KGYH/GDC - Donaldson Center Airport
Greenville, United States

KGYH/GDC - Donaldson Center Airport

Greenville, United States

Donaldson Field Airport (IATA: GDC, ICAO: KGYH, FAA LID: GYH) is a public airport six miles (10 km) south of the central business district of Greenville, a city in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. It located at the Donaldson Center Industrial Air Park and is owned by the City and County of Greenville.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Donaldson Field Airport is assigned GYH by the FAA and GDC by the IATA. == History == Greenville Army Air Base opened in 1942 during World War II. It was later known as Greenville Air Force Base. In 1951 it was renamed Donaldson Air Force Base, in honor of Captain John O. Donaldson, a Greenville native and World War I flying 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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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.