openAIP - Worldwide aviation database

openAIP has the goal to deliver free, current and precise navigational data to anyone. openAIP is a web-based crowd-sourced aeronautical information platform that allows registered users to add, edit and download aeronautical data in many common formats used in general aviation.
All available data is instantly shown on the openAIP map where you can take a peak at airports, airspaces, navigational aids, thermal hotspots and many other datasets.

Login and start contributing to openAIP or download available data. If you are new to openAIP you can register a new user account here.

Whether you are flying powered aircraft, gliders or paragliders, openAIP can provide data that serves many needs and fits any purpose. Additionally, openAIP provides the possibility to integrate into third-party desktop applications or mobile solutions. openAIP data can be downloaded free of charge for private use. A commercial license including API access is also available. Our terms and conditions apply.

Small update including navaid downloads and bugfixes
We have rolled out a small update including navaid downloads and several bugfixes today. You can find the navaid files in the openAIP download area. Additionally, the navaids are now integrated into the openAIP approval process and must be approved before the new version is exported into the...
Full thermal hotspot integration for FreeFlight and iGlide
We are excited to announce that Butterfly's FreeFlight app now supports hotspot data derived from openAIP. FreeFlight is an Apple iOS® based moving map software for paragliders and delta-pilots that can be run on Apple's iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®. The next iGlide release will also fully support...
New hotspots added from
We added new thermal hotspots to the openAIP map. These hotspots are an updated version of the original hotspot file found at . Special thanks to the glidinghotspots team and all contributors! The new hotspot file is ready for download in our download section. Cheers, the...
Problems with spatial backend database
Hi all! Currently we are having problems with our spatial backend. We are working hard to fix this and it will be back shortly. Cheers, the openAIP team
Cumulus release live!
We are proud to announce our first major release of openAIP named 'cumulus'. This release contains a lot of bug fixes and implemented feature requests. The most changes have happend in the spatial backend which is completely redesigned. You will notice a slightly new map style, nicer dynamic...
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