This page was last updated on 09/26/2022
All rocket launches are dependent on many factors such as weather, burn bans and crops so check the club’s web pages for current status before you head out to a launch. :)
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Date

Texas Rocket Launches

09/24/22

West Texas Space Vaqueres Fall Launch in San Angelo, Texas 8 AM to Noon
Public sport launch. Site supports up to G motors. Launch pads with 1/8″, 3/16″ & 1/4″ rods and 1010 rail available. Individual launch systems are welcome. No restroom facilities available at the site. Bring water.

10/01/22

Home Depot Fire Safety Month event at 3111 S.E. Military Dr, San Antonio 9 AM to Noon
Alamo Rocketeer will be making and flying air rockets.
Club members please sign up here

10/01/22

Austin Area Rocketry Group (AARG) Tripoli Rocket Launch at Hutto – 9 AM to 3 PM
Check club Groups.io for details – Check club website for current status.

10/02/22

Dallas Area Rocket Society (DARS) Model Rocket Launch at Arlingron, Tx – 10 AM to 2 PM – Map and field information

10/08/22

Tripoli Houston 002 Tripoli Rocket Launch at the Hearne Municipal Airport - 9 AM-5 PM
Check the club website for current launch status

10/15/22

Dallas Area Rocket Society (DARS) Model and High Power Rocket Launch at Gunter – 10 AM to 3 PM - Map and field information

10/15/22

The South Texas Rocketry Group (STRG)NAR#921 and the Alamo Rocketeers - Family-friendly Rocket Launch at the Beeville Municipal Airport – 8 AM to 2 PM
The South Texas Rocketry Group (www.facebook.com/groups/603250954629457) and the Alamo Rocketeers are hosting a family-friendly rocket. Everyone is welcome and it is free. The field has indoor restrooms and an air conditioned rest area. The recovery area is a beautiful hay field. Bring shade, chairs, tables and water. Our FAA waiver is 12,225 feet. We gratefully accept donations to cover club expenses. There will be a debrief at the New China Buffet in Beeville immediately after the launch.

10/22/22

Cornfield Classic JROTC Rocket meet at the Medina Valley High School in Castroville from 8 AM to Noon. The Alamo Rocketeers will provide safety oversight impartial contest judging. Club members please sigh up here

10/22/22

Panhandle of Texas Rocketry Society (POTROCS) Tripoli Rocket Launch

11/12/22

Tripoli Houston 002 Tripoli Rocket Launch at the Hearne Municipal Airport - 9 AM-5 PM
Check the club website for current launch status

11/19/22

West Texas Space Vaqueres November Launch in San Angelio Tx - 8 AM to Noon
Public sport launch. Site supports up to G motors. Launch pads with 1/8″, 3/16″ & 1/4″ rods and 1010 rail available. Individual launch systems are welcome. No restroom facilities available at the site. Bring water.

11/19/22

Panhandle of Texas Rocketry Society (POTROCS) Tripoli Rocket Launch

12/10/22

Tripoli Houston 002 Tripoli Rocket Launch at the Hearne Municipal Airport - 9 AM-5 PM
Check the club website for current launch status

01/21/23

West Texas Space Vaqueres New Years Launch in San Angelio Tx - 8 AM to Noon
Public sport launch. Site supports up to G motors. Launch pads with 1/8″, 3/16″ & 1/4″ rods and 1010 rail available. Individual launch systems are welcome. No restroom facilities available at the site. Bring water.

03/18/23

West Texas Space Vaqueres Ides of March Launch in San Angelio Tx - 8 AM to Noon
Public sport launch. Site supports up to G motors. Launch pads with 1/8″, 3/16″ & 1/4″ rods and 1010 rail available. Individual launch systems are welcome. No restroom facilities available at the site. Bring water.

04/02/23

Alamo Rocketeers’ American Rocketry Challenge Next to Last Chance Qualification Launch at the Kitty Hawk Flying Field from 12 PM to 4 PM – Comal County Burn Ban StatusClick here to Register

04/03/23

Alamo Rocketeers’ American Rocketry Challenge Last Chance Qualification Launch at the Kitty Hawk Flying Field from 3 PM to 7 PM. Comal County Burn Ban StatusClick here to Register.

05/20/23

West Texas Space Vaqueres Spring Launch in San Angelio Tx - 8 AM to Noon
Public sport launch. Site supports up to G motors. Launch pads with 1/8″, 3/16″ & 1/4″ rods and 1010 rail available. Individual launch systems are welcome. No restroom facilities available at the site. Bring water.

07/06-09, 2023

Large Dangerous Rocket Ships 41 hosted by Tripoli Wisconsin Association at the Richard Dong State Recreation Area, WI


Texas Rocket Clubs with regular launch windows (Check Club websites for details)

TBD

South Texas Rocketry Group (STRG) at the Beeville Municipal Airport serving the San Antonio area and all of South Texas.

1st Sunday

Dallas Area Rocket Society NAR Model Rocket Launch in Arlington – 10AM-2PM – Map and field information

1st Saturday

Alamo Rocketeers, NAR#661 NAR Model Rocket Launch at the Kitty Hawk Flying Field from 8 AM to Noon

1st Saturday

Austin Area Rocketry Group Tripoli Rocket launch at Hutto (winter) or Apache Pass (summer)

1st Saturday

NASA/Houston Rocket Club at JSC - NAR Launch

2nd Saturday

Tripoli Houston #002 at Hearne Municipal Airport - Tripoli Rocket Launch

3rd Saturday

Alamo Rocketeers, NAR#661 NAR Model Rocket and HPR Launch at the South Texas Regional Airport from 8 AM to 12:30 PM

3rd Saturday

Dallas Area Rocket Society NAR Model and High Power Rocket Launch at Gunter – 10AM to 3PM – Map and field information

4th Saturday & Sunday

Tripoli North Texas at Cache Creek Site (Seymour. TX) – Friday evening-equipment setup, Saturday 9 AM to 4 PM, Sunday 9 AM to Noon, then equipment teardown

4th Saturday

Tripoli Houston Rocket Club at South Site (Members only) - Tripoli Rocket Launch – March thru August

Texas Amateur Rocket Launch Sites - Burn Ban Map
Note: Most of the fields listed below are on private property.  Permission to fly at these fields is given only to the clubs listed.  No individual should attempt to launch rockets at these fields without first consulting with the club contact.

Name of the field

Location Longitude, Latitude
 (NOT GPS) + Elevation. 

County
(for burn bans)

Club Website

Normal Launch
Window

Weather

FAA Waiver
Standing / Call-ins

Impulse Limit

Range Fees

Contact

Akroville Airport (3TX)

33*23’25”N, 97*21’38”W

Denton

TNT

Varies


7K/9K

M

Members $20
Non-members $30

Ray Shepard

Apache Pass Airport

30*40'47"N, 97*08'33"W, 402'

Milam

AARG

1st Saturday

Rockdale

10K/14K

N

$10 Adults /$7 Members/$5 Range

Jim Jarvis

Arlington

32*46'50"N, 97*07'25"W, 531'

Tarrant

DARS

3rd Saturday

Arlington

N/A

D

None

Jack Sprague

Beeville Municipal Airport

28*21’51”N, 97*47’31”W

Bee

STRG

Varies

Beeville

12,225 AGL

J

Free

James Calhoun

Cal Farley's Boys Ranch

35*31'53"N,-102*15'15W, 3190'

Oldham

POTROCS

Varies

Tascosa

18K feet

?

$5 members
$7 Non-members

Barre Wheatley

Gunter

33*25'10"N, 96*48'50"W, 649'

Grayson

DARS

Varies

Gunter

1 mile AGL

J

Members HP $10, Non-mem HP $20
Adult Modroc $5

Jack Sprague

Hearne Municipal Airport

30*51'39"N,96*37'16"W, 285'

Robertson

TH2

2nd Saturday

Hearne

12.5K/16K

M

$5/day MR
$10/day HPR

tripolihouston@gmail.com

Hutto

30*36'49" N,-97*29'51"W, 650'

Williamson

AARG

1st Saturday, September-March

Hutto

10K AGL

N

Members $7
Others $10

Jim Jarvis

Johnson Space Center (JSC)

29*33'30"N,-95*05'51"W, 16'

Harris

NHRC

1st, 3rd & 5th Saturday

Houston

2K feet

H

NHRC membership required

Warren Benson

Kitty Hawk Flying Field

29*37'25"N,-98*16'15"W, 735'

Comal

Alamo Rocketeers

1st Saturday

Garden Ridge

N/A

G

Donations gratefully accepted to cover field use fee

Art Applewhite

Seymour

33*30'03"N,-99*20'20"W, 1381'

Baylor

TNT

Varies

Seymour

16K AGL

M

$20 Non-mem/$10 members

Ray Shepard

South Texas Regional Airport (HDO)

29*21'33"N,-99*10'39"W, 930'

Medina

Alamo Rocketeers

3rd Saturday

Hondo

12.5K

M

Donations gratefully accepted to cover field use fee

Art Applewhite

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