SAAC/COC - Comodoro Pierrestegui Airport
Concordia, Argentina

SAAC/COC - Comodoro Pierrestegui Airport

Concordia, Argentina

Concordia "Comodoro Pierrestegui" Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Concordia "Comodoro Pierrestegui") (IATA: COC, ICAO: SAAC), also known as Concordia Airport, is a domestic airport serving Concordia, Entre Ríos, Argentina. It is located 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of the city.The airport covers an area of 94 hectares (0.36 sq mi; 230 acres) and has a 257-square-metre (2,770 sq ft) terminal. == Airlines and destinations == == Accidents and incidents == 15 November 1975: On approach to the airport inbound from Buenos Aires, an Aerolíneas Argentinas Fokker F28-1000, tail number LV-LOB, struck tree tops 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) short of the runway, causing the nosegear to contact the ground first, shearing off both the nose and the nosegear.

(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.