Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has passenger service to
approximately 145 U.S. cities, as well as 20 direct international
flights. Minneapolis and St. Paul are two of a few cities in the
country with an international airport just 20 minutes from
- The Minneapolis-St. Paul International
Airport is the 1I th busiest airport in the nation and 17th busiest in the
world. It has 8 major U.S. carriers, 3 foreign flag carriers, 8
regional airlines, 18 charter carriers, 16 air cargo carriers, and over 35 air
- Served by more than 150 lines, the Twin
Cities area is one of the country's major trucking centers.
- The average
commuting time in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area is 21.1 minutes,
which is the lowest average of the nation's largest metropolitan
areas. The Twin Cities area road system is the second lowest
congested system in the nation.
- Four railroad companies serve
the Twin Cities area. Railroad service is integrated with the
system as well as the Canadian national railway
- Local transportation is provided by Metropolitan Transit,
which includes bus and light rail service.