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Airports named after famous people from history

2023 8 January
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According to world statistics, there are more than 40,000 airports in the world. They serve as “the gate of dreams” to open a new world for people. Most of these airports are named after famous and historical people who left a big mark in history. Let’s get acquainted with airports in the world which are named after people you know and love.

Liverpool International Airport - named after the famous British rock star, composer John Lennon.

Delhi International Airport –named fotr Indira Gandhi, the only female Prime Minister of India.

Salzburg International Airport - Austria's second largest airport is named after the famous composer and musician Mozart.

Rome-Fiumicino International Airport – the airport located in Italy is currently operating under the name of the great artist and scientist Leonardo da Vinci.

Venice International Airport - this waterfront airport is named after the popular traveler Marco Polo.

Orange International Airport - the airport in Orange County, California, USA, operates under the name of the bright star of the world of cinematography, actor John Wayne.

In addition to these, there are many other airports in the world named after the names or nicknames of famous people. Travel with Uzbekistan Airways and discover new airports for yourself.

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