Residents on Cecil Field Spaceport: We’re Jiggy With It

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JAA said Thursday’s meeting was another step in the process of bringing commercial space flights to Cecil Field. Officials were able to get input from the public, much of which was opposed plans to bring the Navy back to Cecil Field a few years ago.

However, residents who live nearby showed up at the meeting with a different perspective on Cecil Field becoming a spaceport.

“From what I understand, you’re looking at limited operations,” one resident said.

One of the concerns when the Navy considered coming back to Cecil Field was about the number of flights coming in and out of the field on daily basis. With the spaceport there would be roughly 52 flights a year — one a week.

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