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The Airport Code Game
The Airport Code Game - a fun Word game that a friend and I created!
Hello and welcome to my exciting Word Game based around ever fanatical Airport Codes. I love word games and I love airports, so the two go hand in hand, very nicely!
I love playing this game with my friends, especially if we're traveling somewhere. Often we can spend what feels like hours, staring at the same set of letters (or codes from memory) waiting until we spot a word.
If you have time on your hands, try this fun word game and see what you come up with.
Incase you didn't know, each Airport has a unique 3 letter code (for example, London Heathrow is LHR). These codes can be used to make words. Hey presto! That's the game!
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The Rules, to the Airport Word Game
Very simply - all you have to do is make words out of Airport Codes.
You can not mix up the order of letters in a code.
When you play this word game yourself, it's a good idea to set yourself limits of the airport codes you can use. There are hundreds of Airport codes in the world, so maybe you can divide them up by country, or most popular airports...as you can see, here I'm using Airports that are found in the UK, and that's quite a lot to be getting on with. Of course, you would have a much bigger playing field if you were using Airport codes of USA! Play how you want, just have fun with this word game!
3 Letter word = 1 point
6 Letter words from one list = 2 points
9 Letter words from one list = 4 points
12 Letter words from one list = 8 points
etc and so forth...
I will be updating this lens to include different rounds - you can play in any round that you like :)
ROUND ONE: THE UK
We're playing with Airport Codes found in...
Here we go...
*Hint* It's all about the vowels...
Below are the all the codes, for the Airports found in the UK. Divided into "Codes with Vowels" and "Codes with No Vowels" sections.
So...What Words Have We Got?
(Yeovilton Airport + Ringway International Airport)
(Glasgow International Airport + Sanday Airport)
(Fair Isle Airport + Sanday Airport)
(Isle of Col Airport + Ringway International Airport)
MarcoG scores: 9 points!
Jenni, you score: 2 points!
(Tiree Airport + Sanday Airport)
(Southampton Airport + Sumburgh Airport + Machrihanish Airport)
Chris M, you score: 6 points!
RAF Station Airport)
Kelly, you score: 3 points!
(Ringway International Airport)
Scarlettohairy, you score: 2 points!
Sadly, VeryIrie, you broke the rules (naughty, naughty) - you can't mix up the letters found in the Airport Codes :( Excellent effort though :)
Words not accepted: BEQUEATH, WICCAN, SENATOR, INVOLVE, FEATURE, FABULOUS
VeryIrie, you score: 0 points!
So, what words have you come up with from the blue (UK) Airport Codes? Add your word below and I'll add them to the lens, with your score. Plus I'll feature you as a contributing lensmaster...woohoo! Chocks Away!
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ROUND TWO: THE USA
We're playing with Airport Codes found in...
Here We Go...
I've highlighted all the codes that contain vowels...aren't I helpful?
Fasten your seatbelts...get your specs on...we have lift off... (Did you know, there are over 2000 Airport Codes in the USA!)
(Arctic Village Airport + Herendeen Airport)
(McCarran International Airport + Herendeen Airport)
(Sagwon Airport + Sussex County Airport)
(Marshall AAF Airport + James Cox Dayton International Airport)
(Baker AAF Airport + Mifflin County Airport)
(Cairo Airport + Hopkins International Airport)
(Capital City Airport, Harrisburg + Denver International Airport)
MiddleSister, you score: 14 points!
(Indianapolis International Airport + Needles Airport)
MarcoG scores: 2 points!
So, what words have you come up with from the red (USA) Airport Codes? Add your word below and I'll add them to the lens, with your score. Plus I'll feature you as a contributing lensmaster...woohoo! Chocks Away!
MiddleSister: 14 points
MarcoG: 9 points
Chris M: 6 points
Kelly De Borda: 3 points
Jenni: 2 points
Scarlettohairy: 2 points
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Thanks to Fuzzimo who provided free image of the Scrabble tiles for me to use in this lens (link below)
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