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Information about the NY Statewide Digital Orthoimagery Program

Viewing Orthoimagery

There are many ways to view the program's orthoimagery. Perhaps the most direct is to use the interactive Discover GIS application at This application also allows you to download the imagery you're viewing in case you want to use it in other software.

Image of Discover App Home Screen

Web services are also available for use in GIS software or map applications.  (Check out our ShareGIS page if you're unfamiliar with data web services.)

You can also download imagery through a table based presentation.

Statewide Status Overview

The New York Statewide Digital Orthoimagery Program has been producing orthoimagery since 2000. High-resolution orthoimagery is available statewide for viewing and downloading. The program's goal is to continue obtaining imagery for the entire State on a 4 to 5 year cycle (Note: no orthoimagery was produced in 2019.)

NYS Ortho Ages in Spring 2023

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When is the next flight?

At the end of each Summer, detailed planning for the next orthoimagery update begins. The plan incorporates information such as the status of the current update, the age of orthoimagery in different areas, and funding. Once a plan has been approved, outreach to the relevant counties begins and the new project area is released. The map below shows the current plan for Spring 2023 orthoimagery updates.

2023 Ortho Plan

Counties include: Allegany, Cayuga, Genesee, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Monroe, Nassau, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Seneca, Steuben, Suffolk, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates

Year by Year View

 All Counties have multiple years of NYSDOP coverage.   (Note: no orthoimagery was produced in 2019.)

Enter a County Name in the search to limit the list to only years when that County was flown.

Year Lot Number Counties
2022 22 Bronx, Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Essex, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Kings, Madison, Montgomery, New York, Oneida, Onondaga, Otsego, Queens, Richmond, Schoharie, Schuyler, Tioga, Warren, Washington


21 Albany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Greene, Niagara, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester
2020 20 Allegany, Bronx, Clinton, Franklin, Genesee, Jefferson, Kings, Lewis, Livingston, Monroe, Nassau, New York, Orleans, Oswego, Queens, Richmond, Saint Lawrence, Steuben, Suffolk, Wyoming
2018 18 Bronx, Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Fulton, Hamilton, Kings, New York, Onondaga, Ontario, Otsego, Queens, Richmond, Saratoga, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, Tioga, Tompkins, Warren, Wayne, Westchester, Yates
2017 17 Albany, Columbia, Erie, Essex, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Niagara, Oneida, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, Washington
2016 16 Allegany, Bronx, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Schoharie, Steuben, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester
2015 15 Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Genesee, Jefferson, Livingston, Monroe, Orleans, Onondaga, Ontario, Oswego, Seneca, Schuyler, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming, Yates


14 Albany, Broome, Bronx, Chemung, Clinton, Columbia, Erie, Franklin, Fulton, Kings, Lewis, Montgomery, New York, Niagara, Otsego, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Saint Lawrence, Saratoga, Schoharie, Schenectady, Tioga
2013 13 Dutchess, Essex, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Madison, Nassau, Oneida, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester
2012 12 Allegany, Broome, Bronx, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chenango, Cortland, Kings, Monroe, New York, Onondaga, Ontario, Queens, Richmond, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne
2011 11 Albany, Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Erie, Jefferson, Niagara, Oswego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schuyler, Seneca, Tioga, Yates
2010 10 Allegany, Broome, Bronx, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chenango, Cortland, Kings, Monroe, New York, Onondaga, Ontario, Queens, Richmond, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne
2009 9 Clinton, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Madison, Monroe, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Putnam, Schoharie, St Lawrence, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westchester
2008 8 Bronx, Chautauqua, Clinton, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Herkimer, Kings, Lewis, Madison, New York, Niagara, Oneida, Queens, Richmond, St Lawrence, Warren, Washington


7 Albany, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Suffolk, Tompkins, Westchester, Yates
2006 6 Broome, Bronx, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Jefferson, Kings, New York, Onondaga, Oswego, Queens, Richmond, Tioga
2005 5 Erie, Fulton, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Montgomery, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Otsego, Wayne, Wyoming
2004 4 Albany, Chautauqua, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester
2003 3 Chenango, Clinton, Cortland, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, St Lawrence
2002 2 Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming, Yates
2001 1 Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Nassau, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington


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