YCOM/OOM - Cooma Snowy Mountains Airport
Cooma, Australia

YCOM/OOM - Cooma Snowy Mountains Airport

Cooma, Australia

Cooma–Snowy Mountains Airport (marketed as just Snowy Mountains Airport) (IATA: OOM, ICAO: YCOM) is an airport located in Coolringdon, 9 nautical miles (17 km; 10 mi) southwest of Cooma, New South Wales, Australia. The airport serves the town of Cooma and the resorts of the Snowy Mountains and Australian Alps, experiencing increased traffic during the winter months. == History == Construction of a new airport to serve the town of Cooma and surrounding shires was announced in 1955, with funding divided between the Cooma Municipal Council, Snowy River and Monaro shires and the Snowy Mountains Authority.

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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.