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Nevada Officials To Weigh Renaming Las Vegas Airport After Reid

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials are scheduled to discuss and vote on Tuesday whether to rename McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada.

The all-Democratic Clark County Commission is set to consider a proposal that would direct the county's airport staff to file a name change with the Federal Aviation Administration.

The county commission oversees the airport and would be the final authority on a name change. But the FAA says it must take administrative steps to process a name change before officially recognizing it.

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The Las Vegas Sun reports the name change is estimated to cost about $2 million in rebranding.