FAA Aircraft Registry


Source Federal Aviation Administration
File Size 290 MB
Dates Covered 1974-2016
Cost Snapshot

  • Nonmembers $120
  • Members $40


  • Members $80
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The Aircraft Registration Database, which is maintained by the Federal Aviation Administration Civil Aviation Registry, contains information on more than 300,000 registered aircraft, including all aircraft owned by individuals, businesses and government in the United States. Resident aliens may also register planes in the U.S., as long as they are not registered in another country at the same time.The registration table available from NICAR consists of only those aircraft currently registered as of the date the data was updated by the FAA.

NICAR provides the data in two ways: As a one-time purchase or as an annual subscription with monthly updates.

This dataset also includes three additional tables. One lists all individuals/businesses registered as aircraft dealers and another lists all individuals/entities that requested to reserve a particular N-number.

Record layouts and samples of this database

Data sample (Faareg.xls) 55.0 KB
Record layout (FAAREG_layout_1.txt) 12.5 KB
Main documentation (readme.txt) 12.1 KB

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