As Upper Midwest travelers dig out from record amounts of snow and seek out sunny destinations, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is gearing up for increased passenger volumes.
Spring break-related travel is starting to pick up at MSP, with higher-than-average volumes expected this week and the week of March 17. Several days throughout the month will see increased numbers of travelers.
“The spring break rush is an exciting time at MSP, and we’re working with our partners in the airport community to help make travelers’ airport experience seamless and enjoyable,” said Brian Ryks, CEO of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, which owns and operates the airport. “Additional staff will be on hand in ticketing areas and at the security checkpoints to direct travelers and speed processing.”
For travelers who don’t fly often, below are a few reminders about security screening: