Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport is a public and military, joint-use airport serving the twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul in Minnesota in the United States. The airport is the largest and the busiest airport in the six-state upper Midwest region with the states of Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The airport operates with four concrete paved runways measuring between 2,438 and 3,355 metres or 8,000 and 11,006 feet in length, and works as a hub for Delta Air Lines and Sun Country Airlines. The airport is located approximately 10 miles or 16 kilometres of downtown Minneapolis and downtown Saint Paul, in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States.
What to see & do
Attractions found in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul include the Mill City Museum, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, along with Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, Science Museum of Minnesota, Cathedral of Saint Paul, Minnesota State Capitol, and Minnesota Children’s Museum, among others. Focusing on Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, also commonly referred to as Como Zoo and Conservatory, the urban park can be found in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Founded as of the early 1870s, the park’s 759 acres or 307 hectares get approximately 1.9 million annual visitors for its attractions that include the zoo, conservatory, amusement park, carousel, golf course, pool, Lake Como, among others.
How to get around
Getting around can be done by road and rail, with the roads in Minneapolis divided into the North, South, Northeast, and Southeast quadrants, while the roads that serve Saint Paul are Interstate 35E, and Interstate 94, along with US 52, US 61, West 7th, among others, connecting Saint Paul to other areas such as Newport, Cottage Grove, Hastings, and Robert Street, to name a few. Other options for getting around include light rail, bus, among others. The light rail in Minneapolis runs via its two light rail lines namely the Blue Line and Green Line. Some of the LRT or light rail transit stops include Cedar/Riverside, Lake Street/Midtown, Fort Snelling, and more. Buses on the other hand in Minneapolis, go through Routes 5, 6, 10, 16/50, 18, and 21/53 which connect to various areas. Saint Paul buses have Routes 16, 54, and 84, to, from, and along the University Avenue, downtown Saint Paul, and Snelling Avenue, respectively.
How to get there
Fly to the twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota via Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport. The international airport has flights to and from various local and international stops such as Amsterdam, Anchorage, Chicago, Dallas, Fort Myers, Frankfurt, London, Miami, Paris, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto, among others. When getting in, some of the airlines with flights include Air Canada Express, Air France, Alaska Airlines, Alaska Airlines operated by SkyWest Airlines, American Airlines, American Eagle, Condor, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, Great Lakes Airlines, Icelandair, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, United Express US Airways operated by American Airlines, and US Airways Express.
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