Technical Information

ArcGIS Aviation Community

The ArcGIS for Aviation Community provides you with the technical resources to be successful.

System requirements

The ArcGIS Aviation Charting solution requires ArcGIS Desktop. Refer to the System Requirements for details.

Common questions

Who uses ArcGIS Aviation Charting?

ArcGIS Aviation Charting offers specialized high volume aeronautical data management and production tools. These capabilities allow the Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) user community to produce and maintain high-quality international specification compliant products with a significant amount of automation. Outside the AIM community, ArcGIS Aviation Charting is used by civil aviation authorities and military air forces around the world.

What data model is available in ArcGIS Aviation Charting?

ArcGIS Aviation Charting, at 10.7, supports the Aeronautical Information System (AIS) data model which is Aeronautical Information Exchange Model (AIXM) 4.5 and 5.x compliant. The AIS is fully extensible to meet the needs of individual users.

What do I get when I purchase ArcGIS Aviation Charting?

ArcGIS Aviation Charting is bundled with components for data quality control, cartographic product generation, and workflow management for AIM users. Optional services are available that can be customized to your organization's needs. For more information contact

Are training courses available for ArcGIS Aviation Charting?

Yes. Training courses are offered through Esri's Learning Center or at any appropriately equipped customer site. Training can be given to key staff who will be using these tools, including Introduction to ArcGIS Aviation Charting and Configuring ArcGIS Aviation Charting. Customized training is also available. Visit Esri Training for further details.

What kind of support is available for ArcGIS Aviation Charting?

Technical support is available with the initial software purchase and for those on maintenance. Esri provides a variety of packaged and customizable services engagements to assist with configuration and deployment of ArcGIS Aviation Charting.

Is ArcGIS Aviation Charting customizable?

Yes. For AIM users, ArcGIS Aviation Charting is a highly configurable solution allowing users to modify the data requirements, cartographic configurations, and workflows to meet your unique needs.

Can I use the current version of ArcGIS Aviation Charting with an older version of ArcGIS?

No. To install and function correctly, the versions must match. For example, ArcGIS Aviation Charting 10.7 requires ArcGIS 10.7.