Introduction of St. Louis Regional Airport
St. Louis Regional Airport (IATA: ALN, ICAO: KALN, FAA LID: ALN), a public airport is located in the four miles east of Alton, in Madison County, Illinois. The airport had 39,828 aircraft operations, an average of 109 per day: 85% general aviation, 13% air taxi, 2% military and less than 1% commercial service. In March 2018, there were 79 aircraft based at this airport: 73 single-engine, 4 multi-engine and 2 jet. St. Louis is served by two passenger airports: St. Louis Lambert International Airport and MidAmerica St. Louis Airport. Freight rail service in St. Louis is provided on tracks owned by Union Pacific Railroad, Norfolk Southern Railway, Foster Townsend Rail Logistics. Four interstate highways connect the city to a larger regional highway system.