MidAmerica St. Louis Airport http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Audit: Struggling MidAmerica Airport again posts loss http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/audit-struggling-midamerica-airport-again-posts-loss <p>An audit shows that a southwestern Illinois airport that&#39;s never turned a profit since opening with great fanfare 13 years ago continues to lose money.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.bnd.com/2011/09/28/1878328/midamerica-loses-money-again.html">Belleville News-Democrat reports</a> that the review by J.W. Boyle &amp; Co. found that MidAmerica St. Louis Airport had an operating loss of $11.9 million in 2010. That&#39;s 4.3 percent less than the previous year.</p> Wed, 28 Sep 2011 15:36:05 +0000 The Associated Press 2140 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Audit: Struggling MidAmerica Airport again posts loss St. Clair County approves scaled-down warehouse at MidAmerica Airport http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-clair-county-approves-scaled-down-warehouse-midamerica-airport <p>St. Clair County officials on Thursday approved a greatly scaled back plan for a privately-financed cargo warehouse at <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/metro-east-officials-losing-patience-midamerica-airport">MidAmerica Airport</a> in Mascoutah, Ill.</p> Thu, 18 Aug 2011 22:15:00 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1899 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Clair County approves scaled-down warehouse at MidAmerica Airport Morning headlines: Tuesday, August 9, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-august-9-2011 <p><strong>Commission struggles to reach agreement on Senate districts boundaries</strong></p><p>A panel of five Democrats and five Republicans met Monday and adjourned without reaching a deal on a new Missouri state Senate district map for the 34-member Senate. Commission leaders said the St. Louis area seems to be the biggest sticking point in adjusting the outlines of the state and Senate districts.</p> Tue, 09 Aug 2011 14:04:31 +0000 Johanna Mayer, The Associated Press, Adam Allington & KRCU 1829 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Tuesday, August 9, 2011 Metro East officials losing patience with MidAmerica Airport http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/metro-east-officials-losing-patience-midamerica-airport <p>Today the <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111903635604576476170691580238.html">Wall Street Journal</a> ran a story about decreasing prospects for small regional airport&#39;s like MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah, IL.</p><p>When it was built over a decade ago MidAmerica was meant to serve as a &quot;reliever&quot; airport for Lambert and nearby Scott Air Force Base.&nbsp; As the Journal reports, those aspirations have largely failed to pan out, as departures from Lambert have dropped significantly since Sept. 11.</p> Mon, 08 Aug 2011 22:16:49 +0000 Adam Allington 1824 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Metro East officials losing patience with MidAmerica Airport FAA says St. Clair County shooting range no danger to aircraft http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/faa-says-st-clair-county-shooting-range-no-danger-aircraft <p>The Federal Aviation Administration says the Caseyville Rifle and Pistol Club is no danger to people or planes.</p><p>But officials in St. Clair County have a different view of the shooting range located near Scott Air Force Base and MidAmerica St. Louis Airport.</p><p>The county has been trying to get an injunction to shutter the club and insists the open-air range endangers low-flying planes.</p><p>County officials have asked a judge to toss out as evidence an FAA letter calling the shooting range safe.</p> Mon, 08 Aug 2011 18:45:13 +0000 The Associated Press 1821 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org FAA says St. Clair County shooting range no danger to aircraft