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Beerports?

So apparently Anheuser-Busch is seeking to trademark 42 of the three-letter airport codes used to identify airports.

No shit. Check it here —>http://beerpulse.com/2012/06/anheuser-busch-files-trademark-applications-for-42-airport-codes/

Why they’d want to trademark 42 airport codes is beyond me. Anyone else know? Anyone else care?

For your viewing pleasure, here are the 42 airports and their codes:

AGS (Augusta Regional Airport, Georgia)

ATL (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Georgia)

AUS (Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Texas)

BHM (Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Alabama)

BNA (Nashville International Airport, Tennessee)

BOS (Boston Logan International Airport, Massachusetts)

BWI (Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Maryland)

CMH (Port Columbus International Airport, Ohio)

CVG (Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Kentucky)

DCA (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, DC)

DEN (Denver International Airport, Colorado)

DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas)

DTW (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Michigan)

HOU (William P. Hobby Airport, Houston, Texas)

IAD (Washington Dulles International Airport, DC)

IAH (George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Texas)

JFK (John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, NY)

LAS (McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada)

LAX (Los Angeles International Airport, California)

LGA (LaGuardia Airport, New York, NY)

MCI (Kansas City International Airport, Missouri)

MCO (Orlando International Airport, Florida)

MDW (Chicago Midway International Airport, Illinois)

MEM (Memphis International Airport, Tennessee)

MIA (Miami International Airport, Florida)

MKE (General Mitchell International Airport, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

MSP (Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minnesota)

MSY (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Louisiana)

OKC (Will Roders World Airport, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)

ORD (Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Illinois)

ORL (Orlando Executive Airport, Florida)

PHX (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Arizona)

PHL (Philadelphia International Airport, Pennsylvania)

RDU (Raleigh-Durham International Airport, North Carolina)

SAN (San Diego International Airport, California)

SAT (San Antonio International Airport, Texas)

SDF (Louisville International Airport, Kentucky)

SEA (Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Washington)

SFO (San Francisco International Airport, California)

SMF (Sacramento International Airport, California)

SNA (John Wayne Airport, Orange County, California)

STL (Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, Missouri)

Ridiculous, eh?

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