175,000 people attend the Spirit of St. Louis Airshow

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CHESTERFIELD, MO (KTVI) – We now know just how many people came out to see the Blue Angels and the F-18 Super Hornet.

An estimated 175,000 people attended the event at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield. The huge crowds did cause significant traffic problems in the area.

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  • rose

    It was a great show, I was there a total of 9 hours and saw not one sign of violence, may have been, but none that I know of or anyone else I knew there. Hard to believe, 175,000 people and no problems, other than traffic when leaving.

    • rose

      Rebel-I agree. But, they were spending it whether I went or not. I took 7 kids with me that had never seen an air show. They really enjoyed it. Had it been in St. Louis, no way would I have went much less taken children with me. Yes, a lot of money wasted, but I tried to not let it go to waste.

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