Spaceport Info
“SPACE” AVAILABLE!

As the only licensed horizontal launch commercial spaceport on the East Coast, Cecil Spaceport is the premier location for your business to lift off.


At Cecil, you‘re provided access to unparalleled aerospace infrastructure located in one of the best metropolitan areas in the Southeastern United States.   A superior logistics network and business-friendly environment make Jacksonville, Florida, the perfect place to launch your space business.  A low cost of living, coupled with a high quality of life, doesn’t hurt either. 

Cecil Spaceport has you covered…

Operationally

• Dedicated orbital and sub-orbital launch corridors
• Class D airspace with world-class air traffic control (no need to worry about airline traffic or military constraints    here)
• 12,500’ x 200’ primary runway capable of serving every aircraft in production in the world
• Highly-skilled and talented workforce, including a strong former military presence

Strategically

• 150 acres dedicated solely to spaceport development directly adjacent to runway and taxiway system
• More than 550 additional acres available for aviation and aero-industrial use
• Easy access to: 
        o Three major interstates 
        o Three major railways 
        o A deep-water seaport with three terminals
        o Jacksonville International Airport: Northeast Florida’s commercial service airport with daily nonstop service to approximately 24 destinations
• More than 50 million consumers within an eight hour drive of Jacksonville

Financially

• Zero state personal income tax for your employees and you
• Zero corporate franchise taxes and low business taxes otherwise
• Business-friendly city in a rapidly growing region attuned to commercial and industrial development which was        called the “best city for logistics infrastructure” by Global Trade in 2014.
• Cecil is run by a management team with a commercial mindset that will work to facilitate your company’s success
• Financial incentives and assistance are offered to businesses relocating to Florida - and Jacksonville specifically -    through Enterprise Florida, Space Florida, and JAXUSA Partnership

We want to see you here!  If you have any questions or would like more information on Cecil Spaceport, please contact Matt Bocchino, Cecil Marketing & Development Specialist, at (904)-573-1609 or by email at matt.bocchino@cecilairport.com

In addition, the following organizations are here to assist you in relocating to Florida and Jacksonville:

Space Florida is the state’s aerospace economic development agency and is responsible for fostering the growth   and development of a sustainable and world-leading space industry in Florida.  Feel free to visit their website or   call them at (321)-730-5301.

The JAXUSA Partnership is Jacksonville and Northeast Florida’s regional economic development initiative.  To    learn more about our area or speak with someone about opportunities available for your company, please visit    their website or call a JAXUSA Program Manager at (904)-366-6652. 

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is a public-private partnership between Florida’s business and government leaders    and is the principal economic development organization for the state of Florida. EFI’s mission is to expand and    diversify the state’s economy through job creation.  Please visit EFI’s website or call Cecily Lavender, Business    Development Associate, at (407)-956-5622 for more information.


Spaceport Master Plan


The Cecil Spaceport Master Plan describes the strategic vision, market forces, competitors, 
operating/development plan and implementation plan required for Cecil Spaceport to meet the 
anticipated demands of operators of  horizontal  reusable launch vehicles (RLV) capable of 
delivering people, goods, and/or small satellites into a suborbital or orbital trajectory.

Download Full Master Plan Here


Download Environmental Assessment prepared for a Replacement Airport Traffic Control Tower at Cecil Airport (highspeed connection is best to download this PDF document)