Longville Municipal Airport (ICAO: KXVG, FAA LID: XVG) is a city-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) northeast of the central business district of Longville, a city in Cass County, Minnesota, United States.Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned XVG by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA.
== Facilities and aircraft ==
Longville Municipal Airport covers an area of 55 acres (22 ha) at an elevation of 1,334 feet (407 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 13/31 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,781 by 75 feet (1,152 x 23 m).For the 12-month period ending August 31, 2005, the airport had 6,725 aircraft operations, an average of 18 per day: 99.6% general aviation and 0.4% air taxi. At that time there were 8 aircraft based at this airport: 87.5% single-engine and 12.5% multi-engine.
(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.
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