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Honorary Commander Program links St. Louis Regional Staff to Scott AFB

This year, St. Louis Regional Airport Operations Manager Jay Christians has had the opportunity to be part of a refueling flight, a deployment drill and several other on-base learning opportunities as part of the Team Scott Honorary Commander Program at Scott Air Force Base (SAFB). The program is designed to increase community understanding of the […]

St. Louis Regional Airport To Hold 23rd Open House

The 23rd Annual Open House Wings & Wheels Fly In and Car Show will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30 at St. Louis Regional Airport at 8 Terminal Drive in East Alton.   This year Big Foot Driver and Monster Truck Hall of Famer Jim Kramer will be there with Bigfoot 8, the world’s first […]

KIDCATION: Pizza, Planes and Pilots

Bring the kids to St. Louis Regional Airport on Saturday, August 5th at 10:00am. Meet local pilots and see their planes up close and personal. Kids get a free one topping pizza at High Flyers Grille,  located at the airport, with the purchase of one adult entree.  Come to 8 Terminal Drive in East Alton. […]

West Star leads boom at St. Louis Regional

St. Louis Regional Airport soared to new highs in the past year and has no prospects for grounding in 2015. Its biggest tenant, West Star Aviation, is coming off a record year of revenue, during which its local hangar space was increased by 47,000 square feet, nearly doubling its workspace.

Airport Purchases Impressive Snowplow

When winter weather makes it difficult to keep runways clear, St. Louis Regional Airport has a 22-foot solution. The airport purchased an additional snowplow in 2014, this one with a 22-foot blade. “Since Regional is the only major airport in the area completely above the region’s flood plains we take our commitment to being an […]