Amarillo-DFW-El Paso-Lubbock 2015 Aerial Imagery Now Available

High resolution 12-inch aerial imagery are now available from TNRIS for four urban areas of interest commissioned by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency:

  • Amarillo
  • Dallas-Fort Worth
  • El Paso
  • Lubbock

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency contributed funds to collect the new imagery as part of the 2015 Statewide Orthoimagery Project BUY-UP option to increase pixel resolution beyond 0.5-meter.

Surdex Corp. was selected under the High Priority Imagery and Data Sets (HPIDS) state contract as the orthoimagery data provider. The TNRIS Strategic Mapping Program (StratMap) administered the project providing coordination and project management services. TNRIS also performed QA/QC for the project which included inspection of interim and final orthoimagery products.

The new orthoimagery were acquired in 2015 on March 13 over Amarillo, October 28-29 and November 2 & 8 over Dallas-Fort Worth, October 25 over El Paso, and March 22 over Lubbock during leaf-on conditions.

Data Access

The orthoimagery files (GeoTIFF, JPEG2000) are in the public domain. The JPEG2000s are available for direct download.

View more details in the Data Catalog Entry:

  • thumbnail of StratMap NGA\USGS 2015 1ft NC\CIR Orthoimagery data set

    Full Info StratMap NGA\USGS 2015 1ft NC\CIR Orthoimagery

    Access via:
    • Data Search & Download
    • Online Service

Acquisition Areas

View coverage areas in the interactive map below:


  • GeoTIFF and JPEG2000 image tiles
  • Tile index shp
  • Seamline shp
  • Metadata xmls per image tile

Product Specification

  • 12-inch pixel resolution
  • 4-band, natural color and color infrared
  • UTM WGS84 coordinate system
  • Units in meters

Imagery Preview

Natural Color preview of Amarillo Cornfield Maze Color infra red of Amarillo Cornfield Maze
Amarillo Cornfield Maze, SCALE 1:1300
Natural Color preview of DFW airport Color Infrared preview of DFW airport
DFW Airport, SCALE 1:980
Natural Color preview of highways in DFW Color Infrared preview of highways in DFW
Highway Interchange in DFW, SCALE 1:1500
Natural Color preview of Franklin Mountains Color Infrared preview of Franklin Mountains
Franklin Mountains, SCALE 1:12000
Natural Color preview of Auto Salvage Yard in El Paso Color Infrared preview of Auto Salvage Yard in El Paso
Auto Salvage Yard in El Paso, SCALE 1:800
Natural Color preview of Mobile Home Park in Lubbock Color Infrared preview of Mobile Home Park in Lubbock
Mobile Home Park in Lubbock, SCALE 1:1000

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