Data extraction (web scraping) for Geographic data (city name, Lon/Lat)

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We're looking for an experienced web scraper to scrape geographical data from a directory for a cities information, nearby airports and waypoints. The website has a strong, easy to navigate hierarchy of links to access the content. The end result will be a data sheet with the listing of every city/town in the world with all the fields below listed for each city.

Project Requirements:

-Scrape geographic directory data from website, extracting data into excel document or database table

-Directory fields to scrape



--City Name


---LAT (DMS)


---Long (DMS)

--Altitude (feet)

--Altitude (DMS)

-- Airports

---Airport codes

---- ICAO

---- FAA

---- IATA

---Airport Kind (size)

---Airport Name




---Max Runway

---Airlines supported from airport (with link)


--- Name

--- Longitude

--- Latitude

--Nearby References to Wikipedia (each page has a list of links from wikipedia that relate to the given location)

--- Title

--- Link to wikipedia page.

Once we've confirmed the project, I'll share the website to scrape and discuss the format of the data being extracted.

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