KAPT/APT - Marion County Brown Field
Jasper, United States

KAPT/APT - Marion County Brown Field

Jasper, United States

Marion County Airport (IATA: APT, ICAO: KAPT, FAA LID: APT), also known as Brown Field, is a county-owned, public-use airport located four nautical miles (7 km) southeast of the central business district of Jasper, a town in Marion County, Tennessee, United States. == Facilities and aircraft == Marion County Airport covers an area of 86 acres (35 ha) at an elevation of 641 feet (195 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 4/22 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,500 by 75 feet (1,067 x 23 m).For the 12-month period ending June 25, 2009, the airport had 4,480 aircraft operations, an average of 12 per day: 98% general aviation and 2% military.

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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.

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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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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.