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Oklahoma’s Air & Space Port Lands Deal with U.S. Air Force

The Oklahoma Air and Space Port, located in Burns Flat, Okla., was recently awarded a $6.7 million contract by the U.S. Air Force. The contract allows the Air Force to use the airport for flight training operations for units from two of Oklahoma’s Air Force Bases.

The Oklahoma Air & Space Port is a public-use airport and industrial airpark that has facilities in place for aerospace testing, research and development, flights and launches. It is one of the ten spaceports in the nation, and the only one with an FAA-approved spaceflight corridor not in restricted airspace or Military Operation Areas (MOAs). The airport is home to one of the country’s longest and the widest runways (13,503-foot by 300-foot concrete runway) available for both civilian and military use.

The facility also has 2,000 acres of land available for development.

spaceAbout the Oklahoma Air and Space Port

The Oklahoma Air & Space Port is a public-use airport that has facilities in place for aeronautical and aerospace testing, research and development (R&D), flights and maintenance repair overhaul (MRO) operations. The Oklahoma Space Industry Development Authority (OSIDA) manages and operates the $1 billion facility 100 miles west of Oklahoma City. The air and spaceport is ideal for commercial space operations and aerospace flight-testing, launches and recovery.

›› The only FAA-approved spaceflight corridor not in restricted airspace
›› One of the longest and the widest runways in North America (13,503 feet by 300 feet)
›› A 100-acre ramp, aircraft hangars for lease, and 2,000 acres of available land for development
›› Aviation and aerospace workforce available nearby for industry expansion, including support services (LOX, cranes, generators, auxiliary lighting, specialized welding services)

To find out more about the Oklahoma Air and Space Port, visit airspaceportok.com.

 

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