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Assuming the WiFi connection has enough bandwidth for audio, you could install Skype and use SkypeIn/SkypeOut to be reachable via a phone number.
With regard to modifying the system AirPort icon, I do not believe that what you are asking for is possible. To show internet connectivity, I use a combination of WiFi Signal (which could be substituted for the OS X AirPort menu bar item) and Cloud: AirPort off AirPort on & not connected AirPort connected & no internet AirPort connected ...
It does not exist without jailbreak, (and if it does) checking (and saving!) your location each time waste alot of battery resulting in the opposite of what you're trying to achieve. Besides, on iOS 7 if you open Control Center (by moving your finger from the bottom of the screen to the middle), you can uncheck WiFi very easily.
Let me speculate for the logic behind the decision, since there is no published reason per @grgarside. Making you (or forcing) to use the 3G or 4G will use your personal Telephone providers network that in all case you pay money for. In some cases this can be expensive (depending on data plan you have), and in other cases with limitations how much can you ...
If you're using iCloud Keychain, the password is synced to your keychain on your Mac and is therefore accessible in Keychain Access. Open Keychain Access, select the keychain and look for the Wi-Fi network. Clicking show password will prompt for your password, then the network password will be displayed.
I believe Kismac does what you need. It’s a port of Kismet for OS X. Unfortunately, the current build is three years old, so it might not run perfectly on a newer OS or newer material.
Another one to have a look is WhatsApp or Viber. Both these apps allow you to make calls to other uses who have them installed. These use Data rather than a cellular network. the only problem is the person you are calling will need to have these installed. Just another option for you rather than having to setup skype account.
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