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I am the administrator of a private airfield, and on the map it is described by the name of the company that previously owned the property. How do I update this? The current name is Trent Aerial Spraying Company and the GPS coordinates are approximately 41.7282 -90.0022... I would like to change the name to "4IL5" which is the FAA designation for the field. How do I do this?

asked 25 Jul '18, 15:57

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The FAA code "4IL5" would ideally go in the "faa" tag. Does the airfield have a real name, or is it unnamed and just has a designation code? If it doesn't have a name, it shouldn't have a "name" tag.

(25 Jul '18, 18:17) alester

The the name of my company is Frank's Flying Service, so that would be the name of the airport. The FAA identifier is 4IL5. I'm not sure about ICAO or IATA. I'll change it accordingly. Thanks.

(25 Jul '18, 18:36) cloud09

That's probably this object: . You simply create an account with OSM, press the "Edit" button, change the name and save.

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answered 25 Jul '18, 16:36

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edited 25 Jul '18, 18:57


Alternatively, if you don't want to become a regular contributor, you can ask one of us to make that change for you.

(25 Jul '18, 18:00) AlaskaDave

Looks like it has already been changed.

(26 Jul '18, 07:49) scai ♦

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