Press Release

Garmin Expands Obstacle Database Coverage to Include Canada

October 27, 2015 11:55 AM EDT

Garmin is pleased to announce expanded availability of our comprehensive obstacle database to now include Canada for select Garmin portables and certified avionics. Man-made structures such as towers that are greater than 200 feet AGL are included within this database. Additionally, an obstacle database tailored to helicopter operators includes man-made structures that are greater than 10 feet AGL.

Customers can now download and install a U.S./Canadian combination obstacle database for the following portable and non-certified products:

  • GPSMAP 695/696
  • aera 500/510/550/560
  • aera 795/796
  • G3X and G3X Touch

An obstacle database that offers coverage tailored specifically to Canada is also available for the following certified avionics:

  • G1000, G2000, G3000 and G5000
  • GTN 650/750
  • G500/G600
  • GNS 430/530
  • GNS 430W/530W

In addition to offering coverage throughout Canada, Garmin obstacle databases also provide coverage within select European countries.

The Canadian obstacle database is available today starting at $49.95. Customers may download the latest obstacle database via the flyGarmin website: