Import FAA 18B Shapefiles (Aviation)

Disponible con licencia de Aviation Airports.


Imports one or more FAA Advisory Circular 150/5300-18B compliant shapefiles into a geodatabase that contains the ArcGIS Aviation Airports schema.


  • The output workspace must contain the 18B data model.

  • Imported shapefiles must contain the schema defined in Appendix D of AC 150/5300-18B and be z-enabled.

  • Duplicate features are reported as warnings. More detailed information on which features are duplicates can be found in the Results window.

  • The import process does not stop if errors, such as a missing field, are encountered. The tool stops the import process for the shapefile with an error and continues to import the rest of the shapefiles.


ImportFAA18BShapefiles(in_features, airports_workspace)
ParámetroExplicaciónTipo de datos

The folder containing the FAA 18B shapefiles to be imported into a geodatabase. All the shapefiles in the folder will be imported by default. To indicate specific shapefiles to be imported, list them in the in_features parameter.


The geodatabase into which the shapefiles will be imported.


Salida derivada

NombreExplicaciónTipo de datos

The updated feature class containing the generated obstruction identification surfaces.


Muestra de código

ImportFAA18BShapefiles example (stand-alone script)

The following Python window script demonstrates how to use the ImportFAA18BShapefiles tool.

# Name:
# Description: Imports shapefiles into a geodatabase
#              that contains the ArcGIS Aviation Airports schema
# Author: Esri
# Date: August 2018

# Import arcpy module
import arcpy

# Check out Aviation license

# Define inputs
airports_gdb = r'c:\data\airports.gdb'
shapefile1 = r'c:\data\AircraftGateStand.shp'
shapefile2 = r'c:\data\AircraftNonMovementArea.shp'
shapefile3 = r'c:\data\AirOperationsArea.shp'

# Import the shapefiles
arcpy.ImportFAA18BShapefile_aviation([shapefile1, shapefile2, shapefile3], airports_gdb)

# Check in license

Información de licenciamiento

  • Basic: No
  • Standard: Requiere Airports
  • Advanced: Requiere Airports

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