[OSM-talk] classification of airports/aerodromes

Alejandro S. alejandroscf at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 22:35:19 UTC 2016


But the surface tag applies to runaways, not aerodromes, does it?

On Tue, Apr 12, 2016, 23:25 Warin <61sundowner en gmail.com> wrote:

> On 13/04/2016 5:47 AM, Michael Kugelmann wrote:
> > Am 12.04.2016 um 11:40 schrieb Christoph Hormann:
> >> This is also a problem for map rendering - map styles use these features
> >> to place labels and icons but these features are generally too
> >> ill-defined and undifferentiated to do this properly.
> > I agree completely. This is something that should be improved: we need
> > at least some rough categories for aerodromes. Because it does not
> > make sense to me at all to render a grass strip exactly the same as a
> > big international airport.
> surface=grass
> OR
> surface=paved
>
> Some airports are locally categorised as 'domestic', 'international' ...
> I lack expertise in this area but the public are aware of these two
> categories.
>
> > This is open since years but nobody really took care about this
> Rendering ... rather than a tagging problem.
> > Of cause this will not be easy as the regulations are different in the
> > different countries. But we should find some categorization. And any
> > approach is better than the current situation.
> The surface tag is has been assumed by some mappers. Perhaps that needs
> to addresses on the wiki?
>
>
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