About Airborne


Airborne Imaging Inc. is the most reliable, experienced provider of high resolution, top quality, cost-effective LiDAR data acquisition and processing services. We have the experience and proven technology and methodology, to manage any size mapping project, anywhere in the world.

Airborne has always used off the shelf, solid state equipment from the best LiDAR manufacturers, Optech, Riegl and Leica. Combined with our decades of GPS/INS and LiDAR mapping experience, we have created the tools and work flow to keep projects on budget and on time.

Airborne Imaging company history

Airborne Imaging Inc. was established in 2004 as a private, employee owned corporation with individuals with many years of LiDAR survey experience. We became part of Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH), based in Boston, MA, in summer 2009. Airborne’s operational office is in Calgary, Alberta  In addition, we have sales offices in Houston, Texas and Ottawa, Ontario to service our +500 clients.

The core group of employees at Airborne have been involved in LiDAR surveys world wide since the inception of point laser platforms in the late 1980’s through to the scanning laser introduction in the mid 1990’s. All of our project managers have worked in numerous countries on various continents, and in various types of terrain and canopy.

In the past 10 years, Airborne Imaging has acquired more than700,000 km2 of mapping projects containing LiDAR data for a number of markets including:

Oil and Gas Exploration



Flood Mapping


Power/Utilities/Alternative Energy


Government (Municipal, State/Provincial and Federal)

Land Development

Land Slide Risk Assessment

In addition, with our network of partners throughout North America, Airborne can also offer elevation maps, photogrammetry (imagery) and mapping/GIS solutions to help with all your needs.

We look forward to exceeding your expectations everyday!