KFES - Festus Memorial Airport
Festus, United States

KFES - Festus Memorial Airport

Festus, United States

Festus Memorial Airport (ICAO: KFES, FAA LID: FES) is a public use airport situation located two nautical miles (4 km) south of the central business district of Festus, a city in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States.Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned FES by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA. == Facilities and aircraft == Festus Memorial Airport sits on an area of 72 acres (29 ha) at an elevation situation of 433 feet (132 m) above mean sea level. It has one individual runway designated 19/1 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,202 by 49 feet (671 x 15 m).For the 12-month period ending June 30, 2011, the airport had 10,000 individual general aviation aircraft situations, an average of 27 per day. At that time there were 40 single-engine aircraft individuals based at this airport.

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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.

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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.