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And the next presidential airport is ...

By Katia Hetter, CNN
updated 5:34 PM EST, Tue March 4, 2014
The airport in Wichita, Kansas, will soon be named after the United States' 34th president, Dwight D. Eisenhower. Click through the gallery to see more of the people behind airport names. The airport in Wichita, Kansas, will soon be named after the United States' 34th president, Dwight D. Eisenhower. Click through the gallery to see more of the people behind airport names.
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John F. Kennedy International (New York)
Ronald Reagan Washington National
George Bush Intercontinental (Houston)
Bill and Hillary Clinton National (Little Rock)
Gerald R. Ford International (Grand Rapids)
Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional
Abraham Lincoln Capital (Springfield)
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International
Chicago O'Hare International
McCarran International (Las Vegas)
Louis Armstrong International (New Orleans)
General Mitchell International (Milwaukee)
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International
Lambert-St. Louis International
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International
William P. Hobby (Houston)
Logan International (Boston)
Rick Husband Amarillo International
Charlotte Douglas International
Dulles International (Washington suburbs)
LaGuardia (New York)
Dallas Love Field
Bradley International (Hartford, Connecticut)
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
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STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport will be airport's new name
  • The elder President Bush has his name on a Houston airport
  • Little Rock's airport name includes a president and his wife

(CNN) -- Presidents John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton all have one.

The late Dwight D. Eisenhower is the latest U.S. president to be honored with an airport. The Wichita City Council voted Tuesday to rename the city's Mid-Continent Airport in honor of the president from Abilene, Kansas.

A local petition was launched last year to rename the airport. The city is constructing a new airport next to the existing one, and Mayor Carl Brewer told CNN it's projected to be completed in March 2015. Federal Aviation Administration and other approvals are still required before the name change takes effect, said Brewer.

"We looked at the president and his contributions to this country," Brewer said. "He was a phenomenal man and president during some challenging times, and (naming the airport after him) was quite fitting."

Last year, Little Rock, Arkansas, officially renamed its airport after former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary, the former senator and secretary of state.

Many U.S. airports are named after people whose names aren't quite so familiar. Click through our gallery to see if you know why our airports carry names like "Dulles," "Logan" and Hartsfield."

CNN learned about Wichita's new airport name from a tweet via CNN affiliate KWCH.

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