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Are there airport identifiers assigned to heliports?

FAA databases list multiple Official Facility Names with a given Associated City Name, for example: CITY: Fort Lauderdale FACILITY NAMES: Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International (FLL); BSO Public ...
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How does the FAA determine which format of location identifier to assign to an airport?

In the U.S., FAA location identifiers are assigned to registered aerodromes. However, these can have different formats: 3 Letters (e.g. ORD) 1 Number and 2 Letters (e.g. 1AD) 2 Numbers and 1 Letter (...