Airspace Files

If you are looking for airspace files for your task planning software or your flight computer try the following out for size.

Firstly, let’s get the disclaimers out of the way – these files are made available for the your personal use only, and are provided entirely without warranty.  Although the files make use of NZ Air Navigation Register (NZANR) data with CAA approval, they are not be construed as constituting part of the official AIP.  Seriously, use these files entirely at your own risk. Check to make sure you have the current version.

Airspace files covering the North Island of New Zealand, effective 10 November 2016
Courtesy Russell Thorne – please report any bugs:
(Right-click on link and choose “Save link as” or “Save target as” to download. If Microsoft Edge doesn’t work, use another browser such as Chrome.)

SeeYou format – this is a Tim Newport-Peace Special Use Airspace file with a .sua extension.  After downloading, open it in a desktop version of SeeYou to view the airspace in map form – then use the SeeYou Mobile Wizard to produce a .cub file for your in-flight device.  Alternatively, to save you the trouble of making your own .cub file, you can use this one SeeYou Mobile format.

OpenAir format – this is a .txt file for use with XCSoar and LK8000.

Airspace files covering the South Island of New Zealand, effective 9 November 2017
Courtesy Max Stevens – please report any bugs:
(Right-click on link and choose “Save link as” or “Save target as” to download. If Microsoft Edge doesn’t work, use another browser such as Chrome.)

SeeYou format – this is a Tim Newport-Peace Special Use Airspace file with a .sua extension.  After downloading, open it in a desktop version of SeeYou to view the airspace in map form – then use the SeeYou Mobile Wizard to produce a .cub file for your in-flight device.  Alternatively, to save you the trouble of making your own .cub file, you can use this one SeeYou Mobile format. This .cub file also works in the LX80xx & LX90xx devices.

OpenAir format  – this is a .txt file for use with XCSoar and LK8000.

 

Airspace files covering the Waikato (Drury South) of New Zealand updated December 2013.
(Right-click on link and choose “Save Link As” to download)

SeeYou format
SeeYou Mobile format
OpenAir format – this is a .txt file for use with XCSoar and LK8000.

Online Vector Maps of New Zealand Airspace

You can view all New Zealand online Vector Maps here.

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