Travelers arriving at MSP Airport will notice a new exit to the baggage claim level at Terminal 1 starting Monday evening, September 16, which includes two elevators to improve accessibility.
The new security exit, located next to Shoyu restaurant near the entrance to Concourse G, will replace the current south security exit, located across from Stone Arch restaurant and bar.
Signs will guide travelers to the new exit, which also has two escalators and a stairway. On the baggage claim level, automatic exit technology will take the place of the staffed exit.
The new security exit will place travelers at the far south end of the baggage claim level (near Carousel 2), eliminating the need for them to determine if their baggage carousel is to the right or the left as they enter that level, thus smoothing passenger flow.
In time, the former exit space on the Airport Mall will house a new concession and provide access to a delivery hallway. On the baggage claim level, the space formerly occupied by escalators will eventually hold a larger baggage carousel.