Tag Archives: St. Louis Downtown Airport

Terry Bowman Brings CPR & First Aid Training to Illinois Capitol

Here at Bi-State Development Agency/Metro employees know Firefighter Terry Bowman Jr. as the person who taught them CPR and first aid training at the Saint Louis Downtown Airport, but that’s just one of the many things he does for the airport and the agency. In addition to coordinating public education outreach activities for Bi-State Development […]

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Erick Dahl Introduced as Incoming St. Louis Downtown Airport Director

Bi-State Development Agency President and CEO John Nations introduced Erick Dahl as the incoming director of St. Louis Downtown Airport at the Bi-State Development Board of Commissioners meeting today. Dahl will assume his new role on December 1. He brings more than 10 years of aviation experience reflecting strong relationships with airport users, tenants and […]

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Emergency Training Exercise Provides a Great Benefit to St. Louis Downtown Airport

St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia, Illinois recently conducted a training exercise on Saturday, November 16 where Metro East emergency responders and public health crews learned how to handle a simulated plane crash and fire, multiple passenger injuries and fatalities, and a simulated biological hazard scenario.   The University of Missouri provided its Mobile Aircraft […]

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Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum to Receive the St. Louis AIAA Civic Service Award

Big congratulations are in order for the Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum! The St. Louis Section of the AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) selected the Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum for the 2013 AIAA Civic Service Award. The award recognizes the museum’s efforts to preserve and promote historic air and […]

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Participate In Virtual Public Meeting on the St. Louis Rapid Transit Connector Study

The St. Louis Rapid Transit Connector Study is now conducting a virtual public meeting to obtain your input on improvements to regional transit service. The Connector Study – led by the Bi-State Development Agency/Metro and their partners East-West Gateway Council of Governments, MoDOT, St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis – seeks to […]

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FedEx Express Donates Boeing 727-200F Aircraft to St. Louis Downtown Airport

  Today (April 19) was a very special day for St. Louis Downtown Airport and the region in terms of safety, emergency response preparedness, training and aviation education. This morning, following its last flight, the Boeing 727-200F aircraft operated for 20 years by FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, was donated to St. Louis […]

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Youth Aviation Programs At St. Louis Downtown Airport Rewarding For Girls and Boys And All Involved

  Educating boys and girls about aviation  opportunities and careers is a priority for the staff at the St. Louis Downtown Airport as well as for other groups located at the airport. This past Saturday, St. Louis Downtown Airport, St. Louis University (SLU), Boeing, Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 64, the Greater St. Louis Air and […]

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Bi-State Development Agency/Metro Approves Fiscal Year 2014 Budget

The Board of Commissioners of the Bi-State Development Agency/Metro (BSDA/Metro) has approved a $306.3 million operating budget and $442.9 million (3 year) capital budget for Fiscal Year 2014 (FY2014).  The FY2014 budget allocates resources to run the transit system and all enterprises for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 with a 3.7 percent increase […]

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Platform At Stadium MetroLink Station To Be Closed This Friday

The westbound platform at the Stadium MetroLink station will be closed from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. on March 1 (Friday) to prepare for the replacement of ADA tiles. During this time, westbound trains will not serve the Stadium station. Westbound customers with a Stadium station destination will need to exit the train at Civic […]

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On Board With Our Airport Director, Starting His Career Hanging over the Airport Fence as a Kid

Peter Pan said to fly, all you needed was ‘faith and trust and just a little bit of pixie dust.’ Well, what you really need is to know someone with a plane and love for flying. But seriously, have you ever wanted to fly? St. Louis Downtown Airport and Heliport Director Bob McDaniel has wanted […]

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