KHVC - Hopkinsville Christian County Airport
Hopkinsville, United States

KHVC - Hopkinsville Christian County Airport

Hopkinsville, United States

Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport (ICAO: KHVC, FAA LID: HVC) is a city-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) east of the central business district of Hopkinsville, a city in Christian County, Kentucky, United States.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned HVC by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA. == Facilities and aircraft == Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport covers an area of 180 acres (73 ha) at an elevation of 564 feet (172 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 8/26 which measures 5,505 by 100 feet (1,678 x 30 m).For the 12-month period ending November 21, 2008, the airport had 25,800 aircraft operations, an average of 70 per day: 87% general aviation, 7% air taxi and 6% military. At that time there were 47 aircraft based at this airport: 98% single-engine and 2% 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.

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 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.