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St. Louis/Lambert International Airport

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KSTL
Airport
ICAO: KSTL – IATA: STL
Summary
Name St. Louis/Lambert International Airport
Region North America
Territory United States US.gif
Location St. Louis County, Missouri
Serving St. Louis
Elevation 184.404 m
605 ft
605 ft184.404 m
Coordinates 38° 45' 3.53" N, 90° 22' 24.52" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
6/24 2317 m7,601.706 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes
11/29 2744 m9,002.625 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes
12L/30R 2744 m9,002.625 ft
46 m150.919 ft
CON yes/yes
12R/30L 3359 m11,020.341 ft
61 m200.131 ft
CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation KSTL 110951Z 12008KT 10SM BKN190 OVC250 20/11 A2948 RMK AO2 SLP973 VIRGA OHD T02000111
Station St. Louis, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
Date/Time 11 April 2019 09:51:00
Wind direction 120°
Wind speed 08 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature 20°C
Dew point 11.1°C
Humidity 56%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

ICAO: KSTL IATA: STL

Description

International airport serving the Greater St. Louis area, Missouri. The airport lies outside the St. Louis city limits in St. Louis County. Its land sits in the cities of Berkeley and Bridgeton and in an unincorporated area, 16 km8.639 nm
16,000 m
52,493.438 ft
NW of St. Louis.

The St. Louis metropolitan area is also served by MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in St. Louis, Missouri; St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia, St. Clair County, Illinois; St. Louis Regional Airport in Alton, Illinois; and Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Climatology

St. Louis lies in the transition between a humid subtropical and humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa/Dfa), with neither large mountains nor large bodies of water to moderate its temperature. It is subject to both cold Arctic air and hot, humid tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico. Spring is the wettest season and produces erratic severe weather ranging from tornadoes to winter storms. Summers are hot and humid. Winters are cold with periodic snow and temperatures often below freezing. Winter storm systems, can bring days of heavy freezing rain, ice pellets, and snowfall.

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The following coordinate was not recognized: span class="smw-format list-format ">38° 45' 3.53" N, 90° 22' 24.52" W.


Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of KSTL

  • MD82 / C441, Lambert-St Louis MI USA, 1994 (On 22 November 1994 a McDonnell Douglas MD 82 flight crew taking off from Lambert- St. Louis at night in excellent visibility suddenly became aware of a stationary Cessna 441 on the runway ahead and was unable to avoid a high speed collision. The collision destroyed the Cessna but allowed the MD82 to be brought to a controlled stop without occupant injury. The Investigation found that the Cessna 441 pilot had mistakenly believed his departure would be from the runway he had recently landed on and had entered that runway without clearance whilst still on GND frequency.)
  • MD82, vicinity Lambert St Louis MO USA, 2007 (On September 28, 2007 the left engine of a McDonnell Douglas MD82 caught fire during the departure climb from Lambert St. Louis and an air turn back was initiated. When the landing gear failed to fully extend, a go around was made to allow time for an emergency gear extension to be accomplished after which a successful landing and emergency evacuation from the fire-damaged aircraft followed. The Investigation concluded that the engine fire was directly consequential on an unapproved maintenance practice and that the fire was prolonged by flight crew interruption of an emergency checklist to perform "non-essential tasks".)