News bites: Hugo Chavez International Airport

Haiti has decided to rename its Cap-Haitien International Airport after late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Speaking of airports, New Orleans is planning to spend $650 million on improvements to its Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Additionally, traffic at Sydney, Australia’s Kingsford-Smith Airport is on the rise because of a boost in visitors from China.

Meanwhile, on the ground in the U.S., controversy has emerged over the bidding process for a proposed high-speed railway in California.