Public Aerial Photography Research Request

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Use this form if you are requesting aerial photography for commercial purposes. General members of the public and Individuals working for private, state, or federal organizations should use this form.


Typical turnaround is 3 to 4 business days.

Once you submit a request, you should receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please submit another request with the correct email address.


  • $35 Setup fee
  • plus $12 per image for an Area of Interest (AOI) of 1 square mile or less.
  • For a full list of rates please see:
  • $90 / hour for: special projects, large areas, researching photos/maps for viewing in the library, and estimates.
  • If a request is submitted without a sitemap, a $10 fee will automatically be added for creating the map.
  • A cancellation fee of $35 will apply to orders cancelled after 2 business days from submission. 
  • Rush orders: fees double. Images delivered the next business day. The APRS reserves the right to refuse rush orders.

Please note:

  • The aerial photography collection is NOT open to the public.  
  • More details are available about the service at: Frequently Asked Questions
Requester Information
Duplication & Delivery

Duplication Specifications:
No extra charge for standard specifications

RUSH Orders - Fees double. Delivery is end of next business day.

Acceptable use policy

This is a research service. Imagery is delivered with a one-time-use license. Prices do not include reproduction or resale rights. You may store your images indefinitely, derive new data from them, and give the photos to your own clients. We understand that copies of the photos are included in environmental assessment reports and other research products. The university is committed to ensuring that all commercial enterprises have equal opportunity to conduct business.

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