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Major Airports

Major airports around the world

Major CityAirportNamed After
Atlanta Hartsfield International Atlanta Mayor William Hartsfield
Boston Logan International Spanish-American War hero from South Boston, General Edward Logan
Chicago Midway, O'Hare International Lt. Cmdr. Edward "Butch" O'Hare, a World War II flying ace who was awarded the Medal of Honor
Cleveland Hopkins International City Manager William Hopkins
Houston George Bush Intercontinental George H. W. Bush, the 41st President
Las Vegas McCarran Int'l U.S. Senator Pat McCarran, a longtime Nevada politician
Lexington Blue Grass Blue Grass State
Milwaukee Mitchell Int'l General Billy Mitchell, often regarded as the father of the United States Air Force
New York La Guardia Int'l, JFK Int'l New York mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, President John Kennedy
Oklahoma City Will Rogers World Airport Comedian and legendary cowboy, Will Rogers
San Diego, CA Lindbergh Field Charles Lindbergh began the first solo transatlantic flight in San Diego.
Washington, DC Dulles, Ronald Reagan National John Foster Dulles, United States Secretary of State under Dwight D. Eisenhower.
London Heathrow, Gatwick Derived from the Anglo-Saxon words gāt, 'goat', and wīc, 'dairy farm', i.e. 'goat farm' the name of a manor on the site. Named after the hamlet Heath Row which was demolished to make way for the airport
Paris Charles De Gaulle International General, Prime Minister and President of France in the 40's-60's
Rome, Italy Leonardo Da Vinci 15th Century Italian painter
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