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Houston Celebrates A Guinness World Record Set at Ellington Airport

Houston, TX (May 7, 2013) – Mayor Annise Parker, Hennessey Performance executives and Ellington Airport officials celebrate a special award in front of City Hall on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Get an up close and personal look at the Venom GT, one of the “fastest” cars in the world which set a Guinness World Record earlier this year at Ellington Airport. The chance to put the pedal to the metal kicks off at the Aeros & Autos festival this weekend at Ellington Airport. This family-friendly event will feature the debut of "Jet" our airport mascot and brings the best of the transportation worlds, airplanes and automobiles to Houston’s oldest airport.

WHO:  

Mayor Annise Parker, Executives from Hennessey Performance and Houston Airport System

WHAT:

Special Presentation of Guinness World Record

WHEN:

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Downtown - City Hall Plaza, 901 Bagby Street

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The Houston Airport System (HAS) served more than 50 million passengers in 2012. Houston's three airports, George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), William P. Hobby (HOU) and Ellington Airport (EFD) contribute more than $27 billion to the regional economy. For more information, visit fly2houston.com and follow us @IAH and @HobbyAirport.  

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