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Spotting At MSP  
User currently offlineDTW_Steve From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 93 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2178 times:

I'm going to be passing through MSP twice during the first week of May. Each time, i'll have a 3 hour layover, so I'll have a little bit of time to spend spotting. I am totally unfamiliar with MSP, so if anybody has any recommendations as to where to spot from without leaving the airport, (parking structures, observation decks, etc.) I would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks
Steve

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User currently offlineAus_spotter From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 286 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2153 times:

The top level of the parking garage offers a good view of the terminal area as well as both runways (one on one side and one on the other).

I was there during December and spent a little while out there but it was a bit cold. Hope to go back sometime in the summer.

Northwest has an indoor observation room in Concourse D I believe. (Near gate D1) Be prepared for handprints all over the windows though...and the windows are tinted.


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All the above photos were taken from the top or second to the top level of the parking garage. (Green ramp if I remember right).

Hope this helps.

Jason Knutson - Austin, TX (former MN resident)


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