by Mark Jones, St. Louis Astronomical Society
How's this for an opportunity. Over 43 million people live in large metro areas outside of the eclipse path where St. Louis is the closest large city. Included in this analysis are most large upper midwest cities and some from Texas. St. Louis could be their destination.
City and distance to St. Louis (miles):
|Des Moines IA||350||611,549|
|Little Rock AR||403||729,135|