Calaveras County Airport (ICAO: KCPU, FAA LID: CPU), also known as Maury Rasmussen Field, is a public airport located four miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of San Andreas, in Calaveras County, California, United States. It is owned by the County of Calaveras.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Calaveras County Airport is assigned CPU by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA (which assigned CPU to Cururupu, Maranhão, Brazil).
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Calaveras County Airport covers an area of 93 acres (38 ha) which contains one runway (13/31: 3,603 x 60 ft.) and two helipads (both 65 x 65 ft.).For the 12-month period ending September 21, 2005, the airport had 25,000 aircraft operations, an average of 68 per day, all of which were general aviation.
(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.
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