|Quoting Fewsolarge (Reply 2):|
I have to imagine that the Wilmington area will see a ton of growth over the next few decades. Time will tell ...
|Quoting LGA777 (Reply 6):|
I think its a great idea, the more the flying public aside from very frequent flyer learn airport codes they use the less confusion and less stupid questions for airline personell to have to answer/explain !
|Quoting KELPkid (Reply 7):|
Dunno, I just can't imagine that for places like ELP, EYW,ORD or ABQ
|Quoting Searpqx (Reply 8):|
Actually ABQ is a fairly common reference to Albuquerque. I've had family who can't tell a plane from plantain write ABQ in reference to not only the airport but even the city.
|Quoting Tu154m (Reply 11):|
ATL is much easier than Atlanta-Hartsfield-Jackson-King-Vick-Smith-etc, etc, etc.
|Quoting Redngold (Reply 14):|
Although it's now officially "Lehigh Valley International Airport," people in southeastern Pennsylvania still refer to it as ABE. It was originally Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Airport. You simply do not hear "L.V.I."
|Quoting HPRamper (Reply 12):|
It annoys me when EVERYONE including the news media calls Portland itself PDX. It's not a city abbreviation people, it's just the airport.
|Quoting Go3Team (Reply 21):|
RIC is another. The signage around town, etc, all use RIC Airport.
|Quoting Cltguy (Reply 24):|
ask most people on the street what "ILM" stands for and they will be clueless.
|Quoting USAIRWAYS321 (Reply 18):|
On this topic, even the Phoenix Suns wear "PHX" on their jerseys.