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Aerial Photography

Aerial View of Hampton Roads***Aerial Photography is currently unavailable as we are working to digitize our archives. Please check back later.***

The HRPDC houses a vast library of aerial photography for the entire Hampton Roads region from 1970 to 2000. The dates of the photography for the Peninsula are 1968, 1976, 1980, 1987, 1990, 1995 and 2000. The Southside has been flown every five years since 1970. All of the photography is in black and white and the scales vary depending upon the year of capture (1 inch = 1000 feet or 1 inch = 2000 feet).

Southside Available Aerials

  • Virginia Beach
  • Norfolk
  • Chesapeake
  • Portsmouth
  • Suffolk
  • Portions Isle of Wight,
  • Franklin, Southampton and Surry          

Aerial View of Hampton RoadsPeninsula Available Aerials

  • Hampton
  • Poquoson
  • Newport News
  • Williamsburg
  • James City County
  • York County

To view and select aerials, visit our main office in Chesapeake between the hours of 8am - Noon or 1pm-4pm.

For office address and directions click here.

The cost of reproduction depends upon the type of output media chosen. The cost for paper prints and cronoflex varies from $10 to $50 (9 x 9 to 36 x 36) per photograph. The cost for laser reproductions varies from $10 to $15 (81/2 x 11 or 11 x 17) per photograph.

For additional information regarding aerial photography, please contact the HRPDC at (757) 420-8300.


Historic Aerial Photo Request