ipad Maps

These georeferenced PDF maps and KML layers are intended for use by aerial supervisors, flight crews, and firefighters involved with fire operations in Minnesota.

The links will direct you to a host site.


PDF Maps_Minnesota_2020

This folder contains 11 georeferenced PDF maps.

  • 9 map titles begin with Statewide_2020 . . .  Together these maps cover the entire state. There is a reference map in the legend of each to help you identify which map you need.
  • ATGS Statewide 2020 is a basic map covering the entire state and works as a broad, quick reference for aerial supervisors.
  • AirNet_2020 shows the approximate coverage zone of the AirNet radio system. Use to identify the proper AirNet frequency at your location.

KML Files_Minnesota_2020

This folder contains a variety of KML layers. Includes infested and special concern waters, administrative boundaries and aerial detection routes.

MBTile Maps

This is a collection of layers in MBTile format, mainly used with the ForeFlight app.

Aerial Hazard Maps_PDF_Minnesota_2020

A collection of the aerial hazard maps for Minnesota air bases. The tower location data is current as of January 2020. These maps do not cover the entire state, they show large areas surrounding exclusive use airbases.


Historic Maps and Miscellaneous


2016 CHIPPEWA

This map is coverage of the Chippewa National Forest with overlay of the infested lakes and streams.

2016 SUPERIOR

This map is coverage of the Superior National Forest with overlay of the infested lakes and streams and Retardant Avoidance Areas.

2016 ROADS NORTH OF METRO

This map is a high resolution map with coverage of infested lakes and streams and waters of special concern.  It has roads coverage down to township and Forest Service level with names.

Fixed Wing Tanker In Brief 2020