Airports named after celebrities and historical figures
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Airports serve as international gateways to nations around the world. They also act as national aviation hubs handling domestic traffic. Most of these airports are named after the destination they represent, but there are many others designated after celebrities and historical figures who have distinguished themselves in their profession or fields of expertise. A lot of these people are familiar, others less so. All, however, are inspiring individuals deemed worthy enough to welcome travelers from all over the globe.
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