Q TRAVEL – The funniest, weirdest and naughtiest airport codes in the world include Costa Rica’s Nosara airport, the NOB; a BUM, Butler airport in the U.S.; and OMG in Namibia.
Each airport around the world has to be abbreviated to three letters and some are, unintentionally hilarious, even rude.
Believe it or not, there are more than 10,000 airports across the world, all with their own official IATA code. Semback airport in Germany has the racy-sounding IATA code SEX.
Some other rude and funny airport codes around the world include:
BOO – Bodo Airport, Bodo, Norway
BRR – Barra Airport, Barra, Scotland
CAT – Cascais Municipal Aerodrome, Cascais, Portugal
COK – Cochin International Airport, Kochi, India
DIE – Arrachart Airport, Antisiranana, Madagascar
DIK – Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport, Dickinson, U.S.
DOG – Dongola Airport, Dongola, Sudan
FAT – Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fresno, U.S.
FUK – Fukuoka Airport, Fukuoka, Japan
FUN – Funafuti International Airport, Funafuti, Tuvalu
KOK – Kokkola-Pietarsaari Airport, Kokkola/Jakobstad, Finland
LOL – Derby Field, Lovelock, U.S.
WOW – Willow Airport, Willow, U.S.
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