How Well Do You Know US Airports?


By: Heather Cahill

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Lift off in Nashville, and touch down in Las Vegas! Airports may not always be fun due to wait times or even having to run to your plane in order to catch it. But they get you where you need to go! Airports around the United States have a lot of unique features and history that make them memorable. Think you know all about them?

Can you name the airport that also handles space travel? What about the airport that is the second largest in the entire world? Can you name the airport that you would find in Twin Falls? If those were too easy, which airport has a therapy pig? Study up on your history, geography and overall fun facts about airports throughout the country!

Do you know the code for the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport? Can you name the place where you would find Deadhorse Airport? What about the airport that completed the first flight in 1913? Airports in the country have been operating for longer than you may think!

So, frequent flyers, if you know America and the airports found throughout it, this is your time to shine. See if you'll be flying high above the clouds or making a quick landing with this quiz!

In which year was Hilo International Airport built?

Hilo International Airport was built in 1927 in Hilo, Hawaii. The airport uses the airlines Ohana by Hawaiian and United Airlines as well as airlines for transport of goods.


In which city is there an airport named after a president and a presidential candidate?

The Bill and Hillary Clinton International Airport is in Little Rock, Arkansas, and its code is LIT. The airport serves more than one million people every year.


Which airport has appeared in many movies?

The Ontario International Airport has appeared in many movies, including "Catch Me If You Can" and "Saving Mr. Banks." The airport was also in television shows and has been around since the 1940s.


What is the code for the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport?

The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, uses the code BTR. The airport works with Delta Connection and United Express.


Which airport is named after a cowboy?

Will Rogers World Airport is named after Will Rogers who was a cowboy from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, which is also the site of the airport. The airport's history dates all the way back to 1911, before it was renamed in honor of Will Rogers.


Which airport has the tallest control tower in Montana?

Missoula International Airport is located in Missoula, Montana, and it has the tallest control tower in the state. The airport has a few airlines that fly in an out of it, including Frontier Airlines and Allegiant.


Which airport also deals with space travel?

Midland International Airport deals with space travel as well. It is located in Texas, between two cities, and its​ official name is Midland International Air and Space Port.


Which airport uses the code BTV?

The Burlington International Airport uses BTV as its code. The airport is located in Burlington, Vermont, and is known for receiving many Canadian passengers.


What airport what featured in the movie, "Snakes On A Plane"?

The Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu, Hawaii, was featured in the movie, "Snakes On A Plane." The airport handles many airlines, including Hawaii's own Hawaiian Airlines.


What is the code for Range Regional Airport?

Range Regional Airport in Hibbing, Minnesota, uses the code HIB and it is a hub for Delta Airlines. There are fewer than 50 aircraft at the airport.


Which U.S. airport has a therapy pig?

San Francisco International Airport has a therapy pig that helps passengers. The pig is named LiLou and she is very talented and entertaining.


Which airport would you find in Twin Falls, Idaho?

The Magic Valley Regional Airport is in Twin Falls, Idaho. The airport has only one airline which serves fewer than 1,000 thousand people each year.


Which city is home to an airport named after a president from the 1860s?

The Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Sangamon County, Illinois, is named after former President Abraham Lincoln. The airport handles four airlines, including Allegiant and United.


Which airport was built during World War II?

The Fort Wayne International Airport in Fort Wayne, Indiana, was built during World War II. The airport played a big role during this time as it was home to the 45th Army Air Force Base Unit.


Which airport uses the code DBQ?

Dubuque Regional Airport in Dubuque, Iowa, uses the code DBQ. The airport has only two runways and is part of the National Plan of Integrated Airport System.


In what city is the Central Wisconsin Airport located?

The Central Wisconsin Airport is located in Mosinee, Wisconsin. It serves more than 100,000 people with three airlines, including Delta Connection, each year.


Which was once known as "Ash Point Naval Air Station"?

The Knox County Regional Airport, located in Rockland, Maine, was once known as Ash Point Naval Air Station. The name changed in 1968.


What does Nashville International Airport allow you to do anywhere in the airport before boarding your flight?

The Nashville International Airport allows you to drink alcohol anywhere within the airport before your flight. The airport is in Nashville, Tennessee, and serves millions of people each year.


Which airport was previously named Bluthenthal Field?

Wilmington Airport was first called Bluethenthal Field in memory of a World War I aviator in 1927. The name changed to the current one in 1997.


Great Falls International Airport has one of the largest collection of what?

Great Falls International Airport in Great Falls, Montana, has one of the largest model airplane collections in the world. The airport handles around four different airlines, including Alaska Airlines.


Which airport allows passengers to dispose of their marijuana before boarding a plane?

Colorado Springs Airport in Colorado has boxes where you can dispose of extra marijuana over the limit with which you are allowed to fly out. The airport once allowed passengers to fly out with one ounce.


What airport sits on an airfield that was once known as Britton Field?

The Greater Rochester International Airport in Rochester, New York, is on Britton Field. The airfield has a history that goes back to the early 1900s.


Where would you find Texarkana Regional Airport?

The Texarkana Regional Airport is located in Arkansas. It does not handle large numbers of flights or planes compared to larger airports. Its code is TXK.


Which airport sits on top of a hill?

Yeager Airport is located on the top of a hill in Kanawha County, West Virginia. The airport handles a few airlines, which include American Airlines and United Airlines.


Which airport lies closest to the Canada/United States border?

Bellingham International Airport lies closest to the border. The airport is located in Washington state, which neighbors the Canadian province of British Colombia.


Where would you find Deadhorse Airport?

Deadhorse Airport is located in Alaska. It handles three different airlines, including Era Aviation, Alaska Airlines, and Ravn Alaska that service more than 80,000 people every year​.


What is the code for Abilene Regional Airport?

Abilene Regional Airport is located in Abilene, Texas, and the code for the airport is ABI. The airport has an airline that began operating in Abilene called Chaparral Airlines.


Which airport conducted its first flight in 1913?

Key West International Airport's first flight flew out in 1913. The destination was Havana, Cuba. It was a historic flight that was the longest manned flight at the time.


Is it true or false that Toledo Express Airport handles military aircraft?

This is true. There are a few air bases at this airport located in Toledo, Ohio. The airport also handles flights by American Eagle and Allegiant.


Which airport is located in North Castle, New York?

Westchester County Airport is located in North Castle, New York. The airport has a history that goes back to World War II. It still operates today.


Which airport was planned to be used for an emergency space shuttle landing?

Bangor International Airport was once planned to be used in case of a NASA emergency landing. The airport also works with the military, hosting a base on the premises.


What is the code for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The code for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is PHX, which is short for Phoenix. One of the airport's control towers is one of the largest in the country.


Which airport has an atrium?

Orlando International Airport in Florida has an atrium inside. The airport was once used for military purposes and now handles incoming and outgoing flights with many airlines.


Which airport is the second-largest in the world?

Denver International Airport is the second-largest in the world behind King Fahd International Airport in Saudi Arabia. The airport also has a few solar farms that it purchased.


Where would you find Kodiak Airport?

Kodiak Airport is located in Kodiak, Alaska. Only a few select airlines operate from there. It is relatively small and has only three runways.


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