Airport codes help you to ensure that you book the correct route

Common IATA Airport Codes

The following are airport codes for UK airports and the more popular destinations. As mentioned in the ‘First Things First’ chapter, correct use of these codes can ensure that you travel to and from your intended route.
For a comprehensive list visit www.world-airport-codes.com

 

United Kingdom

Airport Code
England  
Gatwick  LGW
Heathrow  LHR
London City LCY
Luton  LTN
Southend SEN
Stansted  STN
   
TIP use LON to cover departures from all the London airports.  
   
Birmingham  BHX
Bournemouth  BOH
Bristol  BRS
Cambridge  CBG
Doncaster Sheffield (Robin Hood) DSA
Durham Tees  MME
East Midlands  EMA
Exeter  EXT
Humberside  HUY
Leeds Bradford  LBA
Liverpool  LPL
Manchester  MAN
Newcastle  NCL
Southampton  SOU
   
Isle of Man  
Isle of Man IOM
   
Northern Ireland  
Belfast International BFS
Belfast City (George Best) BHD
   
Scotland  
Aberdeen ABZ
Dundee ZDU
Edinburgh EDI
Glasgow GLA
Inverness INV
Prestwick (Glasgow) PIK
   
Wales  
Cardiff CWL

Long Haul

AntiguaANU Mexico CancunCUN
BahamasNAS Mexico Puerto VallartaPVR
BarbadosBGI St LuciaUVF
Cuba Ciego de AvillaAVI TobagoTAB
Cuba HavanaHAV Las VegasLAS
Cuba HolguinHOG Los AngelesLAX
Cuba VaridaroVRA New York JFKJFK
Dominican Republic La RomanaLRM New York La GuardiaLGA
Dominican Republic Puerto PlataPOP New York NewarkEWR
Grand CaymanGCM Tip use NYC to check all New York airports 
Jamaica KingstonKIN Orlando (International)MCO
Jamaica Montego BayMBJ Orlando (Sanford)SFB

Short Haul

Balearics  Spain 
IbizaIBZ Almeria (Costa de Almeria)LEI
MajorcaPMI Alicante (Costa Blanca)ALC
MenorcaMAH BarcelonaBCN*
   MadridMAD
Canary Islands  Gerona (Costa Brava)GRO*
FuerteventuraFUE Reus (Costa Dorada)REU*
Gran CanariaLPA * Gerona and Reus are also advertised as Barcelona 
LanzaroteACE   
Tenerife (North)TFN   
Tenerife (South)TFS   
Cyprus    
LarnacaLCA   
PaphosPFO   
     
Greece (inc Islands)    
AthensATH PrevezaPVK
Crete ChaniaCHQ RhodesRHO
Crete HeraklionHER SamosSMI
CorfuCFU SantoriniJTR
HalkidikiSKG SkiathosJSI
KalamataKLX ThassosKVA
KefaloniaEFL KosKGS
LesbosMJT ZanteZTH
MykonosJMK   
Italy    
Milan LinateLIN RiminiRMI
Milan MalpensaMXP Rome CiampinoCIA
Milan SegrateSWK Rome FiumicinoFCO
NaplesNAP VeniceVCE
     
MaltaMLA   
     
Morocco    
AgadirAGA MarrakechRAK
FezFEZ   
     
Portugal    
Faro (Algarve)FAO Oporto (Porto)OPO
MadeiraFNC   
     
Tunisia    
DjerbaDJE MonastirMIR
EnfidhaNBE TunisTUN
     
Turkey    
AntalyaAYT DalamanDLM
BodrumBJV IzmirADB