Snowflake Software and AeroNavData sign exclusive data agreement for Laminar Data platform

Snowflake Software and AeroNavData have entered into an exclusive agreement to bring AeroNavData’s DO-272 / ED-99 Airport Mapping database onto Snowflake’s Laminar Data cloud platform. This will be the first exclusive agreement for AeroNavData to bring their Airport Maps to a cloud platform. The partnership will enable subscribers of Laminar Data to be able to access high quality airport maps as well as individual airport features and provide AeroNavData customers a new way to access and subset the data on demand via developer-friendly APIs.

3d screenshot of a detailed airport map
Detailed sketch of an airport map

Alexis Brooker, Product and Services Director at Snowflake, stated “AeroNavData have some great products and I’m excited about enhancing Laminar Data’s offering to our customers when we fuse AeroNavData’s information within our existing Flight, Aeronautical and Weather APIs.”

AeroNavData’s Business Development Manager, Leah Wood, said “Snowflake has a proven track record in SWIM solutions development and exploiting web services in the aviation domain. AeroNavData airport mapping data is the perfect addition to the Laminar Data offering. The complexity of AeroNavData topological feature data will enable the Airport Features to be used to generate a broader variety of products and purposes with diverse users. The detailed elements included in the data could be utilized as an integrated source of comprehensive Airport feature information.”

Screenshot of detailed airport map

About AeroNavData

AeroNavData is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that offers reliable and accurate aeronautical navigation databases, airport mapping data, and innovative aviation consulting solutions. Their highly experienced team of instrument rated pilots and air traffic controllers specialize in the analysis, verification, validation, and production of Instrument Flight Procedure databases as well as DO272-based airport feature data. As experts in aeronautical information systems AeroNavData is certified by the FAA as a RTCA / DO-200A Type 1 Letter of Acceptance (LOA) data provider.

About Snowflake Software

Founded in 2001, Snowflake Software is an award-winning provider of on-premise and cloud-based software solutions, consultancy and training for loading, managing and sharing aeronautical, weather and flight data. Active in the aviation market since 2008, Snowflake has built its reputation as an expert in data exchange receiving a number of prestigious industry awards for its work, including 2-time SESAR Master Class winner, recipient of the 2013 Geospatial Technology Company of the Year, winner of the 2015 IHS Jane’s ATC Enabling Technology Award, and winner of the 2016 IHS Jane’s ATC Innovation Award.