Spirit of St. Louis Airport

IATA/ICAO CODE: SUS/KSUS
CITY: St. Louis/Chesterfield
STATE: MO
COUNTRY: USA

AIRPORT CONTACT

Information updated by the airport 2/2011

Name: John D. Bales David J. Schubert
Title:
Director of Aviation Manager of Airport Operations
Airport: Spirit of St. Louis Airport  
Address:


Spirit of St. Louis Airport
18270 Edison Ave
Chesterfield MO 63005-3704
 
Phone:
+1 636 532 2222 +1 636 532 2222
Fax: +1 636 532 4886 +1 636 532 4886
Email: jbales@stlouisco.com DSchubert@stlouisco.com
Airport Web Site: www.spiritairport.com

ELEVATION: 463 ft.
RUNWAY INFORMATION
Orientation
Length (ft)
Displaced
Threshold (ft)
Glide Slope(deg)
Width (ft)
08L/26R
5000
N/A
N/A
no approach
75
08R/26L
7486
26L only/481ft
26L - 3 degree
8R - 3 degree
150
Check FAA Airport Diagrams for current information.

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES

Note
The area south of the airport is primarily residential. Pilots should be aware of the noise sensitivity over this area.

Stage 2 Airplanes

Unless otherwise authorized by the airport management, airplanes are requested to use the north runway, 8L/26R for departure between 2200-0700 local time.

Authorization for Stage 2 airplanes to depart the south runway, 8R/26L during these hours will be granted only on a case by case basis.


Contact should be made as follows: Monday - Friday 0800 to 1700 @
636 –532-2222
Weekends, holidays and after hours @ 314 568-1996 or 314-614-9064, 314-568-0584, 314-568-0581 or 636-441-9231

Stage 3 Airplanes

Stage 3 airplanes are requested to use the north runway, 8L/26R between the house of 2300-0600 local time if operational considerations permit.

Departures and Arrivals

South Departures - Climb to the following minimum altitude prior to
crossing ridge south of runway 8 right-26 left unless otherwise
instructed by ATC.

Single engine - 1700 MSL
Twin engine under 12,500 lbs - 2000 MSL
All turbine powered & large piston aircraft - 2500 MSL

South Arrivals- Maintain the following altitude until crossing ridge
south of runway 8 right- 26 left unless otherwise instructed by ATC.

Single engine - 1700 MSL
Twin engine under 12,500 lbs - 2000 MSL
All turbine powered & large piston aircraft - 2100 MSL

Jets & turboprops use NBAA noise abatement approach &
departure procedures.

In addition to the items above, the following directive is in effect:

- No touch and go operations permitted in the south traffic pattern for runway 8R/26L.

- Aircraft conducting practice full stop landings and take-offs and practice ILS approaches on 8R/26L shall climb to the recommended noise abatement pattern altitudes prior to turning south and remain at or above the recommended noise abatement altitude while operating south of the airport.

- Reminder to all pilots: Adhere to recommended noise abatement altitudes when operating south of the airport and remain at that altitude until north of the ridge, unless otherwise directed by ATC or prohibited by the weather.


CONTINUOUS DESCENT ARRIVAL (CDA) - NONE

AIRPORT CURFEWS - NONE

PREFERENTIAL RUNWAYS
26L and 26R are the preferential runways.

OPERATING QUOTA - NONE

ENGINE RUN-UP RESTRICTIONS
Engine run-ups require approval of the Airport Management from 2200-0700 local time.

APU OPERATING RESTRICTIONS - NONE

NOISE BUDGET RESTRICTIONS - NONE

NOISE SURCHARGE - NONE

NOISE MITIGATION/LAND USE PLANNING PROGRAM INFORMATION
Type of Program
Date Implemented
Status
Sound Insulation (Residences and Public Buildings)
none
None implemented
Purchase Assurance for Homeowners Located Within the Airport Noise Contours
none
N/A
Avigation Easements
-
The City of Chesterfied has required easements from home developers in the Airport Impact Area over the past two years. The Airport also has an easement with a church located adjacent to the Airport.
Zoning Laws
-
All home sales in the Airport Impact Area require a signed disclosure statement. The City allows the Airport to review development plans and comment.
Real Estate/Property Disclosure Laws
-
See comments above.
Acquire Land for Noise Compatibility to date
none
N/A
Population within each noise contour level relative to aircraft operations
-

55 DNL contour - 555 people
60 DNL contour - 54 people
65 DNL contour - 5 people
70 and above - 0 people

Airport Noise Contour Overlay Maps
-
Available
Total Cost of Noise Mitigation Programs to Date
-

Updated FAR Part 150 Noise Study $590,000

Source of Noise Mitigation Program Funding for Aircraft Noise
-
FAA and Local Match.

NOISE MONITORING SYSTEM - NONE

FLIGHT TRACK MONITORING SYSTEM

Yes, radar tracks run on an after the fact basis if noise complaint filed  

NOISE LEVEL LIMITS - NONE

STAGE 2 RESTRICTIONS
Stage 2 airplanes >75,000 lbs are prohibited from operating at airports within the 48 contiguous states.

STAGE 2 PHASEOUT
U.S. Stage 2 Phase out complete as of 12/31/1999 (CFR Part 91.801). Stage 2 airplanes >75,000 lbs are prohibited from operating at airports within the 48 contiguous states.

STAGE 3 RESTRICTIONS - NONE

COMMENTS

The Airport is available without restriction to aircraft with a maximum operating weight of 100,000 pounds. Aircraft operating between 100,000 and 150,000 pounds require prior permission from Airport Management.

This airport opened in 1964 and became part of the St. Louis County Government in 1980. Today it is the prime reliever in the St. Louis area and is home to over 450 aircraft including 135 jets.