Airport Code Explainer - Chrome Web Store
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Overview

Look for IATA airport codes in a page and give them a tooltip with the full airport name.

People on social media will often post details of where they’re flying by just referencing airport codes. This is fine if you know which airports the (sometimes obscure) codes refer to. This extension finds any airport codes in the text of the current page, and adds a tooltip with the full airport name. Press the plane icon to add the tooltips when needed. The extension doesn’t run automatically on any pages as there are too many false positives for common abbreviations (such as ATM and PDF). I originally made this just to be lazy when I’m looking at Twitter, so it’s very simple at the moment. I’m open to suggestions for improving the extension. • Code is open source at https://github.com/gilmoreorless/convert-airport-codes • Airport data provided in the Public Domain by OurAirports: http://ourairports.com/data/ • Icon from EmojiOne, licensed CC-BY 4.0: http://emojione.com/

5 out of 52 ratings

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Christopher DendyAug 27, 2019

Airliners.net changed a few years ago to where this was no longer an automatic feature. Glad to have found this extension.

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Chris LePetitMar 15, 2017

This both helps me know where I am about to land as well as alert me to when I've mistyped an airport code in a tweet. Five stars because it won't let me put ten.

Details

  • Version
    1.1.3
  • Updated
    December 15, 2020
  • Offered by
    Gilmore Davidson
  • Size
    179KiB
  • Languages
    English
  • Developer
    Email
    gilmoreorless+chromestore@gmail.com
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