Check your luggage next time you fly, as your destination could have an unintentionally hilarious airport code

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.

NOB – Nosara, Costa Rica airport
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.