[Talk-us] [Talk-us-newyork] fun with tagging: it's a raceway and an airstrip

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Thu Jan 15 22:30:26 UTC 2015


On 1/15/15 9:23 AM, Kevin Kenny wrote:
> I don't know. It's not unique - there are a number of private 
> airports, closed military bases, and so on that do motorsports on the 
> runways at certain times.
>
it's a little different in that these other instances are of temporary 
racing
circuits that probably do not belong in OSM because of their intermittent
nature. for historic ones, OHM can work. for ones that were there last 
year and
will be there this year, some other data store that's not OSM would be
appropriate.
> Maybe make a polygon for the aeroway and run the raceway down its 
> centerline?
>
this suggestion, from you and Eric, makes sense and turns out ok:

https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=17/32.22666/-110.00627

richard

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