KCOQ - Cloquet Carlton County Airport
Cloquet, United States

KCOQ - Cloquet Carlton County Airport

Cloquet, United States

Cloquet Carlton County Airport (ICAO: KCOQ, FAA LID: COQ) is a county-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of Cloquet, a city in Carlton County, Minnesota, United States.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned COQ by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA (which assigned COQ to Choibalsan Airport in Choibalsan, Mongolia). == Facilities and aircraft == Cloquet Carlton County Airport covers an area of 233 acres (94 ha) at an elevation of 1,279 feet (390 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 17/35 is 4,003 by 75 feet (1,220 x 23 m) and 7/25 is 3,100 by 75 feet (945 x 23 m).For the 12-month period ending April 30, 2005, the airport had 10,000 aircraft operations, an average of 27 per day: 99% general aviation and 1% 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.

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.

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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.