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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For bigger countries like the UK or Germany this is not feasible, given the limited number of letter codes. There are a few exceptions to the regional structure of the ICAO code made for political or administrative reasons. TajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistan. New ZealandAntarctica. ICAO codes are commonly seen by passengers and the general public on flight-tracking services such as FlightAwareicqo passengers will more often see the IATA codes, on their tickets and their luggage tags. The second letter generally represents a country within that region, and the remaining two are used to identify ciao airport.

Further, in region L Southern Europeall available 2-letter prefixes have been exhausted and thus no additional countries can be added. Europe had too many locations for only one starting letter, so it was split into Exxx for northern Europe and Lxxx for icap Europe. Not to be confused with International Air Transport Association airport code. For example, radio stations in Canada were already starting with “C”, so it seemed logical to begin Canadian airport identifiers with a C Cxxx.


Flight information regions are also identified by a unique ICAO-code. Retrieved from ” https: Most of the rest of the world was classified in a more planned top-down manner. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. British Indian Ocean Territory.

BruneiMalaysia East Malaysia. Location Indicatorsare used by air traffic control and airline operations such as flight planning. Chile including Easter Island also SH. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Jordan and the West Bank. ICAO codes are also used to identify other aviation facilities such as weather stationsInternational Flight Service Stations or Area Control Centerswhether or not they are located at airports.

These codes are not 79910 be confused with radio or television call signseven though both countries use four-letter call signs starting with those letters. Sudan and South Sudan.

Code selections in North America were based on existing radio station identifiers. Kiribati Canton Airfield, Phoenix Islands. 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 Airline destinations Defunct international airports Eponyms of airports Military installations.


April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Thus when Kosovo declared independence, there was no space in the Lxxx codes to accommodate it, so airports in Kosovo were assigned BKxx, grouping Kosovo with Greenland and Iceland. Democratic Republic of the Congo. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Maidenhead Locator System Historical: This article needs additional citations for verification.

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Spain Ceuta and Melilla. Turks and Caicos Islands. In general, the first letter is allocated by continent and represents a country or group of countries within that continent. UK British Virgin Islands. ICAO codes are separate and different from IATA codeswhich are generally used for airline timetablesreservations, and baggage tags. Spain mainland section and Balearic Islands.

Republic of Korea South Korea.