Data CreatorPope, Addy
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh
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CitationPope, Addy; Sietinsone, Lasma. (2017). Airports, [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh. http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/ds/1913.
DescriptionThis dataset contains the location of 32,000 airports around the world. The data is shapefile format (.shp). The dataset contains the name of the airport, its lat/lon, elevation, country and timezone. The 3 letter codes are available in the alternative name field but are mixed in with other information. Data was extracted from the Geonames database and converted to shapefile using GDAL commands in Postgis. All data from GeoNames is distributed under the creative commons attribution 3.0 agreement. GIS vector data. This dataset was first accessioned in the EDINA ShareGeo Open repository on 2012-04-18 and migrated to Edinburgh DataShare on 2017-02-22.
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