Create greater value from aeronautical data


Aviation organizations maintain aeronautical information using GIS to effectively collect, manage, produce, and share aviation data. Aviation organizations are undergoing a transformation from aeronautical information services to aeronautical information management (AIM). This transition provides opportunities for aviation organizations to innovate new ways of collecting and managing their aeronautical data to provide a wider variety of data and mapping services to their stakeholders.

Maintain aeronautical information using GIS

Streamline and centralize data management

Modernize your aeronautical data management with a complete GIS that allows users to collect and integrate data from multiple sources and formats within a structured information model compliant with aviation industry standards. Use built-in validation tools to ensure the highest quality of data for your users, increasing safety across the airspace system.

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Use efficient chart production tools

Create a data-driven chart production system to enhance the quality and efficiency of aeronautical chart production. Use chart templates that comply with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Annex 4 to accelerate configuration.

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Manage obstacle workflows

Use ArcGIS to manage your obstacle workflows, from submission to approvals, including support for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Electronic Terrain and Obstacle Data (eTOD) initiative. Create obstacle limitation surfaces compliant with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and ICAO regulations with adaptions to support regional and country requirements. Increase safety with efficient analytical tools for determining obstacle penetration.

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Improve data exchange capabilities

Interoperate with other aviation systems through data exchange tools compliant with industry standards such as the Aeronautical Information Exchange Model (AIXM). Integrate different data formats into a common operating picture, enabling enhanced decision-making.

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Gain better insight into aeronautical data

Unlock your data's potential with powerful analytical tools, gaining better insights into your aeronautical data. Develop a deeper understanding of your data with advanced visualizations that reveal patterns otherwise unseen such as traffic flow.

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Share authoritative aeronautical information

Bring GIS to your staff, contractors, and key stakeholders with a complete system to share, access, and discover authoritative aeronautical information. Discover new business opportunities by enabling access to data through configured, focused apps.

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