Press Releases

PASSENGER TRAFFIC AT MIDAMERICA ST. LOUIS AIRPORT SURGES TO NEW RECORD
WITH MORE THAN 160,000 PASSENGERS SERVED

MASCOUTAH, IL (February 6, 2023) – MidAmerica St. Louis Airport today announced a new record of 163,210 passengers served in 2022, continuing a trend of positive passenger growth. The 2022 passenger count exceeds that of 2021 by nearly 2,000 and is fueled by a robust recovery from the travel disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. …

PASSENGER TRAFFIC AT MIDAMERICA ST. LOUIS AIRPORT SURGES TO NEW RECORD
WITH MORE THAN 160,000 PASSENGERS SERVED
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New Airport Blvd Signals

New Traffic Signals

Effective November 9, 2022, signals at the intersection of IL Rte. 4 and Airport Blvd, Mascoutah, IL will become operational. See the following for additional information on the project:  https://flymidamerica.com/new-signalization-and-turn-lanes-to-provide-enhanced-access-to-midamerica-st-louis-airport-and-new-boeing-production-facility-under-development/

$37.7M TAXIWAY LIMA AND BRIDGE PROJECT UNDERWAY AT MIDAMERICA ST. LOUIS AIRPORT

MASCOUTAH, IL, Sept. 7, 2022 . . . Work to add nearly 3,100 linear feet of new Taxiway Lima pavement and a new Taxiway Bridge over Crooked Creek is underway at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV).  The $37.7 million project will provide airfield access to a future aviation business park on the south side of …

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NEW SIGNALIZATION AND TURN LANES TO PROVIDE ENHANCED ACCESS TO MIDAMERICA ST. LOUIS AIRPORT AND NEW BOEING PRODUCTION FACILITY UNDER DEVELOPMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Bryan Johnson, A.A.E. Airport Director MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) 618.566.5240 bryan.johnson@flymidamerica.com   NEW SIGNALIZATION AND TURN LANES TO PROVIDE ENHANCED ACCESS TO MIDAMERICA ST. LOUIS AIRPORT AND NEW BOEING PRODUCTION FACILITY UNDER DEVELOPMENT MASCOUTAH, IL, August 4, 2022 . . . A construction project begun on August 1 by the …

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MIDAMERICA ST. LOUIS AIRPORT AWARDED GRANT FOR NEW AIRCRAFT RESCUE AND FIREFIGHTING VEHICLE

MASCOUTAH, IL, JUNE 16, 2022 . . . MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) has received notification of new federal support from the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program. The $678,127 grant will be used to purchase a new Aircraft Rescue Firefighting truck that will replace an existing 23-year old vehicle at MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah, …

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MIDAMERICA AIRPORT CELEBRATES MILESTONE AS PASSENGER TRAFFIC FOR 2021 SOARS TO ALMOST 102,000

New Record High Number of Travelers Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Highs of 2019 MASCOUTAH, IL, JAN. 12, 2022 . . . MidAmerica St. Louis Airport today announced that passenger traffic through the airport during 2021 increased to a total of 320,000 travelers, a new annual record high for the airport. The passenger count exceeds 2019 numbers by …

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PLANS FOR NEW BOEING FACTORY CONTRIBUTE TO CONTINUING GROWTH
AT MIDAMERICA ST. LOUIS AIRPORT

Development expected to bring up to 300 advanced manufacturing jobs to the greater St. Louis region Mascoutah, IL, Sept. 17, 2021 – MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) and St. Clair County, Illinois, today welcomed the official announcement that Boeing will be developing its newest factory at the airport in Mascoutah, Ill, where the Navy’s newest …

PLANS FOR NEW BOEING FACTORY CONTRIBUTE TO CONTINUING GROWTH
AT MIDAMERICA ST. LOUIS AIRPORT
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MidAmerica St. Louis Airport Among Top 5 Least Expensive U.S. Airports

Affordability and convenience have driven passenger traffic to highest levels ever Mascoutah, IL, August 26, 2021 – MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) is ranked among the nation’s top five least expensive airports, according to the findings of a recent study of Bureau of Transportation statistics, conducted by FinanceBuzz. The study compares the average airfare cost …

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New Law Positions MidAmerica St. Louis Airport to Save Time and Money on Future Construction Projects

The signing of SB-1232 by Gov. Pritzker this past Friday represents a major win for MidAmerica St. Louis Airport and other commercial service airports in Illinois. The bill amends the Illinois Aeronautics Act, targeting a subsection of the Act known as the Channeling Act. The amendment eliminates a requirement that federal funding for commercial airports with 10,000 …

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MidAmerica St. Louis Airport Launches New Website

Mascoutah, IL, June 16, 2021 – MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) has launched a new airport website designed to better meet the unique needs of the airport and its many users. The new website, at www.flymidamerica.com, addresses several issues that impacted the user experience on the original site, including flexibility for use on different devices …

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