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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining Waypoints. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is Waypoints so important!

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  1. Boeing Airfield, Seattle WA has Kurt Cobain named waypoints for pilots departing - NRVNA, KURRT & CBAIN

  2. "Green Boots", "Sleeping Beauty" and "The German Woman" are nicknames for dead climbers on Mt. Everest, who were used as waypoints or location markers.

  3. There are over 200 bodies on Mt Everest, and they are used as waypoints for climbers.

  4. 200 of the 240 bodies of climbers who've perished on Mt. Everest are still there. Current climbers use them as waypoints for how far they are from the summit.

  5. "WEWIL," "NEVVR," "FORGT," "SEP11," "ALWYZ," are consecutive approach waypoints for pilots headed into Reagon National Aiport

  6. Australia's National Public Toilet Map launched online in 2001 and identifies 14,000 public and private toilets across Australia, including those in gas stations and fast food outlets. Registered users can create their own customised "My Toilet Map", and download toilets as waypoints to a GPS.

  7. The waypoints on approach to Reagan Airport on the Freedom route from the Northwest are named "WEEEE" "WLLLL," "NEVER," "FRGET" "SEP11"

  8. There are over 200 dead frozen bodies on Mt. Everest. The bodies are used as waypoints for climbers.

  9. Aircraft flying to DCA from the northwest pass through these waypoints: “WEEEE” “WLLLL” “NEVVR” “FORGT” “SEP11” or the Freedom route.

  10. Aeronautical waypoints and fixes have five letters. There are thousands of them, some of which have amusing names, such as ITSUX, WHANG,GITAR, PASLY (Nasvhille), PLUTO, DAFFY (Orlando), BADDA, BINGG, etc

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On approach to Reagan Airport, the waypoints that aircraft pass are named ‘WEEEE,’ ‘WLLLL,’ ‘NEVVR,’ ‘FORGT’ ‘SEP11’

The waypoints (fixed spots used for flight navigation) closest to where the twin towers were read "WEEEE; WLLLL; NEVVR; FORGT; SEP11"

There used to be an official FAA departure route from Palm Beach International Airport called IVANKA ONE with GPS waypoints such as TRMMP, DONLD and UFIRD. (Pic of departure plate in comments)

Donald Trump had FAA aeronautical waypoints named after him in Palm Beach, FL. But due to some pilots refusal to use them due to his controversial statements, the FAA was forced to rename them in 2015.

A departure procedure at Palm Beach International used to be called IVNKA1 and contained the waypoints DONLD, TRMMP and UFIRD. It was removed in 2015 because it was "too controversial".

In order to commemorate 9/11, the FAA named two arrival sequences to honor those who died and fought. So now an aircraft flying the "freedom" route to Reagan Washington Airport will pass through 5 waypoints named "WEEEE," “WLLLL,” “NEVVR,” “FORGT” and “SEP11.”

Aircrafts flying the FRDMM (Freedom) route to Reagan National Airport, Washington, from the northwest pass through waypoints named “WEEEE,” “WLLLL,” “NEVVR,” “FORGT” and “SEP11.” ( We will never forget SEP 11 )

Reagan National Airport has descent patterns named to honor those who died on 9/11. One of them has waypoints named “WEEEE,” “WLLLL,” “NEVVR,” “FORGT” and “SEP11” (We Will Never Forget Sep 11).

There used to be an official FAA departure route from Palm Beach International Airport called IVNKA ONE with GPS waypoints such as TRMMP, DONLD and UFIRD. (Pic of departure plate in comments)

In all but 2 Star Wars movies, locations in Tunisia served as sets for the planet Tatooine. Many set pieces are actually still there and the site has become a tourist spot for Star Wars fans. It has recently become a waypoint for people traveling to join ISIS, however.

One of the approaches to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) has waypoints named, “WEEEE”, “WLLLL”, “NEVVR”, “FORGT” and “SEP11.”

As planes descend into Reagan National Airport in Washington DC, they follow one of 2 descent patterns named 'FRDMM' and 'TRUPS' (Freedom + Troops), the series of waypoints to maintain aircraft on course in these descent patterns spell out: 'WEEEE', 'WLLLL', 'NEVVR', 'FORGT', 'SEP11'

As planes descend into Reagan National Airport in Washington DC, they follow one of 2 descent patterns named 'FRDMM' and 'TRUPS', with the waypoints in these patterns all spelling out patriotic messages

The waypoints for planes inbound from the north of Reagan National Airport (Washington, D.C.) read "HONNR, BRVRY, COURG; MORLL PLDGE: WEEEE WLLLL NEVER FORGT SEP11, ALWYZ FRDMM."

The bodies of those who perish on Mt. Everest are usually left where they died due to the cost and difficulty of removing them. One body, known as “Green Boots”, served as a waypoint marker for other climbers since his death in 1996. There are now roughly 200 bodies preserved on the mountain.

The US airspace has waypoints indicating locations that make navigation easier for pilots. Most of these waypoints have names that reference interesting things like Disney characters, basketball players, TV shows, alcohol brands, and many other famous icons.

The FAA used to have aviation navigational waypoints/intersections in the vicinity of Mar-A-Lago in Florida. Aircraft departing KPBI airport on the IVNKA1 departure would fly over waypoints UFIRD, DONLD, and TRMMP, in that order.

The FAA navigation waypoints "ROBRT" and "MULRR" are located next to each other in Camp David's restricted airspace

The airplane landing approach to Reagan Airport in DC has the landing waypoints of: WEWIL, NEVVR, FORGT, SEPII, ALWYZ.

In order to commemorate 9/11, the FAA named two arrival sequences to honor those who died and fought. So now an aircraft flying the "freedom" route to Reagan Washington Airport will pass through 5 waypoints named "WEEEE", "WLLLL", "NEVVR", "FORGT", and "SEP11"