St Louis International
Situated 10 miles (17km) northwest of central St Louis, Lambert-St Louis International Airport is the busiest airport in Missouri, serving roughly 12.3 million passengers each year. Named for Albert Bond Lambert, an Olympic medalist and manufacturer of Listerine, the airport is affectionately known as simply 'Lamberts'.
Flights to Lambert-St Louis International Airport come from 88 destinations; while most are domestic cities within the US, there are several international routes to places like Toronto and Cancun. The busiest routes to Lambert-St Louis International Airport are short flights to Chicago, Atlanta and Dallas.
The airport is attractive, with futuristic LED lighting in Terminal 1 and many new facilities. There are also exhibitions of glass screens by local artists in Concourses A and C. Terminal 1 was damaged by a tornado in 2011, however reconstruction is underway and expected to be completed sometime in 2012; operations are proceeding in the meantime.
The airport is situated 13 miles (21km) northwest of St Louis.
Getting to the city
The Metrolink light rail system departs from both terminals between 5am and midnight to the city centre. Shared van services provide transport to city centre hotels, and airport taxis are also available from both terminals.
GMT -6 (GMT -5 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Airport information: +1 314 426 8000.
Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz and National. Counters are located on the lower level of the Main Terminal, and phones are available for phoning off-site companies; courtesy rental car company vans shuttle customers to their offices from outside both terminals.
Transfer between terminals
Free shuttles as well as the Metrolink run a regular service between the Main and East Terminals.
Airport facilities include ATMs, a bank and currency exchange. Restaurants, snackbars, shops, postal services, Internet kiosks, tourist information and hotel reservations are also available. Disabled facilities are good.
Short-term parking at Lambert-St Louis International Airport is charged at $2.50 per hour and $21 per day. Long-term parking is available in lots A ($13 per day), B ($10 per day), C ($9 per day) and E ($7 per day). All lots are serviced by a free shuttle.
Flights to Lambert-St Louis International Airport are available via Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Cape Air, Continental Airlines, Delta, Frontier, United Express and US Airways.
Wifi is available through Boingo for $7.95 per day.
The Missouri Vineyards Wine Bar and Restaurant in Terminal 1 has banquet and meeting facilities, while the American Airlines Admirals' Club offers conference rooms, computer terminals, data ports, and copying and printing facilities.
St Louis International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.