WABP/TIM - Moses Kilangin Airport
Timika-Papua Island, Indonesia

WABP/TIM - Moses Kilangin Airport

Timika-Papua Island, Indonesia

Timika Airport known as Mozes Kilangin Airport, is an airport in Timika, Papua, Indonesia (IATA: TIM, ICAO: WAYY old: WABP). It is mostly known for being the site of a mass shooting in 1996. == Airlines and destinations == == 1996 shooting incident == === Shooting === According to military spokesmen, Kopassus Second Lieutenant Sanurip was reprimanded by another officer for being noisy when he awoke in a hangar that was used by the military as a commando post since the riots in Timika had erupted.

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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.