Below are a few tools you can use to help with flight planning. Not all of the following websites are intended for real-world aviation. If a website is designed for flight simulation, DO NOT use them for actual pre-flight planning!
- Route Finder
Routes for Flight Simulator
- Sim Routes
Find Common Routes or Generate your own and then export them in your favorite format.
- FlightAware IFR Route Analyzer
Look at real-world routes that airliners are flying right now.
- FltPlan.com (Free - Requires Account)
Generate a flight log and use real-world routes and data
- North Atlantic Tracks
Active North Atlantic Tracks issued by Shanwick Center and Gander Center.
- Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS)
The NOAA aviation weather website
Aviation Weather map with real-time data
A fully-loaded weather resource
- BaseOps Weather
Weather compilation from the Base Ops website
- FAA NOTAMs
The FAA Notices to Airmen website
- DINS NOTAMs (DoD)
The Defense Internet NOTAM Service for all DoD and Civilian airports
- Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs)
Interactive TFR maps
- Fuel Planning
Flight simulator fuel planning resource