Lambert-St. Louis International Airport recorded its third straight year of passenger growth during 2007 serving 15.38 million passengers (boardings and arrivals). The number of boarding passengers at Lambert increased 1.5 percent for a total of 7.7 million passengers.
In 2007, Lambert's airline partners recorded a nine percent increase in the number of passengers per departure. The busiest travel months of 2007 were June, July and August; the summer travel season was part of a six-month stretch of increased passenger service levels over 2006.
Lambert's newest airline, AirTran Airways came on board in May, 2007. It has now served more than 197,000 passengers through Dec. 31.