Local/global connections are firmly established through airports with international connections. The Minneapolis – Saint Paul International Airport serves twenty non-stop international markets. According to Phil Burke, Director of MSP Operations, efforts to celebrate the area’s diverse cultural roots as well as enable visitors to learn more about the region, include exhibit spaces that feature works by local artists, renovated bathrooms whose walls are adorned with Minnesota imagery, mosaic floors that showcase Minnesota’s character and natural landscape, as well as an international fair.