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Metropolitan Airports Commission logo and link to siteThe Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) was created by Minnesota state law in 1943. A public corporation, the commission was designed to provide for coordinated aviation services throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Today, the MAC operates one of the largest aviation systems in the nation, consisting of Minneapolis-St. Paul International and six general and corporate aviation airports, referred to as reliever airports.

A 15-member board of commissioners appointed by Minnesota's governor and the mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul sets the commission's policies. Those policies are implemented by the commission's executive director and staff. 

MAC's Mission

"Connecting you to your world."

For more detailed information about the MAC - its mission, vision and values - download the MAC's 2016 Strategic Plan.

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