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Public-images-osm logo.svg aerialway = gondola
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An aerialway where the cabins go around in a circle. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
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Group: aerialways
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: de facto

A [W] gondola. A Gondola is an aerialway where the cabins go around in a circle. The cabins are usually smaller than cabins of a cable car. Usual maximum occupancy is 4, 6 or 8 persons per cabin.

How to map

Draw a way along the route of the cable, and set this aerialway=gondola tag on this way.

Tags used in combination

Additional features

Position nodes node at either end of the cable. These nodes might be tagged with aerialway=station

Or you can draw the building, and add the tag aerialway=station.

If you know the position you can also map support pylons by positioning nodes node in the middle of the way, with the tag aerialway=pylon.


Similar tags

  • aerialway=cable_car – A cable car run. Aerial tramways that are just one pair of big cars that go in alternating directions. The cabins are usually bigger than gondola cabins.