NPCA Staff Report
The new Silver Ramp at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport marks a blend of form and function not often seen at U.S. Airports as the 11-story, 2.1-million-square-foot facility serves as a transportation hub while blending multiple styles into a single impressive structure.
Utilizing precast concrete panels that provide multiple colors and textures within the design, it is a glimpse into the future of multi-use buildings within the transportation sector.
Along with the traditional car parking and rental car spaces, the facility serves as a connection point for shuttle buses. local passenger busses, a light rail line and even dedicated bicycle traffic. More than 5,000 parking spaces line its rows.