Aviation expert talks Lambert-St. Louis Airport history

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- We’ve seen lots of changes over the years but how much do you really know about the Lamber Airport’s history?

Aviation expert Daniel l. Rust joined us on FOX 2 News in the Morning to discuss his new book, “The Aerial Crossroads of America: St. Louis`s Lambert Airport.”

The airport will be celebrating its centennial in 2020 so it`s a perfect time for this book. Storied history of the St. Louis airport traces the history and growth of aviation in the U.S. and Lambert`s importance in same.
• Book is brimming with historical figures including President Teddy Roosevelt who was the first president to fly in a plane…at Lambert field; Charles Lindbergh and the airport`s namesake Albert Bond Lambert
• Books are available for purchase at the Missouri History Museum Shop; on Amazon.com; and at area bookstores.

Event information:

The Aerial Crossroads of America: St. Louis`s Lambert Airport
Thursday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m.
Missouri Aviation Historical Society
3127 Creve Couer Mill Road
Maryland Heights