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FlightsOverhead

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Determine the flights and flight paths of airplanes currently overhead at a location

Contributed by: Jason Martinez

ResourceFunction["FlightsOverhead"][pos]

returns the flights and sky map for the flights currently overhead at the location pos.

ResourceFunction["FlightsOverhead"][pos,prop]

returns the property prop.

Details

ResourceFunction["FlightsOverhead"][] returns the flight information for flights overhead for the current location as defined by Here.
The argument pos should be a GeoPosition or Entity with a position.
ResourceFunction["FlightsOverhead"] supports the following properties:
"Flights"list of the flights overhead
"SkyMap"visualization of flight paths of flights overhead
"PropertyAssociation" can also be supplied to get an association of properties for the flights overhead.

Examples

Basic Examples (2) 

Discover the flights currently overhead at the current location:

In[1]:=
ResourceFunction["FlightsOverhead"][Here, "Flights"]
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Obtain a sky map showing the current positions and paths of flights overhead:

In[2]:=
ResourceFunction["FlightsOverhead"][Here, "SkyMap"]
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Scope (2) 

FlightsOverhead has two properties:

In[3]:=
ResourceFunction["FlightsOverhead"]["Properties"]
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Get an Association of properties for flights over JFK airport:

In[4]:=
ResourceFunction["FlightsOverhead"][Entity["Airport", "KJFK"]]
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