Feature Type

Feature Type Name

Flight Path



The line, course, or track along which an aircraft is flying or intended to be flown.


Table Name


Australia's Implementation Table Names


The following have been used in the definition of this feature type

  • Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms, 3rd Edition, Compiled and edited by Dale Crane, Aviation Supples & Academics, Inc, Washington, 1997, USA.

The following have been used in categorising this feature type

  • Aeronautic
Code Name Definition   Data type Values UoM Used by these Feature Types
1042 Dataset_Id An unique identifier of the dataset the feature belongs to Mandatory number(4)     Types
1126 Motion Moving, change of place Mandatory character(50)
label Definition
Approach The part of an aircraft flight in which the aircraft is positioned in such a way that it can touch down at the correct part of the runway on landing.
Approach and departure
Departure Going away; deviation from; starting of train, aircraft, etc., setting out of on course of action or thought
Unknown Value indicating that an attribute is not applicable or that it is impossible to determine
1150 Q_Info An unique identifier pointing to additional data quality information not included in the metadata record. Mandatory number(5)     Types
1165 Role One's function, what person or thing is expected to do Mandatory character(50)
label Definition
1090 SCAR_Gaz_Id Reference number as in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica Mandatory number(10)     Types
1127 SCAR_Name A placename name in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica. These names have been contributed by national gazetteers. Mandatory character(100)     Types