Ralph Wenz Field (IATA: PWY, ICAO: KPNA, FAA LID: PNA) is a town-owned public-use airport located five nautical miles (9 km) southeast of the central business district of the town of Pinedale in Sublette County, Wyoming, United States.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned PNA by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA (which assigned PNA to Pamplona Airport in Pamplona, Spain).
Ralph Wenz Field is named after Staff Sgt. Ralph Wenz of the United States Army Air Corps.
(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.
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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