Traveling with loved ones who have special needs can be intimidating. Navigating MSP Airport helps ease the anxiety with free, practice runs through the airport. A partnership between the Metropolitan Airports Commission, Fraser, and the Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM), this program allows you to:
- Experience TSA security screening procedures
- Explore the terminal
- Board a plane and meet a pilot
- Prepare for takeoff
- Gather helpful tips and resources
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to overwhelming interest in the program, only individuals/families who plan to fly in the near future can participate at this time. If you’re not flying, you will be put on a waitlist.
To inquire about an upcoming event, please fill out the registration form and send it to NavigatingMSP@mspmac.org. We will respond in 3-5 business days to confirm your registration or position on the waitlist.
- November 4 at 1 pm
- December 9 at 1 pm
- January 6 at 1 pm
- February 3 at 1 pm
- March 2 at 1 pm
- April 6 at 1 pm
- May 4 at 1 pm
- June 1 at 1 pm
- July 13 at 1 pm
- August 10 at 1 pm
- September 7 at 1 pm
- October 5 at 10 am
Questions? Contact Shelly Lopez at 612-726-5239 or NavigatingMSP@mspmac.org.
View information from the TSA on traveling with disabilities and medical conditions.
Read the Navigating MSP social stories now:
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