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Public-images-osm logo.svg aeroway = taxiway
Bombardier Dash 8 taxiing at Toronto Island Airport.jpg
A route where airplanes manouevre between runways and parking areas within an aerodrome Edit or translate this description.
Grupo: Vías aeroportuarias
Usado en estos elementos
no puede ser usado en nodospuede ser usado en víasno puede ser usado en áreasno puede ser usado en relaciones
Combinaciones útiles
Véase también
Estado: de facto


A taxiway is a path for aircraft at an airport connecting runways with aprons, hangars, terminals and other facilities.

How to map

Draw a way vía along the yellow center line of the taxiway and add the aeroway=taxiway to it.

Area Mapping

Sometimes in addition to mapping as a linear way, the outline of the taxiway has been mapped as an área area with aeroway=taxiway + area=yes, however area:aeroway=taxiway has been suggested for this purpose instead.

Useful combination

Additional information can be specified using these keys:

  • ref=* - for the name of the taxiway
  • width=* - for the width of the taxiway (in meter), note this should specify the physical width of the taxiway on the ground, not the clearance.
  • surface=asphalt/concrete/grass/... - physical makeup of the surface of the taxiway.
  • aeroway=holding_position - as nodo at holding positions on the taxiway.


Artículo principal: Lifecycle_prefix
Stage Tagging Notes
Construction aeroway=construction
A taxiway under construction.
In operation aeroway=taxiway An operational taxiway.
Disused disused:aeroway=taxiway A taxiway not in use, which could be brought back into operation.
Abandoned abandoned:aeroway=taxiway When it is unusable or has been reused. Add for example highway=cycleway.


Picture Tags Mapnik
Embraer 190 (KLM cityhopper) at Munich airport.jpg aeroway=taxiway

See Munich International Airport for a reference.