The air traffic control tower at Stennis International Airport in Kiln was built after Hurricane Katrina. Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission, which owns the airport, has commissioned a study to determine if the airport can and should become a spaceport for launching commercial vehicles.
The air traffic control tower at Stennis International Airport in Kiln was built after Hurricane Katrina. Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission, which owns the airport, has commissioned a study to determine if the airport can and should become a spaceport for launching commercial vehicles. JOHN FITZHUGH jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File
The air traffic control tower at Stennis International Airport in Kiln was built after Hurricane Katrina. Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission, which owns the airport, has commissioned a study to determine if the airport can and should become a spaceport for launching commercial vehicles. JOHN FITZHUGH jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File

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