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Can you guess the correct airport codes of these airports?

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If you’ve flown on a commercial plane, then you may have noticed a three-letter code on your boarding pass or bag tag showing the departing and arriving city. These identifying codes are part of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) airport database. Most of us may be familiar with popular codes like LAX (Los Angeles International Airport), JFK (John F. Kennedy International Airport), or LHR (London Heathrow Airport).

Now it’s time to test your knowledge! Can you guess the corresponding IATA codes for the airports below?

Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Italy
FCO
LDV
ITL
ITA

Correct!

Wrong!

São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil
GRU
GUA
SPG
GRO

Correct!

Wrong!

Cancún International Airport, Mexico
CAN
CUN
MEX
MXC

Correct!

Wrong!

Piarco International Airport, Trinidad
TRI
POS
TTP
PST

Correct!

Wrong!

Beijing Capital International Airport, China
BEI
BEJ
PEK
PKN

Correct!

Wrong!

Charles de Gaulle Airport, France
CDG
FRA
CDF
CHG

Correct!

Wrong!

Daniel K. Inouye International Airport/Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii
HNL
HON
HAW
HDK

Correct!

Wrong!

Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia
IAD
DUL
VIR
WAH

Correct!

Wrong!

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
CSA
MUM
BOM
IND

Correct!

Wrong!

Charlotte Douglas International Airport, North Carolina
CLT
CHL
CLD
CDA

Correct!

Wrong!

O. R. Tambo International Airport, South Africa
JOH
JNB
ORT
SAF

Correct!

Wrong!

Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey
TUR
TKY
IST
IAA

Correct!

Wrong!

Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada
YYZ
CAN
TOP
PEA

Correct!

Wrong!

Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates
DUB
DXB
DXI
DUA

Correct!

Wrong!

Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Illinois
CHI
ILL
ORD
CHG

Correct!

Wrong!

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