KHJO - Hanford Municipal Airport
Hanford, United States

KHJO - Hanford Municipal Airport

Hanford, United States

Hanford Municipal Airport (ICAO: KHJO, FAA LID: HJO), formerly O18, is a mile (1.6 km) southeast of Hanford, in Kings County, California.Most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, but Hanford Municipal Airport is HJO to the FAA and has no IATA code. == Facilities == The airport covers 132 acres (53 ha) with one asphalt runway (14/32), 75 ft × 5,175 ft (23 m × 1,577 m).In the year ending March 29, 2007 the airport had 28,500 aircraft operations, average 78 per day, all general aviation. 75 aircraft are based at this airport: 85% single engine and 15% multi-engine.

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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.