Random Airports

Random Airports is a web app that displays satellite views of random airports.

Jump to the Random Airports website Source code on Github.com

Features
  • 'Auto play' mode
  • Search function for ICAO codes, IATA codes, airport names and location names
  • Automatic fitting of view
  • Smooth fading to next airport
Used Technologies
  • Google Maps Javascript API for mapping and as a provider for satellite imagery
  • The frontend site queries airport data from a PHP/sqlite3 backend via AJAX calls
  • Airport data is imported from OurAirports.com