KLLR - Little River Airport
Little River, United States

KLLR - Little River Airport

Little River, United States

Little River Airport (ICAO: KLLR, FAA LID: LLR, formerly O48) is a small county-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Little River, in Mendocino County, California, United States.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned LLR by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA. == History == In 1945, this airport was built by the Navy served as an outlying field to NALF Santa Rosa. The Naval Auxiliary Air Station at Santa Rosa, California, was part of a network of training airfields supporting Naval Air Station Alameda.The airport enjoyed commercial air service in the late 1940s/early 1950s, provided by Southwest Airways utilizing World War II surplus DC-3s. == Facilities and aircraft == Little River Airport covers an area of 548 acres (222 ha) and contains one asphalt paved runway designated 11/29 which measures 5,249 by 150 feet (1,600 x 46 m).

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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.