Lease or Build

The St. Louis Downtown Airport charges no local tax, but generates an estimated $584 million to the local economy and generates 142 jobs in the community. All of our expenses are paid directly by the users of the airport, but if you consider all of the other jobs generated by the airport in the region, a total of 3,731 jobs are created. For every job created, the airport generates over $156,258 in local money! Your business can utilize our position as an economic engine in the community and region to increase your productive, efficiency, and bottom line profitability. From Industrial lots in proximity of the airport to on airfield master lease holds, the St. Louis Downtown Airport will work with you and your development agency to ensure you have the location for success.

Availability and Cost



The 170-acre lot has plenty of room to expand with 103 acres available and low lease rates. No personal property taxes and county business incentives and assistance available.

  • $ 563 per acre/month (lease) with runway access ($0.155 per sqft./year)
  • $ 327 per acre/month (lease) without runway access ($0.09 per sqft./year)
  • $ 109 per acre/month Option to Lease ($0.03 per sq. ft. per year)

 

Utilities



Electricity: Ameren UE — 34.5 kV supply line on site
Natural gas: Ameren IP— 3-inch main supply line on site
Water: Commonfields of Cahokia — 10-inch main supply line on site
Sewer: Village of Cahokia and American Bottoms Sewer District — 12-inch main line on site

 

Development Lot Information



Developers interested in building in proximity of the airport or within the airport Industrial park should review our Plans for Future Growth. It contains guidelines that show how the airport is poised to expand and where opportunities for your business to be located exist. Each of the lots described below should be treated as illustrative only. The Saint Louis Downtown Airport will work with you and your development agency to ensure that all of your needs for space, access, and utilities are met. Lots may be affected by Height and/or Use limitations. Please contact the Airport Administration Office for more information.

Aeronautical Property

Aeronautical Property is property at the airport for development that can ONLY be used for direct aircraft use. Example permitted uses include: Hangars, Fixed Based Operators, Ramps, TieDowns, Cargo Facilities, and other associated uses.

 

Airport Industrial Lot 102, 103, and 104

Classification: Aeronautical Property

Acres: 9.4

Description: Approximately 9.4 acres along Vector Drive with all utilities in place. This undeveloped property is easily accessible from the Airport’s south entrance at Jerome Lane and will have easy runway access. Parcel may be subdivided in smaller parcels.

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Lot: 102, 103, and 104 Looking North East

Airport Industrial Lots Under Environmental Assessment #1

Classification: Aeronautical Property

Acres: 10

Description: Under Environmental Assessment

Airport Industrial Lots Under Environmental Assessment #2

Classification: Aeronautical Property

Acres: 60+

Description: Under Environmental Assessment

Airport Industrial Lots Under Environmental Assessment #3

Classification: Aeronautical Property

Acres:65+

Description: Under Environmental Assessment

Airport Industrial Lots Under Environmental Assessment #4

Classification: Aeronautical Property

Acres: 90+

Description: Under Environmental Assessment

Non-Aeronautical Property

Non Aeronautical Property is property at the airport for development that can be used for ANY purpose within certain limitations and may. be used for direct aircraft use. Example permitted uses include: Hangars, Fixed Based Operators, Ramps, TieDowns, Cargo Facilities, and other associated uses.

Airport Industrial Lot One – Lot Five

Classification: Non-Aeronautical Property

Acres: 18

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Site 1 adjacent to the railroad overpass.

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Sites 1 through 5 looking West.

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Sites 1 through 5 looking North East.

Description: Sites 1 through 5 contain 18 acres West of the Sauget Industrial Parkway. This property does not have direct aeronautical access. It is prime industrial park property with easy access to the Interstate and Route 3.

Airport Industrial Lot Six - Lot Nine

Classification: Non-Aeronautical Property

Acres: 27

Description: Sites 1 through 9 contain approximately 27 acres north of Curtis-Steinberg Road. Sites 6, 7, 8, and 9 are South and East of the Sauget Industrial Parkway and contain 9 acres. This property does not have direct aeronautical access. It is prime industrial park property with easy access to the Interstate and Route 3.

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Sites 6 through 9 looking West. Notice good road access, utilities, and arch in the background.

Sites 6 and 7 looking South towards the Airport terminal.

Airport Industrial Lots 38, 39, and 43

Classification: Non-Aeronautical Property

Acres: 25

Description: Over 25 acres of good level ground located west of the railroad tracks. Property is bounded by the railroad tracks and Upper Cahokia Road. All utilities are available. It does not have aeronautical access._development_airpark_lot383943

Airport Industrial Lots 37, 40, and 44

Classification: Non-Aeronautical Property

Acres: 15+

Description: This 15+ acre property is located between Vector Drive and the railroad tracks. It does not have aeronautical access but is a good location for airport-related businesses. Good road access and great customer visibility.

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Sites looking South from railroad overpass.

 

Sites viewed from overpass looking South East.

Sites viewed from overpass looking South East.

Airport Industrial Lot 101

Classification: Non-Aeronautical Property

Acres: .4.6

Description: This 4.6-acre property is located along the curve on Vector Drive across the road from prime aeronautical property and would make good property for parking lots and facilities that do not require aeronautical access. This property is a good opportunity to expand the acreage from across the access road at non-aeronautical rates.

Lot: 101 Looking South West

Lot: 101 Looking South West

Jerome Lane Retail Strip

Classification: Non-Aeronautical Property

Acres: 4

Description: This 4-acre strip of property borders Jerome Lane and would good be good property for non-aeronautical businesses. All utilities are in place.

Jerome Lane Retail Strip Looking West

Jerome Lane Retail Strip Looking West