Memphis International Airport Keeps Name

Each year round Elvis week, rumours are popping up that Memphis International Airport will change it's name to 'Elvis Presley Airport'. With the recent passing of Isaac Hayes, his fanbase is asking to name the airport after him. Airport officials now responded to those rumours and denied everything. They think that the current 'Memphis' name represents the city in it's best way, honoring all the great names the city knows and have knew. It would be an impossible task picking out just one name out of all those people who may deserve it.
Source: ElvisMatters / Updated: Aug 22, 2008 
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Raleighroadace (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 23, 2008report abuse
Well said Brian Quinn.
Clambake67 (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 23, 2008report abuse
it doesnt really matter but how can the city of Memphis say that there is a number of people from Memphis who deserve the airport to be named after them???That city has never apreciated Elvis nor will they ever. Its a shame Elvis made that mess of a city his home.They have the World's Greatest enertainer and arguably humanitarian and they act like he was nothing to them.
Jerome returns (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 22, 2008report abuse
The world is Saved!..
fordy (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 22, 2008report abuse
If any name was chosen, always thought 'King' airport wpuld be the best choice........Martin Luther......B.B..and of course...Elvis - the king
Harvey Alexander (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 22, 2008report abuse
Sam Phillips International Airport has a great ring to it.
Brian Quinn (profilecontact) wrote on Aug 22, 2008report abuse
Totally disagree. The Memphis Airport should have been renamed Elvis Presley Airport a long time ago. For most of the World Elvis Presley IS Memphis.

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