CYFJ/YTM - La Macaza / Mont-Tremblant International Inc Airport
Rivière Rouge, Canada

CYFJ/YTM - La Macaza / Mont-Tremblant International Inc Airport

Rivière Rouge, Canada

Mont-Tremblant International Airport (IATA: YTM, ICAO: CYFJ) (officially La Macaza – Mont Tremblant International and formerly Rivière Rouge – Mont Tremblant International Airport) is a single runway airport located in the township of La Macaza, about 25 nautical miles (46 km; 29 mi) north of Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada. == History == === Military base === The airport was completed in 1962 for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) by Boeing to military specifications, as an RCAF emergency landing field, with a runway of 6,000 ft (1,829 m). It became home to 447 SAM Squadron, armed with 29 nuclear tipped CIM-10 Bomarc missiles.

(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)

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Random Airports

This app shows satellite views of random airports. Its aim is to introduce you to the variety of airport structures embedded into the landscape. Parts of the website are heavily inspired by David Schmidt's website chuchichechocha.com.

Usage

Technologies and Data Sources

This app is based on the Google Maps API, which on the one hand provides a powerful programming interface for web-based mapping applications, and on the other hand opens access to high quality satellite imagery for places all over the world.

The backend is realized in Python with the help of the excellent Flask micro framework.

The locations of airports have been imported from the public domain data provided by the aviation enthusiasts at OurAirports.com. The app displays randomly selected airports of the categories 'large_airport','medium_airport' and 'small_airport' for which runway coordinates are available.

Furthermore, the user interface incorporates icons from Font Awesome and fonts from Google Fonts.

Author

This is brought to you by me, Florian Pigorsch. Feel free to contact me via Google+ or mail. The source code of this app can be found at Github.

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Some Examples

Here's a list of 10 random airports:

Random Airports

This app shows satellite views of random airports. Its aim is to introduce you to the variety of airport structures embedded into the landscape.