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Technical Information

ArcGIS for Aviation Community

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

System Requirements

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

Common Questions

Who uses ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting?

ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting offers specialised 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 for Aviation: Charting is used by civil aviation authorities and military air forces around the world.

What are the various data models available in ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting?

ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting, at 10.2, supports the Aeronautical Information System (AIS) data model which is Aeronautical Information Exchange Model (AIXM) compliant. The AIS is fully extensible to meet the needs of individual users.

What do I get when I purchase ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting?

ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting is bundled with components for data quality control, cartographic product generation and workflow management for AIM users. It also includes a complete workflow tutorial and a sample database. Optional services are available that can be customised to your organisation's needs. For more information contact

What kind of support is available for ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting?

Technical support is available with the initial software purchase and for those on maintenance. Esri can also configure and implement the software at your organisation.

Is ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting customisable?

Yes. For AIM users, ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting provides a number of templates and workflows that can be customised to meet an organisation's needs. New symbols and styles can be developed based on chart requirements. 

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

No. To install and function correctly, the versions must match. For example, ArcGIS for Aviation: Charting 10.2.2 requires ArcGIS 10.2.2.