KDLS/DLS - Columbia Gorge Regional the Dalles Municipal Airport
The Dalles, United States

KDLS/DLS - Columbia Gorge Regional the Dalles Municipal Airport

The Dalles, United States

Columbia Gorge Regional Airport (IATA: DLS, ICAO: KDLS, FAA LID: DLS), also referred to as The Dalles Municipal Airport, is a public use airport in Klickitat County in the U.S. state of Washington. It is located near Dallesport, Washington and two nautical miles (4 km) northeast of the city of The Dalles in the state of Oregon.This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.Despite being located in Washington, the airport is owned by the city of The Dalles (Oregon) since the 1940s and jointly operated with Klickitat County (Washington) since 2002. It is adjacent to the Columbia River, near the east end of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

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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.