Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport’s First Trading Card Unveiled

Nov 19, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL – You won’t find batting averages on a new collectors’ series of North American airport trading cards, but you can find interesting facts about Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).
This week, MSP joined the ranks of airports throughout the United States and Canada offering a free trading card for air travelers.
“Lots of people like to pick up a memento of the places they’ve visited, and airport trading cards are a fun, scrapbook-friendly way of tracking your travels and learning more about the airports you use,” said Patrick Hogan, MSP’s public affairs and marketing director.
People can pick up the free trading card at any information booth in Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
MSP’s trading card is part of the North American Airport Collectors SeriesTM, an initiative launched in September by Airports Council International-North America.
In addition to MSP, airports participating in the trading card program include: Austin-Bergstrom International; Baton Rouge Metropolitan; Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International; Dane County Regional; Edmonton International; Elmira-Corning Regional; Fort McMurray International; General Mitchell International; Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International; Jacksonville International; Kelowna International; Lambert-St. Louis International; Mineta San Jose International; Nashville International; Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International; Piedmont Triad International; Pittsburgh International; Salt Lake City International; San Antonio International; San Diego International; Savanna-Hilton Head International; Stinson Municipal; and Winnipeg Richardson International.
To learn more about the North American Airport Collectors SeriesTM, visit www.airporttradingcards.com
About Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is one of seven airports owned and operated by the Metropolitan Airports Commission, a public corporation of the state of Minnesota. MSP has the 11th busiest airfield in the United States and ranks 16th in travelers served. The airport generates more than $10 billion annually for the Twin Cities area economy and supports more than 76,000 area jobs. The commission is funded by rents and fees paid by airport users, not by general tax dollars.
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