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Airline adds nonstop destination from St. Louis-area airport

ST. LOUIS — Allegiant Air is adding nonstop, round-trip service this summer to Tennessee from MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah. The Las Vegas-based airline (Nasdaq: ALGT) is adding round-trip flights from MidAmerica to McGhee Tyson Airport in Alcoa, Tennessee, in suburban Knoxville. The new flights will be the only nonstop service between the cities, […]

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MidAmerica St. Louis Airport sees continued growth in 2023

2023 was a year of growth and change for MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah, Ill., with the appointment of new leadership, the opening of a terminal expansion, the completion of a new Taxiway project and construction underway on additional terminal modifications that will benefit tenants and leisure air travel. MidAmerica St. Louis Airport expects

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MidAmerica St. Louis Airport Names Darren James as Airport Director and Hires New Assistant Airport Director

The St. Clair County Public Building Commission (PBC), which oversees the operations at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) in Mascoutah, Ill., has announced that Darren James has officially been named Airport Director after serving as interim in the position since August 23. In the wake of his promotion, the PBC also announced that Jennifer Hogancamp

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MidAmerica’s Terminal Expansion Puts an Emphasis on Passenger Experience

Due to an uptick in passenger traffic the MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) added an additional 41,000 square feet to its existing terminal, bringing with it a number of amenities to improve the passenger experience. According to FAA data dating back to 2016, air carrier enplanements at the MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) were at

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MidAmerica St. Louis Airport Conducts Emergency Response Exercise

MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah, IL conducted an emergency response training exercise on September 26 as part of the FAA’s certification requirements for the airport. Along with the MidAmerica St. Louis Airport and Scott AFB first responders, crews from Mascoutah and St. Clair County also participated. Members of the local media were invited to observe

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Millstone Weber Wins First Metro Transit MetroLink Station Security Contract Package

Millstone Weber LLC has been awarded the contract for the first construction package in Metro Transit’s $52-million project to install security gates and fencing at MetroLink platforms on the 46-mile light rail system. The $6.4 million contract with Millstone Weber focuses on four MetroLink stations in St. Clair County: the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center Station, College

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Training at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport helps emergency crews train for the worst on the runway

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) – Emergency crews from all over the Metro East converged on MidAmerica St. Louis Airport on Tuesday to get critical training that could save lives in a disaster. The training exercise is required every three years at the Mascoutah airport. In one exercise, a hard landing caused by a bird played

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Darren James Serving as New Leader of MidAmerica Airport

Succeeding Bryan Johnson, who has taken an aviation-related leadership position in Johnson County, Kansas, Darren V. James is bringing with him an extensive background in appropriate professional endeavors as the interim and soon-to-be formally installed permanent director of MidAmerica St. Louis Airport which is located at the intersection of Interstate 64 and Illinois Route 4

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MidAmerica Airport celebrates opening of expanded passenger terminal; FAA rep shares thoughts

Occurring during the silver anniversary year from the start of MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in St. Clair County, a celebration/grand opening of its expanded passenger terminal took place on Tuesday afternoon, June 13. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and several other key stakeholders gathered with more than 100 invited guests to officially cut the ribbon for

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