I desperately need a map of an airport aerodrome like the ones used for tracking the movements of aircraft similar to the picture below and I don't know where I can find these ones : enter image description here

  • $\begingroup$ You should try to explain what you plan on using this map for, then it will be more clear to people exactly what you need. $\endgroup$ – J. Hougaard Oct 22 '16 at 8:42

Airport Diagrams such as this one of KPNE

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are published here on the FAA website as well as in in the airport facilities directory. These are up to date and considered legal for navigation as far as I know. If you are looking for them in another type of format that may be tough, you can try reaching out to the specific airports or the FAA directly.

  • $\begingroup$ These are also in the Canadian flight supplements. :) $\endgroup$ – Zizouz212 Jun 16 '15 at 1:47
  • $\begingroup$ Well I asked the airport for it and they don't have one just the pdf format ! $\endgroup$ – LazyBrain Jun 17 '15 at 11:11

OpenStreetMap is a good place to start.

I've used it for a project with real aircraft data and found that the OSM map of the airport I was interested in had a small offset. Using JOSM I was able to correct for the offset and add missing taxiways and additional features.

I have also tried to use PDF based airport diagrams from various Aeronautical Information Publications (AIP) but I was not successful in extracting the specific elements I was interested in.

  • $\begingroup$ I saw the osm map and it seems correct not needing modifications I just have to change the colors of the map and it looks difficult! $\endgroup$ – LazyBrain Jun 17 '15 at 11:13
  • $\begingroup$ Can you explain what you are trying to achieve, what are you building? $\endgroup$ – DeltaLima Jun 17 '15 at 12:34
  • $\begingroup$ I wanna simulate the traffic of aircraft on the aerodrome that's why I need the map so I can project the airplanes on . $\endgroup$ – LazyBrain Jun 17 '15 at 12:56
  • $\begingroup$ I think OSM support map styles in some form of CSS. Perhaps that would help you. Note that airport surfaces have key value pairs in their XML definition like this: <tag k="aeroway" v="apron"/> $\endgroup$ – DeltaLima Jun 17 '15 at 15:39
  • $\begingroup$ okey! I'll check that thank you. $\endgroup$ – LazyBrain Jun 17 '15 at 17:02

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