Louisville Unveils New Look For the Muhammad Ali International Airport

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Muhammad Ali. (Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com)

Kentucky’s Louisville International Airport (SDF) has been renamed for Muhammad Ali. City authorities announced in January that the airport would be renamed for the well-known boxer and multiple World Heavyweight champion, and the pledge became a reality on June 6.  

As a part of Ali Week — a week-long celebration of the many accomplishments of the internationally known boxer —  SDF unveiled new branding and a logo. Created by Badge Design, the new logo features Ali’s arms raised in victory with a butterfly in the background. The logo shifts in color from red to orange symbolizing strength and power. Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay in Louisville, Kentucky on January 17, 1942, and would have turned 77 on the day the new imagery was unveiled, according to the Courier Journal.

City officials, Ali’s relatives, and Louisville tourism officials were on…

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