Promap is a BBEEE compliant provider of aerial imagery surveys in South Africa 

  • Capture of high-resolution vertical and oblique aerial imagery
  • Infra-red and thermal data processing
  • Trusted partner to government departments and municipalities, utility companies, mining operators and infrastructure experts

Aerial Imagery Surveys

Promap is a leading supplier of aerial surveys services across Southern Africa and we offer bespoke vertical aerial photography surveys to meet your specific needs. 

  • Fast turnaround times
  • Flight planning and ATC permissions
  • State of the art large and medium format cameras
  • Time specific capture such as low tide
  • Up to 2cm GSD (ground sampling distance) depending on aircraft and air traffic control suitability, but typically capture is between 5cm and 25cm
  • Image, height and mapping processing capabilities  
  • Data delivery options including hosting, streaming and GIS solutions


Aerial photography surveys can be carried out in the most remote of locations, including environmental/rehabilitation surveys, corridor developments such as power lines, rail or roads, and mining projects.

  • Central and Local Government 
  • Power-line engineering and utilities
  • Mine surveying
  • Infrastructure planning
  • Civil engineering and construction projects
  • Environmental assessments
  • Precision farming
  • Forest mapping

Survey Kit & Spec

Large, medium or small scale vertical aerial photography surveys using the latest survey technology available:

  • UltraCam Eagle camera systems available with either 100mm or 210mm lens to enable capture in the most difficult of air spaces due to air traffic control restrictions
  • Visionmap A3 RGB camera available for rapid capture
  • IGI DigiCam 60mp camera
  • Rollei 60mp Camera
  • IGI & Applanix IMU / INS for high accuracy with SOMAG stabilised mounts
  • Orthorectification and true orthorectification
  • Height creation DSM/DTM and contours
  • 2D / 3D Photogrammetric Mapping  1:100 to 1:50,000
  • Image, height and mapping processing capabilities through UltraMap and ISAT/GXP softwares
  • We can also provide unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) surveys, these are ideal for small site surveys such as golf courses and forestry plantations, and they can capture high resolution aerial imagery and derived data such as height and colour infrared data

Promap has been our aerial service provider since 2013. They have been responsible to fly and produce highly accurate and detailed datasets for a number of our sites across Mpumalanga and Kwa Zulu Natal. Their teams are highly competent and professional and a pleasure to work with. Requests are dealt with in a timely manner. As our work is very time sensitive, it's a pleasure to know that data delivery is on time and accurate.

Mark Cunney, General Manager Izimbiwa Coal

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