KJWY - Mid Way Regional Airport
Midlothian/Waxahachie, United States

KJWY - Mid Way Regional Airport

Midlothian/Waxahachie, United States

Mid-Way Regional Airport (ICAO: KJWY, FAA LID: JWY) is city-owned public airport that serves Midlothian and Waxahachie in Ellis County, Texas, United States. The airport is 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) southeast of the central business district of Midlothian.Most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, but Mid-Way Regional Airport is assigned JWY by the FAA and has no IATA designation. == Facilities == Mid-Way Regional Airport covers 243 acres (98 ha) at an elevation of 727 feet (222 m) above mean sea level and has one runway: Runway 18/36: 6,500 x 100 ft.

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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.