In the same way that airline codes are used to identify an airline, airport codes are used to identify airports in the aviation industry. There are two international systems used for airport codes:
IATA Airport Codes: These consist of three-letter codes. This method is used for airline reservations, ticketing and baggage-handling services. The three-letter codes are more commonly seen among the public.
ICAO Airport Codes: Air-traffic control systems more commonly use these four-letter codes. They are generally the same as IATA Airport codes.
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