Basic GIS For Aviation



  • Understand the main concepts and methods of survey that related to the production of aeronautical ICAO charts. 
  • ·Explain Electronic Terrain and Obstacle Data (eTOD).
  • Introduced to ICAO Annex-15 Chapter 10 eTOD Requirements.
  • Identify Data collection, numerical and attributes requirements.
  •  Understand the application of eTOD Guidelines.
  • Understand the Data product specifications.
  • Introduced to Aerodrome Data mapping.
  •  Understand eTOD Publication data requirements.
  • Identify Obstacle Limitation surfaces for the aerodrome.
  • Assess the obstacles within the Obstacle Limitation Surfaces for a specified aerodrome.
  • Determine the required mitigations for the penetrated obstacles.

Who Sould Attend

  • Cartographer

Course Content

  • • Survey and Data Collection
  • • Survey file format.
  • • Survey areas (OLS).
  • • Survey Data Management and accuracy.
  • • Survey data quality control.
  • • Aeronautical data sources
  • • Data extraction.
  • Digital Elevation Model “DEM” data for A. Charts.
  • Data Product Specifications
  • Survey areas (OLS - eTOD).
  • ICAO
  • Annex-15
  • Appendix-8
  • Data Product Specifications
  • AD Mapping Data
  • Airspace management, Altimeter sitting and system of Level.
  • Functions of Aerodrome Control Towers


WGS 84 Course


Start Date: November 2, 2024
Registration Deadline: October 27, 2024
Fees: 2000 USD

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15 Day
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