List of eponyms of airports

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This is a list of eponyms of airports. It includes the name of the airport, the facility's location, and the person after whom the airport is named.

Current airports[edit]


Airport City Location Eponym
Abdullahi Yusuf International Airport Galkayo Somalia Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, former President of Somalia
Abraham González International Airport Ciudad Juárez Mexico Abraham González
Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Springfield Illinois, United States Abraham Lincoln
Achmad Yani International Airport Semarang Indonesia Achmad Yani, a revolutionist hero of Indonesia
Aden Adde International Airport Mogadishu Somalia Aden Abdullah Osman Daar, first President of Somalia
Adisucipto International Airport Yogyakarta Indonesia Agustinus Adi Sucipto
Adnan Menderes Airport Izmir Turkey Adnan Menderes
Aeroporto Internazionale Falcone e Borsellino Palermo Italy Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, two judges who fought the mafia
Ajaccio Napoleon Bonaparte Airport Ajaccio France Napoleon Bonaparte
Alexander the Great Airport Kavala Greece Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great Airport Skopje Republic of Macedonia Alexander the Great
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Buenos Aires Argentina Jorge Newbery
Afonso Pena International Airport Curitiba Brazil Afonso Augusto Moreira Pena
Airport St. Paul the Apostle Ohrid Republic of Macedonia Paul the Apostle
Alfonso López Pumarejo Airport Valledupar Colombia Alfonso López Pumarejo
Alfredo Rodríguez Ballón International Airport Arequipa Peru Alfredo Rodríguez Ballón
Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore Pakistan Allama Iqbal (Muhammad Iqbal)
Amado Nervo National Airport Tepic Mexico Amado Nervo
Amerigo Vespucci Airport Florence Italy Amerigo Vespucci
Anna International Airport Chennai India Arignar Anna
Antonio Nariño Airport Pasto Colombia Antonio Nariño
Aristotelis Airport Kastoria Greece Aristotle
Arnold Palmer Regional Airport Latrobe Pennsylvania, United States Arnold Palmer
Astor Piazzolla International Airport Mar del Plata Argentina Ástor Piazzolla, a composer and musician who was born in Mar del Plata
Atatürk International Airport Istanbul Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Athens International Airport, "Eleftherios Venizelos" Athens Greece Eleftherios Venizelos
Athens Ben Epps Airport Athens Georgia, United States Ben T. Epps, Sr. (aviator)
Aurel Vlaicu International Airport Bucharest Romania Aurel Vlaicu
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Austin Texas, United States Captain John August Earl Bergstrom
Austin Straubel International Airport Ashwaubenon Wisconsin, United States Lt. Col. Austin Straubel
Baltimore–Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Anne Arundel County Maryland, United States Thurgood Marshall
Bandaranaike International Airport Colombo Sri Lanka S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike (fourth Prime Minister of Ceylon)
Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport Beirut Lebanon Rafik Hariri
Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport Belgrade Serbia Nikola Tesla
Ben Gurion International Airport Tel Aviv Israel David Ben-Gurion
Benazir Bhutto International Airport Rawalpindi Pakistan Benazir Bhutto
Benito Juárez International Airport Mexico City Mexico Benito Juárez
Bert Mooney Airport Butte Montana, United States Bert Mooney (aviator)
Biju Patnaik Airport Bhubaneswar India Biju Patnaik
Billings Logan International Airport Billings Montana, United States Dick Logan (airport manager)
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Toronto Ontario, Canada Billy Bishop
Bob Hope Airport Burbank California, United States Bob Hope
Bob Sikes Airport Crestview Florida, United States Robert L. F. Sikes
Boeing Field Seattle Washington, United States William Edward Boeing
Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport Bologna Italy Guglielmo Marconi
Bowman Field Louisville Kentucky, United States Abram H. Bowman (airport founder)
Bradley International Airport Windsor Locks Connecticut, United States Lt. Eugene M. Bradley
Brockville Regional Tackaberry Airport Brockville Ontario, Canada George Tackaberry, the owner of the company that re-surfaced and extended the runway
Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport Budapest Hungary Franz Liszt
Bydgoszcz Ignacy Jan Paderewski Airport Bydgoszcz Poland Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Camilo Daza International Airport Cúcuta Colombia Camilo Daza
Captain Rogelio Castillo National Airport Celaya Mexico Captain Rogelio Castillo
Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport Punta Arenas Chile Carlos Ibáñez del Campo
Cesar Lim Rodriguez Airport Taytay Philippines Cesar Lim Rodriguez, a former judge
Chan Gurney Municipal Airport Yankton South Dakota, United States John Chandler Gurney
Chania International Airport - "Ioannis Daskalogiannis" Chania, Crete Greece Ioannis Daskalogiannis, Cretan revolt against Ottoman rule
Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport Kansas City Missouri, United States Charles Wheeler
Charles de Gaulle International Airport Paris France Charles de Gaulle
Charlotte/Douglas International Airport Charlotte North Carolina, United States Ben Elbert Douglas, Sr.
Châteauroux-Déols "Marcel Dassault" Airport Châteauroux France Marcel Dassault
Cheddi Jagan International Airport Georgetown Guyana Cheddi Jagan
Chennault International Airport Lake Charles Louisiana, United States Maj. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai India Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle
Chinggis Khaan International Airport Ulan Bator Mongolia Chinggis Khaan
Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport Rome Italy Giovan Battista Pastine
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Cleveland Ohio, United States William R. Hopkins
Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport Santiago Chile Arturo Merino Benítez
Copernicus Airport Wrocław Wrocław Poland Nicolaus Copernicus
Corfu International Airport, "Ioannis Kapodistrias" Corfu Greece Ioannis Kapodistrias
Coronel Felipe Varela International Airport Catamarca Argentina Coronel Felipe Varela
Dakar-Yoff-Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport Dakar Senegal Léopold Sédar Senghor
Dallas Love Field Dallas Texas, United States First Lieutenant Moss Lee Love
Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport Liberia Guanacaste, Costa Rica Daniel Oduber Quirós
Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport Tacloban Philippines Daniel Z. Romualdez
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport Indore India Ahilyabai Holkar
Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport Guadalajara Mexico Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport Donetsk Ukraine Sergey Prokofiev
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport Nagpur India Dr. Babasaheb R. Ambedkar
Eatonia (Elvie Smith) Municipal Airport Eatonia Saskatchewan, Canada Elvie Smith, former Chairman and CEO of Pratt & Whitney Canada
Edmonton City Centre (Blatchford Field) Airport Edmonton Alberta, Canada Kenneth Alexander Blatchford
Eduardo Gomes International Airport Manaus Brazil Eduardo Gomes
El Tari Airport Kupang Indonesia El Tari, 2nd governor of East Nusa Tenggara
Eppley Airfield Omaha Nebraska, United States Eugene C. Eppley
Eugenio María de Hostos Airport Mayagüez Puerto Rico Eugenio María de Hostos
Fatmawati Soekarno Airport Bengkulu Indonesia Fatmawati Soekarno, wife of 1st Indonesian president Soekarno
Federico Fellini Airport Rimini Italy Federico Fellini
Ferit Melen Airport Van Turkey Ferit Melen
Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport San Juan Puerto Rico Major Fernando L. Ribas-Dominicci
Kozani National Airport "Filippos" Kozani Greece Philip II of Macedon
Forbes Field Topeka Kansas, United States Daniel Forbes
Francis S. Gabreski Airport Westhampton Beach New York, United States Francis S. Gabreski (Gabby)
Francisco B. Reyes Airport Coron Philippines Francisco B. Reyes, former mayor of Coron (1936-1939) and owner of land on which the airport is situated
Francisco Bangoy International Airport Davao City Philippines Francisco Bangoy, the builder
Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport Porto Portugal Francisco de Sá Carneiro, former Portuguese Prime Minister, killed on an aeroplane heading to Porto
Franz Josef Strauss International Airport Munich Germany Franz Josef Strauss
Galeão - Antônio Carlos Jobim International Airport Rio de Janeiro Brazil Antonio Carlos Jobim
Galileo Galilei Airport Pisa Italy Galileo Galilei
Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport Gdańsk Poland Lech Wałęsa
General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport Tijuana Mexico Abelardo L. Rodríguez
General Bernardo O'Higgins Airport Chillán Chile Bernardo O'Higgins
General Francisco Javier Mina International Airport Tampico, Tamaulipas Mexico Francisco Javier Mina
General Guadalupe Victoria International Airport Durango Mexico Guadalupe Victoria
General Heriberto Jara International Airport Veracruz Mexico Heriberto Jara Corona
General José María Yáñez International Airport Guaymas Mexico José María Yáñez
General Juan N. Álvarez International Airport Acapulco Mexico Juan Álvarez
General Lucio Blanco International Airport Reynosa, Tamaulipas Mexico Lucio Blanco
General Mariano Escobedo International Airport Apodaca Mexico Mariano Escobedo
General Mariano Matamoros Airport Cuernavaca Mexico Mariano Matamoros
General Mitchell International Airport Milwaukee Wisconsin, United States Billy Mitchell
General Justo José de Urquiza Airport Paraná Argentina Justo José de Urquiza
General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport Mexicali Mexico General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada
Generalissimo Francisco de Miranda Airbase Caracas Venezuela Francisco de Miranda
Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport Genoa Italy Christopher Columbus
George Best Belfast City Airport Belfast Northern Ireland George Best
George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston Texas, United States George H. W. Bush
Gerald R. Ford International Airport Grand Rapids Michigan, United States Gerald R. Ford
Giuseppe Verdi Airport Parma Italy Giuseppe Verdi
Godofredo P. Ramos Airport Malay Philippines Godofredo P. Ramos, author of the bill which created the province of Aklan
Grantley Adams International Airport Bridgetown Barbados Grantley Herbert Adams
Guillermo León Valencia Airport Popayán Colombia Guillermo León Valencia
Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport San Andrés Colombia Gustavo Rojas Pinilla
Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport Jakarta Indonesia Halim Perdanakusuma, national hero of Indonesia
Harold W. Brown Memorial Airfield (Pittsburgh Monroeville Airport) Monroeville Pennsylvania, United States Harold W. Brown
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport Atlanta Georgia, United States William B. Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson
Hearst (René Fontaine) Municipal Airport Hearst Ontario, Canada René Fontaine
Hector International Airport Fargo North Dakota, United States Martin Hector (landowner)
Henri Coandă International Airport Bucharest Romania Henri Coandă
Heraklion International Airport, "Nikos Kazantzakis" Heraklion Greece Nikos Kazantzakis
Heydar Aliyev International Airport Baku Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev
Horace Williams Airport Chapel Hill North Carolina, United States Prof. Horace Williams (former Chair of Mental and Moral Science (Philosophy) at the University of North Carolina)
Houari Boumedienne Airport Algiers Algeria Houari Boumédienne
Ian Fleming International Airport Boscobel Jamaica Ian Fleming
Ibn Batouta International Airport (Tangier-Boukhalef Airport) Tangier Morocco Ibn Battuta
Il Caravaggio International Airport Bergamo Italy Caravaggio
Indiana County-Jimmy Stewart Airport Indiana Pennsylvania, United States James Stewart
Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi India Indira Gandhi
Inuvik (Mike Zubko) Airport Inuvik Northwest Territories, Canada Mike Zubko, co-founder of the Northern Air Transport Association and owner of Aklavik Flying Services
Jack Edwards Airport Gulf Shores Alabama, United States Jack Edwards
Jackson-Evers International Airport Jackson Mississippi, United States Medgar Evers
Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport Thermal California, United States Jacqueline Cochran
James M. Cox Dayton International Airport Dayton Ohio, United States James M. Cox
João Paulo II Airport Ponta Delgada Portugal John Paul II
Jesse Viertel Memorial Airport Boonville Missouri, United States Jesse P, Viertel
Jijel Ferhat Abbas Airport Jijel Algeria Ferhat Abbas
Jinnah International Airport Karachi Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport Paramaribo Suriname Johan Adolf Pengel, Suriname's Prime Minister from 1963 until 1969
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Hamilton Ontario, Canada John Munro
John F. Kennedy International Airport New York City New York, United States John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy Memorial Airport Ashland Wisconsin, United States John F. Kennedy
John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport Johnstown Pennsylvania, United States John Murtha
John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice Kraków Poland Pope John Paul II
John Wayne Airport Santa Ana California, United States John Wayne
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi Kenya Jomo Kenyatta
Jorge Chávez International Airport Lima Peru Jorge Chávez
Jorge Wilstermann International Airport Cochabamba Bolivia Jorge Wilstermann
José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport Guayaquil Ecuador José Joaquín de Olmedo
José Martí International Airport Havana Cuba José Martí
Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport Roatán Honduras Juan Manuel Gálvez
Juan Santamaría International Airport San José Costa Rica Juan Santamaría
Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport Sucre Bolivia Juana Azurduy de Padilla
Juanda International Airport Surabaya Indonesia Djuanda Kartawidjaja
Julius Nyerere International Airport Dar es Salaam Tanzania Julius Nyerere
Karl Stefan Memorial Airport Norfolk Nebraska, United States Karl Stefan
Kay Larkin Field Palatka Florida, United States Jasper Kennedy "Kay" Larkin
King Abdulaziz International Airport Jeddah Saudi Arabia Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia
King Fahd International Airport Dammam Saudi Arabia Fahd of Saudi Arabia
King Khalid International Airport Riyadh Saudi Arabia Khalid of Saudi Arabia
King Shaka International Airport Durban South Africa Shaka
Kingston/Norman Rogers Airport Kingston Ontario, Canada Norman McLeod Rogers
Konrad Adenauer Airport Cologne/Bonn Germany Konrad Adenauer
Kos International Airport, "Hippocrates" Kos Greece Hippocrates
Kotoka International Airport Accra Ghana Col. Emmanuel Kwasi Kotoka
LaGuardia Airport New York City New York, United States Fiorello H. La Guardia
Lambert–St. Louis International Airport St. Louis Missouri, United States Albert Bond Lambert
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport Milwaukee Wisconsin, United States Lawrence J. Timmerman (county supervisor)
Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport Tallinn Estonia Lennart Georg Meri, President of Estonia
Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport Rome Italy Leonardo da Vinci
Libreville Leon Mba International Airport Libreville Gabon Léon M'ba
Lic. Adolfo López Mateos International Airport Toluca Mexico Adolfo López Mateos
Lic. Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco Mexico Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
Lic. Miguel de la Madrid Airport Colima Mexico Miguel de la Madrid
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Liverpool England John Lennon
Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport Ljubljana Slovenia Jože Pučnik
Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport Łódź Poland Władysław Reymont
Logan International Airport Boston Massachusetts, United States Edward Lawrence Logan
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport Guwahati Assam, India Gopinath Bordoloi
Long Island MacArthur Airport Islip New York, United States General Douglas MacArthur
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport New Orleans Louisiana, United States Louis Armstrong
Lt. Col W.G. (Billy) Barker VC Airport Dauphin Manitoba, Canada William George Barker
Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport Lubbock Texas, United States Preston E. Smith
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport San Juan Puerto Rico Luis Muñoz Marín
Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport Lviv Ukraine Danylo Halytskyi
M'Vengue El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba International Airport Franceville Gabon Omar Bongo
Manas International Airport Bishkek Kyrgyzstan Manas, a Kyrgyz epic hero
Mariscal Sucre International Airport Quito Ecuador Antonio José de Sucre
Martin State Airport Essex Maryland, United States Glenn Luther Martin
Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport Martinique French West Indies Aimé Césaire
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport Hambantota Sri Lanka His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa (sixth President of Sri Lanka)
McCarran International Airport Paradise Nevada, United States Pat McCarran
McClellan-Palomar Airport Carlsbad California, United States Gerald McClellan (aviator)
McGhee Tyson Airport Knoxville Tennessee, United States McGhee Tyson (aviator)
Merrill Field Anchorage Alaska Russel Merrill
Milan Rastislav Štefánik Airport Bratislava Slovakia Milan Rastislav Štefánik
Ministro Pistarini International Airport Buenos Aires Argentina Juan Pistarini
Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport Constanţa Romania Mihail Kogălniceanu
Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport Constantine Algeria Muhammad Boudiaf
Mohammed V International Airport Casablanca Morocco Mohammed V of Morocco
Montgomery Field San Diego California, United States John Joseph Montgomery
Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Montreal Quebec, Canada Pierre Trudeau
Moose Jaw/Air Vice Marshal C.M. McEwen Airport Moose Jaw Saskatchewan, Canada Air Vice-Marshal C.M. McEwen, commander of No. 6 Group RCAF
Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos Nigeria Murtala Mohammed
Naples-Capodichino "Ugo Niutta" Airport Naples Italy Ugo Niutta
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport Kolkata India Subhas Chandra Bose
Ngurah Rai International Airport Denpasar Indonesia I Gusti Ngurah Rai, Indonesian National hero from Bali
Ninoy Aquino International Airport Manila Philippines Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr.
Niš Constantine the Great Airport Niš Serbia Constantine I
Norman Manley International Airport Kingston Jamaica Norman Washington Manley
Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport San Jose California, United States Norman Y. Mineta
North Bay/Jack Garland Airport North Bay Ontario, Canada Jack Garland
O'Hare International Airport Chicago Illinois, United States Edward O'Hare
Olaya Herrera Airport Medellín Colombia Enrique Olaya Herrera
OR Tambo International Airport Johannesburg South Africa Oliver Tambo
Ostrava Leos Janacek Airport Ostrava Czech Republic Leoš Janáček
Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport Ottawa Ontario, Canada John A. Macdonald and George-Étienne Cartier
Owen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport Owen Sound Ontario, Canada Billy Bishop
Pangborn Memorial Airport Wenatchee Washington, United States Clyde Edward Pangborn
Pattimura Airport Ambon Indonesia Pattimura a.k.a. Thomas Matulessy
Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport Belize City Belize Phillip Goldson
Portsmouth International Airport at Pease Portsmouth New Hampshire, United States Harl Pease, Jr.
Poznań-Ławica Henryk Wieniawski Airport Poznań Poland Henryk Wieniawski
Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport Brasília Brazil Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira
Princess Juliana International Airport Sint Maarten Netherlands Antilles Juliana of the Netherlands
Québec/Jean Lesage International Airport Quebec City Quebec, Canada Jean Lesage
Queen Alia International Airport Amman Jordan Alia al-Hussein
Queen Beatrix International Airport Oranjestad Aruba Beatrix of the Netherlands
Rafael Hernández Airport Aguadilla Puerto Rico Rafael Hernández Marín
Rafael Núñez International Airport Cartagena Colombia Rafael Núñez
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad, Telangana India Rajiv Gandhi
Reina Sofía Airport (Tenerife South) Tenerife Canary Islands Queen Sofía of Spain
Adolfo Suárez International Airport Madrid Madrid Adolfo Suárez González
Rhodes International Airport, "Diagoras" Rhodes Greece Diagoras of Rhodes
Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport Amarillo Texas, United States Rick Husband
Richard Pearse Airport Timaru New Zealand Richard Pearse
Robert J. Miller Air Park Woodbine New Jersey, United States Robert J. Miller
Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield Doncaster Doncaster, United Kingdom Robin Hood
Roland Garros Airport Saint-Denis Réunion, France Roland Garros
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Arlington Virginia, United States Ronald Reagan
Rosecrans Memorial Airport Saint Joseph Missouri, United States Sgt. Guy Wallace Rosecrans
Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport Lyon France Antoine de Saint Exupéry
Sabiha Gökçen International Airport Istanbul Turkey Sabiha Gökçen
W. A. Mozart Airport Salzburg Austria Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sam Ratulangi International Airport Manado Indonesia Sam Ratulangi, 1st Governor of Sulawesi, Indonesian national hero
San Egidio Airport Perugia Italy Saint Giles
Sangster International Airport Montego Bay Jamaica Donald Sangster
Santos Dumont Airport Rio de Janeiro Brazil Alberto Santos-Dumont
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport Ahmedabad India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport Sarnia Ontario, Canada Chris Hadfield
Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport Saskatoon Saskatchewan, Canada John Diefenbaker
Sawyer International Airport Marquette Michigan, United States Kenneth Ingalls Sawyer (road commissioner)
Serafettin Elçi Airport Şırnak Turkey Şerafettin Elçi
Shahjalal International Airport Dhaka Bangladesh Shah Jalal
Sikorsky Memorial Airport Stratford Connecticut, United States Igor Sikorsky
Silvio Pettirossi International Airport Paraguay Asunción Silvio Pettirossi
Simón Bolívar Airport Santa Marta Colombia Simón Bolívar
Simón Bolívar International Airport Maiquetía Venezuela Simón Bolívar
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Port Louis Mauritius Seewoosagur Ramgoolam
Sir Seretse Khama International Airport Gaborone Botswana Seretse Khama
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport Sitka Alaska, United States Rocky Gutierrez (former mayor)
Nuri Demirağ Airport Sivas Turkey Nuri Demirağ
Soekarno–Hatta International Airport Jakarta Indonesia Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta
Stewart International Airport Newburgh New York, United States Lachlan Stewart, ancestor of land donor
Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport Subang Malaysia Salahuddin Abdul Aziz, Sultan of Selangor
Sultan Abdul Halim Airport Alor Star Malaysia Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah
Sultan Azlan Shah Airport Ipoh Malaysia Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak
Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport Kuantan Malaysia Sultan Ahmad Shah of Pahang
Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport Makassar Indonesia Sultan Hasanuddin, Gowa Sultanate
Sultan Iskandarmuda Airport Banda Aceh Indonesia Iskandar Muda, Aceh Sultanate
Sultan Ismail Petra Airport Kota Bharu Malaysia Ismail Petra, Sultan of Kelantan
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport Palembang Indonesia Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, former Sultan of Palembang
Sultan Mahmud Airport Kuala Terengganu Malaysia Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah, Sultan of Terengganu
Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport Pekanbaru Indonesia Sultan Syarif Kasim II, former Sultan of Siak
Sultan Thaha Airport Jambi Indonesia Sultan Thaha, Indonesian national hero from Jambi
Süleyman Demirel Airport Isparta Turkey Süleyman Demirel
Syracuse Hancock International Airport Syracuse New York, United States Clarence E. Hancock
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Anchorage Alaska, United States Ted Stevens
Tegel International Airport Otto Lilienthal Berlin Germany Otto Lilienthal
Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport Tehran Iran Ruhollah Khomeini
Tenzing-Hillary Airport Lukla Nepal Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary
Terre Haute International Airport - Hulman Field Terre Haute Indiana, United States Anton "Tony" Hulman, Jr.
T. F. Green Airport Warwick Rhode Island, United States Theodore F. Green
Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza Tirana Albania Mother Teresa
Toronto Pearson International Airport Toronto Ontario, Canada Lester B. Pearson
Touat Cheikh Sidi Mohamed Belkebir Airport Adrar Algeria "Touat" "Cheikh (Sheikh)" "Sidi" Mohamed Belkebir
Toussaint Louverture International Airport Port-au-Prince Haiti Toussaint Louverture
Traian Vuia International Airport Timişoara Romania Traian Vuia
Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani Italy Vincenzo Florio
Trent Lott International Airport Pascagoula Mississippi, United States Trent Lott
Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu Nepal King Tribhuvan of Nepal, Bir Bikram Shah Dev
Tweed New Haven Regional Airport New Haven Connecticut, United States John H. Tweed
University of Illinois Willard Airport Tolono Township Illinois, United States Arthur Cutts Willard
Václav Havel Airport Prague Prague Czech Republic Václav Havel
VC Bird International Airport Antigua Antigua and Barbuda Vere Bird
Venice Marco Polo Airport Venice Italy Marco Polo
Venustiano Carranza International Airport Monclova Mexico Venustiano Carranza
Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport Warsaw Poland Frédéric Chopin
Washington Dulles International Airport Chantilly Virginia, United States John Foster Dulles
Whitford's Airport Weedsport New York, United States John Whitford
Will Rogers World Airport Oklahoma City Oklahoma, United States Will Rogers
William P. Hobby Airport Houston Texas, United States William P. Hobby
William R. Fairchild International Airport Port Angeles Washington, United States William R. Fairchild (airport supervisor)
William T. Piper Memorial Airport Lock Haven Pennsylvania, United States William T. Piper
Witham Field Stuart Florida, United States Homer Witham
Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport Windhoek Namibia Chief Hosea Kutako, led the struggle for Namibian independence
Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport Winnipeg Canada James Armstrong Richardson
W. K. Kellogg Airport Battle Creek Michigan, United States Will Keith Kellogg
Wolter Monginsidi Airport Kendari Indonesia Wolter Monginsidi, national hero of Indonesia
Yasser Arafat International Airport Rafah Gaza Strip Yasser Arafat
Yeager Airport Charleston West Virginia, United States Chuck Yeager

Former names and names of closed airports[edit]

Astor Piazzolla International Airport, Mar del Plata, Argentina
formerly Brigadier General Bartolomé de la Colina International Airport, changed in August, 2008
Baghdad International Airport, Baghdad, Iraq 
formerly Saddam International Airport, named for Saddam Hussein
Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 
formerly Haile Selassie I International Airport, named for Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia
Cape Town International Airport, Cape Town, South Africa 
formerly D.F. Malan Airport, named for Daniel François Malan
Clark International Airport, Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines 
formerly Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, named for Diosdado Macapagal
El Alto International Airport, La Paz, Bolivia
formerly John F. Kennedy International Airport
Durban International Airport, Durban, South Africa 
formerly Louis Botha Airport, named for Louis Botha; renamed in 1995 and closed in 2010
John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City, United States 
dedicated as New York International Airport in 1948, more known as Idlewild Airport (IDL), renamed (JFK)
in memory of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, on December 24 1963
José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport, Guayaquil, Ecuador 
formerly Simón Bolívar International Airport, named for Simón Bolívar
Kai Tak Airport, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China 
closed, named after two plutocrats Kai Ho and Au Tak
Kimberley Airport, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa 
formerly B. J. Vorster Airport, named for B. J. Vorster
Meigs Field, Chicago, Illinois, United States 
closed, named for Merrill C. Meigs
Mati Airport, Mati City , Philippines
formerly "Imelda R. Marcos Airport"
OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa 
formerly Jan Smuts International Airport, named for Jan Smuts
Senai International Airport, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
formerly Sultan Ismail International Airport
Sydney Airport, Sydney, Australia 
formerly Kingsford Smith International Airport, named for Charles Kingsford Smith
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei, Taiwan 
formerly Chiang Kai-shek International Airport, named for Chiang Kai-shek

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]