Product ID:  CIFP

This item is available by subscription only. You can subscribe to 13 editions for $213.85. This covers editions effective from January 7, 2016 to January 5, 2017.
Coded Instrument Flight Procedures (CIFP) formerly the National Flight Database (NFD) is a dataset, modeled to the Airlines Electronic Engineering Committee (AEEC) Aeronautical Radio Incorporated (ARINC) Navigation System Data Base (NDB) international standard (ARINC 424). The CIFP dataset can be used as a basis to support both En route and Terminal GPS navigation. Currently, ARINC 424 versions 13, 15 and 18 are provided. Version 18 supports WAAS RNAV (GPS) Approaches. The CIFP is raw data. It will require additional processing before it can be loaded into an avionics system. A data dictionary is not supplied with the CIFP dataset. For detailed ARINC 424 format specifications, go to

Elements included are: Airports and Heliports; VHF and NDB Navigation Aids; Fixes/Waypoints; Airways; Departure Procedures (DPs); Standard Terminal Arrival Procedures (STARs); GPS, RNAV (GPS) and GPS Overlay ("or GPS" in title) Standard Instrument Approach Procedures (SIAPs) with their associated Minimum Safe Altitude (MSA) data; Special Use Airspace (SUAs); and Controlled Airspace (Class B, C, and D).

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The CIFP is updated every 28-days and it is only available as an annual subscription (13 issues). The CIFP is available from this e-commerce website as a Downloadable Coded Instrument Flight Procedures (DCIFP). Subscribers have the option to download the next edition of the DCIFP beginning 16-days prior to the next airspace effective date. Subscribers may download the DCIFP as often as they wish during the airspace cycle. The DCIFP is only available when you purchase a CIFP subscription. Please see the CIFP Letter for complete information.

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