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Public-images-osm logo.svg aeroway = tower
Aeroporto di Palermo-Punta Raisi - Torre di controllo.jpg
Air traffic control tower Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: Aeroways
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Status: in use

An air traffic control tower is a tall, windowed structure common at airports used to control aircraft for take-off, landing, and ground movements.

How to map

Set a node node at the center of the feature or draw an area area along its outline. Control towers may be a standalone structure or as part of a building. The tower should be drawn separately from buildings at the base. Add aeroway=tower, man_made=tower, and service=aircraft_control.

Lighting or navigation aids might be located on the tower, but should be mapped separately as they use different tagging schemes (See aeroway=*). Only use aeroway=tower for the structure designed for air traffic controllers to observe and control aircraft.

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Tagging schemes

See also