Aerial Photography

Image of AircraftThe GIS & Mapping Service's aerial imagery collection includes photographs in various formats, sizes, and scales dating as far back as 1937. By accessing any of the data, maps, or applications provided by Fairfax County, you agree to the terms in our disclaimer.

Aerial imagery is available on-line in the Historic Imagery Viewer application shown below. Currently this application includes: 1937, 1953, 1960, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1990, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2022, and 2023. Additional years will be added as the digital data become available. Instructions for using the application are in the "About" splash page. To see information on using digital imagery, scroll down past the interactive map below.

View the Historical Imagery Viewer Tutorial



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