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Airport moves statue of Queen Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

The Queen is down off her pedestal.

Officials at the Charlotte Douglas Airport removed Queen Charlotte overnight,

Lee Davis, Spokesperson for the Airport said the move is only temporary while renovations to the hourly parking structure and terminal are done.

The statue will be in her temporary home in the daily parking structure for the next 2-3 years.

Once the renovations are complete Davis says the Queen will be relocated inside the renovated terminal.

The statue which is made of Bronze, stands 15' tall and weighs 5,000 lbs.

She was erected back in September of 1990.

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