KUIN/UIN - Quincy Regional Baldwin Field
Quincy, United States

KUIN/UIN - Quincy Regional Baldwin Field

Quincy, United States

Quincy Regional Airport (IATA: UIN, ICAO: KUIN, FAA LID: UIN) (Baldwin Field) is a city-owned airport 12 miles east of Quincy, a city in Adams County, Illinois. It is used for general aviation but also sees United Airlines partner SkyWest Airlines flights to O'Hare International Airport, a service which is subsidized by the federal government's Essential Air Service program at a cost of $1,956,856 (per year).Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 2,044 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 1,750 in 2009 and 7,783 in 2010. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2019–2023 categorized it as a non-primary commercial service airport.The first airline flights were on Mid-Continent in 1947; successor Braniff left in 1959.

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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.