Le Mars Municipal Airport (IATA: LRJ, ICAO: KLRJ, FAA LID: LRJ) is a city-owned public-use airport located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) southwest of the central business district of Le Mars, a city in Plymouth County, Iowa, United States.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Le Mars Municipal Airport covers an area of 108 acres (44 ha) at an elevation of 1,197 feet (365 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with a concrete surface measuring 4,605 by 75 feet (1,404 x 23 m).For the 12-month period ending April 17, 2008, the airport had 10,780 aircraft operations, an average of 29 per day: 99.5% general aviation and 0.5% military.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
This app shows satellite views of random airports. Its aim is to introduce you to the variety of airport structures embedded into the landscape.
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.
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