Airport Services

Over the course of our 80+ year history, St. Louis Downtown Airport has developed countless services and partnerships with businesses of all kinds. From tenants within our own property to some of the most established businesses in the St. Louis region, we are proud to work with some of the area’s finest organizations and industry leaders. Below are just a few of our partners.


A & S Helicopters Inc.

FAA repair station for aircraft maintenance, modifications, and repair services (airframe, powerplant, propeller, all small aircraft). Service center for Bell and Robinson Helicopters. Located in Hangar 5 on the West Ramp.

Phone (618) 337-2600 | Website

AeroPerformance, Ltd

AeroPerformance is a major distributor of most aircraft paint, parts, and accessories. Located on the NW corner of the Airport at the intersection of Omega and Vector Drive.

Phone (618) 337-3648 or 1-800-357-3738 | Email | Website

Big River Aviation LLC

Big River Aviation LLC can handle annual inspections, unscheduled maintenance, pre-purchase evaluations, and avionic installations. With our dedicated staff, we can cover the unexpected needs of transient aircraft from bad tires, to bad magnetos. Located at the west terminal.

Phone (314) 313-7978 | Website

Bi-Plane Rides

Enjoy a scenic flight in a 1941 Waco UPF-7 open-cockpit biplane, with Kevin Kegin’s American Warbird! Four different flight options available.

Phone (314) 809-7101 | Website

Corporate Air Charter and Helicopters, Inc.

Helicopter and fixed-wing charter services, FAA repair station–airframe and powerplant. Located in Hangar 14.

Phone (618) 337-2903 | Frequency 123.025 | Website

Detailers and More

A full service aircraft detail company satisfying customers at all of the St. Louis area airports for more than seventeen years. Capable of handling any size aircraft 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year.

Phone (636) 332-1804

EAA Local 64

A local Experimental Aircraft Association chapter, comprised of active aircraft builders, pilots, and aviation enthusiasts. Located in the rear of Historic Hangar Two.

Phone (618) 795-3438 | Email | Website

Enterpise Rent-A-Car

The St. Louis-based Enterprise is available at the FBO (Jet Aviation). Reserve a car at the FBO (your car will be waiting for you when you land) or call Jet Aviation or the number below.

Phone (618) 337-6200 | Website

North American Helicopter

Available helicopter charter services, flight instruction, computerized weather and flight planning, pilots lounge, restrooms, APU, FAA repair station. Located in Hangar 15 in the airport’s NW corner.

Phone (618) 337-4440 | Frequency 123.025 | Website

Gateway Helicopter Tours

Scenic helicopter tours of the St. Louis Riverfront from 10am to 7pm daily, take off/landing at the St. Louis Downtown Heliport. Located adjacent to the Gateway Arch Riverfront.

Phone (314) 496-4494 | E-mail | Website

Jet Aviation

Jet Aviation is a full-service, 24-hour fixed base operator located at the airport’s east ramp. Learn more at the Fixed Base Operator (FBO) page.

Phone (618) 646-8000 | Website

Laclede Cab

Laclede Cab is one of the region’s most popular taxicab companies, available across the St. Louis region, including to/from KCPS with short wait times.

Phone (314) 652-3456 | Website

Limousines and other special needs

Limousines and/or other special transportation requests can be addressed by the airport’s full-service FBO. Learn more at the Fixed Base Operator (FBO) page.

St. Louis University’s Oliver L. Parks Department of Aviation Science

St. Louis University’s Oliver L. Parks Department of Aviation Science is the nation’s oldest federally certified flight school. Located in Hangar Eight, the flight school houses approximately 30 airplanes with a high volume of student traffic in the area.

Phone (618) 337-9569 or (618) 977-8203 | Website

St. Louis Flight Training, LLC

St. Louis Flight Training offers fun, safe, and affordable flight instruction in an IFR-certified Cessna 152 and Cessna 172. Located within Jet Aviation at the West Ramp.

Phone (618) 670-5782 | Email | Website

West Star Aviation

Voted #1 Preferred MRO for five consecutive years (2014-2018) by Professional Pilot Magazine’s annual “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) survey.  Specializing in a wide array of services and repairs – airframes, engines, modifications, interior refurbishment, paint and parts. Currently working on a government project with four technicians and supervising, on-site manager.

Phone (618) 332-7523 or 1-800-922-2421 | Website