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There are two convenient air options when visiting Rochester, MN.
Rochester International Airport
Rochester is home to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and welcomes researchers, visiting physicians and patients from around the globe on a regular basis. For these reasons, Rochester has developed a world-class international airport to ensure seamless access to the city.
The Rochester International Airport (RST) serves hundreds of thousands of visitors a year, providing direct flights to Atlanta, Minneapolis, and Chicago, and connecting flights to more than 640 destinations. Daily full-sized jet service is provided by American, Delta, and United.
Starting October 4, 2018, Elite Airways will operate nonstop flights to two new destinations from RST: Phoenix, Arizona and St. Augustine, Florida. Learn more.
RST was recently renovated and features an on-site restaurant, rental car services, and shuttle services that will take you on the 10-20 minute drive to your hotel. Many visitors fly into RST because of its uncrowded atmosphere and the ease of getting through security screenings,finding your gate and claiming your checked luggage. A friendly, welcoming airport with a commitment to de-stressing the travel experience, RST recently launched the Caring Tails Pet Therapy program!
Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport (MSP), located 90 miles from Rochester, is another quick and easy option for air service. Daily van shuttle service is available dozens of times each day from MSP to Rochester, with shuttle-drop off at a number of Rochester hotels and other locations. Flying into MSP is a convenient, popular choice for many visitors.
Airport Shuttle Services
Rochester International Airport. Taxi and shuttle services are available to meet all incoming flights at RST. Visit the Ground Transportation desks of the Main Terminal Building. View a list of hotels that offer shuttle service to and from the Rochester International Airport here.
Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport. Daily van shuttle service is available dozens of times each day from MSP to Rochester, with shuttle-drop off at a number of Rochester hotels and other locations.