Sky Display

Air Traffic Surveillance Display Terminal


Sky Display is a desktop air traffic control surveillance display terminal.

Sky Display Main Window

Sky Display receives surveillance data in Eurocontrol ASTERIX or Mode-S DF format, decode and display tracks in a standard air traffic control geographical display.

Sky Display supports XML based map file, user can create and load customized vector map files.

Sky Display also supports tile maps through Internet map service provider.

Sky Display Satellite Map

Surveillance Sensor

Sky Display is capable to receive and process the following types of surveillance sensor inputs.

Surveillance Sensor Input Protocol
ADS-B Ground Station ASTERIX Target Report CAT021
ADS-B Ground Station Mode-S Message DF0/4/5/11/16/17/18/19/20/21
MLAT and WAM ASTERIX Target Report CAT020
Primary Radar ASTERIX Track CAT001 or CAT048
Conventional Secondary Radar ASTERIX Track CAT001
Mode-S Secondary Radar ASTERIX Track or Plot CAT048
Surface Movement Radar ASTERIX Track CAT010
Automation System Track ASTERIX Track CAT062
Tower System Track ASTERIX Track CAT062
Safety Net Alerts ASTERIX Alert CAT004


Sky Display is a cross platform application, it has been tested on

  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • mapOS Catalina
  • Raspbian on Raspberry Pi 4
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64-bit