Oprah

Metro councilwoman Sharon Hurt is proposing the Nashville International Airport be renamed in honor of Oprah Winfrey.

Under Hurt's plan, the airport would become The Oprah G. Winfrey International Airport.

Winfrey graduated from East High School and Tennessee State University and began her television career in Nashville.

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The Nashville Airport Authority board has the final say on the airport's name. Airport policy reportedly states an individual must be deceased for at least two years and have made a substantial contribution to the airport or field of aviation to have building or facility named after them.

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