KEQA/EDK - Captain Jack Thomas El Dorado Airport
El Dorado, United States

KEQA/EDK - Captain Jack Thomas El Dorado Airport

El Dorado, United States

El Dorado/Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport (IATA: EDK, ICAO: KEQA, FAA LID: EQA) is a general aviation public use airport located three miles (5 km) southeast of the central business district of El Dorado, in Butler County, Kansas, United States. This airport is publicly owned by City of El Dorado.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned EQA by the FAA and EDK by the IATA. The airport's ICAO identifier is KEQA. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility. == History == The El Dorado/Captain Jack Thomas Memorial Airport was named after Captain Wilbur Jackson Thomas a local hero and World War II Fighter Pilot Ace.

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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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Some Examples

Here's a list of 10 random airports:

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.