Passenger Traffic Plummets at MSP in 2020

It comes as no surprise, but the extreme drop in the number of airline passengers worldwide in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic is still mind-boggling. After ten consecutive years of year-over-year passenger growth, last year saw a 62 percent reduction in airline travelers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. MSP served a record 39-millionContinue reading “Passenger Traffic Plummets at MSP in 2020”

MSP Airport Update 7/25/2020

Here are some highlights from last Monday’s Metropolitan Airports Commission meeting: Beating Governor Walz to the announcement by a couple of days, MSP will be requiring face coverings, i.e. masks, effective Monday, July 27. The Governor announced a statewide mandate to take effect on the 25th. Air travel is slowly recovering, with slowly being theContinue reading “MSP Airport Update 7/25/2020”

MSP Voted a Top 10 Domestic Airport

It comes as no surprise to those of us that consider the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport our “home base”, that the Upper Midwest’s busiest airport is also considered one of the best in the country. Of course, everything airport related has been turned upside down by COVID19, but when air travel does return to someContinue reading “MSP Voted a Top 10 Domestic Airport”

U.S. Airports Requiring Masks to Soon Include MSP

The Metropolitan Airports Commission board, operator of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), voted today to require face masks for everyone in the terminal effective on Monday, July 27. Minnesota’s international airport joins a growing list of U.S. airports with the requirement, including LAX (Los Angeles International), BWI (Baltimore-Washington), DFW (Dallas-Ft. Worth) and DAL (DallasContinue reading “U.S. Airports Requiring Masks to Soon Include MSP”