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$1.01 billion runway to open at Lambert on April 13

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The new runway at Lambert Airport, set to open in April. (KWMU photo)

By Matt Sepic, KWMU

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St. Louis, MO – It's the most expensive construction project ever undertaken in St. Louis. And its set to open officially in about a month.

But it's been nearly eight years since the FAA green-lighted a new $1.01 billion runway for Lambert Airport. And quite a bit has changed in the world of commercial aviation since then.

KWMU's Matt Sepic reports.

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