SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Springfield, Missouri city council unanimously voted this week to approve renaming the Midfield Terminal at Springfield-Branson National Airport after Senator Roy Blunt.

The resolution praises his dedicated history of public service as a teacher, county official, Secretary of State, university president, Congressman, and U.S. Senator.

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As of December 16th, the Midfield Terminal will take on the new name of the “Roy Blunt Terminal” at the Springfield-Branson National Airport.

The 275,000-square-foot airport was opened on May 6, 2009, with ten airline gates.