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World’s funniest airport names; rudest, weirdest and strangest

From Batman to Bloodvein, Fukui to Fort Dix, Wee Waa to Wuhu, cheap flight site Skyscanner has painstakingly scoured its vast database of over 10,000 airports from Indonesia to the Ivory Coast and handpicked the funniest, rudest and weirdest airport names in the world. All are genuine, official airports, recognised by the International Air Transport Association (IATA)….

From Batman to Bloodvein, Fukui to Fort Dix, Wee Waa to Wuhu, cheap flight site Skyscanner has painstakingly scoured its vast database of over 10,000 airports from Indonesia to the Ivory Coast and handpicked the funniest, rudest and weirdest airport names in the world. All are genuine, official airports, recognised by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Skyscanner’s Top 10 Personal Favourites:
01. Batman Airport (BAL) Turkey
02. Useless Loop Airport (USL), Australia
03. Black Tickle Airport (YBI), Canada
04. Mafia Airport (MFA), Tanzania
05. Moron Airport (OZP), Spain
06. Ogle Airport (OGL), Guyana
07. Brest Airport (BES), France
08. Eek Airport (EEK), USA
09. Pickle Lake Airport (YPJ), Canada
10. Raspberry Strait Airport (RSP), USA

Watch your language – airports that may offend!

01. Old Crow Airport (YOC), Canada
02. Fukui Airport (FKJ), Japan
03. Dang Airport (DNP), Nepal
04. Pratt Airport (PTT), USA
05. Ponce Airport (PSE), Puerto Rico
06. Fort Dix Airport (WRI), USA
07. Tsili Tsili Airport (TSI), Papau New Guinea
08. Gaylord Airport (GLR), USA
09. Shafter Airport (MIT), USA
10. Phi Phi Island Airport (PHZ), Thailand
11. Fak Fak Airport (FKQ), Indonesia
12. Big Bell Airport (BBE), Australia

Say what now? The strangest sounding airports

01. Gorom-Gorom Airport (XGG), Burkina Faso
02. Wee Waa Airport (WEW), Australia
03. Wagga Wagga Airport (WGA), Australia
04. Woodie Woodie Airport (WWI), Australia
05. Wuhu Airport (WHU), China
06. Xingning Airport (XIN), China
07. Puka Puka Airport (PZK), Cook Islands
08. Flin Flon Airport (YFO), Canada
09. Kar Kar Airport (KRX), Papua New Guinea
10. Linga Linga Airport (LGN), Papua New Guinea
11. Muko-Muko Airport (MAL), Indonesia
12. Mala Mala Airport (AAM), South Africa
13. Sabi Sabi Airport (GSS), South Africa

Airports you might prefer not to fly to…

01. Mafia Airport (MFA), Tanzania
02. Slave Lake Airport (YZH), Canada
03. Asbestos Hill Airport (YAF), Canada
04. Desolation Sound Airport (YDS) Canada
05. Crooked Island Airport (CRI), Canada
06. Deception Airport (YGY), Canada
07. Broken Hill Airport (BHQ), Australia
08. Warroad Airport (RRT), USA
09. Battle Mountain Airport (BAM), USA
10. Battle Creek Airport (BTL), USA
11. Mysore Airport (MYQ), India
12. Bloodvein Airport (YDV), Canada
13. Storm Lake Airport (SLB), USA
14. Red Devil Airport (RDR), USA
15. Rifle Airport (IRD), USA
16. Deadhorse Airport (SCC), USA
17. Cue Airport (CWT), Australia
18. Alert Airport (YLT), Canada
19. Danger Bay Airport (DGB), USA
20. Colon Airport (ONX), Panama
21. Gaspe Airport (YGP), Canada

Airport or Zoo – airports for animals?

01. Monkey Mia Airport (MJK), Australia
02. Murnansk Monkey (MMK), Russia
03. Squirrel Cove Airport (YSZ), Canada
04. Big Trout Airport (YTL), Canada
05. Snake River Airport (YXF), Canada
06. Goose Bay Airport (YYR), Canada
07. Whale Cove Airport (YXN), Canada
08. Beaver Creek Airport (YXP), Canada
09. Muskrat Dam Airport (MSA), Canada
10. Sheep Mountain Airport (SMU), USA
11. Elk City Airport (ELK), USA
12. Deer Park Airport (DPK), USA
13. Hawk Inlet Airport (HWI), USA
14. Big Bear Airport (RBG), USA
15. Red Dog Airport (RDB), USA
16. Moose Jaw Airport (YMJ), Canada
17. Mammoth Lakes Airport (MMH), USA
18. Wolf Point Airport (OLF), USA
19. Chicken Airport (CKV), USA
20. Fox Airport (FOX), USA
21. Duck Airport (DUF), USA
22. Atlanta Beaver Ruin Airport (JAO), USA

And finally, a little fun with IATA Airport Codes:

01. DIK – Dickinson Airport, USA
02. NOB – Nosara Beach Airport, Costa Rica
03. KOK – Kokkola/Pietarsaari Kruunupyy Airport, Finland
04. BOG – Bogota Airport, Columbia
05. BUM – Butler Airport, USA
06. PEE – Perm Airport, Russia
07. POO – Pocos De Caldas Airport, Brazil
08. SEX – Sembach Airport, Germany
09. EAT – Wenatchee Airport, USA
10. FAT – Fresno Yosemite Airport, USA
11. DOH – Doha Airport, Qatar
12. CAT – Cat Island Airport, Bahamas
13. DOG – Dongola Airport, Qatar

Tatiana Rokou

Tatiana is the news co-ordinator for TravelDailyNews Media Network (traveldailynews.gr, traveldailynews.com and traveldailynews.asia). Her role includes to monitor the hundrends of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skim the most important according to our strategy. She holds a Bachelor degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has been editor and editor-in-chief in various economic magazines and newspapers.

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