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I am interested in understanding which US airports have what airlines. One could visualize this with a spreadsheet:

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This examples shows that Southwest flies out of Midway but not O'Hare. Delta flies out of O'Hare and not Midway. Both fly out of Baltimore.

I am not interested in a global \ US map that shows routes destinations of a particular airline: I am not interested in using this data from the passenger use-case. A spreadsheet would be preferable although, I suspect that if the data is out there, it is stored in a RDBMS.

Wondering if there is clever way to tease this info out of http://openflights.org/

closed as too broad by Karlson, blackbird, Jan, Relaxed, neo Jul 29 '16 at 21:42

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  • Parsing Wiki should work. – JonathanReez Jul 29 '16 at 18:46
  • I am curious what would be the purpose? With the modern flight search engines able to search for flights from any airport in the metropolitan area, I don't see a point in this endeavor. – Karlson Jul 29 '16 at 18:46
  • @JonathenReez: please cite an example of a URL that could be parsed for this data. – gatorback Jul 29 '16 at 20:23
  • with the US alone having over 15000 airports (and over 42000+ worldwide), and nearly 400 airlines, you are up for a large spreadsheet. – Aganju Jul 29 '16 at 20:44
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's not about a genuine problem faced by a traveller but some sort of personal data analysis project. – Relaxed Jul 29 '16 at 21:40
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Something like this?

$ wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/jpatokal/openflights/master/data/routes.dat
$ awk -F, '$3 == "MDW" {print $1}' routes.dat|sort -u
AF
DL
F9
FL
KL
P1
PD
SY
WN
Y4
  • I like where this is going! Data is from openflights.org: if only they had an ODBC connector. With regard to this data: How can the 2 lists of 1) airports and 2) airlines be created from this programatically? After these lists are enumerated, they would form the x and y axis as shown in the OP. A two-dimensional array (i.e. spreadsheet 'skeleton') could be created. – gatorback Jul 29 '16 at 23:16
  • The programming tasks needed to process the data as you describe are pretty far off topic for this site. In short, Berwyn gave you a way to get the airlines serving a particular airport. You could then repeat the query for other airports of interest and assemble them into a chart as you see fit. – Zach Lipton Jul 30 '16 at 0:34
  • @gatorback The data is CSV. It effectively already is a spreadsheet, you just need to transform it however you wish – Berwyn Jul 30 '16 at 2:56

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