Skip to comments.World's Strangest Airport Names
Posted on 06/25/2009 12:31:32 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Batman, Moron, Brest, Old Crow, Mafia, and Asbestos Hill are some of the names that have been included in a list of the worlds funniest, rudest and weirdest airport names.
Australian airports Useless Loop, Broken Hill, Woodie Woodie, Wagga Wagga, and Wee Waa have also been enlisted. The list has been compiled by flight search database Skyscanner.
According to News.com.au , Skyscanner scoured its database of over 10,000 airports around the world for the purpose.
The airport are recognised by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Bizarre airport names
Batman Airport, Turkey
Useless Loop Airport, Australia
Mafia Airport, Tanzania
Moron Airport, Mongolia
Ogle Airport, Guyana
Brest Airport, France
Eek Airport, US
Black Tickle Airport, Canada
Pickle Lake Airport, Canada
Raspberry Strait Airport, US
Airports that may offend
Old Crow Airport, Canada
Fukui Airport, Japan
Gaylord Airport, US
Pratt Airport, US
Shafter Airport, US
Dang Airport, Nepal
Ponce Airport, Puerto Rico
Fort Dix Airport, US
Tsili Tsili Airport, Papua New Guinea
Fak Fak Airport, US
Airports you may prefer not to fly to
Red Devil Airport, US
Asbestos Hill Airport, Canada
Deception Airport, Canada
Bloodvein Airport, Canada
Slave Lake Airport, Canada
Broken Hill Airport, Australia
Rifle Airport, US
Deadhorse Airport, US
Danger Bay Airport, US
Colon Airport, Panama
Strange sounding airports
Woodie Woodie Airport, Australia
Wee Waa Airport, Australia
Wagga Wagga Airport, Australia
Wuhu Airport, China
Gorom-Gorom Airport, Burkina Faso
Xingning Airport, China
Puka Puka Airport
Kar Kar Airport, Papua New Guinea
Muko-Muko Airport, Indonesia
Flin Flon Airport, Canada
Eek Airport, US - Would that be landing or taking off?
Don’t get it.
Didn't Batman, Turkey recently threaten to sue DC Comics for misuse of their name?
It’s an insulting term in England.
Although its official name — Sioux Gateway Airport — isn’t particularly humorous, its FAA abbreviation is.
The airport in Sioux City, Iowa is embarrassingly (and accurately) known as SUX.
Whoever chose the name must have visited there.
Tuti Fruti Airport, San Francisco
I nominate about John Murtha?
“Pratt Airport... Don’t get it.”
Don’t get it?
Definitions of ‘prat’ on the Web:
buttocks: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; “he deserves a good kick in the butt”; “are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?”
A fool; The buttocks; the female genitals
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