About Houston Spaceport

Forming a part of the Houston Airport System and situated at Ellington Airport, the Spaceport fits seamlessly into one of the largest international travel infrastructures on the planet.

Ellington Airport

Ellington Airport, located within 15 minutes of downtown Houston, is a joint-use facility supporting NASA, operations of the U.S. military and a variety of general aviation tenants.

Co-location at Ellington Airport offers tenants unmatched opportunities. As members of Houston Spaceport’s family, tenants have access to all the amenities and benefits that come with sharing a piece of aerospace history.

  • 592 subdividable acres of greenfield commercial and industrial sites for aviation and nonaviation use
  • Versatile infrastructure for general aviation
  • 82 acres of developed tracts
  •  2 runways with 24-hour air-traffic control and short taxi-to-takeoff times
  • Sites with airfield access
  • Tenant hangar development sites
  • Corporate aviation hangar sites
  • Flexible leasing options

Recent News

Houston Spaceport collaborates with French Space Agency (CNES), Rice University on space exploration
During the visit, key stakeholders signed a letter of intent which signals a deeper commitment to enhancing industrial, economic, scientific, and technological partnerships between the French and Houston space ecosystems.

Space City 2.0 | How Houston remains poised to support humankind's next giant leap
On February 22, 2024, Intuitive Machines, the first anchor tenant to sign an agreement with the Houston Spaceport, landed its NOVA-C lunar lander on the moon, marking the first time the U.S. has returned to the moon since 1972, and the first time a private U.S. company has landed on the moon.

Aerospace industry in Houston set to boom as numerous projects hit key milestones
Spaceport officials not only expect to add more businesses in the coming years—in a pursuit to make the spot a destination—but companies located there have plans to launch more of their creations into space. 

New taxiway to connect Houston Spaceport to Ellington Airport gets green light 
The first phase of a taxiway that will connect the Houston Spaceport to Ellington Airport is set to be built after Houston City Council approved Phase 1 of construction.

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Intuitive Machines groundbreaking at the Houston Spaceport. December 2021