1. Log in to Planet Explorer
2. From the menu on the right, select the icon for adding or uploading an AOI.
3. There are several options for creating an AOI within Planet Explorer. The option on the far left allows you to upload a file. The following data formats are allowed: shp, wkt, json, geojson, gpx, kml, dbf, shx, prj, zip.
4. After uploading an AOI, import it to Planet Explorer. You will automatically be shown imagery over your AOI. Feel free to use different filtering options to fit your search best.