WBMU/MZV - Mulu Airport
Mulu, Malaysia

WBMU/MZV - Mulu Airport

Mulu, Malaysia

Mulu Airport (IATA: MZV, ICAO: WBMU) is an airport in the state of Sarawak in Malaysia and a gateway to the Gunung Mulu National Park. There are resort accommodations at the National Park, but the nearest villages are Long Terawan, downstream 21.7 km (13.5 mi) to the west, and Long Atip 26.1 km (16.2 mi) to the south. Rumah Bawang Grang in Brunei is only 23.1 km (14.4 mi) to the north-northwest, but there is no road connected to the airport.

(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.