Welcome to Orbital Africa!!

As a premier Geospatial services provider, Orbital Africa is the leading surveying and GIS mapping company in Kenya and ranks among the best in designing client tailored GIS database solutions, mapping, training and an array of professional services which provide the best compromise between cost, speed and reliability. We offer an array of Geospatial solutions in areas that include: land and topographical surveying services, GIS mapping; Advanced GIS web mapping and application development; and remote sensing services; map production services; enterprise GIS solutions; 3D mapping; project planning and management; GIS data capture and mobile mapping; spatial and land use planning, GIS training amongst other technical support services.

Orbital Africa is led by a diverse management team with a broad base of business and technical industry experience in Geospatial solutions. Our management team provides strategic and tactical advice in project execution thus fostering competency in service delivery. We deeply believe in quality, honesty, reliability and accuracy in service delivery to our clients within agreed time period. This is done by taking care of the clients' needs in our collaborations and we endeavour to create a positive impact in every interaction that we engage in. Read More...



Projects Portfolio

Powerline Route Surveys in Kenya

In the period of September 2013 to May 2017, Orbital Africa was contracted by Rural Electrification Authority (REA) to carry out powerline route survey and mapping in Meru, Kisumu and Machakos Counties.

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GIS, GPS and RS Resource Mapping

World Vision Kenya, through Orbital conducted GIS Mapping of resources in semi-arid parts of Kenya. The aim of the project was to analysing the livelihood status,levels and gaps in Isiolo and Samburu counties.

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Kitengela Town Growth Analysis

The project entailed data collection using GPS; data capture (buildings, roads, PoIs) from satellite imagery for 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015. We also developed a model of analysing Kitengela growth in 2050.

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GIS Mapping and Analysis of Safcom Masts in Kenya

On Feb 2017, Safaricom Kenya contracted Orbital Africa to carry out the GIS mapping and analysis of all the telecommunication masts in Kenya. The Project was completed on 5th June 2017.

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Development of a GIS Web-Based LIS for Buruburu Estate

Orbital was contracted by the Nairobi County to develop a GIS-based Land Information System for Buruburu Estate in 2016. The GIS technologies employed were ArcGIS Server, JS, Postgres/PostGIS.

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Cadastral Survey of an 100-Acre Block in Kajiado County

Orbital Africa was contracted by Imara Washirika Self-Help Group to prepare a sub-division plan and carry out subdivision and titling of an 100-acre block of land into 69 parcels.

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Topo and Admin Maps Design and Production for PCI

The PCI Global is an NGO that provides people around the world with the tools and resources to end poverty. Orbital was contracted to produce grazing areas maps for N. Eastern part of Kenya.

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Determination of Furrow Directions in Kibos Sugar Farms

Kibos Sugar Ltd. contracted Orbital to carry out the mapping and determination of fullow directions in their sugarcane fields. Equipment used: CHC RTK/GNSS solution, ArcGIS and ENVI software.

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Georeference and Mosaic of Tactical Pilotage Charts-TPC

Orbital Africa was contracted by Glob Aircraft SE to crop, georeference and mosaic TPCs namely: TPC L-5A, TPC L-5B, TPC L-5C, TPC L-5D, TPC M-5A, TPC M-5B & TPC M-5C.

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