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Wanted: Farmer for St. Louis Downtown Airport

Normally, you might expect an airport to advertise for control tower workers, hangar space, or new businesses to relocate on the airport grounds.  Well, St. Louis Downtown Airport is looking for something a little different. The airport is seeking a local farmer to plant and harvest crops on undeveloped ground at the airport in Illinois. […]

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Gateway Arch Riverboat Cruises Begin This Weekend

The Gateway Arch Riverboats – the Becky Thatcher and Tom Sawyer – will begin cruising up and down the Mississippi River this weekend with the start of the 2015 riverboat season. Daily, one-hour sightseeing cruises begin Saturday, March 7. These narrated cruises explore the history of downtown St. Louis landmarks and architecture, and the vital role of […]

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Tickets Now Required to Visit the Gateway Arch

Starting today, March 2, all visitors must have a ticket to enter the Gateway Arch. Major renovations are underway on the Gateway Arch grounds, as well as inside of the facility, and this new policy will help prevent overcrowding and congestion. An Arch entry-only ticket is $3 for adults and free for children. This ticket allows access […]

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Bi-State Development Agency Introduces New Commissioners

The Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) announced the appointments of Vernal Brown and Irma Golliday to the BSDA Board of Commissioners during the February board meeting February 27. Brown, a resident of St. Louis County, was appointed to the BSDA Board by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and replaces Commissioner Kevin Cahill. Golliday, a resident of East […]

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New Look for St. Louis Downtown Airport Website

If you haven’t seen the new website for St. Louis Downtown Airport yet, you should check it out. It has a fresh, new design that is mobile friendly and easier to navigate. “Our old site contained useful information, but it wasn’t customized to meet the needs of our pilots or other stakeholders,” said Erick Dahl, St. Louis Downtown Airport Director. “This new […]

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Bi-State Development Agency to Relocate Headquarters

Following an extensive search, the Bi-State Development Agency (BSDA) is excited to announce the relocation of its headquarters to the Metropolitan Square Building at 211 North Broadway in downtown St. Louis. The move is planned for summer 2015. Since 1982, BSDA has occupied space at 707 North 1st Street, which currently serves as the agency’s […]

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Early Childhood Education Center to Open Near Wellston MetroLink Station

A new early childhood education center is expected to open this fall, just steps from our Wellston MetroLink Station. Bi-State Development Agency President & CEO John Nations, St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, other St. Louis County and Wellston officials, Mike Downing from the Missouri Department of Economic Development, Carolyn Steward from Family and Workforce […]

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Midwest Airport Fun Days to Take Off This Weekend

Join the fun and celebrate the 250th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis this weekend at St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia, Illinois. The Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum will host the first annual Midwest Airport Fun Days at the airport Saturday and Sunday. The public will get the chance to visit […]

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New Play Area at Lambert-St. Louis Int’l Airport

A new children’s play area with a transportation theme opened to the public this morning at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The Magic House’s new children’s exhibit called the St. Louis International Play Port, is located on the Concourse C. The special area for children to burn off energy while they wait with their families before […]

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Vice President Biden Visit To Impact Gateway Arch

Vice President Joe Biden plans to visit the Gateway Arch grounds this afternoon along with Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell. Their visit is expected to cause minor detours for visitors. Biden and Jewell will be in town to visit the renovation work at the Gateway Arch grounds. Biden is also expected to talk about the […]

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