Our History, Our Promise…

Since its establishment in 1980, Aerometrex has built a strong national and international reputation as a leading practitioner of aerial imaging, photogrammetry, 3D modelling and LiDAR surveys.

We have always been at the forefront of spatial technology advances and pride ourselves on our exemplary customer service and delivering the very best product in the market. This ethos has grown our business over time, with high levels of customer satisfaction.

Aerometrex products are renowned worldwide for very high standards of production quality and accuracy and our range of solutions is second to none. Whether you are a government planner, a property developer, an engineer, a solar installer, an environmental scientist, a mine manager or a lawyer, you can trust our products.

Our Purpose

To provide our customers accurate, high-quality, best-value data products that satisfy all their aerial imagery and spatial data requirements

Our Mission

To provide professional, accurate digital image mapping and geospatial engineering solutions to our clients by exploiting both existing and emerging air and ground imaging technologies


Years in business


Years staff combined industry experience


Square km mapped


Projects since June 2000

Our clients rely on us because of:

Our clients rely on us because of:

A long operating history with a highly experienced workforce is a key strength of Aerometrex. Considerable ‘know-how’ and intellectual property has been accumulated by the company and is in daily use by its 100+ staff members.

Our people are our strongest asset and the assemblage of skills and experience is seen across a range of functions including aviation, aerial surveying, flight planning, photogrammetry, 3D modelling, LiDAR processing, sales and marketing, R&D, etc.

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Our Key Equipment

Aerometrex has established its own aviation operations buying its first aircraft in 2014 and currently operating a nine-aircraft fleet. Additional aircraft are hired based on requirements from time to time. These aircraft provide Aerometrex with the capability to offer digital aerial photography ranging from 3.5cm to 50cm pixel resolutions.

Aircrafts owned by Aerometrex include:

  • For low-altitude surveys – Five Vulcanair P68c
  • For very high-resolution captures from medium-low altitudes – Three Cessna 404 Titan
  • For Multi-purpose captures from high to low altitudes – One Cessna 421

Aerometrex designed aerial camera system
Aerometrex owns its own in-house designed & developed camera system known as MetroCam. It is designed to offer greater efficiency & quality, promising multi-fold benefits in the form of increased resolution, unmatched colour quality, larger area coverages, and more frequent captures. This camera system enables Aerometrex to control a much greater degree of the supply and maintenance costs of these sophisticated aerial camera systems, as well as representing a significant technological advance.

Other aerial camera systems
Aerometrex also uses Vexcel Imaging’s Ultracam large-format aerial mapping cameras as well as Visionmap’s A3 Edge very large-format digital camera. All provide reliable high-quality imagery with efficiency and accuracy. The Ultracam large format digital aerial cameras are set up with the SOMAG3000 gyro-stabilised mount and IGI Inertial Motion Unit (IMU) to capture exceptional quality, near-vertical, 4-band imagery. We also have an outstanding oblique imagery capability using the MIDAS-5 camera as well as a range of medium-format and DSLR camera systems.

Other Equipment and Data Processing Software
Aerometrex operates three Riegl VQ-780i for ultra-wide area mapping and high productivity coupled with a 100MP digital camera as well as one Trimble Harrier H68i coupled with an 80MP digital camera.
Aerometrex uses the high-end photogrammetric software suite INPHO from Germany and Lightspeed from Visionmap for image data processing.

Client Base
Aerometrex is a valued participant of every State and Federal Government Panel of Aerial Imagery Providers, and routinely performs major Government contracts to a very high standard. The company’s services are also in heavy demand by many private sector industries with projects executed & delivered across Australia, New Zealand, USA, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia.

Aerometrex has conducted major aerial imagery programs in Australia for Microsoft, with its Bing Maps Ultracam Osprey oblique camera program for every Australian capital city, and for Google Earth, with its Australia/NZ Cities 3D mapping program. Some of the largest aerial surveys undertaken in Australia have been acquired and processed by Aerometrex. These include the Galilee Basin survey of 115,000 sq. km. for the Queensland Government, the Western Victoria aerial survey of 73,500 sq. km. for the Victorian Government, and a series of cross-continental linear corridor surveys of 9,000 km for Visionstream Pty Ltd.


Bentley ‘Be Inspired’ Award
2016: Reality Modelling for the Papal Visit to Philadelphia

Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Award
2013: Innovation and Commercialisation: aero3Dpro – a 3D modelling service


South Australia Spatial Excellence Awards

2023: International Partnership: Las Vegas High-Resolution 3D Reality Mesh Model Project

2021: Environment and Sustainability: Very high-resolution LIDAR-derived tree canopy change detection to explore financial measures to improve tree canopy cover on private land. (Aerometrex and City of Unley)

2021: Technical Excellence: LIDAR and Deep Learning-derived Permeable and Impermeable Ground Surface Classification

2017: Innovation and Commercialisation: MetroMap (Aerometrex and Jacobs)

2016: Environment and Sustainability: Onkaparinga Cliffs 3D model

2016: Spatial Enablement: 3D Modelling for the Papal Visit to Philadelphia

2013: Innovation and Commercialisation: aero3Dpro - a 3D modelling service

2009: Infrastructure and Construction: NEXY Project

2008: Innovation and Commercialisation: Metro Adelaide

NSW Spatial Excellence Award

2016: Innovation and Commercialisation: MetroMap (Aerometrex and Jacobs)

Victoria Spatial Excellence Award

2021: Award for Innovation: Greening Melbourne - New and innovative 3D spatial technology to help deliver a greener, more sustainable and climate-resilient city

Northern Territory Spatial Excellence Awards

2023: Geospatial Enablement: Advancing Holistic Agricultural Practices and Land Stewardship through LiDAR Innovation (Aerometrex and NT Farmers)

2012: Infrastructure and Construction: The National Broadband Network Aerial Survey

Queensland Spatial Excellence Award

2017: People and Community: Springwood – the start of South East Queensland’s next CBD (Aerometrex and Logan City Council)

Western Australia Spatial Excellence Awards

2015: Innovation and Commercialisation: aero3Dpro–Earthmine Integrated Solution (Aerometrex and Landgate)

2015: Environment and Sustainability: Using high-resolution aerial imagery to search for Malleefowl Mounds (Aerometrex, Terrestrial Ecosystems and Mt Gibson Mining)

Innovation at our core

Innovation at our core

Aerometrex is a proven leader and innovator within aerial surveying with a long list of industry-defining moments to its name:

  • First company to introduce large-format digital aerial cameras into the Australian market
  • First company to offer digital-capture 4-band aerial imagery in Australia
  • First company to offer 2.5cm GSD resolution aerial surveys in Australia
  • First company in the world to offer massive-multi-ray photogrammetry as a commercial service (Aero3Dpro™)
  • Launched its own cutting-edge camera system, MetroCam, designed to offer superior resolution & quality at a far greater efficiency
  • First company in the world to purchase revolutionary aerial camera systems such as:
    • Ultracam Eagle Prime large-format aerial camera
    • Hasselblad 100MP medium-large format aerial camera
  • No 1 licence holder in the world for the widely adopted Acute3D/ContextCapture modelling engine

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