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Fmr. Sen. Harry Reid responds to calls to rename McCarran Airport in his honor

Posted at 9:32 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 08:12:00-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Former Sen. Harry Reid is responding to calls to change the name of McCarran International Airport in his honor.

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In a statement to 13 Action News, Reid said:

I love Nevada, and I love the airport, and that will remain true for me regardless of what it's named. I am deeply humbled and grateful for the Clark County Commission's consideration and thoughtfulness.

Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom is leading the charge.

If approved, the move would cost about $2 million to replace things like signs and logos.

Segerblom says he would raise the funds privately to make it happen.