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MAC Facts: MSP Airfield Construction

Airfield Construction with PlaneThe Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) airfield has over 7 miles of runway and 25 miles of taxiway. Maintaining and updating the MSP airfield so that airfield infrastructure (i.e., runways, taxiways, aircraft parking surfaces, etc.) are safe for aircraft take offs and landings is an ongoing process throughout the year.

MSP Noise Oversight Committee September 2021 Meeting Update

NOC LogoThe Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) Noise Oversight Committee (NOC) meeting was held this week on September 15, 2021 via Microsoft Teams. At this meeting, the NOC recognized former Richfield Assistant City Manager Pam Dmytrenko’s many years of service to the MSP noise community through adoption of a resolution in her honor.

Aircraft Flyovers in Remembrance of 9/11

Americans across the United States will pause today to remember the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. Several flyovers are planned to mark the date and our communities may notice unusual aircraft activity. The State Capitol will host the 9/11 Day of Remembrance with F-16 flyovers, while antique warbirds will flyover the Anoka-County Blaine Airport. Other flyovers are possible throughout the day. 

Runway 17 Closed Beginning September 7

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) Runway 17/35 will be closed for up to six weeks for runway safety area restoration work beginning next week on September 7, 2021. The runway safety area is the area adjacent to a runway that is prepared and suitable for reducing the risk of damage to airplanes in the event of an aircraft excursion from the runway.

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