St. Louis International Airport (STL)
(St. Louis, Missouri - MO, USA)
Covering more than 3,700 acres / 1,500 hectares, Lambert St. Louis International Airport (STL) is just 13 miles / 21 km northwest of St. Louis and near to Bridgeton, Chesterfield, Maryland Heights and St. Charles. In total, St. Louis Airport features over 80 gateways, ten international airlines and around 15 commuter services, with upwards of 15 million annual passengers and 280,000 take-offs and landings, which averages more than 750 operations each day.
St. Louis Airport currently employs 550 people directly and over 15,000 indirectly, contributing in excess of $5 billion to the regional economy. The facility boasts four runways, two terminals and five concourse areas, with the main airlines including American Connection, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines.
Most passengers arriving at St. Louis Airport tend to use the local light-rail system to reach the city centre. Known as the Metrolink, this fast train network travels to downtown St. Louis in less than 30 minutes, with other stops include the Central West End area, Clayton, the Delmar Loop, Forsyth, Richmond Heights and the Union Station.
Also onsite at St. Louis Airport are a rank of taxi cabs (exit MT14 / yellow level), rental cars and vans (brown level), and a number of courtesy hotel shuttles (exit MT16), linking areas such as the Grand South Grand district and the University City Loop, along with the historic Soulard neighborhood, which is known for its Victorian buildings and popular Soulard Farmer's Market. Further afield, the main transport options at St. Louis Airport also link Indianapolis to the east and Kansas City to the west.
About St. Louis Tourism
Sited on the western side of the Mississippi River and in the state of Missouri, St. Louis is famous for its iconic Gateway Arch. The enormous arch is located within the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park and plays an important part in creating a dramatic, waterfront skyline.
St. Louis Airport (STL) not only stands close to the city centre itself, but is also near to Bridgeton, Berkeley, Florissant, Hazelwood and St. Charles. Within the city itself, attractions include baseball games at the Busch Stadium, almost 10,000 animals at St. Louis Zoo, many interactive displays at the Science Center, the beautifully landscaped Missouri Botanical Gardens, a popular shopping center within the historic Union Station building, and riverboat cruises past the Gateway Arch itself. St. Louis Airport is especially busy during the Labor Day weekend in September, when crowds arrive to enjoy the city's noteworthy Blues Heritage Festival.
Lambert St. Louis International Airport (STL):|
|Address: 10701 Lambert International Boulevard, St Louis, Missouri, MO, 63145-0212, USA|
|Airport Code: STL
Tel: +1 314 426 8000
Fax: +1 314 426 1221