CYTA/YTA - Pembroke Airport
Pembroke, Canada

CYTA/YTA - Pembroke Airport

Pembroke, Canada

Pembroke Airport, (IATA: YTA, ICAO: CYTA), is located 5.2 nautical miles (9.6 km; 6.0 mi) northwest of the city of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada. Pem-Air operated regularly scheduled air service between Pembroke Airport and Toronto for 31 years; ending its scheduled operation in December, 2000.GO Air Express operated briefly from November 2002 to April 2003 with flights to Toronto.Since 2003 there is no full-time tenant, but the airport is used by Ministry of Natural Resources (Ontario) water bombers.

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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.