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Approach Lighting System Bremen 1.jpg
A facility that supports visual navigation for aircraft 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
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Status: in use

Air navigation aid stations support the different visual systems that help pilots guide their aircraft during flight.

For radio navigation systems use airmark=beacon.

How to map

Place a node node at the location of the navigation aid, and tag with aeroway=navigationaid.

Tags to use in combination

Past usage

There was no clear standard of tagging various navigation aid systems in the past. Therefore the data consumers should expect to find these systems marked with any of these tags:

Also the type of the system was often referenced by key type=*.


See also

Possible tagging mistakes

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