The New York Daily News ran this humorous take on the event. After all these years, finally, her name comes first!
By: KARK 4 NewsLITTLE ROCK, AR - The Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission is ready to welcome Bill and Hillary Clinton back home for an airport renaming ceremony next month.
The event will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 3 in front of the airport, and will also celebrate the completion of the airport's $67 million Phase I improvement project. Some of the completed renovations include a redesigned ticket lobby and baggage screening area.
The ceremony will be free and open to the public, but tickets will be limited. Click here to reserve tickets through an online registration form.
"Hillary and I are so honored to have Little Rock National Airport named in our honor," said President Bill Clinton. "We are excited that the first phase of renovation is complete, and look forward to seeing all of the airport's improvements in May."
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By Marianne Garvey and Brian Niemietz
Published: Monday, April 22, 2013, 2:00 AM
Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 2:00 AM
The new Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Ark., will hold a dedication ceremony May 3 featuring the former President and his wife and ex- Secretary of State — but there’s just one problem for the snazzy new airport.
The LIttle Rock, Ark., airport is being renamed after Hillary and Bill Clinton, and locals are excited.
“Locals are calling it the Hillbilly Airport,” one insider tells Confidenti@l. “And project managers certainly don’t want an airport named after our President called Hillbilly. In the South. How does that look to the world?”