FAA Airmen Directory


Source Federal Aviation Administration
File Size 1.14 GB
Dates Covered 1970-2016
Cost Snapshot

  • Nonmembers $120
  • Members $40


  • Members $80
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The FAA Airmen Directory is a listing of pilots and other airmen and their certified ratings. Non-pilot airmen include mechanics, repairmen, parachute riggers, ground instructors, dispatchers, flight navigators and flight engineers.The data only lists those pilots who did not opt to have their information withheld under the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act, which took effect in April 2000. Although this database is an incomplete listing of the airmen certified in the United States, no more than 10 percent of the total pilots withhold their information from the database, according to Barry Farnsworth, FAA airmen data contact.

Names, addresses, dates of medical certification, type of flight certificate and ratings are included in the data. Certificate refers to whether they are a pilot, flight instructors, repairman, etc. Ratings refer to the type of plane they are certified to fly.

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

Record layouts and samples of this database

Data sample 2 (airmen_slice.xls) 46.0 KB
Main documentation (AIRMEN_README.txt) 6.4 KB
Record layout (LAYOUTS_1.TXT) 1.1 KB
Data sample 1 (air_cert_sample.xls) 26.2 KB

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