Aircraft Viewing Area

The MSP Aircraft Viewing Area is in the heart of MSP's airfield. Located at the end of Cargo Road and next to the FedEx Shipping Center, this space provides spectacular views of aircraft takeoffs and landings.


  • No entrance fee
  • 25 parking spaces
  • Picnic tables, benches, garbage and recycling receptacles, security cameras, and lighting
  • No alcoholic beverages allowed
  • Open dawn to dusk, every day
  • Note:  There are no restroom facilities or shelter. Please plan accordingly.

Directions to the Aircraft Viewing Area:  


The viewing area is provided courtesy of the Metropolitan Airports Commission.