Hamilton Municipal Airport (ICAO: KMNZ, FAA LID: MNZ) is a city-owned public-use airport located two miles (3 km) south of the central business district of Hamilton, a city in Hamilton County, Texas, United States.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Hamilton Municipal Airport is assigned MNZ by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Hamilton Municipal Airport covers an area of 250 acres (100 ha) which contains one runway designated 18/36 with a 5,000 x 75 ft (1,524 x 23 m) asphalt pavement. For the 12-month period ending September 15, 2005, the airport had 5,048 aircraft operations, an average of 13 per day: 99% general aviation, 0.5% air taxi and 0.5% military. At that time there were 20 aircraft based at this airport: 95% single-engine and 5% multi-engine.
(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.
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