Klobuchar, Smith Announce Over $19M In Funding For Regional AirportsThe U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded over $19 million in grants for infrastructure improvements at regional airports, U.S. Sen. Klobuchar and State Sen. Tina Smith announced Monday.
Transportation Department Grants MN $22M To Improve Airport InfrastructureThe U.S. Department of Transportation announced it will grant $22.2 million dollars to 18 airports in Minnesota in an effort to improve their infrastructure.
4 Things To Know: Deer Hunting Opener, Flight Safety & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Friday, Nov. 6. They include the latest release in a beloved gaming franchise, and new security procedures likely to be announced soon.
Noise Takes Center Stage At Meeting On Airport ExpansionWhat was intended to be an informational community meeting quickly turned into a passionate debate Thursday night.
Good Questions: Muscles, Corn & MoreEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a moment to answer some of your Good Questions that may have slipped through the cracks. This week, she's checking the weather, getting corny, and listening to Olivia Newton-John's "Physical."
Investigation Reveals Gaps In Airport SecurityAs we head into the busy summer travel season a new investigation has found some disturbing gaps in security at airports across the country. Undercover agents were able to smuggle things, like explosives and weapons, through checkpoints.
Investigation Details 10 MSP Airport BreachesMinnesota's largest airport has had 10 breaches of perimeter security fences and gates in the past decade, several involving military service members who strayed into restricted areas, according to an Associated Press investigation.
MAC Accepting Proposals For On-Site MSP Airport HotelThe Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport may soon join the ranks of dozens of other airports in the region in adding an on-site hotel. The Metropolitan Airports Commission is now accepting proposals for the project. The plan is to build a hotel near Terminal 1 across from Concourse C, next to the U.S. Postal Office.
Minnesota Preps For Ebola ThreatGov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota is as ready as possible to handle an outbreak of Ebola. Dayton met Thursday with cabinet members, airport representatives and health officials to assess the level of the state's preparedness. The case of Thomas Duncan, a Liberian who died Wednesday of Ebola in Texas, has raised concerns around the country.
How To Never Lose Your Luggage AgainWhile fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.
Is TSA's PreCheck Status Worth It?If you've been to the airport recently, you have probably seen people breezing through the pre-check security lines. The attractiveness of having pre-check status is growing as MSP Airport is warning travelers to get to the airport two and a half hours early. That warning comes as long security lines are resulting in more missed flights at MSP. So, we wondered how do you get pre-check status? And is it worth it?
7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet LagNo matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can't be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.
Uncovered: The Best Time To Buy The Cheapest Plane TicketA recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.
The World's 7 Best Airport Coffee ShopsIt's not easy to find a decent cup of coffee when traveling. So we scoured the world's airports in search of the best cafes and java joints, and came back with our top seven.
Good Question: How Can A Pilot Get Lost?Every day, almost 30,000 planes take off and land in the United States without a hitch. But a new report released by the Associated Press found at least 150 flights have landed or almost landed at the wrong airport since the mid-90s. These flights include a cargo 747 that landed at a small Kansas airport last fall, eight miles from its intended target. And there was a Southwest 737 last month that was headed for Branson, Mo. but ended up at a small airport seven miles away.