Airstrip Mapping

Partnership to Solve a Problem

Messiah University, IAMA, and ITEC partnering to explore solutions to outdated airstrip information. 

Flying and Mapping

By purchasing a capable, commercially available DJI drone, an operator can load a flight plan over the airstrip. The drone will autonomously fly the flight pattern, using pin point GPS. The captured images are then stitched together to create a map.

Three outputs are given to the operator: The first is a 2D surface map much like what you see on Google Earth, then a digital surface model (DSM) that shows elevations through color grading, the third view is a 3D map that is great for visualizing obstructions.

Three Mapping Outputs

2D Surface Map

Digital Surface Model (DSM)

3D Map

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