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MSP Parallel Runway Closures

MSP AirfieldBeginning at 11:00 PM tonight, June 16, construction and maintenance activities at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), will result in the closures of both parallel runways (Runways 12L/30R and 12R/30L) overnight. Aircraft operating at MSP will use Runway 17/35 while the parallel runways are closed.

MAC Facts: History of MSP

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is a joint civil-military public use international airport. As a joint civil-military airport, MSP is home to the Air Force Reserve Command 934th Airlift Wing and the Air National Guard 133rd Airlift Wing.MSP 1920s

Airplanes and Cold Weather

Temperatures in the area are expected to plummet this week. Low temperatures are forecasted to be below -10° Fahrenheit this weekend with below normal temperatures continuing into next week. With frigid temperatures, our neighbors may not only feel a change, but may also hear a change.

Introducing New Weekly MAC Facts

This year, we are excited to provide weekly information we are calling MAC Facts. Every week the Community Relations Office will post interesting facts about the Metropolitan Airports Commission, our system of airports or aviation in general. These MAC Facts will be posted on our news page at Periodically, MAC Facts will be summarized into a news article and distributed via email. We hope you enjoy this information and we look forward to what we will learn together this year!

Winter 2021 MSP Listening Session

Join us this week for the MSP Winter Listening Session. The session will be held via Teams on January 27, 2021 at 6:00 PM. The Noise Oversight Committee (NOC) sponsors these quarterly meetings for citizens to allow for an engaging, two-way dialogue between the public and the MAC committee tasked with addressing MSP airport topics. The agenda for the meeting is included below.