Southwest airline rolls out plane painted with Missouri flag

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Southwest Airlines is celebrating 30 years of flying from St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Wednesday the airline rolled out their tribute to Missouri, in the form of a plane painted with the Missouri state flag.

It took 45 people working around the clock for nine days, using 56 gallons of paint to create the flag on the Boeing 737.

The plane has been named Missouri One.