SFO is an Airport, SF is the City Name

Nov 17, 2019 21 Comments

I see lots of people refer to the city as SFO. SFO is the code name for San Fransisco International Airport. The city you want to refer to is SF.

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  • Microsoft / Eng bjcruc
    Probably wanna fix the typo in your title if you want to appear legitimate.
    Nov 17, 2019 1
    • Magic Leap dark_night
      OP
      That is embarrassing :)
      Nov 17, 2019
  • New / Product polarvortx
    So?
    Nov 17, 2019 6
  • Oracle DdhA3
    Who cares
    Nov 17, 2019 1
  • Tesla / Ops
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    Thanks OP, very cool!
    Nov 17, 2019 0
  • Google uzaname
    SFO is also San Francisco Office in many companies I know
    Nov 17, 2019 0
  • Amazon TryingHear
    People say they are going to SEA, when SEA is in SeaTac. Or YVR, when YVR is in Richmond. Etc. It is just shorthand.
    Nov 17, 2019 2
    • Magic Leap dark_night
      OP
      But it already has a shorthand that is widely used, it's SF. It's like calling Los Angeles, LAX
      Nov 17, 2019
    • Amazon TryingHear
      And people do call Los Angeles LAX too.
      Nov 17, 2019
  • Amazon CulStryBro
    At Amazon, our buildings are all labeled by airport codes of the closest airport. So if I say I will be "back in SJC tomorrow", I literally mean I will be back in the office in SJC10, which is in Sunnyvale, not San Jose. When I go home, I don't say oh, I am back at home in SJC though. It refers to an office location since that location is labeled by airport code.
    Nov 17, 2019 0
  • Netflix chickchock
    Lots of immigrants are dumb, that’s why. Narrow minded to be exact. So? Nice ppl nevertheless
    Nov 17, 2019 0
  • Cisco kdbruyne
    I have stopped correcting. I feel embarrassed to even correct such things as it more often than not comes out as being arrogant or rude.
    Nov 17, 2019 0
  • WeWork wearedead
    It’s also consider Salesforce haha
    Nov 17, 2019 0

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