KCKZ - Pennridge Airport
Perkasie, United States

KCKZ - Pennridge Airport

Perkasie, United States

Pennridge Airport (ICAO: KCKZ, FAA LID: CKZ, formerly N70) is a public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) north of the central business district of Perkasie in East Rockhill Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is privately owned by Pennridge Development Ent., Inc.The airport is located on top of a ridge and is surrounded on every side by trees. Although the daily operations are under 100 takeoffs/landings, it is the largest privately owned airport between Philadelphia and Allentown.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned CKZ by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA (which assigned CKZ to Çanakkale Airport in Çanakkale, Turkey).

(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)

Open current view/airport in an external service:


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.

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 Google+ or mail. The source code of this app can be found at Github.

Backlinks

Random Airports has been featured on several websites including

Some Examples

Here's a list of 10 random airports:

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.