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Old 10-22-2007, 09:31 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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In Operational Meteorology, it is very common to hear forecasters pinpoint locations via the ICAO (or airport identifier). I found this story on AOL to be hilarious.

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (Oct. 21) - City leaders have scrapped plans to do away with the Sioux Gateway Airport's unflattering three-letter identifier - SUX - and instead have made it the centerpiece of the airport's new marketing campaign.


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Old 10-23-2007, 10:49 AM
 
Location: So. Dak.
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That's funny! I'm just curious why they don't remove the "U". Sioux FAlls is generally abbreviated as Sx. FAlls so you'd think the same would apply for Sioux City. Guess if I lived in Sioux City, I'd be sort of offended, but it's not really one of my fave towns.
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