Opened 9 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 5 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:


Aat 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:

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

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

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by Tom Hughes

Owner: changed from openstreetmap@… to geocoding@…

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by Sarah Hoffmann

see also #4729

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by Sarah Hoffmann

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Seems to be working now.

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by ppawel

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

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