Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)
Facilities and Services
(Minneapolis, Minnesota - MN, USA)
At Minneapolis St Paul International Airport (MSP), passengers will be able to make use of extensive facilities, services and onsite amenities, based within its two main terminal buildings (the Lindbergh Terminal and Hubert H. Humphrey Terminal).
If you are simply looking to grab a bite to eat, or have the time to sit down and enjoy a restaurant meal, then MSP has a huge list of eateries and fast-food outlets. Minneapolis St Paul Airport also boasts more than its fair share of shops and newsagents, including duty free stores and bookstores for passengers in search of reading material.
Additional facilities include storage lockers, a lost and found office (Mezzanine Level of the Lindbergh Terminal), a luggage delivery service, quiet seating areas and postal drop boxes (US Postal Service). If you have time on your hands, you may like to keep fit by taking a walk along the 1.4-mile / 2.25-km walking path, designed in conjunction with the American Heart Association.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +1 612 726 5555
Minneapolis Airport features a passenger assistance desk (Level T on the Lindbergh Terminal), where staff are open on a daily basis between 07:00 and 23:30. Staff can assist with passenger paging, flight times and terminal advice. Sign-language interpreters can be arranged here, as well as special help for the disabled or elderly.
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
Shops at MSP are located throughout the terminal buildings, with roughly 60 different stores to choose between, selling novelty items and gifts, clothing and fashion accessories, and books and magazines. Popular choices include Aloha Shades, BlackBerry / Wireless Giant, Daily News and Gifts, Estes Gifts and News, Fox News, Gadgets To Go, MSP News Connection, the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Simply Books and Travel Express. A number of the shops are grouped within a retail area named 'The Mall'.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
There are some 55 different places to eat and drink at Minneapolis St Paul Airport, a large number of which are concentrated within The Mall area. For fast food and snacks, choose between Ben and Jerry's, Burger King, Caribou Coffee, Charley's Philly Grill, Famous Famiglia, Harvest Market, McDonald's, Sbarro, Starbucks, Subway, Taco Bell, and Wok and Roll. For a full-service sitdown meal, popular choices include Axel's Bonfire, Fletcher's Wharf, Ike's on Summit, the Itasca Grille, the Northern Lights Grill, O'Gara's Restaurant and TGI Friday's.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
Tel: +1 612 726 5184
The airport's Travelex branch is sited near doors 5 and 6 of the Lindberg Terminal. Here you can exchange foreign currency, arrange wire transfer between bank accounts, and purchase / cash-in traveler's checks. The Travelex centre is open each day, from 06:00 to 21:00.
Business and Conference Facilities
Tel: +1 612 794 4500
The MSP Airport Conference Center is the place to come for business-related amenities, with individual workstations being available for hire (per hour). You can also rent meeting spaces and laptops, whilst making use of the onsite fax machines and photocopiers. Self-service business centers can be found within both the Lindbergh Terminal (Concourses A, B, C, D, E and F) and the Humphrey Terminal (near to Gate H3). Extensive meeting and conference capabilities for around 100 guests are available at the Pierson Grieve Conference Center, which is situated in the Lindbergh Terminal, on the mezzanine level.