Updated May 2013
Delta is the largest carrier at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, with more than 420 peak-day departures to 124 nonstop destinations.
|Minneapolis-St. Paul Statistics
|International Destinations Served
- Delta began serving Minneapolis-St. Paul in 1984. The city became a hub for Delta in 2008 after a merger with Northwest Airlines. Northwest's initiated the country’s first closed-cabin passenger service at Minneapolis-St. Paul on July 5, 1927.
- In 1947, Northwest Orient began service from the Twin Cities to Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai and Manila via Edmonton, Anchorage and Shemya, Alaska.
- In 1991, Northwest and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines launched their first joint service, including twice-weekly flights between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Amsterdam.
- In addition to airport operations, Delta maintains significant support facilities in the Twin Cities. The company is a major employer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, with employees at a MSP-based reservations center, information technology center and the headquarters for Delta Connection, Compass Airlines, Mesaba Airlines and Regional Elite Airline Services.