Airport codes are usually just three-letter abbreviations that get stuck to your luggage during check-in in the hope that (*fingers crossed*) your bags end up on the same plane as you and are awaiting you on the baggage carousel at your destination.
But occasionally, just occasionally, you might find your suitcase bedecked with an airport code that will reduce you to fits of childish giggles.
Here are some of the world’s funniest airport codes.
Perfect for those check-in desk ‘discussions’ about who was supposed to check the backdoor was locked: a flight to NOB.
You’re in an English-speaking country, so this was a very naughty choice, Dickinson.
There’s little doubt that Finland’s Kokkola/Pietarsaari Kruunupyy Airport is in need of abbreviation. But maybe they could have picked another three letters.
Nervous flyer? How about a flight to EEK?
Maybe a flight to BOO instead, then.
The Colombian capital is perhaps the highest profile destination on the list. You can quite literally BOG off to Bogota.
Again, English is your first language, Butler: there’s really no excuse for this, erm, cheekiness.
Brazil’s Pocos De Caldas has plenty of letters at its disposal, but the three it went with were POO.
PEE on your luggage is never a good look.
Always book an aisle seat for your flight to FAT.
At least you can channel your inner Homer Simpson if your suitcase gets lost.
Yep. Sort of self-explanatory.
It’s safe to assume that this decommissioned military airbase is not as raunchy as it sounds.
Honourable mentions to Cat Island Airport, Bahamas (CAT) and Coquimbo Airport, Chile (COW) for equally animal-inspired codes.
You’re taking me on holiday to Namibia? OMG!