Newcastle NCL is the name code given to Newcastle International Airport which is situated in the North East of England. Every airport has a unique code that is given to identify them from other airports throughout the world. There are two international systems used when it comes to airport codes.
- IATA airport code Used by the public for ticketing and reservations (NCL)
- ICAO airport code – Four Letter Code used by Air Traffic Controllers (EGNT)
You will see the code Newcastle NCL on all of your tickets and flight information when travelling through the airport. Every airport in the world has a unique code that is usually made up of the letters in the name.
IATA stands for International Air Transport Association Airport Code and is always visible on baggage tags. This is not the only way to identify your baggage so do not worry, each baggage tag also comes with a bar code to help you identify it. The airport code is unique to Newcastle Airport so it is easily identifiable when travelling to other world airports.