Additional Layers

In addition to our standard 2D and standard topo layers, we also offer a wide selection of add-on layers, all of which can be added to a project at the time you place an order. After you select your bundle, you will be able to manually select one or more of the layers listed below.

As opposed to our standard layers, which are included with your subscription plan and bundle processing, these add-ons are charged on a per-acre basis and need to be paid for via credit-card when placing the order.

After this, you will also be able to select any additional deliverables you might want to receive along with your order (different file types, etc.) Click here to see our complete list of different deliverable options.

List of add-on layers:

Utility Structures (042) (Water Tower, Water Tank, Gas Tank)
Airworks
Layer
Name
U-UTILITY-STRUCTURE
What’s included/
classified?
A large, usually cylindrical metal structure of substantial size. A tower supporting a water tank.
How it’s
Drafted?
Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the structure as determined by surface material.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.25′ minimum, 0.16′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Utility Structures (043) (Generator, Transformer, Telecom, Traffic Cabinet)
Airworks
Layer
Name
U-UTILITY-BOX
What’s included/
classified?
Box-shaped enclosure ranging in size from a refrigerator box to a medium size truck located in the vicinity of Roads (Catalog Number 000).
How it’s
Drafted?
Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the structure as determined by surface material.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.08′ minimum, 0.04′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Utility Structures (043) (HVAC)
Airworks
Layer
Name
U-UTILITY-ROOF
What’s included/
classified?
Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) enclosures located on the top of a building.
How it’s
Drafted?
Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the structure as determined by surface material.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.16′ minimum, 0.08′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Solar Panels (045)
Airworks
Layer
Name
U-SOLAR
What’s included/
classified?
A panel designed to convert sunlight to utility power or used for heating purposes. Ground-standing panels only.
How it’s
Drafted?
Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the structure as determined by surface material.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.5′ minimum, 0.25′ recommended
Distortion – 3 minimum, 4 recommended
Fire Hydrants (046)
Airworks
Layer
Name
U-HYDRANT
What’s included/
classified?
A valve-controlled spout from which underground utility water may be drawn. Excludes standpipes.
How it’s
Drafted?
Block placed at center of unit, not scaled to edge.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements

GSD – 0.08′ minimum, 0.04′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Utility Poles (047) (Traffic, Telephone, Light)
Airworks
Layer
Name
U-POLE
What’s included/
classified?
A tall pole used to carry power utility wires above the ground, and any equipment mounted thereon. For transmission pylons see Catalog Number 049.
How it’s
Drafted?
Block placed at center of unit, not scaled to edge.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.16′ minimum, 0.08′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Overhead Wires (048)
Airworks
Layer
Name
U-OVERHEAD-WIRE
What’s included/
classified?
Pole-supported distribution level overhead power utility wires. For transmission lines, see Catalog Number 049.
How it’s
Drafted?
Single polyline starting at the center of a utility pole block, and extending to the center of the next utility pole block.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.16′ minimum, 0.08′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Transmission Pylons & Poles (049)
Airworks
Layer
Name
U-TRANSMISSION-POLE
U-TRANSMISSION-WIRE
What’s included/
classified?
Transmission pylons support high-voltage overhead power lines, usually within a utility right-of-way. Includes power lines. For distribution-level utility poles and wires see Catalog Numbers 047 and 048, respectively.
How it’s
Drafted?
Pylon/Pole: Block placed at center of unit, not scaled to edge.

Wire: Single polyline starting at the center of a utility pole block, and extending to the center of the next utility pole block.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.25′ minimum, 0.16′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Gravel (038)
Airworks
Layer
Name
V-GRAVEL
What’s included/
classified?
A loose aggregation of small stones.
How it’s
Drafted?
Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the gravel as determined by surface material. Where there is no defined edge, the line will follow where the surface material is distinguishable.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.16′ minimum, 0.08′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Vegetation Split (039)Single Trees, Tree Lines, Bushes, Shrub Lines, Landscape Areas
Airworks
Layer
Name
V-STREE
V-TREELINE
V-LANDSCAPE
V-BUSH
What’s included/
classified?
Single Trees: Any distinct singular tree not in contact with any other vegetation.

Tree Lines: A group of Single Trees of any size and shape for which the extent of individual trees cannot be identified.

Bushes: Any distinct individual bush not in contact with any other vegetation.

Shrub Lines: A group of Bushes of any shape for which the extent of individual bushes cannot be identified.

Landscape Areas: Manually-maintained areas of land consisting of planted shrubs, trees, or other vegetation.
How it’s
Drafted?
Single Trees: Block placed at the apparent center of the canopy.

Tree Lines: Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the vegetation canopy (edge of leaves or branches).

Bushes: Block placed at the apparent center of the canopy.

Shrub Lines: Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the vegetation canopy (edge of leaves or branches).

Landscape Areas: Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the landscape area as determined by surface material. Where there is no defined edge, the line will follow where the surface material is distinguishable.
Split Layer OptionN/A
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.16′ minimum, 0.08′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
3D Building Footprints (020)
Airworks
Layer
Name
B-FOOTPRINT
What’s included/
classified?
Outline of the base of a building or any other occupiable structure.
How it’s
Drafted?
Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the location where the building and ground appear to intersect.

We interpolate through obstructions over a short distance (i.e. under vegetation). Sections will be left blank if unable to interpret.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.las
Input data
quality requirements
RMSEz – 0.32′ min
GSD Source Imagery – 0.32′ min, 0.16′ recommended
Concrete Pad (021)
Airworks
Layer
Name
C-CONC-PAD
What’s included/
classified?
Any concrete surface typically used for equipment and structures.
How it’s
Drafted?
Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the concrete as determined by surface material.

We interpolate through obstructions over a short distance (i.e. under Vegetation)
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.16′ minimum, 0.08′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Railroad (029)
Airworks
Layer
Name
R-RAILROAD
What’s included/
classified?
A track or set of tracks consisting of parallel rails intended for railroad vehicles.
How it’s
Drafted?
Single polyline labeled at the center of each rail.

For 3D (top of rail) approximate elevation/z-value added for each node along the polyline.

We interpolate through obstructions over a short distance (i.e. under Vegetation)
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif (2D)
.las (3D)
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.16′ minimum, 0.08′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended

(3D Only) RMSEz – 0.1′ min
Docks (036)(Piers & Gangway)
Airworks
Layer
Name
S-DOCK
What’s included/
classified?
A structure extending alongshore or outwards from the shore into a body of water.
How it’s
Drafted?
Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the dock as determined by surface material.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.25′ minimum, 0.16′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Decks (037)
Airworks
Layer
Name
S-BUILDING-FEATURE
What’s included/
classified?
A wood or composite platform connected to a Building (Catalog Number 003).
How it’s
Drafted?
Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the deck as determined by surface material.
Split Layer OptionNone
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.25′ minimum, 0.16′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Walls (032)
Airworks
Layer
Name
S-WALL
What’s included/
classified?
A freestanding linear structure made of stone or concrete intended to be a barrier or retainer.
How it’s
Drafted?
Closed polyline labeled at the outside edge of the front and back of wall as determined by surface material.

We interpolate through obstructions over a short distance (i.e. under Vegetation)
Split Layer OptionStone Walls, Wood Walls, Concrete Walls
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.25′ minimum, 0.16′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended
Fences (034)
Airworks
Layer
Name
S-FENCE
What’s included/
classified?
A freestanding linear structure made of vinyl or wood intended to form a boundary.
How it’s
Drafted?
Single polyline labeled at the center of fence.

We interpolate through obstructions over a short distance (i.e. under Vegetation)
Split Layer OptionFence Lines, Guard Rails, Railing
Example
Input data format.tif
Input data
quality requirements
GSD – 0.16′ minimum, 0.08′ recommended
Distortion – 4 minimum, 5 recommended