PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Pittsburgher has started an online petition to rename the Pittsburgh International Airport after Mr. Rogers.
Ian Miller, of Pittsburgh, posted the petition on Change.org Thursday afternoon.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Warmer Temperatures Expected Before Fall Conditions Return This Weekend
He proposes to change the name of Pittsburgh International Airport to “Fred Rogers International Airport.”
On the petition’s page, he says, “Pittsburgh is still an active transit hub and, for many people, our airport will be their first experience in Pittsburgh. We wish to welcome everybody to our neighborhood.”READ MORE: Heavy Police Presence Gathers On South Side, Officers Seen Collecting 2 Guns
The petition already has nearly 4000 signatures.
You can sign the petition on Change.org here.MORE NEWS: Car Goes On Crash Course In Homewood, Knocking Down Utility Pole And Wires