OurAirports help

Welcome to OurAirports, a site for discovering and discussing the world's airports. This site currently has information about 80,231 airports around the world, and our members have personally visited 15,216 of them and left 15,451 comments.

(This page contains information about using the OurAirports interface. If you are interested in information about the open-data formats, please visit the Data dictionary page.

Topics: Searching for airports | Using the map

Map legend


Large airport marker Large airport Land airport with scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers/year, or major military base).
Medium airport marker Medium airport Land airport with scheduled regional airline service, or regular general aviation or military traffic.
Small airport marker Small airport Land airport with little or no scheduled service, light general aviation traffic.
Heliport marker Heliport Helicopter pad(s) with no runways available for fixed-wing aircraft.
Seaplane base marker Seaplane base Docking/fueling area for seaplanes, with no facilities for land aircraft.
Balloonport marker Seaplane base Area for launching hot-air balloons.
Closed airport marker Closed Any type of airport that's no longer operational.

More airports and/or navaids appear as you zoom in closer on the map.

An airport icon will appear green when it is the currently-selected airport, or grey when it falls outside the set of airports you're currently viewing (e.g. not in the same country, not in the list of airport's you've visited, etc.).


Single member marker Single member Location of an airport where a single OurAirports member is based.
Multiple member marker Multiple members Location of an airport with more than one OurAirports member.