Flights Near (Flight Positions)

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Flights Near provides access to information on active flights in a geographic area, including all available carrier, flight number, call sign, tail number, position (lat/long), altitude, bearing, and speed data. If additional status information is available (airport, times, terminals, etc.), a FlightID is provided to access the status information using Flight Status By Flight.

URI
https://api.flightstats.com/flex/flightstatus/{protocol}/v2/{format}/flightsNear/{...}
Extended Options
useHTTPErrors useInlinedReferences includeNewFields languageCode:xx
Response
request, appendix, error, list of flightPosition
Long Term Support (?)
SOAP: WSDL | XSD
REST: WADL | XSD
Extended Fields (?)
SOAP: WSDL | XSD
REST: WADL | XSD

Interactive Documentation

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