Burlington Municipal Airport (ICAO: KBUU, FAA LID: BUU), is a public use airport located 1 mile (1.6 km) northwest of the central business district of Burlington, a city, in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States.It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2019–2023, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned BUU by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.
The airport does not have scheduled airline service, the closest airport with scheduled airline service is Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport, about 27 miles (43 km) to the northeast.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Burlington Municipal Airport covers an area of 240 acres (97 ha) at an elevation of 780 feet (238 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 11/29 is 4,300 by 75 feet (1,311 x 23 m) with an asphalt surface; 1/19 is 2,410 by 130 feet (735 x 40 m), with a turf surface.
(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.
Furthermore, the user interface incorporates icons from Font Awesome and fonts from Google Fonts.
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