This page was last updated on 11/29/22
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. Color code -
GO - Maybe - NO GO
Texas Burn Ban Map Texas KBDI Map NAR Launch Calendar

Date

Texas Rocket Launches

Burn Ban
12/03/22

Alamo Rocketeers Family-friendly model rocket launch at the Kitty Hawk Flying Field 9 AM to 1 PM
A burn ban has just been reinstated so check back to see if this launch in canceled
Please register for this launch at the club's Facebook event page.

12/03/22

Austin Area Rocketry Group (AARG) Tripoli Rocket Launch at Hutto – 9 AM to 3 PM
View eventCheck launch status

12/03/22

NASA/Houston Rocket Club Model Rocket Launch at JSC

12/04/2022

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

12/10/22

South Texas Rocketry Group, NAR#921 Beeville Rocket Launch - 9 AM to 3 PM
Register for the launch and volunteer for range duty here.

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

If NO burn ban
12/17/22

Alamo Rocketeers Family-friendly model rocket and HPR launch at the South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo – 8 AM to 12:30 PM
Please register for this launch at the club’s Facebook Event Page.

12/17/2022

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

12/17/22

NASA/Houston Rocket Club (NHRC) High Power Rocket Launch at JSC

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.

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.

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.

07/01/2023 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)

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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