ICAO Location Indicators. This document contains a list of ICAO four- letter location indicators and, for ease of reference, corresponding three- character. The ICAO airport code or location indicator is a four-letter code designating aerodromes around the world. These codes, as defined by the International Civil Aviation Organization and published in ICAO Document Location. dépositaires sont affichées sur le site web de l’OACI, à l’adresse Édition n° , décembre Doc , Indicateurs d’emplacement.
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ICAO airport code
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. ICAO codes are commonly seen by passengers jcao the general public on flight-tracking services such as FlightAwarethough passengers will more often see the IATA codes, on their tickets and their luggage tags.
British Indian Ocean Territory. Views Read Edit View history. There are a few exceptions to the regional structure of the ICAO code made for political or administrative reasons.
Not to be confused with International Air Transport Association airport code. The International Civil Aviation Organization was formed in under the auspices of the United Nationsand it established Flight Information Regions FIR s for controlling air traffic and making airport identification simple and clear. These codes are not to be confused with radio or television call signseven though both countries use four-letter call signs starting with those letters.
Articles needing additional references from April All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with unsourced statements from July Most of the rest of the world was classified in a more planned top-down manner.
Kiribati Gilbert IslandsTuvalu. Spain mainland section and Balearic Islands. Airline destinations Defunct international airports Eponyms of airports Military installations. New ZealandAntarctica.
The second letter generally represents a country within that region, and the remaining two are used to identify each airport. Republic of Korea South Korea. Flight information regions are also identified by a unique ICAO-code.
In general, the first letter is allocated by continent and represents a country or group of countries within that continent. Europe had too many locations for only one starting letter, so it was split into Exxx for northern Europe and Lxxx for southern Europe. ICAO codes are separate and different from IATA codeswhich are generally used for airline timetablesreservations, and baggage tags. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat BruneiMalaysia East Malaysia.
Belarus and Russia Kaliningrad Oblast. For bigger countries like the UK or Germany this is not feasible, given the limited number of letter codes. Sudan and South Sudan.
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Thus Uxxx referred to the Soviet Union with the second letter denoting the specific region within it, and so forth. Turks and Caicos Islands. UK British Virgin Islands.
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Republic of China Taiwan. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
SamoaUnited States American Samoa. Further, in region L Southern Europeall available 2-letter prefixes have been exhausted and thus no additional countries can be added. Kiribati Canton Airfield, Phoenix Islands.
For example, radio stations in Canada were already starting with “C”, so it seemed logical to begin Canadian airport identifiers with a C Cxxx.