New Features

Introducing Historical Airport and Global Delays

We have significantly expanded the capabilities of our airport delays endpoint. This endpoint is designed to get a statistical insight of the “smoothness” of flight operations in this or that airport. Until recently, it only allowed you to trace this information in real-time only. We have now changed several things: [UPDATED] Airport delays endpoint now …

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Aircraft Registration History

We support keeping aircraft registration history separately from a specific airframe. This includes the tail numbers and periods of registration. With AeroDataBox API it’s now possible to get an insight into historical aircraft registrations.

Introduction of Flight Alert PUSH API

We’re introducing a new big feature: Flight Alert PUSH API. It facilitates the delivery of flight data in a fundamentally different manner. Instead of polling flight status or FIDS endpoint again and again in order to get data updates, you can now subscribe to a certain flight or airport and get notified automatically whenever an …

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Improved flight delay statistics, flight delay brackets and flight locations for FIDS

We have updated our “Flight delay statistics by flight number” endpoint. Earlier delay records of the same flight number were grouped by origins and destinations. This way you could separately see how much the flight is delayed in each airport it departs from or arrives at. From now on, groups are as well segregated by …

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Flight take-off and landing time &Runway detection based on ADS-B data, More flights, and status updates

We are continuing to expand capabilities related to analyzing actual flight tracks with reliance on community-maintained ADS-B data provided by third-party. Attentive users could have already noticed that for some airports AeroDataBox API has started providing: Flight runway data, which we introduced as a response to requests of a few users to have some capabilities …

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Searching for Flight Status by ATC Call-sign, Aircraft Registration or Aircraft 24-bit ICAO Mode-S transponder address

We are introducing more capabilities to search for flight status.  From now on, you can look for individual flight information not only by flight number but also by ATC call-sign, registration or 24-bit ICAO Mode-S hexadecimal transponder address of the aircraft operating the flight.  New search capabilities are delivered by introducing new endpoints:  Flight by …

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Adding USA Live Flights Coverage, Adding Mode-S Transponder Code, COVID-19 Changes, Airport Daily Statistic Routes Update

Here are some updates regarding the API made in recent weeks: USA LIVE FLIGHTS COVERAGE We have integrated live flight updates for the airports in the USA, which is a huge live flight data coverage expansion (almost 400%). Updates are based on flight plan data and include aircraft registration and model, flight status, scheduled, estimated …

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New Year Updates

Dear users, We have several updates: [NEW] “Search airports by location” endpoint is added. It allows finding airports situated within a certain radius around the location specified. More: https://rapid.aerodatabox.com?endpoint=apiendpoint_d16d709c-fa01-4be7-87e2-050142c4d24e. [NEW] “Airports supporting data feed service” health-check & status endpoint is added. It’s designed to get a list of ICAO codes of airports for which we …

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Airport Runways and Airport Routes Daily Statistics

A few more endpoints were added to the AeroDataBox API: 1) Airport runways by airport ICAO Runways data was revised and updated for airports currently existing in the database. Therefore, data about heading, surface, width, threshold position, displacement, and operation of the runways are available. You can also get runway information (as well as local …

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Flight Status & Schedule, Flight Delay Statistics, FIDS, Airport Delay Index

We’ve been recently busy adding a few more endpoints to the AeroDataBox API. Now you are able to: Get flight status or schedule for a specific date as well as for the nearest flight; Get flight delay statistics; Get departures and arrivals list per airport and within a given time range (FIDS); Get current airport …

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