KMBO/DXE - Bruce Campbell Field
Madison, United States

KMBO/DXE - Bruce Campbell Field

Madison, United States

Bruce Campbell Field (IATA: DXE, ICAO: KMBO, FAA LID: MBO) is a city-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) southeast of the central business district of Madison, a city in Madison County, Mississippi, United States. This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport.Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned MBO by the FAA, and DXE from IATA (which assigned MBO to Mamburao Airport in the Philippines). == Facilities and aircraft == Bruce Campbell Field covers an area of 260 acres (105 ha) at an elevation of 326 feet (99 m) above mean sea level.

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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.