Bob Hope Airport

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Bob Hope Airport, formerly known as the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport, is located in Burbank, California, United States and to a degree, serves the Los Angeles, California metro-region including Glendale and Pasadena. Its IATA airport code is BUR. Non-stop flights from the airport go mostly to destinations within the western United States but service also includes Atlanta, New York, and Chicago (beginning in September).

The airport is owned by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, which is controlled by the governments of the three cities in its name. On November 11, 2004, the authority voted to change the airport's name to Bob Hope Airport, in honor of the late comedian Bob Hope, who died earlier in the year, and had kept his personal airplane there. The new name was unveiled on December 17 on the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight in 1903, the year that Bob Hope was born.

In the film Nothing So Strange, Bill Gates is flown into this airport on a Microsoft jet before he makes his appearance in Macarthur Park in Los Angeles. There, Gates is shot and killed in a fictional assassination.

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Terminals

Bob Hope Airport has two terminals which are joined together as part of the same building.

The Bob Hope Airport train station, adjacent to the airport, is served by Amtrak and Metrolink.

Terminal A

Gates A1-A9

Terminal B

Gates B1-B5

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