Lounge Review: Delta Sky Club® (MSP – F/G Concourse)

by Anthony Losanno
Delta Sky Club MSP Entrance

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On the first stop of my recent Dash for Platinum (where I visited all nine Delta hubs in under 48 hours), I took some time to visit one of the two Sky Clubs® at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). This is the nicer, newer option and closest to my departing flight.

Delta Sky Club MSP


Access is granted to passengers with memberships (purchased annually), one-time pass holders (earned from the co-branded American Express cards), Delta One®, SkyTeam premium cabin passengers, SkyTeam Elite Plus when flying internationally in premium cabins, the Centurion® and the Platinum Card® from American Express holders, Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card holders, WestJet business class passengers, and WestJet Rewards Platinum and Gold Elite. Allowed guests vary by access type. A same-day boarding pass is required to enter the Delta Sky Club®.

Anthony’s Take: Minneapolis is one of Delta’s largest hubs (inherited from its acquisition of Northwest Airlines). The lounge between concourses F and G offers a buffet, full bar, Wi-Fi, and restrooms. This Sky Club® gets busy, but I had no issue finding a chair.

When entering the lounge there is a desk for checking credentials to the right. There were several agents working and check in was speedy.

Delta Sky Club MSP Agent

There is a separate desk with an agent to help with flight issues and questions.

Delta Sky Club MSP Bar


After passing the agents, you’ll find a bar on the left side with the buffet nearby. It offers all of the standard spirits, wine, and beer that Delta provides complimentary as well as some premium options for purchase.

Delta Sky Club MSP Beverages

To the left of the bar is a beverage station with a soda fountain, juices, water, and coffee machine.

Delta Sky Club MSP Soda Fountain

Unfortunately, the soda fountain does not have ginger ale, which is one of my go-to beverages.

Delta Sky Club MSP Coffee Machine

Coffee machine


In front of the bar is a buffet with a decent breakfast selection. This includes pastries, breads, cereal, yogurt, fruit, eggs, and sausage. The lounge was busy and the staff struggled to keep food restocked.  The hot items looked particularly picked over.

Eggs and grain salad

Eggs and grain salad

Delta Sky Club MSP Fruit

Cottage cheese and fruit

Delta Sky Club MSP Yogur

Yogurt parfaits

Delta Sky Club MSP Bagels

Bagels, English muffins, and a self-serve toaster

Delta Sky Club MSP Cheese

Cheese, pepperoni, butter, and cream cheese

Delta Sky Club MSP Egg Bites

Egg bites

Delta Sky Club MSP Sausage Patties

Sausage patties

Delta Sky Club MSP Turkey Sausage

Sausage links

Delta Sky Club MSP Breakfast Potatoes

Breakfast potatoes

Delta Sky Club MSP Breakfast PotatoesDelta Sky Club MSP Condiments

Condiment selection

Delta Sky Club MSP Breakfast PotatoesDelta Sky Club MSP Muffins


Delta Sky Club MSP Breakfast PotatoesDelta Sky Club MSP Loaf Cakes

Loaf cakes

Delta Sky Club MSP Seating


There is plenty of seating in this Sky Club®. I was there in the morning and had no issue finding a seat on either of the two levels. You enter the lounge on the upper level and there are stairs to the lower level in several spots throughout. The chairs around the buffet includes tables. Most of the rest of the lounge consists of pretty uniform arm chairs.

Delta Sky Club MSP Seating 2

Lower-level seating

Delta Sky Club MSP Holiday


This Sky Club® offers free Wi-Fi, restrooms, and the food and beverages mentioned above. It also had a seasonal gingerbread display when I went shortly after Christmas (across from the check-in desk).

Overall Impression:

The Delta Sky Club® between the F and G concourses offers a buffet, full bar, and free Wi-Fi. It’s not the nicest Sky Club® and the staff had a hard time keeping up with the crowd for both food refills and cleaning up dishes and glasses. I had some time to kill between flights and it served its purpose.

Anthony’s Credit Card Pick: I love the lounges where The Platinum Card® from American Express grants me access. It has had a prominent place in my wallet for many years now. While it does have an annual fee of $695, it provides many travel benefits and will always be my go-to for lounge access (both Delta Sky Clubs® and Centurion Lounges) and booking airfare from the airlines to earn 5x points (up to $500,000 per calendar year). Learn more. Rates & Fees. Terms apply.

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