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Lambert-St Louis Intl Airport, St Louis, Mo.

According to the Regional Airline Association, which considers most local traffic to be regional, approximately 48.5% of departures were on regional carriers.

During June, 2009, a total of 642,000 passengers embarked on 8,300 regularly scheduled flights. About 52% of departures (carrying 76% of passengers) were operated by major airlines or other carriers operating large jets, while about 47% of departures (carrying 24% of passengers) were on regional carriers.

Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

Carriers operating at Lambert-St Louis Intl Airport - June, 2009 traffic

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Operator Flights Passengers Average seats
per plane
Avg.
Occupancy
Southwest Airlines Co. 2,180 240,909 135.6 81.5 %
American Airlines Inc. 1,242 153,689 152.6 81.1 %
Chautauqua Airlines Inc. 1,353 47,468 45.0 77.9 %
Northwest Airlines Inc. 311 28,490 111.8 81.9 %
AirTran Airways Corporation 215 17,615 117 70.0 %
American Eagle Airlines Inc. 547 17,259 48.5 65.1 %
Trans States Airlines 352 14,791 50 84.0 %
GoJet Airlines, LLC d/b/a United Express 258 13,767 66 80.8 %
Expressjet Airlines Inc. 300 12,699 50 84.7 %
Delta Air Lines Inc. 97 12,160 142.9 87.7 %
Frontier Airlines Inc. 93 11,521 130.7 94.8 %
USA 3000 Airlines 90 11,142 168 73.7 %
US Airways Inc. 91 10,245 125.3 89.8 %
Skywest Airlines Inc. 118 7,619 69.6 92.8 %
Atlantic Southeast Airlines 85 5,257 68.2 90.6 %
Mesa Airlines Inc. 70 5,077 86 84.3 %
Mesaba Airlines 91 4,954 68.3 79.7 %
Comair Inc. 90 4,055 51.3 87.8 %
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp 90 3,964 50 88.1 %
United Air Lines Inc. 31 3,576 123.8 93.2 %
Shuttle America Corp. 55 3,389 75.1 82.0 %
Pinnacle Airlines Inc. 64 2,965 58.9 78.6 %
Great Lakes Airlines 310 698 19 11.9 %
PSA Airlines Inc. 8 376 50 94 %
Continental Air Lines Inc. 1 79 124 63.7 %
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

INCIDENTS AND ACCIDENTS NEAR LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL AIRPORT

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuriesMinor injuries
Accident Near St. Louis,, Mo.
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May 26, 2004 0 1 1
Accident St. Louis,, Mo.
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Sept. 7, 2008 0 0 0
Accident St. Louis,, Mo.
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Aug. 14, 2008 0 0 0
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010