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Travel Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19): For everyone's safety, masks are required at STL.

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. Please use social distancing while in the airport.

*Face coverings are required while visiting St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Passengers can obtain a complimentary cloth face mask from the Information Booth in Terminal One or a Southwest ticket agent in Terminal Two. 

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

*This information just includes airlines at STL

April 30, 2021
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is extending the face mask requirement for individuals across all transportation networks throughout the United States, including at airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and rail systems through September 13. TSA’s initial face mask requirement went into effect on February 1 with an expiration date of May 11.

July 27, 2020
American, Southwest and Delta have expanded and updated their face covering policies, requiring all customers above the age of two to wear a face covering or mask. Also, could ban travelers from flying who don't follow safety guidelines. Check with your airlines before traveling for latest information.   

July 3, 2020
For everyone's safety, masks are now required at the airport. 

June 1, 2020
All travelers flying Frontier Airlines receive temperature checks before boarding. 

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.