The award-winning Minneapolis-Saint
Paul International Airport—ranked No.
1 for Airport Service Quality by the
Airports Council International in 2016—
is continually enhancing passengers’
experiences by re-envisioning the
leading edge of change.
Tickle your palate at some of the
flavorful restaurants that earned it the
4th Best Airport for Dining award in
2017 from USA Today: Stone Arch,
Twins Grill and Black Sheep Coal Fired
Pizza. Experience the beauty of the
airport’s Arts and Culture Program,
complete with art displays, musical
performances and film showings
throughout the airport, or spend time
exploring the annual MSP Employee
Art Show, housed year-round in a
The recently constructed
5,000-square-foot Escape Lounge is
the perfect place to spend your time
during a layover. Kick up your feet on
one of the lounge’s plush chairs and
take advantage of complimentary
Wi-Fi, food and beverages while
watching your children enjoy the
play area. If booking ahead, lounge
admission prices are $40 for adults
There’s a reason why Bloomington’s official tagline is “Simply Central.” After all, the amazing city has a coveted location smack in
the middle of all the action. Bloomington’s proximity to Interstate 494 and Highway 77 makes downtown Minneapolis and Saint
Paul a quick 15 minutes away by car, and the 3 miles between the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport can be covered in
an easy 13-minute light rail ride that takes you directly from the terminal to the Mall of America®.
94 East to 494 South
to Hwy. 77 South. Exit on Killebrew
Drive or Lindau Lane.
94 West to 494 West.
Exit on 24th Avenue.
35 South to 35W South
to 494 East. Exit on 24th Avenue.
From South: 35W North to 494 East.
Exit on 24th Avenue.
As the second largest Delta terminal
in the world, the base of Sun Country
Airlines and the courier of more than
37. 5 million people annually, MSP
Airport is one of the largest Midwest
Mall of America is at the crossroads
of the east-to-west belt of 494
and the north-south lines of 35W
and Hwy. 77—in short, it’s in the
perfect place for you to reach by
car. Along 494, you’ll find a stretch
of Bloomington’s hospitality in the
form of restaurants and hotels, and
the downtown metros are just a short
jaunt up 35W and 35E.
You never have to deal with
parking fees or timed meters at
Mall of America. More than 20,000
free parking spaces (mostly
covered) are in ramps on the east
and west sides of the Mall, and a
surface lot is located at the North
Entrance. Overflow parking is
located north of the Mall across
from Lindau Lane.
Taxis are on hand and ready to drive you
to your next destination at the North
Entrance to Mall of America, located
off of American Boulevard. Other taxi
services include Uber and Lyft, with
on-demand apps providing rides in
minutes with just the click of a button.
Taxi fare estimates (app-based
transportation fares vary):
To MSP International Airport: $13
To downtown Minneapolis: $30
To downtown Saint Paul: $44
Prices for taxis are approximate.
The Twin Cities’ award-winning
Metro Transit system connects
Bloomington, Minneapolis, Saint
Paul and the surrounding metro
area. Public buses arrive and depart
from the Mall’s Transit Center, and all
others except Mystic Lake shuttles
drop off at the North Entrance of
Mall of America. Free bus parking is
available in the north surface lot via
Bus Fares: $2-$3.50 (varies on time
Day pass: $6.25
Downtown-only Zones: $. 50
metrotransit.org for schedules
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and $30 for children ages 2 to 11; if
paying at the door, prices are $45 for
adults and $38 for children.
Discover for yourself why MSP
Airport was USA Today’s 7th Best
Airport for Shopping in 2017. Some of
the must-visit shops include Adventure
North, Uptown Minnesota, and Lolli
Looking for a place to spend the