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Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)

Updated February 2014

Delta is the largest carrier at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, with 410 peak-day departures to 136 nonstop destinations.

Minneapolis-St. Paul Statistics February 2014
Peak-day Departures 410
Destinations Served 136
International Destinations Served 24
Caribbean/Central/South America 12
Europe/Middle East 3
Asia/Pacific 1
Sky Clubs 2

History

  • 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.

Other Facts

  • 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, Endeavor Air, Compass Airlines, Mesaba Airlines and Regional Elite Airline Services.

 


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