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Mapping Resources

These resources can be used to find airports that are contained in a bounding box, such as a map viewport or within a radius of a point.
The latitude and longitude values are entered as real values in WGS 84. For example, New York, NY latitude = 40.726 and longitude = -73.997.

/mapping/box
Returns the airports within a bounding box
When entering the web address, please replace "XXXXXXXXXXXX" with your API key.
https://api.airportdata.com/mapping/box?apikey=XXXXXXXXXXXX&ll_latitude=24.28745&ll_longitude=54.394255&ur_latitude=24.52365&ur_longitude=54.689006
https://api.airportdata.com/mapping/box?apikey=XXXXXXXXXXXX&ll_latitude=24.28745&ll_longitude=54.394255&ur_latitude=24.52365&ur_longitude=54.689006&format=xml
Method
GET – retrieves a list of airports inside a bounding box specified by the lower left and upper right corners. This is useful for retrieving airports to display on a map.
Query Parameters
Parameter Value Description
ll_latitude real (mandatory) Latitude of the lower left corner of the bounding box
ll_longitude real (mandatory) Longitude of the lower left corner of the bounding box
ur_latitude real (mandatory) Latitude of the upper right corner of the bounding box
ur_longitude real (mandatory) Longitude of the upper right corner of the bounding box
Response
JSON
{    
  "airports": [  
{
    "airport_id": 3415,
    "icao": "OMAA",
    "iata": "AUH",
    "faa": null,
    "airport_name": "Abu Dhabi International"
    "city": "Abu Dhabi"
    "airport_of_entry": "Yes"
    "last_edited": "24/2/2014"
    "latitude": "24.33333"
    "longitude": "54.651667"
  },  
{
    "airport_id": 3416,
    "icao": "OMAD",
    "iata": "AZI",
    "faa": null,
    "airport_name": "Al Bateen Executive International"
    "city": "Abu Dhabi"
    "airport_of_entry": "Yes"
    "last_edited": "24/2/2014"
    "latitude": "24.42833"
    "longitude": "54.458333"
  }  
  ]  
}    
XML
<airports>    
  <airport>  
    <airport_id>3415</airport_id>
    <icao>OMAA</icao>
    <iata>AUH</iata>
    <faa/>
    <airport_name>Abu Dhabi International</airport_name>
    <city>Abu Dhabi</city>
    <airport_of_entry>Yes</airport_of_entry>
    <last_edited>24/2/2014</last_edited>
    <latitude>24.33333</latitude>
    <longitude>54.651667</longitude>
  </airport>  
  <airport>  
    <airport_id>3416</airport_id>
    <icao>OMAD</icao>
    <iata>AZI</iata>
    <faa/>
    <airport_name>Al Bateen Executive International</airport_name>
    <city>Abu Dhabi</city>
    <airport_of_entry>Yes</airport_of_entry>
    <last_edited>24/2/2014</last_edited>
    <latitude>24.42833</latitude>
    <longitude>54.458333</longitude>
  </airport>  
</airports>    
/mapping/radius
Returns the airports within a radius of a point
When entering the web address, please replace "XXXXXXXXXXXX" with your API key.
https://api.airportdata.com/mapping/radius?apikey=XXXXXXXXXXXX&latitude=24.38754&longitude=54.521667&radius=150000
https://api.airportdata.com/mapping/radius?apikey=XXXXXXXXXXXX&latitude=24.38754&longitude=54.521667&radius=150000&format=xml
Method
GET – retrieves a list of airports within a radius of a point. This is useful for finding alternate airports.
Query Parameters
Parameter Value Description
Latitude real (mandatory) Latitude of the centre of the circle
Longitude real (mandatory) Longitude of the centre of the circle
Radius integer (mandatory) Radius in metres
Response
JSON
{    
  "airports": [  
{
    "airport_id": 3415,
    "icao": "OMAA",
    "iata": "AUH",
    "faa": null,
    "airport_name": "Abu Dhabi International",
    "city": "Abu Dhabi",
    "airport_of_entry": "Yes",
    "last_edited": "24/2/2014",
    "latitude": "24.33333",
    "longitude": "54.651667"
  },  
{
    "airport_id": 3416,
    "icao": "OMAD",
    "iata": "AZI",
    "faa": "",
    "airport_name": "Al Bateen Executive International",
    "city": "Abu Dhabi",
    "airport_of_entry": "Yes",
    "last_edited": "24/2/2014",
    "latitude": "24.42833",
    "longitude": "54.458333"
  }  
  ]  
}    
XML
<airports>    
  <airport>  
    <airport_id>3415</airport_id>
    <icao>OMAA</icao>
    <iata>AUH</iata>
    <faa/>
    <airport_name>Abu Dhabi International</airport_name>
    <city>Abu Dhabi</city>
    <airport_of_entry>Yes</airport_of_entry>
    <last_edited>24/2/2014</last_edited>
    <latitude>24.33333</latitude>
    <longitude>54.651667</longitude>
  </airport>  
  <airport>  
    <airport_id>3416</airport_id>
    <icao>OMAD</icao>
    <iata>AZI</iata>
    <faa></faa>
    <airport_name>Al Bateen Executive International</airport_name>
    <city>Abu Dhabi</city>
    <airport_of_entry>Yes</airport_of_entry>
    <last_edited>24/2/2014</last_edited>
    <latitude>24.42833</latitude>
    <longitude>54.458333</longitude>
  </airport>  
</airports>    
 
 

 
 
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