MAC 2021 Annual Report

A Message from our Chair and CEO

We are pleased to present the Metropolitan Airports Commission’s 2021 Annual Report. We hope you find the information in this report useful and that it gives you a sense of where we’ve been and, perhaps more important, where we’re going. 

Helping Our Community and Travelers Stay Safe

In 2021, the MAC worked with the State of Minnesota, its airport tenants and private vendors to provide COVID-19 testing and vaccines for employees and the public. Learn more about how we helped keep our communities and travelers safe at MSP. 

Learn More

Health and Safety Stats

Disposable masks provided
Gallons of hand sanitizer provided
COVID-19 vaccines administered
COVID-19 tests administered

Major Improvements at MSP

The MAC made significant progress with two key construction programs at MSP in 2021: the continued modernization of Terminal 1’s Departures and Arrivals spaces and the expansion and improvements on Concourse G.  

Learn More

General Aviation Airports

In 2021, the MAC's general aviation airport system experienced an overall increase of eight percent in operations, much of it fueled by high interest in learning how to fly and a resumption of private business flights. 


Learn More

Connecting with the Community

The MAC’s system of airports plays a vital role in stimulating a thriving and vibrant community.

In 2021, we focused on enhancements to our website and outreach to the community, including restarting the paused Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport long-term planning process. 

Learn More

About the MAC

The Minnesota Legislature created the MAC in 1943 to promote the efficient, safe handling of air commerce and to develop the full potential of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area as an aviation center. 

Learn More


This appendix is prepared in accordance with the requirements of Minnesota Statutes Section 473.621. It presents MSP passenger and aircraft operations activity, current airport capacity in terms of operations and passenger enplanements, average length of delay statistics, and technological developments affecting aviation and their effect on operations and capacity at the airport.

Learn More

MSP Named Best Airport in its Class

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) has once again earned top honors in the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Service Quality (ASQ) program, which surveys customers at airports around the world.

Learn More