WARA/MLG - Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport
Malang-Java Island, Indonesia

WARA/MLG - Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport

Malang-Java Island, Indonesia

Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (IATA: MLG, ICAO: WARA, formerly WIAS) is an airport serving Malang, the second largest city in East Java province of Indonesia. This airport is named after Abdoel Rachman Saleh, an Indonesian aviator and physiologist whose plane was shot down by the Dutch while landing in Maguwo Airfield (now Adisucipto International Airport), Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta during the Indonesian National Revolution. The airport was closed in October 2009 due to numerous damages found in the runway, but has opened again after some repairs were done.The new terminal was opened on 30 December 2011 replacing the old terminal that is used by the Indonesian Air Force.

(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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Some Examples

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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.