Can You Name These US Airport Codes?



By: J.P. Naomi

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Think you travel often enough to know these US airport codes? We'll give you three letters, you give us the city! Try your luck now with the ultimate quiz for US airport codes!

If you're on a flight to "ATL", which US city are you flying to?

Atlanta's airport is called Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. It sees more than 260,000 passengers every day!


Which US city's airport is "HOU"?

William P. Hobby Airport is an international airport located seven miles from downtown Houston. It is the focus city of Southwest Airlines.


If you want to catch a Red Sox game, you might want to fly into "BOS"...

Logan International Airport is named after General Edward Lawrence Logan. The airport employs an estimated 16,000 people.


I have a 2-hour layover at "LAX".

Los Angeles International Airport is in the southwestern area of Los Angeles, along the Pacific Ocean between Westchester and El Segundo.


Which US city is home to the "OAK" airport code?

Oakland International Airport coined the phrase, "The best way to San Francisco Bay." It is owned by the Port of Oakland.


Heading out west to "SLC"!

Salt Lake City International Airport serves Northern Utah and Southeast Idaho. It is a hub for Delta Air Lines.


If you're on a flight to "STL", where will you land?

St. Louis Lambert International Airport is located 14 miles northwest of downtown St. Louis. It sees about 270 daily departures.


I'm on my way to "PDX", will call you when I get there.

Portland International Airport is the largest airport in Oregon. It is the hub for Alaska Airlines.


Hoping to catch a Cavaliers game in "CLE" this weekend...

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the state of Ohio. It is the focus city for Frontier Airlines.


If you're flying into "SAN", where are you heading?

San Diego International Airport was previously known as Lindbergh Field. It is located three miles northwest of downtown San Diego.


Which US city is home to the "DCA" airport code?

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located three miles south of downtown Washington, DC in Arlington, Virginia. It was dedicated to President Ronald Reagan in 1998.


Did you book your ticket to "ORD"?

O'Hare International Airport bears the IATA code ORD. It's located on the Far Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois.


Bienvenidos a (Welcome to) "MIA"!

Miami International Airport is located eight miles northwest of downtown Miami. It is American Airlines' gateway to Latin America.


Tomorrow I have a one-hour layover at "PHX".

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport served more than 43 million passengers in 2016. The airport is located three miles southeast of downtown Phoenix.


If you're traveling to "DFW", where are you headed?

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the largest hub for American Airlines. It sees about 900 daily flights on American Airlines.


I've got a one-way ticket to "DEN", where am I going?

Denver International Airport is the largest airport in the United States by total land area. It is 33,531 acres large!


Named after John F. Kennedy, "JFK" airport is located in _________.

John F. Kennedy International Airport is the 5th busiest airport in the US. It was dedicated to President Kennedy in 1963 after his assassination.


If you're heading to SFO, where are you going?

San Francisco International Airport is located 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco, California. It is the largest airport in Northern California.


When ticket says destination "CLT", where will you end up?

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a joint civil-military public international airport located in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is the second-largest hub for American Airlines.


There are a lot of high rollers on this flight to "LAS"!

McCarron International Airport is located in Paradise, which is five miles south of downtown Las Vegas. It is named after the late US Senator Pat McCarran.


If you have a flight to "IAH", where are you going?

George Bush Intercontinental Airport is located in Houston, Texas. It is named after George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States


Passengers heading to Disneyworld will likely flight into "MCO"!

Orlando International Airport is the 14th busiest airport in the US by total passenger traffic. MCO stands for McCoy Air Force Base.


"EWR" serves as the hub for both United Airlines and FedEx Express.

Newark Liberty International Airport is the main airport serving the New Jersey and greater New York metropolitan area. It is operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.


I'll be in "MSP" this weekend, where am I headed?

Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport is a joint civil-military public use international airport. It is located in Hennepin County, Minnesota, and within 10 miles of both downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul.


Which city's airport code is "DTW"?

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is located in Romulus, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.


Which city would you be in if you flew to "PHL"?

Philadelphia International Airport is the largest airport in the Delaware Valley region and in the state of Pennsylvania.


If your ticket says "LGA", you're heading to ________.

LaGuardia Airport is located in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens. It is a hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines.


Which city is home to the airport code "FLL"?

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is ranked 21st for passenger traffic in the United States. It is a popular destination airport for tourists who are cruise-bound!


Which city would you be in if you flew to "BWI"?

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is located in Linthicum in Maryland. It is about nine miles south of downtown Baltimore.


I have a flight to "IAD" tomorrow, where am I headed?

Washington Dulles International Airport is located in Loudoun and Fairfax counties in the state of Virginia. It is named after John Foster Dulles - the 52nd Secretary of State of the United States.


If you're departing from "MDW", which city are you leaving?

Chicago Midway International Airport is on the southwest side of Chicago. It is the focus city of Southwest Airlines.


Get me on a flight to "HNL" as quickly as possible!

Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is located on the island of Oahu. It sees more than 21 million passengers per year.


Two tickets to "TPA" please!

Tampa International Airport is a public airport owned by Hillsborough County and operated by the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority.


I have a 3-hour layover at "MCI", hope they have good food there!

Kansas City International Airport was previously called Mid-Continent International Airport. More than 11 million passengers passed through MCI in 2016.


Hoping to hear some great tunes when I land at "BNA"

Nashville International Airport is located in the southeastern section of Nashville, Tennessee. It ranks as the 33rd busiest airport in the United States in terms of passengers.


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