Enhanced FAA CIFP Data

Welcome to the FAA Coded Instrument Flight Procedures (CIFP) data enhancer. It amends the FAA's CIFP data to fix localizer bearings to work better in flight simulators like X-Plane. See this blog post for more information.

Instructions

  1. Right-click the download link for the cycle you want and save the file to your computer.
  2. Rename the file from FAACIFP18_processed_MM-DD-YYYY.txt to earth_424.dat.
  3. Copy the above file to your X-Plane "Custom Data" directory. A few example locations for this directory are listed below if you use Steam; your exact path to the directory may differ. See the official X-Plane instructions for more information.
    Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\X-Plane 11\Custom Data
    Mac: "${HOME}/Library/Application\ Support/Steam/steamapps/common/X-Plane\ 11/Custom\ Data/earth_424.dat"

Processed Data Downloads

CycleLink
03/25/2021Download
02/25/2021Download
12/31/2020Download
12/03/2020Download
11/05/2020Download
10/08/2020Download
09/10/2020Download
08/13/2020Download
07/16/2020Download
06/18/2020Download

Bugs

If you encounter any unexpected behavior with this website or the processed data, please file an issue on the GitHub repository.

Obligatory Legal Disclaimer

This app is not associated with the Federal Aviation Administration and has no warranty.


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