Off-line Products & Services - Aerial Photography
The GIS & Mapping Services office's aerial photography collection includes photographs in various formats, sizes, and scales dating as far back as 1937.
Photographs available for viewing in person include:
1937 photographic paper prints (for some areas of the county, 1943 is
the oldest year available)
1953/1954 photographic paper prints
1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990,
1994, 1996, and 1998 semi-rectified photographs on mylar film. The
1968-1978 are half tone positives and the 1980-1998 are continuous tone
positives. The scale is approximately 1 inch = 500 feet and the
boundaries correspond to the tax map grid.
Photocopies of the semi-rectified photographs from mylar film can be purchased at the front counter in Suite 117. See price list for details.The 1937/43 and the 1953/54 photographs are available for viewing/research purposes only, and copies are not available from Fairfax County.
Digital aerial imagery (orthophotos) are available for sale on disc. See the Digital Data Sales page for more detials.