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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Kirkwall Airport
Kirkwall Airport (IATA: KOI, ICAO: EGPA) is the main airport serving the Orkney Islands in Scotland.
Nottingham East Midlands Airport (IATA airport code: EMA, ICAO airport code: EGNX) is an airport in the East Midlands of England, near Castle Donington.
Airport staff members were also praised for their performance over the past year that saw passenger numbers at the airport increase by 15% to 111,445 for year ending 31 March 2003.
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 Airport Codes, Airports Code Lookup, IATA Identifiers
Airports around the world are universally known by a unique three-letter code: the "Location Identifier" in aviation speak to uniquely identify individual airports.
These are the codes that airlines and pilots use to identify airports and are used in timetables, baggage tags, tickets, and advertisements.
Many airport codes are simply the first three letters of the city name: IND is Indianapolis, BOS is Boston, DEN is Denver, SIN is Singapore, BOM Bombay, India SYD is Sydney, Australia.
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  Airport - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Airports are uniquely represented by their IATA airport code and ICAO airport code.
IATA airport codes are often, but not always, abbreviated forms of the common name of the airport, such as PHL for Philadelphia International Airport.
The traffic generated by airports both in the air and on the surface can be a major source of aviation noise and air pollution which may interrupt nearby residents' sleep or, in extreme cases, be harmful to their health.
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  IATA airport code - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world.
The assignment of these codes is governed by IATA Resolution 767, and it is administered by IATA headquarters in Montreal.
While the IATA codes are the most familiar airport codes to airline passengers, the 4-letter ICAO airport codes are becoming increasingly common within aviation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/IATA_Airport_Code   (331 words)

 Finance Choices - Personal Finance Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Despite the reluctance to privatize airports in the United States (despite the FAA sponsoring a privatization program since 1996), the government-owned, contractor-operated (GOCO) arrangement is the standard for the operation of commercial airports in the rest of the world.
Airport fees are fees commonly paid for use of services of airports, such as in the Subic Bay International Airport, known for charging airport fees.
IATA airport codes are often abbreviated forms of the common name of the airport, such as PHL for Philadelphia International Airport.
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 Shanghai airport
The airport opened on October 1, 1999, A second runway was opened on March 17, 2005 while a second terminal was under construction and scheduled for completion by 2007.
The airport is in the western part of a still relatively urban area of Shanghai.
This airport was used by 14 142 538 passengers in 1998.
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IATA codes are an integral part of the travel industry, and essential for the identification of an airline or a logistics company, its destinations and its traffic documents.
This code is available for airlines that do not qualify for IATA codes but operate at airports with automated baggage sortation systems.
This code allows logistics companies which don't qualify for an IATA three numeric airline prefix code to be uniquely identified and recognized by the cargo industry with a unique IATA logistics document code.
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 IATA airport code - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The IATA airport code is a three-letter alphabetic code designating each airport around the world.
Travel agents can be members of IATA; they have nothing to do with the assignment of IATA three-letter airport codes.
IATA also provides codes for rail stations and for airport handling entities.
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 International airport codes, IATA 3-letter code for airports
This are in fact IATA codes for cities and airports.
FLY is the IATA code for Finley in Australia, EVE for Evenes in Norway, TOY for Toyama in Japan, DAY for Dayton in Ohio, United States, and NYC for sure, New York City.
IATA's Head Office is in Montreal; its main executive office is in Geneva.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/airport_code.htm   (305 words)

 Airport Code
airport codes and useful information like runway lengths, elevation, latitude and longitude data for each airport...
IATA also provides codes for railway stations and for airport handling entities.
Airport Codes: An updated magazine article that explains the history behind...
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 Aviationboom - Feature Story - Airport
A military airport is known as an airbase in North American terminology (other countries may use the term airfield or air station in current parlance).
The term airport refers to an aerodrome that is licensed by the responsible government organization (i.e.
Airports have to be maintained to higher safety standards.
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 ICAO airport code information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
They are not the same as the IATA codes encountered by the general public, which are used for airline timetables, reservations, and baggage handling.
Unlike the IATA codes, the ICAO codes have a regional structure, are not duplicated and are comprehensive.
In the contiguous United States and Canada, most airports have been assigned three-letter IATA codes which are the same as their ICAO code without the leading K or C. e.g., YYC (Calgary International Airport, Calgary, Alberta) and CYYC, IAD (Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia) and KIAD.
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 Kai Tak Airport at AllExperts
Kai Tak had the IATA airport code HKG as well as the ICAO airport code VHHH, both of which were taken over by the new Chek Lap Kok Airport.
The famous airport served as the hub for Cathay Pacific, Dragonair and Air Hong Kong.
Kai Tak was subsequently retired, transferring its IATA Airport Code to the replacement airport at Chek Lap Kok.
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 airport code airport city code international airport code us airport code airport code iata airport code list airport ...
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 LNAS Developers | About Cyprus | Larnaca International Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Larnaca airport is Cyprus' main international gateway, the largest of the Republic of Cyprus' two commercial airports.
The arrivals hall currently has 4 luggage belts, and is in the process of being extended to accommodate a further four belts and a larger lounge or transfer passengers.
Larnaca Airport is often used as a hub by passengers traveling between Europe and the Middle East, and Cyprus's status as a major tourist destination means that passenger numbers are around 5 million a year.
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 airport code identifier   (Site not responding. Last check: )
France, CDG is the airport code for Charles De Gaulle...
IATA 3-letter codes, a comprehensive list of cities and airports throughout the world with the 3-letter location identifier code for airports and cities.
Airports around the world are universally known by a unique three-letter code: the "Location Identifier...
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 John F. Kennedy Airport JFK Hotels- Hotels near John F. Kennedy International Airport JFK
The airport's prominence in domestic travel has increased since JetBlue Airways made JFK its headquarters in 2000: the airport is also a focus city for American Airlines and Delta Airlines, and a base for United Airlines.
The airport is as much a famous staple of New York City as the Madison Square Garden, Yankee Stadium, Statue of Liberty, and Empire State Building.
Construction of the airport began in 1942, and at that time, they thought they would only need 1,000 acres to build it: however, as aviation grew, so did Idlewild, and since then, 4,000 more acres have been added.
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 Documento sin título   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The airport is 21km (13 miles) from Santiago (travel time – 30 minutes).
Airport facilities include bar, bureaux de change, restaurants, car hire, post office and tourist office.
The survivors of the accident (who were travelling to Santiago to play a rugby match) and the stories of the things they experienced during those days when they were lost, became the subject of a 1992 Hollywood movie: Alive.
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 IRPUD - Institute of Spatial Planning, University of Dortmund
The region code is a four-character acronym of the name of the region.
However, these codes are not given for all airports.
Although the additional airports of the strategic network are not included in the TEN programme, they have been used for modelling accessibilities in a number of research projects.
www.raumplanung.uni-dortmund.de /irpud/pro/ten/fluasc_e.htm   (295 words)

 Al Mashriq - Airtravel in Lebanon
The old airport was renovated in 1977, and the present runways were rehabilitated between 1982 and 1984.
Beirut Airport's success was immediate, and became part of the ambitious routes of pioneer airlines, like the Warsaw-Teheran route flown by LOT-Polish Airlines and the Berlin-Teheran route of the Deutshe Luft Hansa.
Dec 28 1968- Israel raids Beirut airport, destroying 13 civilian planes, in retaliation for attack on Israeli plane in Athens by the PFLP.
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 Greater Moncton International Airport - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Greater Moncton International Airport (L'Aéroport international du Grand Moncton) is located minutes fromdowntown Moncton, NewBrunswick in the city of Dieppe.
The airport hosts over 150 flights to 12 destinations with connections to 41 destinations in North America.
Paris, France is the farthest destination served directly from Moncton, although trans-Atlantic service is seasonal.
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 Juan Santamaria Intl Airport
The SJO airport (IATA Code) was inaugurated in July, 1955 as a replacement for the La Sabana Intl Airport (initially known as Llano Grande de Mata Redonda, don't confuse it with Liberia's Llano Grande!), located where now stands the "La Sabana" recreational park.
The decision to build this airport was taken due to the fact that La Sabana's runways (2 of them) were short for bigger planes and too close to the mountains and the city of San Jose.
First known as "El Coco Airport" the "Juan Santamaria Airport" was a big breakthrough in aviation in Costa Rica: it had an asphalt runway.
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 Suvarnabhumi Airport (IATA: NBK, ICAO: VTBS)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The airport is presently using interim IATA airport code NBK, but it will inherit the code BKK from Bangkok International Airport (Don Mueang) after it is decommissioned.
Suvarnabhumi Airport is located in Racha Thewa in Bang Phli district, formerly known as “Nong Ngu Hao” (“Cobra Swamp”), Samut Prakan Province, located approximately 25 kilometers east of Bangkok.
Suvarnabhumi Airport is located in Racha Thewa in the Bang Phli district of Samut Prakan province, 30 kilometers east of Bangkok.
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 Wikinfo | Airport
An airport is a designated location for aircraft to take off and land.
The buildings where passengers interface with ground transportation, purchase tickets, transfer their luggage, and go through security are typically called terminals, and the buildings that provide access to the airplanes are typically called concourses.
Airports are uniquely represented by their IATA airport code and ICAO airport code.
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 Car hire Lyon airport car rental Lyon airport car hire Lyon airport
Its IATA Airport Code is LYS; ICAO Airport Code LFLL.
Coach links connect the airport with the centre of Lyon and other towns in the area including Chambéry and Grenoble, where airport capacity is limited by surrounding mountains.
In 2000 the airport was renamed in honour of Lyonnais aviation pioneer and writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
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 When a new airport is constructed for a city to replace the old airport, why doe...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It makes perfect sense that a replacement airport (as differentiated from an additional airfield) should be identified by the code always used for that city.
I always thought the IATA code was a location code, therefore joez' question would make sense if these particular new airports were built at a different location.
If the new airport has taken over the international function of the old, it makes sense for the code to transfer, and to give a new code to the old premises which are now handling a different and more localised traffic.
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 Airport Codes: The ABC's   A History and Explanation
Many airport codes are simply the first three letters of the city name: ATL is Atlanta, BOS is Boston, MIA is Miami, SIN is Singapore, and SYD is Sydney, Australia.
The airport ciphers sometimes don't originate with the city or airfield name but with the county in which it resides.
Spokane International Airport is coded as GEG in honor of Major Harold C. Geiger, a pioneer in Army aviation and ballooning.
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 Elmira Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elmira-Corning Regional Airport is a medium-sized regional airport located in the Town of Big Flats, New York that serves the Southern Tier of New York, primarily Chemung and Steuben counties.
The airport has scheduled air service along with general aviation and glider actities.
The airport is north of the Southern Tier Expressway (New York State Highway 17).
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International airports also generally have a complex of buildings where passengers can embark on airliners, and where cargo can be stored and loaded.
The construction of new airports, or addition of runways to existing airports, is often resisted by local residents because of the effect on the countryside, historical sites, local flora and fauna.
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 Virtual Globetrotting: North Central State Airport (SFZ)
North Central State Airport is a general aviation airport located in Lincoln and Smithfield, Rhode Island.
North Central State Airport generally caters to private pilots and general aviation, and the aircraft that are seen there are usually either of the single- or twin-engined propeller class.
The airport is not able to serve large airliners, and the use of North Central to these types of aircraft is purely emergency-related.
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 Welcome to World Airport Codes
The place to find airport codes, abbreviations, runway lengths and other airport information.
Welcome to World Airport Codes, the place to find airport codes, abbreviations, runway lengths and other airport information.
World Airport Codes provides information for almost every airport in the world.
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