Lambert–St. Louis International Airport is an international airport which has served the Greater St. Louis area with commercial air service since 1933 and is home to the St. Louis Foreign-Trade Zone which covers 800 acres of land around the airport. It is the largest and busiest airport in the State with 255 daily departures to about 90 domestic and international locations and 84 non-stop destinations. Eleven air carriers provide direct non-stop service to over 50 U.S. destinations with international connections to Toronto, Canada, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and Cancun Mexico. It is an established aviation hub for the Midwest region of the Country. Passenger and air cargo service is available to most major U.S. cities. The airport serves as a major hub for Southwest Airlines. The Airport has two terminals and 88 gates. It is about 10 miles northwest of downtown St. Louis is located between the cities of Berkeley and Bridgeton. It has plenty of on-site and off-site parking and is linked to downtown, the Clayton Business districts, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus via MetroLink light rail service. Within the past 10 years the airport has undergone a $1.2 billion runway expansion. The installation of a third major runway, improves the airports capacity . The Airport’s interior has also undergone a major facelift, investing more than 100 million dollars on it’s interior.