Is it possible to have custom images on a map pointing in a direction? I would like to have airplanes on their route, i know i can get the custom images on a map but not sure if i can specify the rotation?
something similar to:
If not, can you suggest a tool that can? Or perhaps i can use google maps api in Tableau to accomplish this?
Tableau does not currently have any capability to rotate shapes based on a data field. It is something you might want to post in the Ideas forum (Ideas).
In the meantime, you might want to try Alteryx to assist with this feature.