[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Runway Holding Positions

Steven Estes tapestes at gmail.com
Fri Mar 29 18:29:06 UTC 2019

I posted my plan to the discussion page.  TOGA points out that :runway,
:intermediate, and :ILS are already in use (about 1000 uses total).  Given
this, would folks still recommend holding_position=runway, or would
holding_position:runway be more appropriate?   Thanks much.

On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 11:13 AM Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:

> Flightgear uses this for world generation.
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2019, 12:47 Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>
> wrote:
>> "Inclusion of these markings will allow applications to warn the pilot
>> prior to entering the
>> runway safety area without permission from air traffic control. "
>> I am pretty sure that OSM is not suitable source of data for maps used by
>> pilots.
>> Can you give examples of countries where it is OK to use OSM map data for
>> such purpose?
>> Mar 28, 2019, 6:27 PM by tapestes at gmail.com:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/runway_holding_position
>> Proposing the addition of runway holding position markings (commonly
>> called hold lines). Runway holding position markings are painted markings
>> on an airport surface that identify the runway safety area. At controlled
>> airports, these markings indicate where an aircraft is to stop if the
>> aircraft does not have permission to enter the runway. When exiting a
>> runway, an aircraft is not considered clear of that runway until all parts
>> of the aircraft have crossed the holding position marking. The runway
>> holding position is painted across the runway or taxiway and consists of
>> two solid lines on the side that is clear of the runway safety area and two
>> dashed lines on the other side.
>> Greatly appreciate any comments folks have.
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