(August 2, 2017- St. Louis) The St. Louis Airport Commission took a major step to soon allow ride share or Transportation Network Companies (TNC) to operate at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL). The Commission approved the rules and regulations for TNCs as well as the fee structure for those operations. This ground transportation use agreement permit now awaits approval from the St. Louis City Board of Estimate and Apportionment (E&A). Once the permit is finalized, TNC operations could begin as early as the end of August.
The permit requires a TNC to pay a $15,000 administrative fee for a two-year term. The permit also sets a $3 fee for each pick-up and drop-off of a passenger by a TNC driver. The airport also established pick-up and drop-off locations for TNC’s. Pickup locations are the same as the passenger pickup zones at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.
The permit process for TNCs began earlier this year after a new law was passed by The State of Missouri governing the operation and regulation of TNC’s throughout the state.
About St. Louis Lambert International Airport
St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) is the primary commercial airport for eastern Missouri and southern Illinois serving 14 million passengers annually. STL is an Enterprise Fund Department of the City of St. Louis. It is wholly supported by airport user charges. No general fund revenues are used for the operation, administration, promotion or maintenance of airport facilities. For more information on flights and services at St. Louis Lambert International Airport, log onto www.flystl.com.