Designators for Aircraft Operating Agencies, Aeronautical Authorities and Services (Doc 8585/196)
196th Edition, April 2021
Please note new editions are published quarterly as follows: January, April, July and October.
The designators consist of:
a) three-letter designators for use on the international aeronautical telecommunication service and for aircraft identification by air traffic control (ATC); and
b) telephony designators for aircraft operating agencies and for authorities and services operating aircraft, which may be used as appropriate.
Parts 1, 2 and 3 consist of encode and decode tables linking aircraft operating agencies, aeronautical authorities and services with their assigned ICAO three-letter and telephony designators. Addresses of government civil aviation authorities are listed in Part 4.
||196th Edition, April 2021