Chicoutimi/Saint-Honoré Aerodrome (ICAO: CYRC) is located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) east southeast of Saint-Honoré and approximately 5.6 nautical miles (10.4 km; 6.4 mi) from Chicoutimi in Quebec, Canada.
== History ==
The site, north of the Saguenay River, was selected by the Royal Canadian Air Force in the summer of 1941 and construction began shortly thereafter with the aerodrome opening in June 1942 as RCAF Station St-Honoré. It was operated as a sub-base to RCAF Station Bagotville and supported pilot training during the Second World War under the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
This app shows satellite views of random airports. Its aim is to introduce you to the variety of airport structures embedded into the landscape.
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.
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