MHTE/TEA - Tela Airport
Tela, Honduras

MHTE/TEA - Tela Airport

Tela, Honduras

Tela Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Tela) (IATA: TEA, ICAO: MHTE) is an airport serving Tela, a town in the Atlántida Department on the northern coast of Honduras. In 2009, plans were laid to lengthen the runway from 1,346 metres (4,416 ft) to 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) and possibly to construct a new terminal building. Construction began in 2014 and was estimated to cost US$13 million.After completion, the new runway and terminal were inaugurated by Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández on May 20, 2015.There are hills southeast of the runway.

(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)

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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. Parts of the website are heavily inspired by David Schmidt's website chuchichechocha.com.

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 Google+ or 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.