Lindbergh terminal at MSP airport turns 50

The terminal opened in 1962 and now serves nearly 80,000 air travelers a day. The Minneapolis-St. Paul airport is currently running discounted merchandise throughout the terminal's shopping stops.
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The terminal opened in 1962 and now serves nearly 80,000 air travelers a day. The Minneapolis-St. Paul airport is currently running discounted merchandise throughout the terminal's shopping stops.

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