I am investigating SIDs, STARs and approach procedures. I have a couple of questions about it:

  • Is there a way to get SID, STAR, and approach data from airports around the world? I don't mean from the AIPs but rather from a database.
  • Is there a way to simply calculate (some algorithm maybe?) and reproduce the shape of the legs of such trajectories? I mean some sort of simplification in order just to have an idea of what SID, STAR and approaches look like.
  • $\begingroup$ I don't have a source for data, but procedures are initially designed as text with type of leg, distance, lat, long as segment descriptions, so it's not a problem to derive the graphic representation. Description elements are compliant with ARINC-424 $\endgroup$
    – mins
    Feb 15, 2018 at 13:38
  • $\begingroup$ Do you mean just the name of SID,STAR,APPROACH of each airport or every steps contain in those procedure? $\endgroup$
    – vasin1987
    Feb 15, 2018 at 13:41
  • $\begingroup$ Every leg and waypoint, constraint, etc. You may search for "procedure design arinc-424" for documentation, e.g. this ICAO one. Also FAA Order 8260.19. $\endgroup$
    – mins
    Feb 15, 2018 at 13:50
  • $\begingroup$ I don't completely understand your question (and maybe it should be two questions). For a data source, see this question; the typical way to get this data is from the AIP or a data provider like Jeppesen. For the second part, I don't really understand what you mean by visualizing the procedures; they're published in a graphical form already (at least in the US). $\endgroup$
    – Pondlife
    Feb 15, 2018 at 14:00
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    $\begingroup$ Maybe for the US, the database is Coded Instrument Flight Procedures (CIFP). Formerly known as the National Flight Database (NFD). It can be downloaded following the links provided. $\endgroup$
    – mins
    Feb 15, 2018 at 14:17


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