X-MMTG - Francisco Sarabia National Airport
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico

X-MMTG - Francisco Sarabia National Airport

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico

Francisco Sarabia National Airport or Terán Airport (formerly IATA code TGZ, ICAO code MMTG) was a national airport located at Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico. It was used to handle national air traffic for the city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez. Its name honours the memory of Francisco Sarabia Tinoco, the Mexican pilot who was a pioneer in Mexican commercial aviation who broke the speed record on the flight from Mexico City to New York City (10 hours, 43 minutes) in 1938 in the Granville Gee Bee R-6.

(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.

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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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.