16 de Diciembre 2005
Slick Airfare Tool for Google Earth
A couple of days ago someone called 'gwwallace' at the Google Earth Community posted a really cool tool for calculating airfares (I believe it only works for the continental US and Canada right now). The airfare tool will automatically try to guess the nearest airport to you based on a lookup for your IP address. It will automatically show you airfares to various major airports from that departure point. You can try it now to see if it guesses your nearest airport correctly (it worked for me). Once you have airfares shown for various airports, you can click on the placemark and a link will be provided to a web site where you can get more information or presumably make a reservation.
If the airfare calculator doesn't guess your IP address, you can tell it what departure airport you want to use by modifying a URL. You can also choose destination airports shown as well. The instructions for modifying the URL are in this post, along with examples. This program is just getting off the ground. But, it has some real possibilities. This is a groundbreaking type of application. Great work 'gwwallace'! And, thanks to Chief_Sparky for bringing it to my attention.
Enviado por FrankTaylor at 16 de Diciembre 2005 a las 07:05 AM
Enviado por: Graeme Wallace at 16 de Diciembre 2005 a las 10:23 AM
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