FlightAware Free Flight Tracking Now Includes Over 25 Million Flights
Monday, August 14, 2006 10:44AM
Last updated 10 years ago.
HOUSTON, August 14 -- FlightAware, the world leader in flight tracking, announced Monday morning that their free flight tracking website, flightaware.com, now offers data from over 25,000,000 (twenty-five million) past flights. FlightAware's next-generation flight tracking services allow Internet users to view live flight tracking displays and maps in addition to archived flight history, statistics, routing information, and other functionality that effectively make use of FlightAware's extensive and available archive of United States flight operations.
FlightAware receives and processes over 6,500,000 FAA radar position and flight information messages daily to provide flight tracking information for over 50,000 flights a day over the United States. In addition to specific flight tracking, the FlightAware.com web site features live maps of the entire United States showing every plane in the sky as well as animations showing an entire day of air traffic activity.
The FlightAware.com web site offers online arrival and departure "boards" for every airport in the country, even airports that only serve private planes. Web site users can not only view and track every inbound and outbound aircraft, but also see a live air traffic control-style map of the airport area. Airport information for pilots and aviation enthusiasts is also available such as runway information, airport diagrams, and airport procedures.
FlightAware (flightaware.com) is the most popular flight tracking company in the world. FlightAware was the first company to offer free flight tracking services for both private and commercial air traffic in the United States. FlightAware offers flight tracking and aviation data analysis services to over half a million users via the free FlightAware.com web site as well as enterprise commercial services directly to aviation businesses. Founded in 2005, FlightAware is privately held and based in Houston.