Aerial Mapping


About Us


Blue Skies Consulting is a certified woman-owned small business based at the Belen Alexander Airport (E80) in Belen, NM. Our quality management system is ISO 9001: 2008 certified.

We are New Mexico's premier provider of digital photogrammetric and remote sensing data. We specialize in aerial photography for mapping and surveying applications.

We provide aerial film scanning services using the latest Wehrli and Associates, Inc. photogrammatic scanner in our environmentally controlled scanning facility.




28 September 2015

Blue Skies wins USDA scanning contract


Blue Skies was recently awarded a contract from the USDA for scanning of archival aerial film from 1954 to 1992. Blue Skies and five other contractors will scan more than 500,000 frames of color, black-and-white, and color infrared aerial film. Blue Skies’ first task order is for between 43,000 and 48,000 images.


11 May 2015

Consulting Geographer added to Blue Skies staff


Blue Skies has added Consulting Geographer Dr. Michael Pretes to its team. Michael holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California-Berkeley, an M.A. in Political Science from Northwestern University, and a Ph.D. in Geographical Sciences from the Australian National University. His areas of expertise include economic, political, and historical geography; national parks, natural resource management; Western North America, and Polar and Pacific regions.

01 May 2015

Blue Skies gets 100 Mbit/s fiber optic internet connection


Blue Skies now operates on a 100Mbit/s (up and down) fiber-optic connection in order to provide stable and timely FTP deliveries to customers.

24 APRIL 2015

Blue Skies adds a flight test engineer to the team


Blue Skies welcomes aboard flight test engineer Mark Hardesty. Mark's expertise includes systems design and integration, precision navigation, risk mitigation to enable rapid prototyping, and product capability demonstrations.

10 APRIL 2015

Track'Air SteadyTrack LG Stabilization Mount upgrade


Blue Skies acquired a new Track'Air SteadyTrack LG sensor mount for our Cessna 206, N756JA. The mount excels at keeping the sensor level, and allows for a wide range of sensors to be mounted.


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