Take MetroLink to the Scott Air Force Base Airshow on May 13 & 14
[ST. LOUIS, MO/May 9, 2023] Everyone’s eyes will be turning to the skies as aviation fans, families and more enjoy all of the sights, sounds and wonder of the Scott Air Force Base Airshow and STEM Expo this weekend, Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14. With limited onsite parking available, MetroLink is the most convenient way to enjoy all of the festivities, including aircraft demonstrations and performances by the U.S Navy’s Blue Angels.
Airshow visitors can park their vehicles at any of 21 free Park-Ride lots at MetroLink stations in Missouri and Illinois, and ride a Red Line train to the Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Station, which is immediately adjacent to Scott Air Force Base. Customers can also ride the #12 O’Fallon-Fairview Heights MetroBus route to reach the Shiloh-Scott MetroLink Station.
Free Metro Transit shuttles are available that will transport visitors from the Shiloh-Scott Station to the airshow grounds. These free shuttles will travel between the Shiloh-Scott Station and the airshow grounds from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
The cost of a round-trip ticket on MetroLink to the airshow is just $5. Customers can purchase a $5 Day Pass in advance as a mobile ticket using the Transit app, or at a Ticket Vending Machine located at each MetroLink station or Metro Transit Center.
To plan your trip to the Scott Air Force Base Airshow and STEM Expo, view the schedules and maps on metrostlouis.org, use the Transit app, or contact Metro Transit Information for assistance at 314.207.9786 (text) or 314.231.2345 (phone), available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
MetroLink Weekend Service Update
Due to construction work, MetroLink will not operate trains between the Rock Road, Wellston and Delmar Loop Stations all day on Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14. MetroLink Station Shuttles will transport passengers by bus between these stations, and riders traveling through this area are encouraged to allow an extra 30 minutes for their commute.