LFVP/FSP - St Pierre Airport
Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

LFVP/FSP - St Pierre Airport

Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint-Pierre Airport (French: AĆ©roport de Saint-Pierre) (IATA: FSP, ICAO: LFVP) is a regional airport located 1 NM (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) south of Saint-Pierre, in the French overseas collectivity of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, off the east coast of Canada near Newfoundland. == Overview == The airport was completed in August 1999 and consists of four buildings and a control tower. The old airport, opened in 1965 and located on the south side of the inner harbour, was re-located due to the lack of room for expansion (The current runway is 1,800 metres (5,900 ft) when compared to the old 11/29 at 1,250 metres (4,100 ft)).

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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.