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If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Name?

Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:22 am

GVA - Aéroport du Léman

Aéroport Jean Calvin

Aéroport Jean Jacques Rousseau

Aéroport de l'Escalade


BSL- Roger Federer internazional flughafen

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:34 am

San Francisco International Airport.

It would be nice to name it after a very important local hero.

Jerry Garcia International Airport.  Smile

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:40 am

GVA - Foutacagoule International Airport
Whatever
 
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:04 am

For my home airport, ATL, I'd drop of all of the name B.S. and rename the airport Atlanta International Airport. The name was already a mouthful when it was just Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport, and adding the Jackson part made it even worse. The main terminal building would become the Hartsfield Terminal, and the new International Terminal would retain the name already given to it, the Jackson International Terminal. If and when the new South Terminal is ever built, I would name it the Candler Terminal (Candler Field was the original name for the airport).
 
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Wed Jan 17, 2007 9:20 am

Atikokan Municipal
To
Atikokan International


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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:26 am

ORD = Blues Brothers Int'l Airport  Wink
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:55 am

LAN...Magic Johnson Regional Airport
MBS...Dow Field(Dow Chemical owns a hunk of land around it)
MCI....Lamar Hunt International(formor owner of the Chiefs, did a lot for KC)
RSW...Sunshine International Airport(corny, isn't it?).....naw, keep it at Regional Southwest International ...
LAX....Johnny Carson International..(just Carson for short, like Kennedy in NYC
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Wed Jan 17, 2007 12:31 pm

SEA: Seattle International Airport. Honestly, who comes for Tacoma?  biggrin   duck 

If it took a name, I would hope maybe Hendrix International or Starbucks International.  Smile By the way, when are corporations going to start buying naming rights for airports?
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Wed Jan 17, 2007 12:44 pm

Quoting Thepilot (Reply 7):
when are corporations going to start buying naming rights for airports?

complete with arrival p.a.s like: "Welcome ladies and gentlemen to Los Angeles International Airport, proudly sponsored by Aloitius Fischbeinsfahrraeder, MD - Breast Augmentation Specialist - "Be All The Woman You Can Be!" - ask about our competitive rates for men too! Bags will arrive on belt 4..."

let's not even joke about it...  no 
 
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:04 pm

Quoting Isitsafenow (Reply 6):
RSW...Sunshine International Airport(corny, isn't it?).....naw, keep it at Regional Southwest International ...

Ahhhh, but it is actually named Southwest Florida International Airport!

Quoting Srbmod (Reply 3):
ATL, I'd drop of all of the name B.S. and rename the airport Atlanta International Airport


Exactly as I'd do the same for IAH....remove the reference to Bush even though it was named for George Herbert W. Bush (41) not (43) but just flat out sounds bad these days.......so rename it Intercontinental Airport Houston.
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Thu Jan 18, 2007 2:59 am

HAJ : Amend by "Karl Jatho"
He was a local aviation pioneer; meanwhile he is getting honoured more and more, but adding his name to the present "Hannover - Langenhagen" would be the ultimate thing.
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Thu Jan 18, 2007 3:19 am

SOU - Benny Hill International Big grin

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Thu Jan 18, 2007 3:30 am

Quoting ORDRyan28 (Reply 5):
ORD = Blues Brothers Int'l Airport

How about R. Kelly International. Big grin

Quoting Jkw777 (Reply 11):
SOU - Benny Hill International

Now that WOULD be cool!  yes 

Is there any monument or memorial in Benny Hill's honor?
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Thu Jan 18, 2007 3:41 am

Quoting IAHFLYR (Reply 9):
Ahhhh, but it is actually named Southwest Florida International Airport!

oh yeahhhhhhh, they dropped "regional"' when they got their International status.....It was Regional Southwest...RSW
thx for that........
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Thu Jan 18, 2007 7:20 pm

MAN

London North International. Maybe get more business that way. I mean everyone wants to fly to London...... don't they?




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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Thu Jan 18, 2007 7:40 pm

Quoting Superfly (Reply 12):
Now that WOULD be cool!

Is there any monument or memorial in Benny Hill's honor?

I agree, it would be awesome! Big grin

As for the memorial, I don't think there is one actually. I may be wrong! I'll have look at some photos I have taken of various monuments.

So maybe renaming SOU to Benny Hill Int'l isn't such a bad idea!  Wink

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Thu Jan 18, 2007 8:16 pm

Quoting Jkw777 (Reply 15):
SOU to Benny Hill

You could then fly from Benny Hill to Knock(ers!)
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Fri Jan 19, 2007 2:27 am

I would rename JFK back to Idlewild (IDL). John F. Kennedy was from Massachusetts, not New York. It just makes no sense. And besides, the word Idlewild has a nice sound to it.
 
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Fri Jan 19, 2007 2:35 am

AZO- Derek Jeter International Airport. He grew up in Kalamazoo.
 
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:10 am

Quoting PacNWjet (Reply 17):
I would rename JFK back to Idlewild (IDL). John F. Kennedy was from Massachusetts, not New York. It just makes no sense. And besides, the word Idlewild has a nice sound to it.

Perhaps renaming it to Hillary Rodham Clinton International Airport.  duck 
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Fri Jan 19, 2007 7:33 am

Ryanair has already "kindly" renamed FAO as Faro/Huelva even thought Huelva is 70 miles away!!

I wouldn't rename it anything, and totally agree with Srbmod. Some recent, IMHO, useless name amendments include LPL (John Lennon), JNB (already had a name but changed to O R Tambo), DSA (Robin Hood) and EMA (back to EMA from Nottingham EMA).
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Fri Jan 19, 2007 12:27 pm

MIA: Back to its original name of Pan American Field or Henry Flager International Airport
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Fri Jan 19, 2007 1:42 pm

HI!

Indeed MEX is perfect Benito Juarez Int. Airport, but... what about AZTECA INTERNATIONAL? JA!

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Fri Jan 19, 2007 2:24 pm

Quoting Superfly (Reply 12):
How about R. Kelly International. Big grin

HAHAHA! That seems to work.  Big grin
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Fri Jan 19, 2007 5:58 pm

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Fri Jan 19, 2007 6:08 pm

Quoting AeroMexico777 (Reply 22):
AZTECA INTERNATIONAL

Then again in Mexico many things are already called Azteca; TeleAzteca, Estadio Azteca! And as far as I am concerned not only Aztecs lived in Mexico !
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Fri Jan 19, 2007 9:02 pm

Manchester 'Noel Gallager' Airport - I'm mad for it personally.
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sat Jan 20, 2007 12:49 am

Quoting AsstChiefMark (Reply 24):
MSP: Outback Steakhouse

How about the 'International Airport of the Artist Formerly Know as Prince'.

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sat Jan 20, 2007 4:28 am

Quoting RootsAir (Reply 25):

Then again in Mexico many things are already called Azteca; TeleAzteca, Estadio Azteca! And as far as I am concerned not only Aztecs lived in Mexico !

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You are absolutely RIGHT! Arent we proud of our roots? JA!
Actually, they were not AZTECAS, but MEXICAS (thats why we are called MEXICO) yes 
The real name for that culture is M E X I C A (sounds MESHIKA)

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sat Jan 20, 2007 5:01 am

HLN - Queen City Regional Airport. It's been a nickname of Helena ever since I can remember...
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sat Jan 20, 2007 9:05 am

Newark 'Springsteen' International  wave 
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:17 pm

My local airport, NQT is supposedly being renamed Nottingham City Airport so since my other local airport, EMA can't decide on a name (East Midlands then Nottingham East Midlands and now East Midlands Nottingham-Derby-Leicester) why don't we stick our two fingers up to the rest of the region and call it Nottingham International.  redflag   stirthepot 

That way we can make it look like the city has two major airports even though neither are within the city boundary and only one (NQT) is within the county boundary.

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sun Jan 21, 2007 2:10 am

Personally I am against renaming airports after celebrities. I mean George Best International Airport, Robin Hood Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport etc. What next? Naming some airport after contestants in the Big Brother series? STN to become London - Tony B Liar International? LTN to become London Beckham International?

It is getting ridiculous and it is time to stop the renaming.
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sun Jan 21, 2007 3:11 am

Barcelona El Prat

to

Barcelona Ciutat Comtal
Barcelona Antoni Gaudi
Barcelona Salvador Dali
or
Barcelona Ronaldinho Airport  Big grin
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:14 am

Quoting BCAL (Reply 32):
It is getting ridiculous and it is time to stop the renaming.

Could not agree more.If a city needs to change it's airport name because it feels the city is not recognised world-wide,then it has problems.Surely Liverpool for example is better known than John Lennon?
This leads me to Glasgow...mmm!! Charles Rennie Mackintosh International?
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:20 am

Boston:

I know Logan was a big name once upon a time. But most people can't think of who he was exactly.

I'd like to see BOS named for one of the great figures/icons in local history:

Tip O'Neil International

runners up:
Franklin
Hancok
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:26 am

Quoting Zrs70 (Reply 35):
Boston:

I know Logan was a big name once upon a time. But most people can't think of who he was exactly.

I'd like to see BOS named for one of the great figures/icons in local history:

What's wrong with Boston International?Most educated people know where Boston is.Franklin,Hancock and Paul Revere we know,who is Tip O'Neil?  confused 
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:50 am

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
Aéroport Jean Calvin

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Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
Aéroport de l'Escalade

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:53 am

I would rename Orlando Int'l Airport "The Dan J. Sharp Orlando Int'l Worldport". Yeah yeah, Who is Dan J. Sharp? Thats me!

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Mon Jan 22, 2007 12:42 am

Quoting Delta767300ER (Reply 38):
I would rename Orlando Int'l Airport "The Dan J. Sharp Orlando Int'l Worldport". Yeah yeah, Who is Dan J. Sharp? Thats me!

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Mon Jan 22, 2007 1:52 am

BNE sould steal Kingsford Smith International from SYD  duck 

afterall the first transpac crossing (by Kingsford Smith) terminated at BNE not too mention he was born in Hamilton which is the neighbouring suburb to the airport literally 5 minutes drive away. SYD can settle for something like Hudson Fysh International (Qantas Founder).



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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Mon Jan 22, 2007 1:53 am

CPT: Nelson Mandela International Airport

Desmond Tutu International Airport

HPN: Ogden Nash Airport (Nash is from Westchester)
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sat Jan 27, 2007 6:42 am

From the Gainesville Regional Airport to Titletown International.

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sat Jan 27, 2007 6:45 am

Quoting Pope (Reply 42):
From the Gainesville Regional Airport to Titletown International.

How about Tom Petty Regional Airport? :
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sat Jan 27, 2007 8:57 am

Glasgow Buckfast International.. Serving the needs of Neds since the 60s
More Seriously

Probably Robert Burns or something like that.
 
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Sun Jan 28, 2007 7:56 am

Quote:
They'd probably rename a toilet for you.........

Your name has already been written on one at MCO Big grin Courtesy of me.

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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Mon Jan 29, 2007 12:52 pm

Quoting Superfly (Reply 27):
How about the 'International Airport of the Artist Formerly Know as Prince'.

Betty Crocker International Airport

or better yet,

Pillsbury Doughboy International Airport
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Tue Jan 30, 2007 7:32 pm

ARN:

Alfred Nobel Airport?

Olof Palme Airport?

Greta Garbo Airport?


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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Thu Feb 01, 2007 3:54 pm

BOM Airport.....Def after JRD Tata,someone from Aviation rather than a ExRuler/Politician.
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RE: If You Had To Rename Your Home Airport What Na

Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:34 am

ATL, back to just Hartsfield

And an outside-the-box one, Vince Dooley International
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