Codes of Russian airports after assigning new names will not change

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Codes of Russian airports will not change after assigning them additional names, told RIA Novosti press-service of the Moscow «Domodedovo».

Every airport has a three letter international code, for example DME at Domodedovo, SVO at the «Sheremetyevo» or the ROV at the Rostov airport «Platov». More than 40 Russian airports in the framework of the project «Great names of Russia» is expected to be assigned a new official name — in honor of the great countrymen.

«The initiative for assigned airports names outstanding compatriots amendments to the code that defines the international air transport Association (IATA) not provided», — declared in «Domodedovo».

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