• Combine infrared data with very high resolution multispectral imagery
  • Achieve highly accurate landcover classifications
  • Due to 14 bits/pixel best suited for spectral analysis
  • Generate appealing mosaics
  • Starting at 16 € per km2 for perpetual licence (excl. VAT)
  • Save costs with time licences and check KOMPSAT as a Service

Since 2015 KOMPSAT-3A provides panchromatic imagery at 0.4 m and multispectral imagery at 1.6 m resolution. It combines very high resolution together with an infrared channel. The archive of this satellite is rapidly increasing. You can order the data for your area of interest and get rid of time consuming image search: We provide to you the latest available image.

Please note: There is no charge, if we do not find data within your area of interest with less than 20% cloud cover. We will charge less, if the data are older than 60 days. In any case, we will let you know.

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How to define an AOI?
How to define an AOI

Draw AOI
Use to draw your AOI, double click to finish a polygon. You can edit your polygon with If you want to delete a polygon use to select it and click on .
Upload AOI as KML/KMZ
Click on to go to your AOI page:
  • Here you can upload your AOI (area of interest) as KML/KMZ files.
  • The programm will use the first valid polygon in the file.
  • Please refresh the product page in your browser if you make any changes at the AOI page!



Off the shelf 

Worldwide archive data (L1G) - growing since 2006

On demand 

Contact us for tasking or other product options


PAN 0.4 m, MS 1.6 m

Access mode 




Delivery time 

A few business days


Recommended use 

KOMPSAT-3A obtains IR (Infrared) and high resolution images for GIS (Geographical Information Systems) applications in environmental, agricultural and oceanographic sciences as well as natural disasters.


Product description 

KOMPSAT-3A is Korea's first Earth observation/Infrared satellite with two imaging systems on board. It was launched in May 2012 from Japan's Tanegashima Space Center. Except of the infrared capability KOMPSAT-3A is the sister of KOMPSAT-3, using an identical satellite bus and payload. The satellite will expand the existing constellation and ensure data continuity after KOMPSAT-3 reaches is planned EOL (End-of-Life) date after three to five years of operation.

Its local access time is very unique at 13:30 hours, which is the same as that of KOMPSAT-3. However, since KOMPSAT-3A was put into lower orbit than KOMPSAT-3 (528 km for KOMPSAT-3A versus 675 km for KOMPSAT-3), it delivers clearer and sharper imagery. The same imaging time and similar payload with KOMPSAT-3 will amplify its capacity and help to even out the difference of the color.

Data specifications

    PAN: 450 ~ 900 nm
    MS1 (B): 450 ~ 520 nm
    MS2 (G): 520 ~ 600 nm
    MS3 (R): 630 ~ 690 nm
    MS4 (N): 760 ~ 900 nm
    Quantization: 14 bits/pixel
    Map projection / Datum: UTM / WGS84
    Location accuracy: 7.38 m RMSE, <11.2 m CE 90 with POD/PAD


    Orbit: Sun synchronous
    Altitude: 528 km
    Inclination: 98.14 deg
    Local acquisition time: 01:30 pm
    Swath width: 13 km (nadir)

Please note 

Beyond the standard options individual product configurations are possible. Our GeoExperts are standing by to optimize the product configuration according to your needs. Just contact us.

  • Different data acquisition modes, including stereo imagery to derive 3D models
  • Repetitive acquisitions for monitoring purpose
  • Multi-user licenses for larger enterprises
  • Short term licenses at less costs are available at KOMPSAT as a Service
  • If you want to use the product for development please check KOMPSAT Development Center

Pricing / Licensing 

The pricing is based on the size of the selected area. The calculated price is valid for internal usage by 5 users. Volume discounts apply for larger areas. Discounts for academia can be granted. KOMPSAT-3 EULA and CloudEO Terms & Conditions apply.