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Travel Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Travel guidelines and how we’re taking care of you. Get the latest information.

Travel Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted on May 08, 2020 in Media Releases

Travel guidelines and how we’re taking care of you.

We recommend the CDC’s website as a resource for ways travelers can best protect themselves from becoming ill. Additionally, guests of the airport are encouraged to wash their hands frequently and use hand sanitizer and/or anti-bacterial wipes when traveling.

As a reminder, no person should board a flight when they are feeling ill as this could potentially put others at risk. Face coverings are not currently required, but encouraged, while visiting St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Please use social distancing while in the airport.

Your safety is our top priority. We appreciate your understanding and thank you.

*This information just includes airlines at STL

June 1, 2020
Travelers flying Frontier Airlines will have their temperature checked before boarding beginning June 1. 

May 11, 2020
American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Contour Airlines and Southwest Airlines are requiring all customers traveling to wear a face covering (or mask) while on board the aircraft and gate areas.

If you are using Metro Transit to reach the airport you MUST wear a face mask to help protect transit riders and employees from the spread of coronavirus. All Metro customers riding MetroBus, MetroLink or Metro Call-A-Ride services are now required to wear a face mask that covers their nose and mouth. 

TSA employees will now be required to wear masks. The agency is also encouraging passengers to wear masks, but is not requiring them.

May 8, 2020 
All passengers traveling on Frontier Airlines must wear a face mask throughout their journey. This includes all ticket counters, gate areas and onboard its aircraft.

May 4, 2020
Delta Air Lines and United Airlines now require passengers to wear face coverings in terminal building areas and on flights. 

May 1, 2020
Until further notice, TSA is allowing passengers to bring hand sanitizer up to 12 oz. in carry-on bags. Larger containers will most likely need to be screened separately so allow yourself plenty of time.

April 2020
During April, we began playing an announcement asking passengers to use social distancing while in the airport, added more hand sanitizer stations, continued cleaning touchpoints more frequently and required Airport Authority employees to do temp checks before shifts. Some of our tenants and airlines installed Plexiglas at ticket counters and concession areas and put out markers/signage noting 6 feet for social distancing requirements.

March 23, 2020
St. Louis Lambert International Airport is open and operating flights that support our nation’s critical functions such as essential travel, supply delivery, and cargo operations. We are continuing to sanitize the airport using a variety of cleaning methods, with emphasis taken in restrooms and high traffic areas.

We are committed to providing current travel information and airport operational updates when they become available.