Tag:aeroway=gate

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Public-images-osm logo.svg aeroway = gate
Gate 88 in Narita International Airport.jpg
Description
The bounded space, inside the airport terminal, where passengers wait before boarding their flight Edit or translate this description.
Group: Aeroways
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Wikidata
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Airports can have bizarre systems to number their gates and it can be hard to find a map of the airport on-line. They can be mapped with help from bing imagery or even GPS when you stand by the window. For gates where you have to take a bus first, the place in the terminal where you wait for the bus should be mapped.

Note: This tag is for the gates the airplanes use. This should not be used for passenger pick-up/drop-off zones near roads.

How to Map

Add aeroway=gate and ref=gatenumber or gatename to a node that represents the gate. These nodes are typically stand-alone, placed a short distance outside the terminal building e.g. around the centre of the location where you take the "airbridge" to get onto the plane.

Rendering

Example rendering made by Kosmos, zoom 17, OSM

See Also