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Launch Directions

  • Directions to the Hearne Airport Launch Site

  • Directions to the Launch Site:

  • From Hwy 6, travel North of Hearne until you see the Loves Truck Stop

  • Turn Left on FM485 to the Entrance to the Municipal Airport

  • Turn Left into the Airport

  • Drive past the several aircraft hangars and the Pilot Lobby

  • Drive onto the Airport tarmac and continue south past remaining hangars

  • Travel to the end of the tarmac and park along the grassy edge

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Tripoli Houston Information

South Site - Directions to Main Entrance GPS (Main Entrance): 29.27389, -95.14123 From North (I-45 or Hwy 6): Travel southbound on FM 2004. You will pass a very large antenna on your left about 2.6 miles from the entrance. You will cross Halls Bayou about 1.1 miles from the entrance. The main entrance lies on the left (southeast) side of FM 2004. The entrance is a gravel turnoff to a metal gate with cattle guard. Distances North: Interstate 45: 13 miles Highway 6: 9 miles Antenna: 2.6 miles Halls Bayou: 1.1 miles From South (SH 288 or FM 2917): Travel north on FM 2004. The intersection of FM 2917 (Subway & RV Park) is 2.3 miles from the entrance. The main entrance lies on the right (southeast) side of FM 2004. The entrance is a gravel turnoff to a metal gate with cattle guard. Distances South: SH 288: 24.7 miles FM 2917 (Subway/RV Park): 2.3 miles Subway restaurant: 8150 FM 2917 Alvin, TX 77511 Subway is the closest facility with a standard street address. This is probably the best place to start if you are having trouble with GPS or street directions. It is also a good place to meet others you may be attending the launch with. From Subway, travel north on FM 2004 for 2.3 miles. The main entrance lies on the right (southeast) side of FM 2004. The entrance is a gravel turnoff to a metal gate with cattle guard.

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Tripoli Houston News

Tripoli Houston Flyers

 

The South Site launch site will open February 24th 2023.

The 2023 launch schedule is now available.  

Projects for Hearne

1. purchase solar panels for Trailer.

2. Launch rails

3. Possible Camera 

4.Long term goal  Golf cart for Hearne.

5. Pads

South Site

1. Install new Whse lights for container.

2.360 Camera

3.Road improvements

4.Install Wires for PA system

5.High waiver submission.

Tripoli Houston Launch National Events 2023

Texas Chute out Memorial weekend

Airfest 29 Argonia Kansas

BALLS  Black Rock desert (pending)

National Launch Events 2023

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