[Talk-us] Another use of OpenStreetMap

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 01:10:08 UTC 2015

Oh, the -ops in the URL threw me off. Your link is to the attribution page
for flightstats.com, not American Airlines. And flightstats.com is serving
up their own tiles. They started using OSM back in 2011 or 2012 when Google
started charging for maps. Wm Leler from flightstats.com presented at the
2012 SOTM-US conference in Portland. Links to the presentation are on the


On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 6:45 PM, Toby Murray <toby.murray at gmail.com> wrote:

> Where did you find a link to that attribution page? I went looking and
> found a flight tracker on their website that is actually serving up tiles
> straight from osm.org. Not quite in line with tile usage policies I
> suppose but they DO have attribution on the map at least.
> To see it you have to find an in-progress flight. Right now this link
> should work for a few more hours (until the flight reaches LA):
> https://www.aa.com/travelInformation/gatesTimesSubmit.do?flightNumber=245
> Toby
> On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 6:01 PM, Tod Fitch <tod at fitchdesign.com> wrote:
>> American Airlines flight tracker:
>> http://maptiles-a.flightstats-ops.com/attribution.html
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