Prestwick Spaceport open day to underline ‘huge opportunities’ the development will bring to Ayrshire

Public invited to share views on proposed Prestwick Spaceport development For the first time people are being invited to share their views on the proposed Prestwick Spaceport at an upcoming public consultation at 12pm to 7pm on Wednesday 23rd February, hosted at the Aviator Suite at Glasgow Prestwick Airport. The spaceport will be Europe’s leading space applications hub and will become a prime location for the development and operation of …

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Prestwick Spaceport: Planning Application Notice Filed

South Ayrshire Council has started the process of submitting a formal planning application for its spaceport development in Prestwick. The Proposal of Application Notice —or POAN— is the first step in the planning process for Prestwick Spaceport and is an important move forward in applying for planning permission in early 2022. This exciting stage follows the spaceport’s submission of an Environmental Screening Report last year which confirms that Prestwick’s space …

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Prestwick Spaceport Receives Visit from Houston Space Director

Following Prestwick Spaceport’s recent launch partnership announcement with UK horizontal ‘air launch’ company Astraius, Central Ayrshire MP Dr Philippa Whitford has met with Professor David Alexander OBE, from the board of directors of Houston Spaceport Development Corporation, to discuss plans for the future and to strengthen ties between the two facilities. The pair were later joined by Theo Leijser, the Service Lead for Economy & Regeneration at South Ayrshire Council. …

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