Launch Site, Spaceport Kii

address 1663 Tahara, Kushimoto Town, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture
Buildings and facilities

Launch pad, launch integration facility, motor storage house, Launch control center, and other facilities


2019 Start of construction
2021 Construction completed and operation started


Suitable location for launching rockets

Rockets fly over routes that avoid inhabited areas. Therefore, the location of the launch site range is important in order to maximize the capabilities of the rocket. Our launch site (Spaceport Kii) opens out onto the sea to the southward and eastward to maximize these capabilities.

Dedicated launch site to meet a variety of launch needs

Our launch site (Spaceport Kii) is a dedicated launch site. It can meet various space utilization needs and be flexible in responding to the timing and orbits required by customers.

Highly accessible

Our dedicated launch site (Spaceport Kii) can be accessed from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) via Nanki-Shirahama Airport in approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes, and from Kansai International Airport in approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.