Statement from Monroe County Executive Adam Bello on Renaming Rochester  Airport to Honor Frederick Douglass

County Executive Adam Bello released the following statement on the renaming of the Greater Rochester International airport in Honor of Frederick Douglass:

“I appreciate that members of the Monroe County Legislature have joined me in support of renaming the Greater Rochester International Airport in honor of Frederick Douglass. In the weeks since first learning of this proposal, I have spoken with our federal representatives, members of our community and other interested stakeholders, and am grateful for all of their input and feedback. I look forward to working with the FAA to advance this initiative through the approval process in the weeks and months to come so that we can honor the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass in this way.”