build a new airport on the fringes of the Twin Cities metro in Dakota County to handle larger jets and more international traffic.[15] Minneapolis and other neighboring cities were concerned that such a move would have a negative economic impact, so an arrangement was made where the Metropolitan Airports Commission would outfit many homes in the vicinity of the airport with sound insulation and air conditioning so that indoor noise could be reduced. A citizen group named ROAR (Residents Opposed to Airport Racket) was created in 1998 and helped push the MAC to make these concessions. Later, in 2004, the MAC voted to reduce funding for the soundproofing projects, saying in part that the economic climate had turned in the wake of the September 11 attacks. Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak, who had been a founding member of ROAR, promised that the city would challenge the changes. In 2005, the cities of Minneapolis, Eagan, and Richfield and the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority filed a lawsuit against the MAC, which was settled with a Consent Decree in 2007. The terms in the Consent Decree specified levels of sound insulation for homes within a fixed boundary of projected aircraft noise exposure around MSP. Upon the completion of the noise mitigation program in 2014, more than 15,000 single-family homes and 3,303 multi-family units around MSP were provided noise mitigation at cost of $95 million. [16]

Facilities[edit]

Delta Airlines jets parked at Concourse C

Terminals[edit]

Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport has two terminals with a total of 131 gates.[17] International arrivals are processed in Concourse G in Terminal 1, and in Terminal 2. [17]

  • Terminal 1 contains 117 gates across seven concourses, lettered A–G.[17]
  • Terminal 2 contains 14 gates across one concourse, lettered H.[18]

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is the only major airport in the United States to have two terminals located on entirely separate roadway systems. Originally known as the Lindbergh and Humphrey terminals, numeric designations were added to the names and highway signs and other way-finding aids related to MSP were updated in 2010 in order to assist travelers in locating the terminals. [19]

Ground transportation[edit]

The terminal buildings are directly located off of Minnesota State Highway 5. Several other major highways that border the airport are Minnesota State Highway 62, Minnesota State Highway 77, and Interstate 494.

Metro Transit operates bus route 54 to MSP. The bus stop is located at Terminal 1. Passengers arriving in Terminal 2 must take the light rail to the bus stop location.

The METRO light rail Blue Line[20] has stops at both the Hub Building Terminal 1 (Lindbergh Station) and Terminal 2 Humphrey Terminal (Humphrey Station). It connects the airport with downtown Minneapolis as well as with the Mall of America in nearby Bloomington and operates as a shuttle service between the two airport terminals. Travelers can use the rail line to go between the two sites at all times; it is the only part of the line that operates continuously through the night (the rest shuts down for about four hours early in the morning).[21] Two parallel tunnels for the line run roughly 70 feet (21 meters) below the airport and at 1.7 mi (2.7 km) in length are the longest tunnels on the route. The Terminal 1 station is the only underground station on the line, as the rails return to the surface near Terminal 2. Due to current concerns about terrorism, a great deal of effort went into ensuring that the tunnels are highly blast-resistant. The underground portion was the costliest section of the entire rail project.[22]

Military facilities[edit]

The Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport Joint Air Reserve Station at MSP is home to the 934th Airlift Wing (934 AW), an Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) unit and the 133d Airlift Wing (133 AW) of the Minnesota Air National Guard. Both units fly the C-130 Hercules and are operationally-gained by the Air Mobility Command (AMC). The 934th consists of over 1,300 military personnel, of which approximately 250 are full-time Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) and Air Reserve Technician (ART) personnel. The 133rd is similarly manned, making for a total military presence of over 2,600 full-time and part-time personnel.

The 934 AW serves as the "host" wing for the installation, which also includes lodging/billeting, officers club, Base Exchange (BX) and other morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) facilities for active, reserve/national guard and retired military personnel and their families.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinationsRefs
Air Canada Express Toronto–Pearson [23]
Air France Seasonal: Paris–Charles de Gaulle [24]
Alaska Airlines Portland (OR), Seattle/Tacoma
Seasonal: Anchorage (begins June 19, 2021)[25]
[26]
American Airlines Charlotte, Chicago–O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Philadelphia, Phoenix–Sky Harbor [27]
American Eagle Chicago–O'Hare, Miami, New York–LaGuardia, Philadelphia, Washington–National [27]
Boutique Air Ironwood [28]
Condor Seasonal: Frankfurt [29]
Delta Air Lines Albuquerque, Amsterdam, Anchorage, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Billings, Bismarck, Boise, Boston, Bozeman, Buffalo, Calgary, Cancún, Charlotte, Chicago–O'Hare, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus–Glenn, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Duluth, Fairbanks, Fargo, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Grand Rapids, Hartford, Honolulu, Houston–Intercontinental, Indianapolis, Jacksonville (FL), Kansas City, Las Vegas, London–Heathrow, Los Angeles, Madison, Mexico City, Miami, Milwaukee, Missoula, Nashville, New Orleans, New York–JFK, New York–LaGuardia, Omaha, Orange County, Orlando, Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Philadelphia, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Pittsburgh, Portland (OR), Raleigh/Durham, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose (CA), San Juan, Sarasota, Seattle/Tacoma, Seoul–Incheon, Sioux Falls, Spokane, St. Louis, Tampa, Tokyo–Haneda, Tucson, Vancouver, Washington–Dulles, Washington–National, Winnipeg
Seasonal: Albany, Appleton, Cozumel, Glacier Park/Kalispell, Grand Cayman, Green Bay, Hayden/Steamboat Springs, Jackson Hole, Liberia (CR), Memphis, Montego Bay, Nassau, Palm Springs, Portland (ME) (begins May 28, 2021),[30] Providence (begins May 28, 2021), Puerto Vallarta, Punta Cana, Rapid City, Reno/Tahoe, Reykjavík–Keflavík, San José del Cabo, Saskatoon, West Palm Beach
[31]
Delta Connection Aberdeen (SD), Appleton, Baltimore, Bemidji, Billings, Bismarck, Bozeman, Brainerd, Buffalo, Calgary, Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, Charlotte, Chicago–Midway, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus–Glenn, Dayton, Des Moines, Duluth, Edmonton, Escanaba, Fargo, Fayetteville/Bentonville, Fort Wayne, Glacier Park/Kalispell, Grand Forks, Grand Rapids, Great Falls, Green Bay, Hartford, Helena, Hibbing/Chisholm, Houston–Intercontinental, Indianapolis, International Falls, Iron Mountain, Kalamazoo, Kansas City, Knoxville (resumes May 5, 2021), La Crosse, Lansing, Lexington, Lincoln (resumes May 26, 2021),[32] Louisville, Madison, Marquette, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minot, Missoula, Moline/Quad Cities, Montréal–Trudeau, Mosinee/Wausau, Newark, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh/Durham, Rapid City, Rhinelander, Richmond, Rochester (MN), Saginaw, San Antonio, Saskatoon, Sault Ste. Marie (MI), Sioux Falls, South Bend, St. Louis, Toronto–Pearson, Tri-Cities (WA), Tulsa, Washington–Dulles, Wichita, Williston (resumes June 5, 2021), Winnipeg
Seasonal: Albany, Charleston (SC), Harlingen, Idaho Falls, Myrtle Beach,[33] Savannah, Traverse City (resumes May 28, 2021)
[31]
Denver Air Connection Thief River Falls [34]
Frontier Airlines Denver
Seasonal: Austin, Fort Myers, Orlando, Tampa, Trenton
[35]
Icelandair Seasonal: Reykjavík–Keflavík [36]
JetBlue Boston, New York–JFK [37]
KLM Amsterdam [38]
Southwest Airlines Baltimore, Chicago–Midway, Dallas–Love, Denver, Houston–Hobby, Kansas City, Nashville, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, San Diego, St. Louis
Seasonal: Austin (begins June 6, 2021),[39] Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Oakland, Orlando, Tampa
[40]
Spirit Airlines Atlanta, Baltimore, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Orlando
Seasonal: Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Myrtle Beach, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Tampa
[41]
Sun Country Airlines Cancún, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Nashville, Orange County (begins May 6, 2021),[42] Orlando, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, San Diego, San Juan
Seasonal: Anchorage, Aruba, Austin, Baltimore, Belize City, Boston, Bozeman, Chicago–O'Hare, Cincinnati (begins May 14, 2021),[42] Cozumel, Fairbanks (begins May 29, 2021),[42] Fort Lauderdale, Glacier Park/Kalispell (begins May 26, 2021),[42] Harlingen, Hartford (begins May 21, 2021),[42] Houston–Intercontinental (begins May 13, 2021),[42] Indianapolis (begins May 28, 2021),[42] Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Jackson Hole (begins May 26, 2021),[42] Liberia (CR), Madison, Manzanillo, Mazatlán, Miami, Montego Bay, Myrtle Beach, Nassau, Newark, New Orleans, Palm Springs, Philadelphia, Portland (ME), Portland (OR), Providence, Puerto Vallarta, Punta Cana, Raleigh/Durham (begins May 14, 2021),[42] Roatán, San Antonio, San Francisco, San José del Cabo, Sarasota, Savannah, Seattle/Tacoma, St. Louis, St. Thomas, Tampa, Tucson
[43]
United Airlines Chicago–O'Hare, Denver
Seasonal: Houston–Intercontinental, San Francisco, Washington–Dulles
[44]
United Express Chicago–O'Hare, Denver, Houston–Intercontinental, Newark, San Francisco, Washington–Dulles [44]

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Amazon Air Cincinnati, Fort Worth/Alliance, Lakeland, Wilmington
DHL Aviation Cincinnati, Detroit, Omaha, Thief River Falls, Winnipeg
FedEx Express Appleton, Chicago–O'Hare, Fort Worth/Alliance, Greensboro, Indianapolis, Memphis, Milwaukee
Seasonal: Columbus–Rickenbacker, Los Angeles, Newark, Oakland, Rochester (MN), St. Louis
FedEx Feeder Bemidji, Duluth, Memphis, Thief River Falls
UPS Airlines Alexandria, Bemidji, Brainerd, Chicago/Rockford, Detroit Lakes, Duluth, Fergus Falls, Grand Rapids, International Falls, La Crosse, Louisville, Marshall, Philadelphia, Portland (OR), Rice Lake, Thief River Falls, Wadena, Winnipeg, Winona
Seasonal: Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, Chicago–O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Milwaukee, Ontario, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Sioux Falls

Statistics[edit]

A Sun Country Boeing 737-700 at MSP. Sun Country is based in Minneapolis and operates a hub at MSP.

Top domestic destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes from MSP (January 2020 – December 2020)[45]
Rank Airport Passengers Carriers
1 Denver, Colorado 406,000 Delta, Frontier, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country, United
2 Atlanta, Georgia 354,000 Delta, Spirit
3 Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Arizona 349,000 American, Delta, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country
4 Chicago–O'Hare, Illinois 266,000 American, Delta, Sun Country, United
5 Las Vegas, Nevada 263,000 Delta, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country
6 Orlando, Florida 250,000 Delta, Frontier, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country
7 Los Angeles, California 235,000 Delta, Spirit, Sun Country
8 Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas 218,000 American, Delta, Sun Country
9 Seattle/Tacoma, Washington 217,000 Alaska, Delta
10 Fort Myers, Florida 206,000 Delta, Frontier, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country

Top international destinations[edit]

Busiest international routes to and from MSP (Jan. 2018 – Dec. 2018)[46]
Rank Airport Passengers Carriers
1 Amsterdam, Netherlands 533,796 Delta, KLM
2 Cancún, Mexico 288,280 Delta, Sun Country
3 Toronto–Pearson, Canada 275,851 Air Canada, Delta
4 Paris–Charles de Gaulle, France 224,655 Air France, Delta
5 Winnipeg, Canada 220,534 Delta
6 Vancouver, Canada 175,996 Delta
7 Tokyo–Haneda, Japan 168,642 Delta
8 Calgary, Canada 157,225 Delta
9 Reykjavík–Keflavík, Iceland 126,559 Delta, Icelandair
10 London–Heathrow, United Kingdom 125,557 Delta

Airline market share[edit]

Largest Airlines at MSP
(December 2019 - November 2020)
[47]
Rank Airline Passengers Share
1 Delta Air Lines 7,496,000 49.26%
2 SkyWest Airlines 1,872,000 12.30%
3 Endeavor Air 1,201,000 7.89%
4 American Airlines 793,000 5.21%
5 Southwest Airlines 743,000 4.88%
N/A Others 3,112,000 20.45%

Airport traffic[edit]

See source Wikidata query and sources.


Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On March 7, 1950, Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 307, a Martin 2-0-2 diverted from Rochester International Airport crashed 5 km northwest of MSP after first hitting a 70 foot high flagpole with its left wing on final approach, 8/10 of a mile from the touchdown point, in blinding snow. The left wing eventually detached and the aircraft dived and crashed into a house. All 13 passengers and crew and two children in the house were killed. A loss of visual reference to the ground on approach was the probable cause.[48]
  • On May 10, 2005, Northwest Flight 1495, a McDonnell Douglas DC-9, suffered a valve fracture and lost hydraulic pressure in its right engine shortly after takeoff from John Glenn Columbus International Airport on route to MSP. The aircraft performed a successful emergency landing, but began experiencing steering problems and a loss of the breaks while taxing to the gate, resulting in it colliding with the wing of an Airbus A319-114 at approximately 16 mph. 8 injuries were reported between the crew and passengers of both planes and the ground crew. [49]
  • There have been multiple instances of aircraft and tugs colliding. On June 3, 1995, miscommunication resulted in a pilot taxiing into a tug near a gate [50] On April 1, 2001 as a tug driver was moving into position to connect to an aircraft, the tug lurched forward when it was placed into gear it causing it to collide into the parked aircraft. Pieces of the aircraft protruded through the windshield and pinned the driver into his seat preventing him from shifting the vehicle into reverse and pinning his leg on the accelerator pedal. The vehicle continued to drive forward until the engine was finally shut off, but not before pushing the aircraft backward about 30 feet and causing damage to the nose section of the fuselage. [51]
  • On June 11, 2007, US Senator Larry Craig was arrested at the airport for lewd conduct in a men's restroom;[52] he was accused of soliciting a male undercover police officer for sexual activity.[53] He served out the remainder of his term in office, but did not seek re-election.[54]

See also[edit]

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