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Luggage Lockers Back In Service At MSP  
User currently offlineL1011 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1667 posts, RR: 9
Posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3754 times:
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Today I made a connection on NW at MSP, and I noticed that the luggage lockers were in use again. Since I had a three and a half hour layover, and I wanted to be able to explore the airport unencumbered by my suitcase, I used one. Now you have to give a fingerprint twice, and once when you retrieve your luggage. I haven't seen operational lockers at any other airport in quite a while. In exploring MSP airport, I found an observation deck on Concourse D, and I spent a lot of time up there. Why can't other airports have observation decks?

Bob Bradley
Richmond, VA


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User currently offlineLt-AWACS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 3746 times:

they had storage at Frankfurt when I was there a couple times last December, it was 3-4 Euros if I remember right, and they x-rayed your bags. More like a storage area, than a locker, pre se, but I got to runaround without all of my bags from Saudi for 10 hours, and that was more than worth it.

Ciao, and Hook 'em Horns,
Capt-AWACS, Yankee Air Pirate

[Edited 2003-08-18 06:59:19]

User currently offlinePilottim747 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1607 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3725 times:

The lockers were closed for quite a while until they could make sure they were secure. Interesting system, however.

pilottim747



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User currently offlineContinental From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5506 posts, RR: 18
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3699 times:

That's cool! L1011, what time did you arrive and on what aircraft? I was out shooting at MSP yesterday, maybe I got a pic of your aircraft!

co


User currently offlineJhooper From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 6202 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3686 times:

It's about dang time! They need to reopen the lockers at all airports! They were so convenient and there's absolutely no reason at all to close them.

I too wish more airports had observation platforms. Some do, but too many don't.



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User currently offlineL1011 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1667 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 3651 times:
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Continental:

I arrived on Sunday at around 11:45 A.M. on NW 1022 from Edmonton. I was on an A319, N364NB, in the new colors. I left MSP at around 4:00 P.M. on NW 110 to DCA, which was an A320, N359NW, in the old colors. I think I must have explored every inch of the airport inside security.

Bob Bradley
Richmond, VA



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User currently offlineContinental From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 5506 posts, RR: 18
Reply 6, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3629 times:

Darn! I got there at 5 PM!

co


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