Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is a hub for Delta Airlines, Great Lakes Airlines, and Sun Country Airlines. It was formerly the main base for Northwest Airlines, before its merger with Delta Airlines in 2009.
In addition to civilian airlines, the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Join Air Reserve Station also supports the Air Force Reserve Command and the Air National Guard on airport grounds.
Delta Airlines is by far the largest source of passenger traffic for the airport, with more than 80% of visitors flying Delta. Minneapolis-Saint Paul is the third-largest hub airport for Delta Airlines, behind only Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Besides the three hub airlines, a total of 12 airlines have a presence at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. They include Air Canada Express, Air France, Air Tran Airways, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, American Eagle, Frontier Airlines, Icelandair, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, and US Airways.
The airport is divided into two terminals, the Lindbergh Terminal (Terminal 1) and the Humphrey Terminal (Terminal 2). There are 8 concourses in total. Concourses A-G are located in Terminal 1, and Concourse H is located in Terminal 2.
The majority of airlines are found in Concourses A-G in Terminal 1. Only Air Tran Airways, Icelandair, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Sun Country Airlines are located in Concourse H.
The top three domestic routes in terms of total passengers are Denver, Colorado, Chicago (O'Hare), Illinois, and Atlanta, Georgia. Other top destinations include Phoenix, Arizona, Seattle, Washington, Los Angeles, California, Las Vegas, Nevada, Detroit, Michigan, Chicago (Midway), Illinois, and Orlando, Florida.
The top three international routes in terms of total passengers are Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Tokyo (Narita), Japan. Other top destinations include Cancún, Mexico; Toronto (Pearson), Canada; Winnipeg, Canada; Calgary, Canada; Vancouver, Canada; Edmonton, Canada; London (Heathrow), United Kingdom; and Paris (Charles de Gualle), France.