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FAA to Make Decision on St. Clair Airport

The city of St. Clair’s fight to shut down its airports has been going on for years, and depends on a ruling from the Federal Aviation Administration that’s already been pushed back several times.

03/03/2014

Lambert Airport, December 2011

Study: Airports Contribute $11B to Mo. Economy

Combined, the airports contribute more than 100,000 jobs with a payroll of $3.1 billion.

12/02/2013

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Missouri Journalism School to Seek Drone Permit

The federal agency has ordered the university as well as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to stop flying the drones outdoors until they obtain government authorization.

09/24/2013

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Stuntman Postpones Flight Through Downtown After FAA Warning

Alexander Polli, a 28-year-old Italian-Norwegian, planned to jump from a plane at 4,000 feet near Busch Stadium at 6 p.m. Friday.

08/23/2013

A family takes a stroll under the Gatewa

Wingsuit Flyer Promises to Avoid the Arch

Spokeswoman Meghan Spork said Polli will reach speeds of 140 mph as he does stunts such as flips during the three-minute flight over downtown.

08/22/2013

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

5 Ill. Airport Towers Get Closure Reprieve

The towers are all operated for the FAA at low-traffic airports and were to close by mid-June as the result of government-wide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.

05/13/2013

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McCaskill Renews Call To End Airplane Electronics Ban

“It’s more the notion that the government should never have the right to keep a rule in place that’s not based on sound scientific data”

04/22/2013

American Airlines, Getty/Joe Raedle

Outage Grounds American Airlines Flights

American asked the Federal Aviation Administration to halt its flights until 4 p.m. CT.

04/16/2013

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FAA To Delay 149 Airport Tower Closures Until June

The Federal Aviation Administration said the closures are being delayed in order to deal with legal challenges.

04/05/2013

St. Louis Regional Airport

St. Louis Regional Airport On Final FAA List of Closing Towers

The original list of threatened towers contained 189 contract towers but the Administration was able to stave off the closure of 40 of those, leaving a final list of 149.

03/22/2013

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