College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota
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About MSP

Minneapolis, Minnesota is located near the geographical center of North America. From most major American cities, travelers can arrive in Minneapolis in 2.5 hours or less.

Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP)  is one of the busiest airports in the world with more than a half million takeoffs and landings each year. The airport handles more than 1,130 daily flights with 34 million passengers annually traveling to and from more than 785 cities in 120 countries.

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Ground transportation from the airport

From the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport, take any of these convenient and inexpensive forms of transportation:

  • $28 USD average cab ride
  • $50-$60 USD limousine ride
  • $15 USD (one-way) or $28 USD  (round-trip) - Airport Super Shuttle
  • Light rail is five blocks from the Aiport Hilton ($2 USD during rush hour). Light rail runs every 10-15 minutes.