Airport Codes has us diverting more time from work this week than our Facebook feeds.Chuck Thompson, CNN

Every airport has a unique three-letter IATA code. Some make sense if you know the city or the name of the airport and others, well, what the heck? Turns out there’s usually a reasonable explanation.

The site features over 1000 airports and includes an airport from every country that has one.

Airport Codes was featured on,, and NPR’s Here & Now.

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