Opened 8 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#3959 closed defect (fixed)

Nominatim doesn't find airport OAK by IATA Code, or Zoo by name

Reported by: bryce2@… Owned by: geocoding@…
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: nominatim Version:
Keywords: Cc:

Description

Aat http://www.openstreetmap.org/ Enter OAK, results are "Administrative Boundary Oak, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, United States of America"

Expected results: Oakland International Airport

Working searches: KOAK Oakland International Airport

Not working searcehs: OAK Airport near Oakland Airport near Oakland, CA Airport near Oakland, California Oakland Airport

The airport in question seems to have a correct IATA tag per the documentation at: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:iata

Similar failures occur for the Zoo.

Not working: Zoo near Oakland Zoo near Oakland, CA Zoo near Oakland, California

Working: Zoo near Knowland Park

BOI (Boise International Airport) failed similarly, but there was no IATA tag on the node.

See also http://trac.openstreetmap.org/ticket/2541 http://www.airlinecodes.co.uk/aptcoderes.asp


Does the nominatum treat three letter upper case as special (e.g. OAK) by searching it IATA tag?

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by Tom Hughes

Owner: changed from openstreetmap@… to geocoding@…

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by Sarah Hoffmann

see also #4729

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Sarah Hoffmann

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Seems to be working now.

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by ppawel

Not really - "Zoo near Oakland" gives no results.

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