KUYF - Madison County Airport
London, United States

KUYF - Madison County Airport

London, United States

Madison County Airport (ICAO: KUYF, FAA LID: UYF) is a public airport located 3 miles (4.8 km) north of the central business district of London, a city in Madison County, Ohio, United States. It is owned by the Madison County Airport Authority.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Madison County Airport is assigned UYF by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA. == History == The airport opened in the late 1960s when Ohio Governor Jim Rhodes mandated every county in Ohio should have an airport. The airport opened on October 1, 1967 with $100,000 in matching funds from the state government.The airport celebrated its 50 year anniversary in September 2017 with aircraft displays, BBQ, a visit from a senator, and free airplane rides for children.

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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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Some Examples

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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.