KFLO/FLO - Florence Regional Airport
Florence, United States

KFLO/FLO - Florence Regional Airport

Florence, United States

Florence Regional Airport (IATA: FLO, ICAO: KFLO, FAA LID: FLO) is three miles east of Florence, in Florence County, South Carolina.The only scheduled flights are American Eagle to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, about 30 minutes. == Facilities == The airport covers 1,436 acres (581 ha) and has two asphalt runways: 1/19 is 6,000 × 150 ft (1,829 × 46 m) and 9/27 is 6,502 × 150 ft (1,982 × 46 m).In 2006 the airport had 31,242 aircraft operations, average 85 per day: 77% general aviation, 16% air taxi and 7% military. 52 aircraft were then based at the airport: 73% single-engine, 25% multi-engine and 23% jet.

(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)

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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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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.