A Fire Department spokesman says the fire was put out with hand-held fire extinguishers.
“As far as we’re concerned, if they come to St. Louis, whether it’s the city or county, we’re all going to benefit,” the mayor said.
A new private jet terminal is coming to Lambert Airport, owned by a trio of St. Louis natives.
After 10 days in St. Louis, the first plane that can fly day or night without fuel is on its way to Cincinnati.
The Solar Impulse landed about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday after a flight from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
The storm caused extensive damage to two aircraft hangars, three out buildings and a parking lot. Repair costs have not been determined.
Airport officials said Wednesday that traffic rose 2.5 percent in April compared with April 2012. About 523,000 people boarded planes at Lambert last month.
Republic Services says it will remove six concrete columns from the landfill, which will make the smell worse for about two weeks.
A solar-powered plane making its initial cross-country voyage in May will make a stop in St. Louis.
Best advice is to stay home, Sunday, unless travel is absolutely necessary.