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Where does FlightAware obtain the filed flight plans under the "Flight Data" section?

One of the data sources used by FlightAware is ASDI. This data includes filed flight plans for airborne flights and also (near) future planned flights. Although the Wikipedia page limits its ...
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ADS-B - Measure distance from position on ground to an aircraft

To properly close this topic, here is what I ended up doing: Note, however, that this problably makes no practical sense. Since the area to be controlled is not a special airspace, aircrafts below 5,7 ...
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ADS-B - Measure distance from position on ground to an aircraft

As you say, horizontal distance can be easily deduced from ADS-B messages. ADS-B can use multiple different sources for position. If it's using GNSS (as most are), it should be transmitting its ...
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ADS-B - Measure distance from position on ground to an aircraft

A certified and correctly functioning ADS-B transmitter sends position, (usually GPS derived), pressure altitude and geometric height above WGS84 ellipsoid. If you know your receiver's position and ...
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