Related Links

The WXXM website is developed under the umbrella of the FAA and Eurocontrol.

WXXM is based on international standards. The organizations listed below are responsible for these standards:


Standards organizations

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

ISO Technical Committee 211 (ISO/TC 211)

European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE)

Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA)

Aeronautical Radio, Inc. (ARINC)



WXXM makes extensive use of UML and XML. You can find out more about these specifications below.

Unified Modelling Language (UML)

Extensible Markup Language (EML)


Geographical Information Systems

WXXM uses GML that can be read by many GIS viewers. The sites listed below will help you find out more about GIS.



The European SWIM Registry is available here: