KFLX/FLX - Fallon Municipal Airport
Fallon, United States

KFLX/FLX - Fallon Municipal Airport

Fallon, United States

Fallon Municipal Airport (IATA: FLX, ICAO: KFLX, FAA LID: FLX) is two miles northeast of Fallon, in Churchill County, Nevada. == Facilities == The airport covers 440 acres (180 ha) at an elevation of 3,963 feet (1,208 m). It has two runways: 3/21 is 5,703 by 75 feet (1,738 x 23 m) asphalt; 13/31 is 4,207 by 100 feet (1,282 x 30 m) dirt.In the year ending November 30, 2009 the airport had 6,300 aircraft operations, average 17 per day: 67% general aviation, 32% air taxi, and 2% military.

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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.

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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 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.