KPSK/PSK - New River Valley Airport
Dublin, United States

KPSK/PSK - New River Valley Airport

Dublin, United States

New River Valley Airport (IATA: PSK, ICAO: KPSK, FAA LID: PSK) is two miles north of Dublin, in Pulaski County, Virginia. It is owned by the New River Valley Airport Commission.The facility serves general aviation and is a U.S. Customs Service port of entry as of 2006.The airport was dedicated on June 3, 1962 and Piedmont Airlines was a founding user; their last YS-11 left in 1972. == Facilities == New River Valley Airport covers 469 acres (190 ha) at an elevation of 2,105 feet (642 m).

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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.

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 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.