This page was last updated on 02/02/2023
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. Feedback to rocket877@aol.com is always appreciated.
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Texas Burn Ban Map Texas KBDI Map NAR Launch Calendar

Date

Texas Rocket Launches

Canceled
02/04/23
too cold

Alamo Rocketeers Model Rocket Launch at the Kitty Hawk Flying Field - 9AM-1PM.

02/04/23

Austin Area Rocketry Group (AARG) Tripoli launch at Hutto – 9AM to 3 PM

02/11/23

South Texas Rocketry Group (STRG), NAR#921 Beeville Rocket Launch - 9 AM to 3 PM

02/11/23

West Texas Space Vaqueres (NAR#896) at Eggemeyer Field in San Angelo – 8AM-Noon
Public sport launch. Site supports up to J motors. Launch pads with 1/8″, 3/16″ & 1/4″ rods and 1010 rail available. Individual launch systems are welcome. FAA waiver up to 10,000′ AGL. Weather conditions may lower ceiling. No restroom facilities available at the site. Bring water.

02/11/23

Tripoli Houston 002 Tripoli launch at Hearne Municipal Airport - 9AM-5PM

02/18/23

Alamo Rocketeers Family-friendly model rocket and HPR launch at the South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo – 9 AM to 1:30 PM
An Aerotech vendor will be present as well as NAR and TRA L1 and L2
certification teams. Range setup begins at 8 AM and help is always appreciated. Volunteers for range duty are needed and training will be provided.
Register for this event and volunteer for range duty here.

02/18/23

Dallas Area Rocket Society (DARS) Model & High Power Rocket Launch at Gunter launch site – 10AM to 3PM.
map and field information

03/04/23

Alamo Rocketeers Model Rocket Launch at the Kitty Hawk Flying Field - 9AM-1PM.
This launch will be held only if the burn ban is lifted in Comal County

03/04/23

Austin Area Rocketry Group (AARG) Tripoli Rocket Launch at Hutto

03/11/23

South Texas Rocketry Group (STRG), NAR#921 Beeville Rocket Launch - 9 AM to 3 PM

03/11/23

Tripoli Houston 002 (TH2) Tripoli launch at Hearne Municipal Airport - 9AM-5PM

03/18/23

Alamo Rocketeers Family-friendly model rocket and HPR launch at the South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo – 9 AM to 1:30 PM
An Aerotech vendor will be present as well as NAR and TRA L1 and L2
certification teams. Range setup begins at 8 AM and help is always appreciated. Volunteers for range duty are needed and training will be provided.
Register for this event and volunteer for range duty here.

03/18/23

Dallas Area Rocket Society (DARS) Model & High Power Rocket Launch at Gunter launch site – 10AM to 3PM.
map and field information

04/01/23

Alamo Rocketeers Model Rocket Launch at the Kitty Hawk Flying Field - 9AM-1PM.
This launch will be held only if the burn ban is lifted in Comal County

If NO burn ban
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 – Click here to Register

If NO burn ban
04/03/23

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

04/08/23

South Texas Rocketry Group (STRG), NAR#921 Beeville Rocket Launch - 9 AM to 3 PM

04/15/23

Alamo Rocketeers Family-friendly model rocket and HPR launch at the South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo – 9 AM to 1:30 PM
An Aerotech vendor will be present as well as NAR and TRA L1 and L2
certification teams. Range setup begins at 8 AM and help is always appreciated. Volunteers for range duty are needed and training will be provided.
Register for this event and volunteer for range duty here.

04/29/23

West Texas Space Vaqueres (NAR#896) Launch at Eggemeyer Field in San Angelo – 8AM-2PM
Public sport launch. Site supports up to J motors. Launch pads with 1/8″, 3/16″ & 1/4″ rods and 1010 rail available. Individual launch systems are welcome. FAA waiver up to 10,000′ AGL. Weather conditions may lower ceiling. No restroom facilities available at the site. Bring water.

04/15/23

Dallas Area Rocket Society (DARS) Model & High Power Rocket Launch at Gunter launch site – 10AM to 3PM.
map and field information

05/06/23

Alamo Rocketeers Model Rocket Launch at the Kitty Hawk Flying Field - 9AM-1PM.
This launch will be held only if the burn ban is lifted in Comal County

05/13/23

South Texas Rocketry Group (STRG), NAR#921 Beeville Rocket Launch - 9 AM to 3 PM

05/20/23

Alamo Rocketeers Family-friendly model rocket and HPR launch at the South Texas Regional Airport, Hondo – 9AM-1:30 PM
An Aerotech vendor will be present as well as NAR and TRA L1 and L2
certification teams. Range setup begins at 8 AM and help is always appreciated. Volunteers for range duty are needed and training will be provided.

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.

05/20/23

Alamo Rocketeers Family-friendly model rocket and HPR launch at the South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo – 9 AM to 1:30 PM
An Aerotech vendor will be present as well as NAR and TRA L1 and L2
certification teams. Range setup begins at 8 AM and help is always appreciated. Volunteers for range duty are needed and training will be provided.
Register for this event and volunteer for range duty here.

05/20/23

Dallas Area Rocket Society (DARS) Model & High Power Rocket Launch at Gunter launch site – 10AM to 3PM.
map and field information

06/03/23

Alamo Rocketeers Model Rocket Launch at the Kitty Hawk Flying Field - 9AM-1PM.
This launch will be held only if the burn ban is lifted in Comal County

06/17/23

South Texas Rocketry Group (STRG), NAR#921 Beeville Rocket Launch - 9 AM to 3 PM

06/17/23

Alamo Rocketeers Family-friendly model rocket and HPR launch at the South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo – 9 AM to 1:30 PM
An Aerotech vendor will be present as well as NAR and TRA L1 and L2
certification teams. Range setup begins at 8 AM and help is always appreciated. Volunteers for range duty are needed and training will be provided.
Register for this event and volunteer for range duty here.

06/17/23

Dallas Area Rocket Society (DARS) Model & High Power Rocket Launch at Gunter launch site – 10AM to 3PM.
map and field information

07/01/2023 to 07/08/2023

World Spacemodeling Championships 2023 in Austin, Texas

07/06/2023 to 07/09/2023

Large Dangerous Rocket Ships 41 hosted by Tripoli Wisconsin Association at the Richard Dong State Recreation Area, WI
Waiver is 12,000’ with impulse through N. The banquet will be held at the Parkway Chateau.


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

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

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

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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