The MSP Airport maintains pet and service animal relief areas at both terminals.

Terminal 1 Locations: 

  • Pre-Security Checkpoint: 
    • North end of the Arrivals Level, outside of Door 1
    • South end of the Arrivals Level, outside of Door 4
    • Ground Level of the Rental Car Lobby in the Silver Ramp, outside of the doors on the east end of the building by the escalators
  • Post-Security Checkpoint:  
    • Near entrance to Concourse E on the North end of the Mall
    • On Concourse F, near Gate F5
    • On Concourse C by Gate C13 on the mezzanine level north of the C/G Connector Skyway

Terminal 2 locations:  

  • Pre-Security Checkpoint:  
    • Use the grassy area just outside of Door 8, on Level 1, near baggage claim.
  • Post-Security Checkpoint:  
    • On Concourse H by Gate H11.


Passengers traveling with a service animal can request an escort from their airline or Travelers Assistance to the pet relief area.

For more information about security screening with service animals, visit the informational page on the TSA Website. 


Photo of the Service Animal Relief Area outside Arrivals at Terminal 1 featuring a grassy area, fence, and fire hydrant
Photo of the signage used to mark Service Animal Relief Areas featuring an icon of a dog with a leash
Interior view of an indoor animal relief area featuring a grassy area, sink and complimentary waste bags