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Columbus Regional Airport Has Been Named in Honor of Astronaut John Glenn

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The airport where astronaut John Glenn ogled planes as a kid, came and went to two wars, boarded his first commercial jet and piloted a private aircraft until age 90 has now been named in his honor. The former U.S. senator, 94, said during a ceremony Tuesday that he hopes changing Port Columbus' name to John Glenn Columbus International Airport will inspire youngsters to pursue science, engineering and their own round of innovation. "It is a great honor to me to have this field with my name on it.