CYQF/YQF - Red Deer Regional Airport
Red Deer, Canada

CYQF/YQF - Red Deer Regional Airport

Red Deer, Canada

Red Deer Regional Airport, (IATA: YQF, ICAO: CYQF), is located 6 nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi) south southwest of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada..The airport serves Charter and General Aviation. The Airport has now upgraded their terminal to a fixed base operator which provides ground services to aircraft. Tucana Aviation is the FBO Operator In October 2015, Red Deer Regional announced it was to undergo a $9.5 million expansion, including a 2,000 ft (610 m) extension of runway 16/34 (now 17/35), from 5,528 ft (1,685 m).

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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.

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 mail. The source code of this app can be found at Github.

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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.