MSP named top North American airport, Top 3 in world

MSP named top North American airport, Top 3 in world
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The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport received top honors from a recent survey ranking. The airport ranked top North American airport and No. 3 in the world among airports of its size.

The survey, conducted by Airports Council International, ranked 17 airports that served between 25 million and 40 million passengers in 2008. World wide, MSP was behind Seoul Incheon Airport and Singapore. Detroit Metropolitan Airport took second place in North America.

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The survey is based on more than 200,000 questionnaires that were completed by airline passengers at 108 airports around the world. The survey measured passengers' assessments of more than 30 aspects of the experience they had at airports.

In a press release, Jeff Hamiel, executive director of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, called the survey results "gratifying," adding, "there is always room for improvement."

Did the survey factor in one's ability to have anonymous bathroom sex? Probably not.

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