As the editor-in-chief of the Missouri Aviation Historical Society’s Lambert-St. Louis International Airport history project, Assistant Director Daniel Rust is currently under contract with the Missouri History Museum Press to write a book about the history of Lambert Airport.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is the most historic airport in the United States, having been in continuous operation since 1920. Its history is a microcosm of aviation history over the past nearly 100 years.
Undertaken by the Missouri Aviation Historical Society (a Missouri not-for-profit corporation) and led by Dr. Daniel Rust of the Center for Transportation Studies at UMSL, the objective of the Lambert Airport History Project is an authoritative account of the history of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and its relationship to national and regional history that will be accessible and interesting to a broad audience.
Currently under contract with the Missouri History Museum Press, the book will address topics including: