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Timezones[edit]

It would be useful to be able to tell what timezone an airport is in just by looking at the infobox. Gordon P. Hemsley 01:43, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

I think I'd asked about this before. It would be a good idea. CambridgeBayWeather (talk) 14:50, 29 August 2013 (UTC)
Good thinking I support the idea. We should copy the parameters from {{Infobox settlement}}. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 15:16, 29 August 2013 (UTC)
Done. CambridgeBayWeather (talk) 05:47, 21 November 2013 (UTC)

Airport codes and historic airfields[edit]

Displaying "IATA: none – ICAO: none" on articles about airfields which pre-date such schemes, such as Trafford Park Aerodrome (Manchester), which closed in 1918, is redundant. We need to make the display optional. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 16:14, 31 August 2013 (UTC)

Bantayan Airport[edit]

Bantayan Airport is currently using some hacks to wedge in additional fields (airport manager, fuel availability, Largest handling capability, and runway width). should any of these be added here? should these fields be in the infobox at all? Frietjes (talk) 16:41, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

Frietjes I suggest we remove the extra fields from the specific infobox. -- Magioladitis (talk) 18:33, 6 September 2013 (UTC)
done, but someone may try to wedge it back in. Frietjes (talk) 19:17, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

Image Protocol[edit]

Is there an agreed protocol to use for the image and image2 variables? Should one be a photo of the terminal and the other should be a aerial view of the runway? Or is it more free form? I have some photos of general aviation airports and wanted to know where I should put them within the template. -Ichabod (talk)

Past tense for closed airports[edit]

When a closing date is given, this template should use the past tense. Please replace:

! colspan=2 {{!}} Serves

with:

! colspan=2 {{!}} Serve{{#if: {{{closed|}}} | d | s }}

Thanks!

 – Minh Nguyễn (talk, contribs) 07:20, 26 March 2014 (UTC)

Still Open Airport
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Serves London
Now Closed Airport
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Serves London
Closed January 2, 1985 (1985-01-02)
@Mxn: I think this change will usually be good, but I see that the "closed" parameter says it can be used to describe a temporary closure. In that case "Serves" may still be appropriate - "Airport X serves London, but is temporarily closed for repairs". What do you think? -- John of Reading (talk) 15:12, 26 March 2014 (UTC)
Not done: please make your requested changes to the template's sandbox first; see WP:TESTCASES. If it is just closed for repairs, then the airport is still open to the repairers and therefor is not closed. I would think in such cases the "closed" parameter would not be set although a note may be added to the article saying it is currently "closed to the public due to repairs" or some such. Either way, this should be thrown in the sandbox with a full set of testcases to see how it would play out in various instances. — {{U|Technical 13}} (tec) 15:24, 26 March 2014 (UTC)
Ah, I didn't notice that it should be used for temporary repairs. Thanks, I'll consider implementing a more explicit way to indicate permanent closure on the sandbox. – Minh Nguyễn (talk, contribs) 19:40, 26 March 2014 (UTC)