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Representatives from the Metropolitan Airports Commission Will Host a Grand Opening of the New Orange Ramp Skyway

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Representatives from the Metropolitan Airports Commission Will Host a Grand Opening of the New Orange Ramp Skyway

Representatives from the Metropolitan Airports Commission Will Host a Grand Opening of the New Orange Ramp Skyway

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Representatives from the Metropolitan Airports Commission will host a grand opening of the new Orange Ramp Skyway connecting light rail transit and the MSP Value Parking facility to Terminal 2-Humphrey at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Previously, people who rode light rail to the terminal or who parked in Value Parking had to walk through the Orange and Purple parking ramps to gain access to the skyway connecting those facilities to Terminal 2. With the new skyway, people have direct, climate-controlled access to the terminal from the light rail platform and MSP Value Parking ramp.

         
When: 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 18
 
Where: Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Terminal 2-Humphrey
7150 Humphrey Drive, Minneapolis
In the new skyway expansion north of the Ticketing Lobby
 
Contact: Patrick Hogan, 612-726-5335
 

New Skyway Facts

  • Construction of the 6,275 square foot skyway and 16,780 square foot terminal expansion began in February 2010
  • The Orange Ramp skyway includes 1,154 lineal feet of moving walk, two elevators and an escalator bank
  • The skyway and expanded terminal vestibule are well positioned to serve additional gates the MAC plans to build at the north end of Terminal 2-Humphrey when demand warrants
  • The $14.5 million project was developed by Miller Dunwiddie architects, Kimley-Horn engineers, Michaud Cooley Erickson engineers, and construction coordinator Kraus Anderson. The project general contractor was PCL Construction.

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