Connext® Satellite Services

With Connext satellite services, you can bring global weather data, text/voice communications, and more right to your cockpit. Accessed via the GSR 56 Datalink, Connext satellite services can provide seamless global coverage nearly everywhere your aircraft can go. Weather data can be accessed right on your Garmin flight display from nearly any point on the globe where data is available. Stay connected to those on the ground via text/voice communication so they know when you expect to land. And enjoy peace of mind about the safety of aircraft and crews via position reporting. Simply sign up for service with one of the plans below to start enjoying added convenience on every flight.

Connext Bundles

Our Connext bundles offer convenient packages of the most popular Connext services - including weather data, text/voice communications and position reporting. With these bundles, most services are not billed by usage - providing a more consistent monthly charge for service. A variety of plans are available and each is tailored to the number of hours the aircraft is operated annually.

Get Acquainted with Connext

3-Month Free Trial

3 Months Unlimited Weather, Voice, and Text Messaging (SMS)

Weather Updates:
Every 10 Minutes
Worldwide Weather Details

Voice Calls:
Voice Calls:
Unlimited

Text Messaging (SMS):
Unlimited

Position Reporting:
9 ¢ / Report (Optional)

Monthly Rates Are Waived for 3 Months3

After 3 months, this plan transitions to the Connext Weather 150 plan at $79.99 / Month.

Connext Weather 150

With Voice, Text, and Position Reports

Ideal for Aircraft Operating up to 150 Hours / Year (About 12 Hours / Month)

Weather Updates:
Every 10 Minutes
Worldwide Weather Details

Voice Calls:
30 Minutes / Month (Included)
See Rate Details for Additional Minutes

Text Messaging (SMS):
Unlimited

Position Reporting:
9 ¢ / Report (Optional)

$79.99 / Month1,2

Connext Weather 400

With Voice, Text, and Position Reports

Ideal for Aircraft Operating up to 400 Hours / Year (About 35 Hours / Month)

Weather Updates:
Every 5 Minutes
Worldwide Weather Details

Voice Calls:
Unlimited

Text Messaging (SMS):
Unlimited

Position Reporting:
9 ¢ / Report (Optional)

$174.99 / Month1,2

Connext Weather 800

With Voice, Text, and Position Reports

Ideal for Aircraft Operating up to 800 Hours / Year (About 67 Hours / Month)

Weather Updates:
Every 5 Minutes
Worldwide Weather Details

Voice Calls:
180 Minutes / Month (Included)
See Rate Details for Additional Minutes

Text Messaging (SMS):
500 / Month (Included)
See Rate Details for Additional Messages

Position Reporting:
9 ¢ / Report (Optional)

$249.95 / Month1,2

Individual Service Plans

Aircraft operated more infrequently or a low number of hours annually may be better suited for our individual service plans. These plans include a lower monthly service fee and text/voice/position reporting charges based on usage.

Voice and Text

Individual Services

Voice and Text Messaging (SMS)

Voice Calls:
$1.60 / Minute
First 50 Minutes / Month - See Rate Details

Text Messaging (SMS):
$1.00 / Message Outgoing
FREE Incoming Messages

$40 / Month1

Position Reporting

Individual Service

Position Reporting

Position Reporting:
9¢ / Report

$20 / Month1

Aircraft Maintenance Reports

To make maintenance reporting more seamless, special Connext plans are available. Either plan can be selected separately or in addition to the plans above.

Aircraft Maintenance Reports
Wi-Fi Transmission

Garmin GDL 59 Datalink

Transmit Aircraft Maintenance Reports With a Wi-Fi Internet Connection

Wi-Fi Reports:
FREE

Aircraft Maintenance Reports
Iridium Transmission

Garmin GSR 56 Satellite Transceiver

Transmit Aircraft Maintenance Reports via Satellite

RUDICS Reports:
$3.68 / Minute

SBD Reports:
$1.58 / Kilobyte

$50 / Month1

  • Prices listed are in U.S. Dollars.
  • 1 Activation fees apply. Monthly subscription charges are applicable to each GSR 56 transceiver, and are invoiced one month in advance. See Full Pricing Details.
  • 2 Requires 1-year contract. Early cancellation fees apply. See Terms and Conditions for additional details and early cancellation fees.
  • 3 Special offer available to new subscribers only. See Terms and Conditions for additional details.