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 and 2019. Additional years will be added as the digital data become available. Instructions for using the application are in the "About" splash page. A full screen version of the viewer is also available. To see information on downloading and using digital imagery as well as a list of hard copy photos available for viewing in our office, scroll down past the interactive map below.



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