Lido Surface Data Obstacles

Standardized database of more than 2 million obstacles worldwide
Man-made, fixed obstacles around the world

Increase the safety of your operations with our obstacle data. Our database covers over 2 million obstacles globally and provides over 60 attributes per obstacle. The Lido Surface Data Obstacles include enroute and aerodrome obstacles, such as towers, high antennas and cranes.

Obstacles in the database are extracted from authoritative (official state) sources, such as Aeronautical Information Publications (AIPs), electronic terrain and obstacle data (eTOD) and NOTAMs.

 

Various export formats are available, ensuring that the data can be used for a variety of systems and applications, including:

  • Enhanced ground proximity warning systems (EGPWS)
  • Synthetic vision systems (SVS)
  • Aeronautical charting
  • Performance calculations
  • Flight Planning
  • Drone operations and drone planning
     

Visualization of obstacles from the Lido Surface Data Obstacles database where brighter areas indicate a higher density of obstacles

Key features
  • Worldwide collection of obstacles published by authoritative (official state) sources, such as Aeronautical Information Publications (AIPs), electronic terrain and obstacle data (eTOD) and NOTAMs
  • Standardized database containing more than 2 million obstacles around the globe
  • Various export formats, including CSV, ESRI Shapefile, AIXM 5.1
  • Data processing according to RTCA DO-200 and in line with industry standards DO-276 and DO-291
Key benefits
  • Up-to-date database, updated every AIRAC cycle
  • Extensive metadata characterizing every obstacle in detail (more than 60 attributes)
  • Generic database structure and flexible data filtering, allowing for the use in a broad set of applications
  • EASA Service Provider Certificate Type 1 and regular audits, ensuring highest data quality

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