KDKR - Houston County Airport
Crockett, United States

KDKR - Houston County Airport

Crockett, United States

Houston County Airport (ICAO: KDKR, FAA LID: DKR) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) southeast of the central business district of Crockett, in Houston County, Texas, United States. It is owned by Houston County.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Houston County Airport is assigned DKR by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA (which assigned DKR to Dakar-Yoff-Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport in Dakar, Senegal). == Facilities and aircraft == Houston County Airport covers an area of 55 acres (22 ha) which contains one Asphalt paved runway, 2/20, measuring 4,000 x 75 ft (1,219 x 23 m).

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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.

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 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.