Economic Impact

Building Our Economy

The Metropolitan Airports Commission's (MAC) seven airports and the air service they provide contribute to the broader economic strength of the Twin Cities region and the Upper Midwest. Recent studies of the airports' economic impact quantify the employment and commercial activity fueled by aviation activity.

The MAC's Impact at a Glance

MSP Airport Direct Jobs
$1.3 billion
MSP Airport Direct Wages
$3.7 billion
MSP Combined Econ Impact -- Wages
$8.8 billion
MSP combined econ impact -- GDP
$15.9 billion
Combined MSP Econ Impact -- Output

Our Economic Impact Explained