CYYE/YYE - Fort Nelson Airport
Fort Nelson, Canada

CYYE/YYE - Fort Nelson Airport

Fort Nelson, Canada

Northern Rockies Regional Airport (Fort Nelson Airport), (IATA: YYE, ICAO: CYYE), is located 3.8 nautical miles (7.0 km; 4.4 mi) east northeast of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada. == Airlines and destinations == == History == In approximately 1942 the aerodrome was listed as RCAF Aerodrome - Fort Nelson, British Columbia at 58°50′N 122°40′W with a variation of 34 degrees east and elevation of 1,170 ft (360 m). The aerodrome was listed as "Under Construction - Servicable" with two runways listed as follows: === Historical airline service === Commencing during the early 1940s, scheduled passenger service was operated in the past by Canadian Pacific Air Lines and its successors CP Air and Canadian Airlines International to Vancouver, British Columbia; Edmonton, Alberta; Prince George, British Columbia; Fort St.

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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.