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How do I download orthoimagery products and what are the available formats?

Download orthoimagery (georectified aerial photographs) using EarthExplorer, which has the full catalog of USGS orthoimagery and aerial photography.


  • Products Overview
  • Format varies by type of orthoimagery: Native format, Georeferenced Tagged Image File Format (GeoTIFF), or compressed 10:1 JPEG2000

A NAIP orthoimage is included as an optional layer in the PDF format of digital topographic maps published after 2009 (US Topos).