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User currently offlineZRH From Switzerland, joined Nov 1999, 5564 posts, RR: 37
Posted (11 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 759 times:

It is strange, two different airports have the same IATA three letter code:
BHX is Birmingham UK (ICAO: EGBB) and also Nexred, Eureka, CA, US (ICAO: KBHX). How come?

I found this on the airport locater site:
http://www.ar-group.com/Airport-Locator.asp?RequestCity=&RequestLocation=bhx&1019752307000

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User currently offlineSwissgabe From Switzerland, joined Jan 2000, 5266 posts, RR: 33
Reply 1, posted (11 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 739 times:

Am I wrong or is the second code an ICAO 4 letter code only?
In the CRS, BEX is "only" Birmingham.

More an error I think, couldn't imagine that there are two airports with the same code...

Would be similar to 5 different dollar bills and all with the same serial no.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy



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User currently offlineZRH From Switzerland, joined Nov 1999, 5564 posts, RR: 37
Reply 2, posted (11 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 729 times:

Aha, thanks. Perhaps en error.

Regards Philipp


User currently offlineHurricane From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 1443 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (11 years 11 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 664 times:

Alot of airports do (mostly smaller airports) such as SUT (one of my home airports!) and LHW...

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