Ontario International Airport Plans to Drop Los Angeles From Name

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Passengers at L.A./Ontario International Airport in 2015. The airport will be turned over to local control on Nov. 1 and will change its name to Ontario International Airport. (Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Ontario, Calif., or Ontario, Canada?

That may be the question airline passengers will be asking soon when booking a flight to the small commercial airport 35 miles east of Los Angeles.

After years of debate and negotiations, the city of Los Angeles plans to give up control of Los Angeles-Ontario International Airport on Nov. 1 to local authorities.

On that date, the airport will fall under control of the Ontario International Airport Authority, made up of elected and appointed officials from the city of Ontario and other nearby municipalities.

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