API Documentation

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We offer a REST based API that returns any active Custom Advisories in a easy to read JSON output. This allows integration into any Application, including existing Online Flight Simulation Flight Trackers or even Virtual Airline managers.

To access the Custom Advisories in your Apps do a GET request to the URL below:

https://meteonautics.com/api

Parameters

The following parameters are optional:

Param
Description
network
The online Flight Simulation Network. Can be vatsim or infinite_flight.

Fields

The following fields are being returned from the API:

Field
Description
status
Can be either success or error.
error_message
Only shown if the status is error and shows a description of what the error is.
id
The custom advisory ID.
network
The online Flight Simulation Network in which this Advisory is active. Can be vatsim or infinite_flight.
category
Advisory Type category. Can either be convective, turbulence, snow, icing, visibility or general.
expiry_timestamp
The Date & Time the Advisory expires. It's returned in the UNIX Timestamp format in the UTC timezone.
max_altitude
The maximum Altitude in feet where the weather hazard is taking place.
min_altitude
The minimum Altitude in feet where the weather hazard is taking place.
headline
Main title to describe the Advisory.
discussion
The full text discussion describing the advisory hazards. Might contain HTML elements.
coordinates
Contains Latitude and Longitude coordinates that make out the Polygon covering the affected Geographic area.

Sample Output

{
  "status": "success",
  "advisories": [{
    "id": "20",
    "network": "vatsim",
    "category": "convective",
    "expiry_timestamp": "1618984140",
    "max_altitude": "30000",
    "min_altitude": "0",
    "headline": "Scattered Thunderstorms moving through",
    "discussion": "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit...",
    "coordinates": [
      [29.08805361157897, -81.7253271484375],
      [27.813042142929337, -83.9994970703125],
      [26.099417003457, -81.9889990234375],
      [29.01121969124627, -79.1325537109375],
      [29.260720366758395, -81.3188330078125],
      [29.08805361157897, -81.7253271484375]
    ]
  }]
}
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