The Touquet-Paris-Plage airport has been granted permission to be renamed after the late British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II following the permission received from the King on Monday.


The airport will be called Elizabeth II Le Touquet-Paris-Plage International Airport in honour of the Queen, as the officials in the town hall said.

According to BBC, the tribute to the “Great Queen” would also recognise the “most British of French resorts”


It, however, said that the date for the inauguration has not been set, but the renaming came after the original proposal was made to the British Crown six days after the death of the Queen on 8 September last year.


Le Touquet explained it was also a nod to the late Queen’s uncle, Edward VIII, who visited the resort to enjoy horse riding and sand yachting, sometimes accompanied by his niece when she was not yet Queen.


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