Airports GEO data and codes API

NOTE: This is the endpoint to fetch airports GEO data matched with IATA and ICAO codes. Full list of endpoints available here: https://airhex.com/api/

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Endpoint description
This endpoint retrieves specific airport GEO details or dumps the entire airports database with output in JSON, XML or CSV file

HTTP Request
GET https://content.airhex.com/api/v3.7.4/airports

Request Example
https://content.airhex.com/api/v3.7.4/airports?apikey=WcPi7fGFMTihmwdNxkn4XYwZtdhKuykg&iata=LHR

*Note: At least one of these parameters is required: iata/icao/city_code/country_code/name/dump

Request Parameters

Parameter Required Value Type Default Description
apikey Required Any String none API key received from us. Contact us if you don't have one yet.
iata Required* (at least one parameter with asterisk required) AAA-ZZZ String none 3 char code for a specific airport (matched with IATA airport code)
icao Required* (at least one parameter with asterisk required) AAAA-ZZZZ String none 4 char code for a specific airport (matched with ICAO airport code)
city_code Required* (at least one parameter with asterisk required) AAA-ZZZ String none 3 char city code (matched with IATA city code)
country_code Required* (at least one parameter with asterisk required) AA-ZZ String none 2 char country code (ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2)
name Required* (at least one parameter with asterisk required) Any String none Name of a specific airport or multiple airports. Search will be performed for airports contains name provided with this parameter.
dump Required* (at least one parameter with asterisk required) 0 or 1 Integer 0 Set as "1" to get all entries from the database. Other required parameters will be ignored
response_type Optional JSON or XML or CSV String JSON Types of responses: JSON, XML or CSV (CSV downloads as a file)

Response Fields

Field Example Description
iata LHR 3 char airport code (matched with IATA airport code)
icao EGLL 4 char airport code (matched with ICAO airport code)
name London Heathrow Airport Airport name
city_code LON 3 char code of the city where airport is located (matched with IATA city code)
country_code GB ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2, 2 char country code of a specific airport
timezone Europe/London Timezone of the airport
utc 1 Airport UTC time difference
latitude 51.469603 Latitude of a airport location
longitude -0.453566 Longitude of a airport location
active 1 1 for active airports and 0 for non-active airports
avg_flights_per_day 2273 Average number of departures from the airport during pre-COVID period, includes codeshare flights
address Longford TW6, UK Full airport address
phone_local 0844 335 1801 Local airport phone number
phone_intl +44 844 335 1801 Airport phone number with country code
working_hours Monday: Open 24 hours Tuesday: Open 24 hours Wednesday: Open 24 hours Thursday: Open 24 hours Friday: Open 24 hours Saturday: Open 24 hours Sunday: Open 24 hours Working hours. Stored as a text with \n line break between days
website https://www.heathrow.com Airport website


Response Example (JSON)
[
    {
        "iata": "LHR",
        "icao": "EGLL",
        "name": "London Heathrow Airport",
        "city_code": "LON",
        "country_code": "GB",
        "timezone": "Europe\/London",
        "utc": "1",
        "latitude": "51.469603",
        "longitude": "-0.453566",
        "active": "1",
        "avg_flights_per_day": "2273",
        "address": "Longford TW6, UK",
        "phone_local": "0844 335 1801",
        "phone_intl": "+44 844 335 1801",
        "working_hours": "Monday: Open 24 hours\nTuesday: Open 24 hours\nWednesday: Open 24 hours\nThursday: Open 24 hours\nFriday: Open 24 hours\nSaturday: Open 24 hours\nSunday: Open 24 hours",
        "website": "https:\/\/www.heathrow.com"
    }
]


Response Example (XML)
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<airports>
 <airport>
  <iata>LHR</iata>
  <icao>EGLL</icao>
  <name>London Heathrow Airport</name>
  <city_code>LON</city_code>
  <country_code>GB</country_code>
  <timezone>Europe/London</timezone>
  <utc>1</utc>
  <latitude>51.469603</latitude>
  <longitude>-0.453566</longitude>
  <active>1</active>
  <avg_flights_per_day>2273</avg_flights_per_day>
  <address>Longford TW6, UK</address>
  <phone_local>0844 335 1801</phone_local>
  <phone_intl>+44 844 335 1801</phone_intl>
  <working_hours>Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours</working_hours>
  <website>https://www.heathrow.com</website>
 </airport>
</airports>


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