Get your Global Flight Tracking data with our API

Flight Tracker API of Aviation Edge tracks every flight in the world at all times. We compile this into our database and provide it to you with our Flight Radar API. Developers use this to create applications, website plugins, efficiency analysis, machine learning projects, insurance claims and much more. Let us know about your project and we will send you examples of other clients using our flight status data.  

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Data included in Flight status API

Get all global flight information in 1 API call or track individual flights. You can also call all flights based on a single Airline or base it on the departure or arrival Airport.  

  • Geography: Location information such as latitude, longitude, altitude and direction.
  • Speed: Vertical and horizontal speed of aircraft.
  • Departure and arrival: IATA codes and ICAO codes of the departure and arrival location.
  • Aircraft and flight: IATA and ICAO number of flight and registration number, ICAO code and ICAO24 code of aircraft.
  • Airline: IATA code and ICAO code of airline.
  • System information: Squawk, status and last updated.

Sources and process

Flight Tracking data is collected through hundreds of aviation partners and aggregated into our database, ready to be used by you with our API. The data is live, with updates every minute.

Aviation Edge’s function is to gather and maintain the complete aviation data for you, our client so that you can create the tools for your customers.


Flight Tracker Output - Developer information

All global flight information in one call:
GET http://aviation-edge.com/api/public/flights?key=api_key&limit=30000

Individual Flight based on IATA number:
GET http://aviation-edge.com/api/public/flights?key=api_key&flight[iataNumber]=W8519

Airline based flights:
GET http://aviation-edge.com/api/public/flights?key=api_key&airline[iataCode]=W8

Airport Departure based flights:
GET http://aviation-edge.com/api/public/flights?key=api_key&departure[iataCode]=MAD

Airport Arrival based flights:
GET http://aviation-edge.com/api/public/flights?key=api_key&arrival[iataCode]=GIG

Response example

[
{
"geography": {
"latitude": 43.5033,
"longitude": -79.1297,
"altitude": 7833.36,
"direction": 70
},
"speed": {
"horizontal": 833.4,
"isGround": 0,
"vertical": 0
},
"departure": {
"iataCode": "YHM",
"icaoCode": "CYHM"
},
"arrival": {
"iataCode": "YQM",
"icaoCode": "CYQM"
},
"aircraft": {
"icaoCode": "B763",
"regNumber": "CGYAJ",
"icao24": "C08412"
},
"airline": {
"iataCode": "W8",
"icaoCode": "CJT"
},
"flight": {
"iataNumber": "W8620",
"icaoNumber": "CJT620",
"number": "620"
},
"system": {
"updated": 1513148168,
"squawk": "0000"
},
"status": "en-route"
}
]


The Flight Tracker API – The Innovative Way of Information in Aviation

The growth in aviation industry as well as its increase in global revenue for the last decade is undeniable. Airway transportation in terms of both passenger transportation and freight of goods is preferred now more than ever. That is because it provides a very fast and safe transportation method. Businesses associated with aviation have increased massively as well in order to benefit from the time and costs advantages.

Today, enterprise owners and individuals in all areas including airport businesses, aviation consultants, small and large scale aircraft operators, insurance companies, aircraft leasing companies, travel agencies, tour operators, software developers, all businesses which use airway freight for delivering goods are in crucial need of flight data and therefore flight tracker apis. It needs to be accurate, fast and real-time. This kind of information is critical in order to conduct a stable and reliable operation and have the upper hand for competition. It also saves on time, manpower and costs. It is without a doubt the age of information and the more a business has access to information, the more it has the chance to grow over time.

Information Obtained with the Flight Information API

As the rapid growth in aviation continues, obtaining information regarding each specific flight gets more complex accordingly. In this way, Flight Tracker APIs are becoming reliable sources of accurate, fast and real-time information. Aviation Edge provides the best quality of Flight Tracker API with its well-coordinated interface. The information you obtain with APIs comes from our massive database. This database contains data gathered from hundreds of different and reliable sources.

The data in our database mainly includes:

  • Static Data: Stable data which does not frequently change, such as information regarding a certain airport and/or airline.
  • Dynamic Data: Ever-changing data which is frequently in need of confirmation such as the flight-tracking itself and the airport timetables.

Both the static data and the dynamic data are updated at all times in accordance with the information constantly gathered in our database. 

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Access to the Real Time Flight Data API and the Flight Information

Clients are able to access and connect to the real time flight data via the API key provided. The API key grants access to all flight data live which can be displayed in clients’ applications, their websites and/or other platforms of their choice.

Our APIs provide you with information regarding the schedule, status and position of a requested aircraft, including the number, airline, estimated arrival and departure time, delay, geographic status, terminal, gate and baggage carousel information of a certain flight as well as the registration number, system information, IATA and ICAO codes, airport routes, speed, longitude, latitude, altitude and direction of the aircraft in question live via the Real-Time Flight Data API and the Flight Radar API. These APIs are crucial for the management of time and accurate scheduling for any business operation associated with aviation as well as passengers. Even in cases when a client does not possess detailed information about a flight, it is still possible to track a flight via the Flight Tracker API which provides live plane tracking.

It is at our clients' disposal to choose the information they need from the database by using filtering features included in the APIs. This way, we aim to refrain from sending our clients more information than needed, avoid information pollution and maintain a simple and clear API experience.

Current Databases, API Services and the How to Use

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Aviation Edge currently provides its clients with Real-Time Flights Tracking API, Nearby Service API, Routes API, Airport Timetable API, Autocompletion Service API regarding dynamic data and Airlines API, Airplanes API, Airport API, City API, Country API and Taxes API regarding static data.

The APIs let you connect to our massive database. Databases containing static data are airlines, airplanes, airports, cities, countries, plane-types, taxes-ID and time zones which are available for download or via the APIs. The databases containing dynamic data such as flight tracking, timetables and routes are available via the API services to help you build the exact app you need.

To get detailed information about databases for standalone download and a free sample, go to our download page or get the API key. 

Aviation Edge provides a reliable experience for all businesses and individuals that need flight-tracking, whether formerly familiar with APIs or wishing to start to benefit from the countless advantages of APIs.

On top of that, Aviation-Edge provides 24/7 assistance to its Premium clients with any requests regarding certain data, technical difficulties, feedback, payment and everything else.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any questions you may have.


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Flight Tracker API

Schedules API

Routes API

Nearby API

Autocomplete API

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