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Aviation Edge Future Schedules API β€” A JSON REST Airport Schedule API

Aviation Edge Future Schedules API provides flight by flight and complete airport schedule data on a requested date.

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The Future Schedules data has worldwide coverage for all international and domestic airports in the world, with the exception of military airfields and a number of local airports with very little traffic.

It is a JSON REST API that works simply and smoothly with many filters. Specifying the airport code, schedule type (departure or arrival), and date parameters are obligatory. You can use the remaining parameters as filters to narrow down the output to the exact future airport schedules data you are looking for.

The Future Schedules API returns your API client the complete output in around 0.3 ms in JSON format. Read below for developers' highlights!


Future Airport Timetable API Developers' Highlights

What are the details included in the Future Airport Timetable API? Below are the details included for each flight in the API output:

  • Airport: Departure and arrival airports' IATA and ICAO codes
  • Weekday: The day of the week (β€œ1” is Monday)
  • Terminal and gate: The most common terminal and the gate number of the flight
  • Flight time: Scheduled departure or arrival time of the flight
  • Aircraft details: Model code and model name with the manufacturer
  • Airline details: Name, IATA, and ICAO codes of the airline
  • Flight information: Flight number in IATA and ICAO format (β€œAB1234” and β€œABC1234”)

Tip:

If you'd like to get a whole week’s or a whole month’s schedule, keep in mind that the API can only return a single date at a time. To cover a complete week, month, or a specific date range, you may simply make multiple calls for the dates included in these.


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What about filters? We have enabled many of the parameters of the output as filters. This way, you can narrow down the data to the airlines, departure/arrival airports, specific flight numbers, and more. Here are all the parameters you can use with the Future Airport Timetable API:

  • &iata_code= (obligatory) IATA code of the requested airport
  • &type= (obligatory) Schedule type (can be departure or arrival)
  • &date= (obligatory) Requested date in YYYY-MM-DD format
  • &dep_iataCode= flight’s departure airport’s IATA code
  • &dep_icaoCode= flight’s departure airport’s ICAO code
  • &arr_iataCode= flight’s arrival airport’s IATA code
  • &arr_icaoCode= flight’s arrival airport’s ICAO code
  • &airline_iata= airline IATA code
  • &airline=icao= airline ICAO code
  • &flight_num= flight number in β€œ1234” format without the airline code at the beginning

Tip:

For the complete documentation, visit the Aviation Edge Website or the GitHub repo of the API. Got any questions or comments? Contact us and we'll get back to you!

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Airport schedule data on a future date.

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Aviation Edge Future Schedules API provides flight schedule data of a given date in the future by using an algorithm to create the schedule based on historical data. It has global coverage with the exception of military and private airfields certain airports with very little traffic. The API can return either the departure or the arrival schedule of an airport a time, meaning that when implemented, your end-users can choose a flight off the list after picking a date and an airport. Details for each flight in the response include the flight number, flight time, airline, departure and arrival locations, aircraft details, the most used terminal and gate for the flight, and more. The API is particularly useful for online travel agency and flight booking services.

Documentation

You may find input parameters, output examples with explanations for each item, filter list, and more in the documentation.

Example Fields

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Example Future Schedules API output


Future Airport Schedules API Use Cases

The Future Airport Schedules API is particularly useful for developing mobile apps or websites in travel, hospitality, booking, or similar fields. When implemented, the API allows users to select a date and a departure/arrival airport which will return them a list of flights to choose from. It is also eligible and handy to use as a data source to make market research in which the aim is to compare and analyze airport traffic, airline routes, or similar.

There is no limit to the possible use cases for the Future Schedules API, but here are some client favorites to inspire you:

  • Mobile apps or websites for travel agencies or flight booking sites,
  • Apps or websites in which airport schedules are displayed,
  • Hospitality, airport greeting, pick-up or transportation services for in-advance scheduling or similar services,
  • Comparison of airport traffic around the world. We also provide real-time and historical airport schedule data.
  • Analyzing and market research of the airport or air traffic based on a region, airline, or others.

Have another project you have else in mind? Feel free to contact us anytime and we’d be happy to exchange ideas with you about our data!


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