Phoenix Sky Harbor
International Airport

GIS Standards

Sky Harbor at Night

Airport GIS standards are in the following documents:

  • Aerial Photography Standards [PDF] This standard encompasses all aspects of spatial data created from aerial photography for the City of Phoenix Aviation Department GIS program.
  • CADD/BIM Data Standards GIS Project [PDF] This standard encompasses all CADD (Computer Aided Design & Drafting) submittals made to the City of Phoenix Aviation Department GIS program.
  • CADD Consultant Package AutoCAD Template [23,805 Kb ZIP File] - This is an AutoCAD template that incorporates the elements in the CADD Data standards that may be used by the consultant to assist in setting up the CADD file. This template is issued as is, strictly for the convenience of the consultant who is responsible for insuring that the actual CADD submittal adheres to the CADD Data Standards as required by the consultant's contract. ** Note: This is a large file, if you have trouble using the 'Open' option, select the 'Save' option and then open the file on your workstation once it is downloaded. **
  • Coordinate System Standards GIS [PDF] - This standard defines the coordinate system and coordinate system metadata standards that is used for all geographic data developed for the City of Phoenix GIS. Any GIS data delivered to the City of Phoenix Aviation Department must follow this standard.
  • Data Standards Guidebook GIS [PDF] - This guidebook is a summary of the geospatial standards that have been developed for the City of Phoenix Aviation Department GIS program.
  • Spatial Data Standards Specification GIS [PDF] - This recently updated (August 2008) standard defines the format for all geospatial data made to the City of Phoenix Aviation Department GIS.
  • Metadata Standards GIS [PDF] - This standard defines the format of metadata for geospatial products delivered to the City of Phoenix Aviation Department GIS.
  • Survey Control For Aerial Photography GIS [PDF] - This document contains the survey control for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.