Chanute Martin Johnson Airport (IATA: CNU, ICAO: KCNU, FAA LID: CNU) is a city-owned airport two miles southwest of Chanute, in Neosho County, Kansas. It is named for Martin Johnson, of the husband-and-wife explorers Martin and Osa Johnson, although it was Osa and not Martin who was native to Chanute.
== Facilities ==
The airport covers 290 acres (120 ha) and has two runways: 18/36 is 4,255 x 75 ft (1,297 x 23 m) asphalt and 8/26 is 2,200 x 135 ft (671 x 41 m) turf.In the year ending September 1, 2005 the airport had 18,560 aircraft operations, average 50 per day: 99.7% general aviation and <0.3% military.
(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.
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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.
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