SKGB - Marco Fidel Suarez Air Base
Cali, Colombia

SKGB - Marco Fidel Suarez Air Base

Cali, Colombia

Marco Fidel Suárez Air Base (Spanish: Base Aérea Marco Fidel Suárez) (ICAO: SKGB) is a Colombian military base assigned to the Colombian Aerospace Force (Fuerza Aeroespacial Colombiana or FAC) Military Aviation School (Escuela Militar de Aviación or EMAVI). The base is located in Cali (also known as Santiago de Cali), a city in the Valle del Cauca department of Colombia. It is named for Marco Fidel Suárez, a former president of Colombia.

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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.