Airport Commission to Vote on China Hub Today
|St. Louis Aerotropolis: Will it leave the gate this week?|
"St. Louis Aerotropolis" is what backers of the idea call their project, which they say will lead to thousands of local jobs and make the region a key trade destination with China. "Errortropolis" is what state Sen. Jason Crowell (R - Cape Girardeau) called the plan yesterday during debate inside the Capitol that will continue today.
Meanwhile, we're told the St. Louis Airport Commission will also meet this afternoon to vote on whether to approve a space permit, operating agreement and lease agreement with China Cargo Airlines as part of the deal. Look for an update on that matter later today on Daily RFT.