Key:aeroway

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Public-images-osm logo.svg aeroway
800px-HFX Airport 4.jpg
Description
This key is used to mark airports and all that goes with it.
Group: Aeroway
Used on these elements
may be used on nodes
may be used on ways
may be used on areas
use on relations unspecified
Documented values: 43
Useful combination
Status: Unspecified

This page contains details on the aeroway key and related tags. For an overview of airports and aviation in OSM see Aeroways.

Usage

See also: Aeroways

The aeroway key is used to tag physical infrastructure used to support aircraft and air travel, in particular the elements associated with airports and heliports etc. For further details on how to create aeroway features and how they are presented, see Aeroways.

Values

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo
aeroway aerodrome Node Area Wikipedia Aerodrome in the United Kingdom or Airport in North America is used to map the main area details.
Aerodrome.png
Flemingfield looking north.JPG
aeroway apron Area Wikipedia Airport apron is an area where planes are parked, unloaded or loaded, refueled, or boarded.
Osmarender apron.png
LKPR sever 2003.jpg
aeroway gate Node Wikipedia Airport gate is used to mark the gate numbers at the airports where passengers wait before boarding their flight.
Rendering-aeroway=gate.JPG
Edinburgh Airport gate lounge.jpg
aeroway helipad Node Area Wikipedia Helipad is used to mark the landing area or platform for Helicopters
Helipad.p.16.png
Helipad at Blessington Lakeside Resort - geograph.org.uk - 262175.jpg
aeroway hangar Node Area Wikipedia Hangar is a structure to hold aircraft or spacecraft.
Delta jet hangar at kemble england arp.jpg
aeroway navigationaid Node Wikipedia Radio navigation aid is used to mark systems that determine a position on the Earth which helps pilots guide their aircraft during flight.
VOR DME BUB.JPG
aeroway runway Way Area Wikipedia Runway is a rectangular area in which aerodrome are prepared for the landing and takeoff of aircraft.
Rendering-aeroway runway.png
Runways Brussels Airport (7655183522).jpg
aeroway taxiway Way Wikipedia Taxiway is a path on an airport connecting runways with ramps, hangars, terminals and other facilities.
Rendering-aeroway taxiway.png
F-22A Elmendorf AFB.jpg
aeroway terminal Node Area Wikipedia Airport terminal is a building at an airport where passengers transfer between ground transportation and the facilities that allow them to board and disembark from aircraft.
Rendering-aeroway-terminal-mapnik.png
LAX-International-checkin.JPG
aeroway windsock Node Wikipedia Windsock is designed to indicate wind direction and relative wind speed.
Windsock of CCK Air Force Base 20111112.jpg
aeroway User defined Node Way All commonly used values according to Taginfo

This table is a wiki template with a default description in English. Editable here.

Tags and values by category

A list of aeroway-related tags and values. Refers to aeroway=* unless otherwise noted.
Category Tags
Airports aerodrome
Manoeuvring Area helipad, runway, taxiway, holding_position
Apron apron, parking_position, gate, hangar
Terminal terminal, gate, various shop=* and amenity=* objects
Facilities windsock, papi, vasi, navigationaid
Related attributes icao=*, iata=*, military=airfield
Common attributes surface=*, width=*, ele=*

See also: Aviation