Originally Posted by jeremy_haak
Well, the airport in Anchorage is named after Ted Stevens, who is still alive, so this would appear to be done in the US as well.
Thanks. I know it’s not a hard and fast rule, and that it’s rather flimsily applied.
International conventions (including those from the UN) on toponymy do advise against naming stuff for living people, but how this is enforced from place to place is pretty much a hodge-podge I guess.