Launch site lists for orbital / sub-orbital


Launch sites for orbital launch vehicles (in the US)

– Vandenberg Air Force Base (California: 34.7 N, 120.6 W)

– Point Arguello (California: 34.5 N, 120.5 W)

– Wallops Island (Virginia: 37.8 N, 75.5 W)

– Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (Florida)

– Kennedy Space Center (Florida)

– Kodiak Launch Center (Alaska: 57.5 N, 152.3 W)

– Kwajalein (USA, Atoll in the Pacific: 9.05 N, 167.75 W)

– Sea Launch Platform (USA, in the Pacific Ocean 0 N, 154 W)

Launch sites for suborbital rockets (in the US)

Barter Island (Alaska, 70.1 N, 143.6 W)

Black Rock Desert (Nevada, 40°54′37″N 119°03′18″W)

Black Mesa (Utah, 84511)

Charlestown, Rhode Island (Rhode Island, 41°23′7″N 71°40′5″W) …abandoned airfield

Com Range (Culbertson county, TX ? 47°24′37″N 122°14′15″W ?)

Datil (New Mexico, 34°05′N 107°31′W / 34.083, -107.517)

Eareckson (Shemya, Alaska, 52°42′44″N 174°06′49″E)

Eglin Air Force Base (Florida, 30°29′00″N 086°31′31″W)

Fort Bliss (New Mexico, 31°48′07″N 106°25′29″W / 31.801847,-106.424608)

Fort Greely (Alaska)

Fort Wingate (Gallup, NM, 35°28’4″ N 108°32’26” W)

Fort Yukon (Alaska, 66°34′3″N 145°15′23″W)

Gilson Butte (Utah, 38°36′N 110°36′W / 38.6, -110.6.)

Grand Turk Island (Atlantic, 21.5 N, 71.1W, site of Columbus’ new world landfall, maybe)

Green River (Green River, UT)

Holloman (AFB New Mexico, 32°51′09″N 106°06′23″W)

Keweenaw (Michigan (UP) 47°25′48″N 87°43′1″W / 47.43,-87.71694) …abandoned

Mercury (Nevada, 36.6 N, 116 W) US Energy dept site … decommissioned by President Bush#41

Mojave Spaceport (California, 35°03′34″N 118°09′06″W)

NAOTS (Virginia, 37°55′N 75°22′W / 37.917, -75.367) now part of Wallops flight facility

Nevada Test Site (Nevada, 37°07′N 116°03′W / 37.117, -116.05) Nuclear proving ground, near Mercury, NV

North Truro Air Force Station (Massachusetts,  ï»¿42.03167, -70.05444) …being redeveloped

Point Barrow(Alaska, 71°23′20″N 156°28′45″W)

Point Mugu (California, 34°05′08″N 119°03′36″W / 34.08556,-119.06) currently Naval Base Ventura county

Poker Flat Research Range (Alaska, 65°07′N 147°28′W / 65.12,-147.47)

San Clemente (California, 32.918506, -118.481671) … “uninhabited” island

San Nicolas Island (California, 33°15′N 119°30′W) … “uninhabited” island

Sheboygan, (Wisconsin, 43°45′03.6″N 87°42′50.4″W) site of proposed spaceport

Tonopah Test Range (Nevada, 37°47′N 116°46′W / 37.78, -116.77) …Area 52

Upham (New Mexico, 32°55′48″N 106°55′54″W) …site of spaceport America (32.930, -106.9316)

Yuma (Arizona, 33°01′04″N 114°15′09″W) one of the largest military instillation in the world

White Sands (New Mexico, 32°56′38″N 106°25′10″W)


More Launch sites for suborbital rockets (in N. America)

Arecibo (Puerto Rico)

Cape Parry (Canada)

Cold Lake (Canada)

East Quoddy (Canada)

Fort Churchill (Canada)

Fort Sherman (Panama) abandoned (used in filming Quantum of Solace)

Gillam (Canada)

Hall Beach (Canada)

Little Carter Bay (Bahamas)

Primrose Lake (Canada)

Ramey (Puerto Rico)

Red Lake (Canada)

Resolute Bay (Canada)

Santiago Ixcuintla (Mexico)

Southend (Canada)

Sierra de Juarez (Mexico)

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