The St. Louis Airport Commission voted Wednesday to change the name of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport to put St. Louis first.

The commission — which initially proposed the name "St. Louis International Airport at Lambert Field" — settled on "St. Louis-Lambert International Airport" after discussing the name change with relatives of the airport's legacy founder Albert Bond Lambert.

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The change aligns the airport with the overwhelming majority of major airports in the U.S. which are geographically named, a press release from the airport said Wednesday.

The change must now be approved by the St. Louis Board of Aldermen.