SLC1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted
Sun Feb 6 2005 12:13:36 UTC (11 years 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 4598 times:
it seems redundant to me considering that they all also start with a C.
Aseem From India, joined Feb 2005, 2046 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted
Sun Feb 6 2005 16:44:13 UTC (11 years 6 days ago) and read 4471 times:
I just wanted to know why ALL major canadian airports have a Y at the beginning of the code. Is there some reason ?
really don't know Y!!
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AirbusfanYYZ From Canada, joined Oct 2002, 1449 posts, RR: 21
Reply 3, posted
Sun Feb 6 2005 17:12:16 UTC (11 years 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 4438 times:
Refers to whether or not they airport had a Weather reporting station.
Y = YES.
ZBBbird From Canada, joined Jul 2004, 58 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted
Sun Feb 6 2005 21:05:59 UTC (11 years 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4296 times:
Refers to whether or not they airport had a Weather reporting station. This is what I was told in ground school. However some smaller airports have a Y but no weather reporting, ie. CYSE, CYCW. Any ideas about this? It's something I have always wondered.
Olympus69 From Canada, joined Jun 2002, 1737 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted
Mon Feb 7 2005 06:26:02 UTC (11 years 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 4111 times:
I believe it is to avoid any conflicts with US airports.
COSPN From Northern Mariana Islands, joined Oct 2001, 1904 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted
Mon Feb 7 2005 06:42:45 UTC (11 years 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 4085 times:
Just Glad they didnt steal the perfect code for Yap Island Federated States of Micronesia = YAP