Origin of airport IATA codes

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Airport name City IATA code Origin Comment
Málaga Airport Málaga AGP Málaga + p [1]
Los Angeles International Airport Los Angeles LAX Los Angeles + x National Weather Service code + X [2]
Portland International Airport Portland PDX Portland + x National Weather Service code + X [2]
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Phoenix PHX Phoenix + x National Weather Service code + X [2]
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Dallas-Fort Worth DFW Dallas/Fort Worth [2]
Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport Minneapolis MSP Minneapolis-St. Paul [2]
Greenville Spartanburg International Airport Greenville GSP Greenville-Spartanburg [2]
Pulkovo Airport St. Petersburg LED Leningrad Former name of St. Petersburg [2]
Tan Son Nhat International Airport Ho Chi Minh City SGN Saigon Former name of Ho Chi Minh City [2]
Beijing Capital International Airport Beijing PEK Peking Former name of Beijing [2]
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai BOM Bombay Former name of Mumbai [2]
Esler Regional Airport Alexandria ESF Esler Field [2]
Paris-Orly Airport Paris ORY Orly [2]
Charles de Gaulle International Airport Paris CDG Charles de Gaulle [2]
Narita International Airport Tokyo NRT Narita [2]
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport New Orleans MSY Moisant Stock Yards Named for the land where early aviator John Moisant suffered a fatal crash.[2]
Port Columbus International Airport Columbus CMH Columbus Municipal Hangar [2]
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Baltimore BWI Baltimore Washington International [2]
London Gatwick Airport London LGW London Gatwick [2]
London Heathrow Airport London LHR London Heathrow [2]

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