Slawko From Canada, joined May 1999, 3803 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1118 times:
In fact the do not they all start with C as in CYYZ which makes much more sence then P or K as in PHNL and KORD like they have in the US. ANyway this topic has been dicussed to death, so have a look in the history, basically it is a throwback from the railroad industry in Canada, all cities got a three letter code, starting with Y WHy?? WHy not? Toronto's is YTO, vancouver is YVR, montreal is YML.
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