KFCH/FCH - Fresno Chandler Executive Airport
Fresno, United States

KFCH/FCH - Fresno Chandler Executive Airport

Fresno, United States

Fresno Chandler Executive Airport (IATA: FCH, ICAO: KFCH, FAA LID: FCH) is a public use airport 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of the central business district of Fresno, in Fresno County, California, United States. It is owned by the City of Fresno, and the designated airport manager is Rick Duncan.Chandler Airport opened in November 1929 and served as Fresno’s primary airport for civil and commercial aviation until 1948. Chandler is a designated as a reliever airport for the larger Fresno Yosemite International Airport, located 6.5 miles (10.5 km) northeast which is served by commercial airlines.

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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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Some Examples

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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.