While the airport's name may change, I think most people will still refer to it as BWI
; similar to most people still refer to Lehigh Valley International Airport as ABE
. I don't think the airport code will change with the name.
When Boston Airport became General Lawrence T. Logan International Airport in the mid '50s, the airport code has remained to this day as BOS
To my knowledge, the only airport code change that coincided with the name of the airport changing in recent memory was Idlewild to JFK
. There could be others that I'm just not aware of.
BTW, the code for Ronald Reagan Washinton National Airport is still DCA
and Hartfeld-Jackson Atlanta International Airport code is still ATL
[Edited 2005-02-01 16:35:30]
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