FIDS API

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The FIDS API is specifically designed to provide the data needed by FIDS (Flight Information Display System) displays such as those commonly deployed in airport terminals, hotel lobbies, and other places travelers are found.

Highly flexible, the FIDS API offers a wide range of fields to choose from. The response contains only the fields you request, presented in a simple flat structure that's drop-in ready for most applications.

The FIDS API supports XML and JSON formats.

URI
https://api.flightstats.com/flex/fids/rest/v1/{format}/{airport}/{departures|arrivals}
Response
FIDS Data
Long Term Support (?)
REST: WADL | XSD
Extended Fields (?)
REST: WADL | XSD

Interactive Documentation

  1. Click on the name of the web service to expand the test client interface.
  2. Fill out each required parameter (click app id & key to pre-populate with your credentials)
  3. Send Request to see the actual JSON response. You will also be provided with a curl invocation including a pre-formatted REST URL. To see the XML response, replace the json in the URL with xml.
  4. Please be aware that large responses may take a long time to pretty-print in your browser.