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UPDATE: Roanoke Regional Airport to Change Its Name Next Year

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Roanoke, VA - The Roanoke Regional Airport is getting a new name.

The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission announced Tuesday it is changing its name next year to the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport.

The reason for the change is to reflect the economic ties between Roanoke and Blacksburg.

Changing over to the new name is expected to cost about $300,000, including signs and administrative documents.

Airport officials are still getting estimates on just how much the name change will cost.

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