Manage Rich and Complex AIXM 5 Data

Luciad AIXM 5 Viewer is a free tool for users to view, verify, and convert AIXM 5 data. Based on LuciadLightspeed technology, it offers a complete toolkit for AIXM 5 data handling, helping you embrace the richness and complexity of the format.

Luciad, now part of Hexagon, helped launch the world’s first commercially available AIXM 5 technology after EUROCONTROL and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) agreed upon the new standard. Luciad technology handles AIXM 5 data for systems including EUROCONTROL Digital NOTAM trials, the FAA Special Use Airspace project, FAA AIXM Reference viewer, and various operational systems.


A Free, Robust Tool with Many Uses

Visualize AIXM 5.1 data in 2D, 3D, and 4D. After loading any compliant AIXM 5 document, you can see the data mapped on a virtual Earth and navigate through the wide set of properties of AIXM 5 features. You can use AIXM 5 Viewer to compare multiple features as well as replay the state of data at concrete time positions to explore the extensive AIXM 5 temporality model. You can also verify that available data is compliant with the AIXM 5 standard.


Powerful Visualization and Analysis

Based on the accuracy and performance of LuciadLightspeed and extensive knowledge of the domain, the Luciad AIXM 5 Viewer offers a complete toolkit for AIXM 5 data handling. LuciadLightspeed guarantees that AIXM 5 Viewer correctly represents any airspace defined according to the operations offered by the AIXM 5 standard.


Formats & Standards


  • AIXM Data Sources:
    • AIXM 5.1 (.aixm51, .xml)
  • Other Supported Data Sources:
    • AMXM (.amxm, .xml)
    • GeoTIFF (.tif, .tiff)
    • Shape (.shp, .shp.gz,
    • DMED, DTED, DEM elevation data (.dem, .dem.gz, .dmed, .dt0, .dt1)
    • BingMaps


Download Luciad AIXM 5 Viewer


AIXM 5 Viewer requires the following PC specifications:

  • Windows 8.1 and later (64-bit), MacOS 10.9 and later, or Linux (64-bit)
  • 2GB of system memory
  • a recent 3D graphics card (OpenGL 3.0 compatible graphics card with at least 512MB of video memory)
  • 500MB available hard disk space

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Technical information


Technical details for AIXM 5 Viewer can be found in:

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