Hanover County Municipal Airport (ICAO: KOFP, FAA LID: OFP) is a public airport located 14 miles (22 km) north of the central business district of Richmond, Virginia, and 5 miles (8 km) south of Ashland, Virginia, United States. It is owned by Hanover County in the US state of Virginia. This airport use the three-letter location identifier code "OFP" which is assigned by the FAA, however there is no three-letter location identifier code from IATA. The four-letter location identifier code "KOFP" is assigned by ICAO. The hours of operations are 0700 to 2100 (7 am to 9pm) for the months of April to September, and are 0700 to 1900 (7 am to 7pm) from the months of October to March.
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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.
Furthermore, the user interface incorporates icons from Font Awesome and fonts from Google Fonts.
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The source code of this app can be found at Github.
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