Last week The Independent newspaper in London released its lists of the weirdest and scariest airport names. They also came up with a list of IATA airport codes that suggest more than simply a collection of runways. Lists like this surface from time to time. They are always fun for travelers.

From Batman to Brest, Fukui to Fort Dix, Skyscanner has scoured its database of over 10,000 airports and picked the funniest airport names in the world.

The weirdest:

1. Batman Airport (BAL) Turkey

2. Useless Loop Airport (USL), Australia

3. Black Tickle Airport (YBI), Canada

4. Beaver Creek Airport (YXP), Canada

5. Moron Airport (OZP), Spain

6. Ogle Airport (OGL), Guyana

8. Eek Airport (EEK), USA

9. Pickle Lake Airport (YPJ), Canada

10. Deadhorse Airport (SCC), USA

The rudest (warning – language may offend):

1. Fukui Airport (FKJ), Japan

2. Pratt Airport (PTT), USA

3. Ponce Airport (PSE), Puerto Rico

4. Fort Dix Airport (WRI), USA

5. Gaylord Airport (GLR), USA

6. Fak Fak Airport (FKQ), Indonesia

7. Brest Airport (BES), France

8. Dang Airport (DNP), Nepal

9. Shafter Airport (MIT), USA

10. Big Bell Airport (BBE), Australia

The plain scariest…

1. Mafia Airport (MFA), Tanzania

2. Slave Lake Airport (YZH), Canada

3. Asbestos Hill Airport (YAF), Canada

4. Desolation Sound Airport (YDS) Canada

5. Crooked Island Airport (CRI), Canada

6. Deception Airport (YGY), Canada

7. Battle Mountain Airport (BAM), USA

8. Rifle Airport (IRD), USA

9. Cue Airport (CWT), Australia

10. Danger Bay Airport (DGB), USA

And finally, a little fun with IATA Airport Codes:

1. DIK – Dickinson Airport, USA

2. NOB – Nosara Beach Airport, Costa Rica

3. KOK – Kokkola/Pietarsaari Kruunupyy Airport, Finland

4. BOG – Bogotá Airport, Columbia

5. BUM – Butler Airport, USA

6. PEE – Perm Airport, Russia

7. POO – Pocos De Caldas Airport, Brazil

8. SEX – Sembach Airport, Germany

9. FAT – Fresno Yosemite Airport, USA

10. DOH – Doha Airport, Qatar

If you have any airport names of codes that should be added. List them in the comments section.