control tower

Central Illinois Airport Sues FAA Over Control Tower Cuts

The airport is one of five in Illinois that are set to lose federal funding for control towers under the across-the-board government budget cuts.


St. Louis Regional Airport

St. Louis Regional Airport Director Speaks Out Against Sequester Cuts

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a letter, any review of proposed cuts would only be based on national interests.


Pilots of the Southwest flight that landed at the wrong airport said they thought the runway lights belonged to Branson's airport. (CBS St. Louis)

Missouri Congress Members Question Air Tower Closures

The Federal Aviation Administration recently released a list of 238 airports were control towers could be closed as a result of budget cuts.


The air traffic control tower at St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto, Ill. is targeted for closure on April 1. (KMOX/Brad Choat

Bethalto Airport Tower Closing

St. Louis Regional Airport would remain open after April 1, but without air traffic controllers, thanks to FAA budget cuts.


St. Louis Regional Airport

Budget Sequestration to Affect Regional Airports

Airfield in Bethalto, Ill. is on list of those at risk of losing FAA control tower funding.


Airplane cabin

McCaskill Wants Relaxed Cellphone, Tablet Rules on Airplanes

She says it’s absurd to retain the restrictions for passengers given that the FAA decided earlier this year to let pilots use tablet computers in the cockpit.


Plane Crash

2 Killed In Small Plane Crash In Southwest Missouri

Lawrence County Sheriff Brad Delay says the plane caught fire on impact near Stotts City, about three miles north of Interstate 44.


Generic KMOX Logo

2 Killed in Small Plane crash in SW Missouri

Federal investigators were arriving at the scene of a twin-engine plane crash in southwest Missouri that left two people dead.



UPDATE: Pilot Killed In Taylorville Crash

Plane was carrying skydivers, Saturday morning, when it went down.



Laser Concerns Near Lambert Airport

Two more incidents involving lasers pointed at aircraft are under investigation in St. Louis.




Listen Live