We fly at Buder Park in Valley Park, MO at the NE corner of Interstate 44 and Hwy 141
New to the St Louis area? Here is how to find our flying site – Buder Park – Maps and Directions Rev B
Take Valley Park Exit (#272) from Westbound Interstate 44, enter the park at the Round-About
If using GPS mapping programs put in 265 Valley Park Road, Valley Park, MO 63088
GPS Coordinates: 38.5416, -90.4911
Square pad has been resurfaced and sealed and painted (Oct 2019)…looking good!
Aerial picture from a Drone, you can see the CL area on the upper left side of the picture and the Round-about to enter the park in the upper part of the picture
Buder Park Passes for 2021 – 2021-BUDER-PARK-FLYING-PERMIT-APPLICATION
Be sure to include a stamped self addressed envelope so GSLMA can mail you your pass
The form will say 2020 but everything is still valid and can be processed
Improvements funded by GSLMA has included: Paving the square pad, sealing all asphalt surfaces, new Carrier deck center pads, speed circle entrance, updated first aid kit. The GSLMA park pass money has been spent to keep the flying site in good condition. Over $30,000 has been spent over the last 5 years. The Buder Park Pass costs $30 and all of the money goes back into the park.
Read the attached ordinance regarding AMA membership & Buder Park Passes – buder-order-and-attachment-a
Do not be surprised if the Park Ranger asked to see your AMA card and the Buder Park pass otherwise you might get a citation
This is a county park, the Park Rangers will close the gates if the snow is too deep or if the park is flooded
If the gates are closed DO NOT go into the park and fly, otherwise the Park Rangers will ask you to leave