Keystone Aerial Surveys, Inc.

Corporate Profile

Keystone Aerial Surveys, Inc. (KAS) specializes in providing high quality aerial photography and remote sensing surveys since 1963. KAS has flown millions of survey miles throughout North America, including Mexico and Canada. We have offices located in; Philadelphia, PA, Tyler, TX, Benson, AZ and Pacoima, CA. Our flight department has considerable experience collecting both Airborne GPS (ABGPS) and Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) along with airborne imagery at high and low altitudes in several formats including digital (RGB, NIR, 4-band) and film (color positive, color negative, color infrared, black and white).

KAS offers the GIS community experienced, professional crews equipped with high quality, state of the art equipment consisting of 4 Microsoft UltraCam large format digital sensors, 12 Metric film cameras (6”, 8.25” & 12” lens cones); 1 Optech Gemini LiDAR system @ 167 kHz, and 4 Applanix 510 POS/AV IMU System. With eighteen survey aircraft, you have increased assurance that your project will be completed on time and receive the maximum benefit from limited weather or sun angle.

Our photo lab provides color and B&W custom products from our extensive digital and film library. KAS offers scanning via 4 Leica DSW scanners and high resolution digital enlargements. KAS has also developed a web portal;, which provides customers access to KAS’ current digital imagery, historic film archive, and airborne magnetometer survey data. Built on the powerful Microsoft BING interface, KASView enables you to search for imagery by state, city, date, and imagery type. KASView also allows uploading of shapefiles to help identify applicable projects and automatically select the imagery that covers the area of interest. 
Keystone Aerial Surveys, Inc.
Northeast Philadelphia Airport
PO Box 21059
Philadelphia, PA 19114-0559
215-464-2889 fax
Contact: John Schmitt

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