extract info form web pages

John Dangler jdangler at atlantic.net
Thu Mar 22 01:55:26 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-03-22 at 00:05 +0200, Dimitri Mallis wrote:
> hi, 
> im not sure if this is the right place to ask this but i need a bit of
> help for a 3rd year project. 
> i need to get a list of airports & airport codes, runway length,
> longatude & latitude, just like on this page.
> http://www.world-airport-codes.com/s...nal-11374.html
> at the moment i just need all the south african air ports & the map
> from google, but hybrid & zoomed in enough so the runway & surrounding
> buildings are visable.
> other information that would help is, any petrol stations in the area,
> shopping malls, banks, car rental fasilities, cell phone coverage for
> all networks (although this will mostly be covered) & places of
> interest. car rental...
> so how can i write something that can extract that automatically from
> that web site or is there a tool that already exists that can do that?
> thanks

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