Local Airport Authority Wants to Run KSC’s Shuttle Landing Facility

The Shuttle Landing Facility in Florida. (Credit: NASA)

Florida Today reports that a local airport authority is seeking to run the Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility:

The owner of three local general-aviation airports now wants to take over operations of Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility as part of a two-pronged approach to attract more space-related companies to the area.

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NASA Looks to Establish Public-Private Partnership for KSC’s Shuttle Landing Facility

The Shuttle Landing Facility in Florida. (Credit: NASA)

NASA has issued a request for information (RFI) for industry input on how it can transform the space shuttle landing facility at the Kennedy Space Center into a multi-use facility to support aircraft and spacecraft launches and landings.The goal is to establish a public-private partnership to operate the facility.

An excerpt from the RFI is below; you can find the full document here.

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