Lambert Concourse Reopens, Year After Twister

ST. LOUIS (AP) –– A big section of Lambert Airport that had been shut down since a Good Friday tornado a year ago is open again.

The St. Louis airport’s C Concourse reopened Monday following extensive renovations.

The EF4 twister last April blew out scores of windows and caused millions of dollars of damage to the airport, mostly to the C Concourse. No one was killed, but in addition to the airport damage, hundreds of homes nearby were damaged or destroyed.

Lambert officials say the repairs coincided with a planned major renovation. All told, nearly $15 million was spent on the project.

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  • Ed Golterman

    Are there exhibits in this bright cheerful concourse pointing people toward
    Kiel Opera House (now Peabody), the MUNY, the greatest outdoor theater
    in America, the Fox, some of our other attractions. Artwork is not a call to action
    In other airports those arriving can in some cases order tickets for shows and
    concerts right at the airport.

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