List of eponyms of airports

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This is a list of eponymously named 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
Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport Dire Dawa Ethiopia Dejazmach Yilma Makonnen, former Governor of Harar
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 United States: Illinois Abraham Lincoln
Achmad Yani International Airport Semarang Indonesia Achmad Yani, Indonesian Army chief
Aden Adde International Airport Mogadishu Somalia Aden Abdullah Osman Daar, first President of Somalia
Adisucipto International Airport Yogyakarta Indonesia Agustinus Adisucipto, Indonesian independence hero
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 Pena
Franjo Tuđman Airport Zagreb Croatia Franjo Tuđman
Airport St. Paul the Apostle Ohrid Republic of Macedonia Paul the Apostle
Alexey Leonov Kemerovo International Airport Kemerovo Russia Alexey Leonov
Alfonso López Pumarejo Airport Valledupar Colombia Alfonso López Pumarejo
Rodríguez Ballón International Airport Arequipa Peru es: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 United States: Pennsylvania Arnold Palmer
Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson International Airport Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson
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 United States: Georgia Ben T. Epps, aviator
Aurel Vlaicu International Airport Bucharest Romania Aurel Vlaicu
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Austin United States: Texas Captain John August Earl Bergstrom
Austin Straubel International Airport Ashwaubenon United States: Wisconsin Lt. Col. Austin Straubel
Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar Peshawar, Pakistan Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Baltimore–Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Anne Arundel County United States: Maryland Thurgood Marshall
Bandaranaike International Airport Colombo Sri Lanka S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike
Bauerfield International Airport Port Vila Vanuatu Harold W. Bauer, fighter pilot
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 United States: Montana Bert Mooney, aviator
Biju Patnaik Airport Bhubaneswar India Biju Patnaik
Birsa Munda Airport Ranchi India Birsa Munda
Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport Little Rock United States: Arkansas Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton
Billings Logan International Airport Billings United States: Montana Dick Logan, airport manager
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (Toronto island) Toronto Canada: Ontario Billy Bishop
Bob Hope Airport Burbank United States: California Bob Hope
Bob Sikes Airport Crestview United States: Florida Robert L. F. Sikes
Boeing Field Seattle United States: Washington William Edward Boeing
Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport Bologna Italy Guglielmo Marconi
Bowman Field Louisville United States: Kentucky Abram H. Bowman, airport founder
Bradley International Airport Windsor Locks United States: Connecticut Lt. Eugene M. Bradley
Brockville Regional Tackaberry Airport Brockville Canada: Ontario George Tackaberry, 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, former judge
Chan Gurney Municipal Airport Yankton United States: South Dakota John Chandler Gurney
Chania International Airport - "Ioannis Daskalogiannis" Chania, Crete Greece Ioannis Daskalogiannis, Cretan rebel against Ottoman rule
Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport Kansas City United States: Missouri Charles Wheeler
Charles de Gaulle Airport Paris France Charles de Gaulle
Charlotte/Douglas International Airport Charlotte United States: North Carolina 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 United States: Louisiana 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 United States: Ohio 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
Cristiano Ronaldo Airport Madeira Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo
Dakar-Yoff-Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport Dakar Senegal Léopold Sédar Senghor
Dallas Love Field Dallas United States: Texas First Lieutenant Moss Lee Love[1]
Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Honolulu United States: Hawaii Daniel Inouye
Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport Liberia 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 Canada: Saskatchewan Elvie Smith, former Chairman and CEO of Pratt & Whitney Canada
Eduardo Gomes International Airport Manaus Brazil Eduardo Gomes
El Tari Airport Kupang Indonesia El Tari, 2nd governor of East Nusa Tenggara
Eppley Airfield Omaha United States: Nebraska Eugene C. Eppley
Eugenio María de Hostos Airport Mayagüez Puerto Rico Eugenio María de Hostos
Fatmawati Soekarno Airport Bengkulu Indonesia Fatmawati 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 United States: Kansas Daniel Forbes
Francis S. Gabreski Airport Westhampton Beach United States: New York Francis S. Gabreski (Gabby)
Francisco B. Reyes Airport Coron Philippines Francisco B. Reyes, former mayor of Coron (1936-1939)
Francisco Bangoy International Airport Davao City Philippines Francisco Bangoy
Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport Porto Portugal Francisco de Sá Carneiro
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 United States: Wisconsin 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 United Kingdom George Best
George Bush Intercontinental Airport Houston United States: Texas George H. W. Bush
Gerald R. Ford International Airport Grand Rapids United States: Michigan Gerald R. Ford
German Titov Airport of Barnaul Barnaul Russia German Titov
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
Halifax Stanfield International Airport Halifax Canada: Nova Scotia Robert Stanfield, Premier of Nova Scotia
Hamad International Airport Doha  Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, former Emir of Qatar
Hamburg Airport Helmut Schmidt Hamburg Germany Helmut Schmidt
Harold W. Brown Memorial Airfield (Pittsburgh Monroeville Airport) Monroeville United States: Pennsylvania Harold W. Brown
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport Atlanta United States: Georgia William B. Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson
Hearst (René Fontaine) Municipal Airport Hearst Canada: Ontario René Fontaine
Hector International Airport Fargo United States: North Dakota 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 United States: North Carolina 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 United States: Pennsylvania James Stewart
Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi India Indira Gandhi
Inuvik (Mike Zubko) Airport Inuvik Canada: Northwest Territories Mike Zubko, co-founder of the Northern Air Transport Association
Jack Edwards Airport Gulf Shores United States: Alabama Jack Edwards
Jackson-Evers International Airport Jackson United States: Mississippi Medgar Evers
Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport Thermal United States: California Jacqueline Cochran
James M. Cox Dayton International Airport Dayton United States: Ohio James M. Cox
João Paulo II Airport Ponta Delgada Portugal John Paul II
Jesse Viertel Memorial Airport Boonville United States: Missouri 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
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Hamilton Canada: Ontario John Munro
John F. Kennedy International Airport New York City United States: New York John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy Memorial Airport Ashland United States: Wisconsin John F. Kennedy
John Glenn Columbus International Airport Columbus United States: Ohio John Glenn
John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport Johnstown United States: Pennsylvania John Murtha
John Paul II International Airport Kraków-Balice Kraków Poland Pope John Paul II
John Wayne Airport Santa Ana United States: California 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 María Córdova International Airport Medellín Colombia José María Córdova
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, Prime Minister of Indonesia and initiator of the airport
Julius Nyerere International Airport Dar es Salaam Tanzania Julius Nyerere
Karl Stefan Memorial Airport Norfolk United States: Nebraska Karl Stefan
Kay Larkin Field Palatka United States: Florida Jasper Kennedy "Kay" Larkin
Kempegowda International Airport Bangalore India Kempegowda
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 Canada: Ontario 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 United States: New York Fiorello H. La Guardia
Lalibela Airport Lalibela Ethiopia Gebre Mesqel Lalibela, King of the Zagwe Dynasty
Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport Milwaukee United States: Wisconsin 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
Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport Lisbon Portugal Humberto Delgado
Liverpool John Lennon Airport Liverpool United Kingdom John Lennon
Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport Ljubljana Slovenia Jože Pučnik
Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport Łódź Poland Władysław Reymont
Logan International Airport Boston United States: Massachusetts Edward Lawrence Logan
Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport Guwahati India Gopinath Bordoloi
Long Island MacArthur Airport Islip United States: New York Douglas MacArthur
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport New Orleans United States: Louisiana Louis Armstrong
Lt. Col W.G. (Billy) Barker VC Airport Dauphin Canada: Manitoba William George Barker
Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport Lubbock United States: Texas 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 United States: Maryland Glenn Luther Martin
Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport Martinique France Aimé Césaire
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport Hambantota Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa
McCarran International Airport Paradise United States: Nevada Pat McCarran
McClellan-Palomar Airport Carlsbad United States: California Gerald McClellan, aviator
McGhee Tyson Airport Knoxville United States: Tennessee McGhee Tyson, aviator
Merrill Field Anchorage United States: 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
Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport Monastir Tunisia Habib Bourguiba
Montgomery Field San Diego United States: California John Joseph Montgomery
Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Montreal Canada: Quebec Pierre Trudeau
Moose Jaw/Air Vice Marshal C.M. McEwen Airport Moose Jaw Canada: Saskatchewan Air Vice-Marshal C.M. McEwen, commander of No. 6 Group RCAF
Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos Nigeria Murtala Mohammed
Naples–Capodichino Airport Ugo Niutta 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, national hero of Indonesia 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
Astana Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport Astana Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev
Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport San Jose United States: California Norman Y. Mineta
North Bay/Jack Garland Airport North Bay Canada: Ontario Jack Garland
O'Hare International Airport Chicago United States: Illinois 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 Canada: Ontario John A. Macdonald and George-Étienne Cartier
Owen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport Owen Sound Canada: Ontario Billy Bishop
Pangborn Memorial Airport Wenatchee United States: Washington Clyde Edward Pangborn
Pattimura Airport Ambon Indonesia Pattimura, national hero of Indonesia
Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport Belize City Belize Phillip Goldson
Portsmouth International Airport at Pease Portsmouth United States: New Hampshire Harl Pease, Jr.
Poznań-Ławica Henryk Wieniawski Airport Poznań Poland Henryk Wieniawski
Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport Brasília Brazil Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira
Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport Medina  Saudi Arabia
Princess Juliana International Airport Sint Maarten Sint Maarten Juliana of the Netherlands
Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport Quebec City Canada: Quebec 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 Spain Queen Sofía of Spain
Adolfo Suárez International Airport Madrid Spain Adolfo Suárez González
Rhodes International Airport, "Diagoras" Rhodes Greece Diagoras of Rhodes
Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport Amarillo United States: Texas Rick Husband
Richard Pearse Airport Timaru New Zealand Richard Pearse
Robert J. Miller Air Park Woodbine United States: New Jersey Robert J. Miller
Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield Doncaster United Kingdom Robin Hood
Roland Garros Airport Saint-Denis France Roland Garros, aviator
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Arlington United States: Virginia Ronald Reagan
Rosecrans Memorial Airport Saint Joseph United States: Missouri 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, first 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 Canada: Ontario Chris Hadfield
Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport Saskatoon Canada: Saskatchewan John Diefenbaker
Sawyer International Airport Marquette United States: Michigan Kenneth Ingalls Sawyer, road commissioner
Serafettin Elçi Airport Şırnak Turkey Şerafettin Elçi
Shahjalal International Airport Dhaka Bangladesh Shah Jalal
Sikorsky Memorial Airport Stratford United States: Connecticut Igor Sikorsky
Silvio Pettirossi International Airport Asunción Paraguay 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 United States: Alaska 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 United States: New York Lachlan Stewart, ancestor of land donor
St. Louis Lambert International Airport St. Louis United States: Missouri Albert Bond Lambert
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, Indonesian national hero
Sultan Iskandarmuda Airport Banda Aceh Indonesia Iskandar Muda, Indonesian national hero
Sultan Ismail Petra Airport Kota Bharu Malaysia Ismail Petra, Sultan of Kelantan
Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport Palembang Indonesia Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, Indonesian national hero
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, Indonesian national hero
Sultan Thaha Airport Jambi Indonesia Sultan Thaha, Indonesian national hero from Jambi
Süleyman Demirel Airport Isparta Turkey Süleyman Demirel
Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport Sydney AustraliaAustralia Charles Kingsford Smith
Syracuse Hancock International Airport Syracuse United States: New York Clarence E. Hancock
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Anchorage United States: Alaska 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 United States: Indiana Anton "Tony" Hulman, Jr.
T. F. Green Airport Warwick United States: Rhode Island Theodore F. Green
Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza Tirana Albania Mother Teresa
Toronto Pearson International Airport Toronto Canada: Ontario 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 Sr.
Trent Lott International Airport Pascagoula United States: Mississippi Trent Lott
Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu Nepal King Tribhuvan of Nepal, Bir Bikram Shah Dev
Tweed New Haven Regional Airport New Haven United States: Connecticut John H. Tweed
University of Illinois Willard Airport Tolono Township United States: Illinois 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 United States: Virginia John Foster Dulles
Whitford's Airport Weedsport United States: New York John Whitford
Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport Wichita United States: Kansas Dwight D. Eisenhower
Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport Utqiagvik United States: Alaska Wiley Post and Will Rogers
Will Rogers World Airport Oklahoma City United States: Oklahoma Will Rogers
William P. Hobby Airport Houston United States: Texas William P. Hobby
William R. Fairchild International Airport Port Angeles United States: Washington William R. Fairchild, airport supervisor
William T. Piper Memorial Airport Lock Haven United States: Pennsylvania William T. Piper
Witham Field Stuart United States: Florida 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: Manitoba James Armstrong Richardson
W. K. Kellogg Airport Battle Creek United States: Michigan 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 United States: West Virginia Chuck Yeager
Yuri Gagarin Orenburg Tsentralny Airport Orenburg Russia Yuri Gagarin

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
Durban International Airport, Durban, South Africa 
formerly Louis Botha Airport, named for Louis Botha; renamed in 1995 and closed in 2010
Edmonton City Centre (Blatchford Field) Airport, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
closed, named for Kenneth Alexander Blatchford
El Alto International Airport, La Paz, Bolivia
formerly John F. Kennedy International Airport
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
Reno–Tahoe International Airport 
formerly Cannon International Airport named for senator Howard W. Cannon
Senai International Airport, Johor Bahru, Malaysia 
formerly Sultan Ismail International Airport
Stapleton International Airport, Denver, Colorado, United States 
closed, named for Denver mayor Benjamin F. Stapleton
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taoyuan, Taiwan 
formerly Chiang Kai-shek International Airport, named for Chiang Kai-shek

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Dallas, Texas Love Field Airport". Retrieved June 10, 2016.