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Are Your Initials An Iata Code?  
User currently offlineMCO2BRS From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2007, 537 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 4643 times:

So I'm sat around wasting my life perusing the interwebs (usually A.net and a select few other sites) and randomly wondered "I wonder if my initials are an IATA code?" Does this mean I have reached a new level of A.net geekdom... absolutely hehe. So do your initials form an IATA code?

Mine are CAJ which is Canaima, Venezuela, while my partner is KMH which is Kuruman, SA.

So how about yours? If you are fortunate enough to have 4 initials, do they form an ICAO code?

Cheers

MCO 2 BRS

46 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlinetz757300 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 2866 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 4638 times:

STT - St. Thomas, USVI


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User currently offlineplaneguy727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1210 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 4627 times:

Yep -

MPM = Maputo International Airport, Mozambique



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User currently offlineCairnterriAIR From United States of America, joined Jun 2008, 401 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 4627 times:

MRM...

Manare Airport in Papua New Guinea


User currently offlinesignol From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2007, 2985 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 4594 times:

My initials are RT (no middle name). Which is ASA, Airlines of South Australia, now defunct.

signol



Flights booked: none :(
User currently offlineajd1992 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 4593 times:

Both my old and new name (same first/middle name, different surname) don't show up as an airport. (AJD and AJW). My girlfriend (MSH) isn't one either.

User currently offlineMD11Bob From Germany, joined Mar 2010, 107 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4588 times:

Yep, Ramagundam in India. Funny idea, never checked that before. I just know one professor of my university, which has his last name being the same as some waypoint over the Uraine. He keeps mentioning it whenever possible  

User currently offlinemtnwest1979 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 2390 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4578 times:
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MAS Manus Island Momote in Papua New Guinea.
Liked it when Malaysian Airline System used MAS, too.  



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User currently offlineCrimsonNL From Netherlands, joined Dec 2007, 1801 posts, RR: 42
Reply 8, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 4570 times:
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I only have two, they form the carrier code of Malaysian Airlines, MH  


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User currently offlineQuokka From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4560 times:

Resistencia International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Resistencia) (IATA: RES, ICAO: SARE) in Chaco Province, Argentina

User currently offlineluxair747SP From Germany, joined May 2010, 502 posts, RR: 18
Reply 10, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4557 times:
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My One is jacmel in Haiti .

User currently offlineZKEOJ From New Zealand, joined Feb 2005, 972 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 4550 times:

I don't have a middle name, so my initials are an airline code:

ML = Midway Airlines

My partner's initials:

NCG = Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, México

Funny thread - thanks for posting!  
micha


User currently offlineRAFVC10 From Spain, joined Sep 2005, 1980 posts, RR: 7
Reply 12, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 4546 times:
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GED = Georgetown (Delaware)


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User currently offlineairportugal310 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3450 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 4535 times:

BDS:

Papola Casale Airport (IATA: BDS, ICAO: LIBR), also known as Aeroporto del Salento, is an airport near Brindisi in southern Italy.

(Wikipedia)



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User currently offlineCXB77L From Australia, joined Feb 2009, 2539 posts, RR: 5
Reply 14, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4531 times:
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SKW

I have absolutely no idea whether that forms an IATA code. A quick search of IATA codes yielded no results.



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User currently offlinevhqpa From Australia, joined Jul 2005, 1443 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 4528 times:

My full initials are JJC which is the IATA designator for Atizapán de Zaragoza, Mexico

If I omit my middle name leaving just JC which is the IATA designator for JAL Express a feeder for JAL flying a small fleet of 737 and M80 equipment.

I don't believe JJC is a ICAO designator for any airline.




Vhqpa.



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User currently offlinefxramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 7128 posts, RR: 87
Reply 16, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 4520 times:

DEO - Dearborn, Hyatt Regency H/P (DEO) MI - heliport!   

User currently offlinerogerbcn From Andorra, joined Sep 2006, 1194 posts, RR: 20
Reply 17, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 4511 times:

Hola!

Mine, RFG, come as a local airport: Rooke Field, Refugio, TX, USA. (28°18′21″N 97°16′29″W)

Salut!

Roger



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User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 60
Reply 18, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 4508 times:

Using http://www.airlinecodes.co.uk/aptcodesearch.asp

IATA-Code: LDB
ICAO-Code: SBLO
FAA-Code:
Location: Londrina
Airport: Londrina
Country: Brazil



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User currently offlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 4878 posts, RR: 22
Reply 19, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4491 times:

CMG:

Corumba Brazil



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User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6525 posts, RR: 25
Reply 20, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 4485 times:

IATA-Code: HT
ICAO-Code: IMP
Prefix-Code:
Airline: Hellenic Imperial Airways
Country: Greece
Callsign: Imperial
Website: ---

-HT



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User currently offlineborax From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 4479 times:

SBA - Santa Barbara Municipal

User currently offlineYflyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 946 posts, RR: 1
Reply 22, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4469 times:

MTW -- Manitowoc County Airport, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. No commercial service, though.

User currently offlineLarshjort From Denmark, joined Dec 2007, 1351 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4461 times:

No airline or airport but instead my initals is short for Large Hadron Collider, LHC 

/Lars



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User currently offlineYflyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 946 posts, RR: 1
Reply 24, posted (3 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4453 times:

Quoting CXB77L (Reply 14):
SKW

I have absolutely no idea whether that forms an IATA code.

You're SkyWest Airlines! Yeah, that's actually an ICAO designator, but still...


25 eicvd : If I use MN as my initials im Comair/Kulula from South Africa. If I use MPN im Mount Pleasant airport in the Falkland Islands.
26 raaadek : I'm RMS Ramstein Airport (yes!) in Germany my partners is IMB Imbaimadai Airport in Guyana They are as far apart as our home countries Poland and Arge
27 BOACCunard : DAN is the IATA airport identifier for Danville, Virginia and the ICAO airline identifier for Dana Air of Nigeria. DN is the IATA airline identifier f
28 YVRLTN : VLH is not anything, but VH is the code for Aeropostal Venezuela and the country code for Australia! My wife is Abecher in Chad...
29 aerdingus : I could just get AK = Air Asia. I'm happy with that...although the first Google search yielded lots of Kalishnikov results...
30 Post contains images ClassicLover : Yeah TN for Trans Australia Airlines (TAA). Not for Air Tahiti Nui which has it now
31 Post contains links and images ERJ170 : Yeah! I'm an IATA airport code! KOC = Koumac, New Caledonia I'm also an IATA airline code! KC = Air Astana View Large View MediumPhoto © Dennis Löff
32 Icarus75 : I only have two : FJ which is Air Fidji.
33 travelR : My initials RC get me Atlantic Airways Faroe Islands.
34 RyanairGuru : As AHTL I obviously don't fit an IATA code, and no airline uses AL. However, AL is the Boeing customer designator for Singapore Aircraft Leasing Enter
35 Post contains images r2rho : What a random but original a.net geek thread! Mine are AAD - Ad-Dabbah, Sudan !
36 737DAB320 : DAB - Daytona Beach!
37 WhereToNext : MDS - Middle Caicos, Turks & Caicos!
38 Post contains images YYZflyer : JAG - Jacobabad, Pakistan
39 SAAB900 : What a great thread! Mine is DAL = Dallas Love Field, Texas, USA. Knock out my middle name & you get DL = Delta! For my wife LL = Miami Air Intern
40 AmricanShamrok : KOC - Koumac Airport, New Caledonia Random...
41 Go3Team : BAH - Bahrain Intl. For Airline... BH - Hawkair Aviation
42 MHG : I don´t have a middle name. So, only 2-letter codes are applicable ... JW = Arrow Air (USA)
43 Post contains images ConcordeLoss : Mine is FAA, Federal Aviation Administration
44 crox1 : Mine is (APL) Nampula Airport, MZ
45 Post contains images Jakobsen74 : Mine is MJJ - Moki, Papua New Guinea I would like to go there
46 aluminumcity : TR - Tiger Airways. I have a middle name... omitted because it makes my initials invalid for anything.
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