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Launch Sites
Algeria
  • Ha=  Centre interarmées d’essais d’engins spéciaux (CIEES), Hammaguir
  • Reg=  Reggane, Adrar Province
Antarctica
  • DdU=  Dumont d'Urville Station, Terre Adelie
  • Mat=  Base Aerea Teniente Benjamin Matienzo, Nunatak Larsen
  • McM=  McMurdo Station, Ross Ice Shelf, New Zealand Antarctic Territory
  • Mol=  Molodezhnaya Station, Enderby Land, Australian Antarctic Territory
  • Rot=  Rothera Research Station, British Antarctic Territory
  • Sip=  Siple Station, Ellsworth Land
  • Sho=  Showa Station (Syowa Station), East Ongul Island, Queen Maud Land
  • VcM=  Vicecomodoro Marambio Station, Seymour Island, Graham Land
Antigua and Barbuda
  • Ant=  Antigua Air Force Station, Antigua
Argentina
  • PB=  Base Naval Puerto Belgrano, Punta Alta, Coronel Rosales Partido
  • Cha=  Centro de Ensayo y Lanzamiento de Proyectiles Autopropulsados (CELPA), Chamical, La Rioja
  • LPa=  Las Palmas, Chaco
  • MCh=  CELPA Atlantica (CELAT), Mar Chiquita, Buenos Aires
  • PdI=  Puente del Inca, Mendoza
  • PIn=  Polo Espacial Punta Indio, Capetina, Buenos Aires Province
  • Ser=  Poligono de Salinas Grandes, Serrezuela, Cordoba
  • Tar=  Tartagal, Salta
  • VR=  Villa Reynolds Air Base, Mercedes, San Luis province
Australia
  • AnP=  Anna Plains, Western Australia
  • Car=  Carnarvon Quobba Site, Western Australia
  • CaN=  Carnarvon North Site, Western Australia
  • Lan=  Lancelin, Perth, Western Australia
  • Wo=  Woomera Instrumented Range, Woomera, South Australia
Bahamas
  • WC=  Walker's Cay, Bahama Islands
Barbados
  • Bar=  Barbados, Windward Islands
Bermuda
  • Ber=  NASA Bermuda, Kindley AFB, Coopers Island
Bulgaria
  • Akh=  Akhtopol Meteorological Rocket Station, Akhtopol
Brazil
  • Al=  Alcantara Space Center (CLA)
  • BdI=  Centro de Lancamento da Barreira do Inferno (CLBI), Natal, Rio Grande N
  • Cas=  Cassino, Rio Grande Do Sul
Canada
  • CoL=  Cold Lake Air Weapons Range, Alberta
  • CP=  Cape Parry, PIN Main DEW, Inuvik Region, Northwest Territory
  • EQ=  East Quoddy, Nova Scotia
  • FC=  Churchill Research Range, Fort Churchill, Manitoba
  • Gil=  Gillam, Manitoba
  • HB=  FOX-MAIN DEW site, Hall Beach, Nunavut
  • Pri=  Primrose Lake, Alberta
  • RL=  Red Lake, Chukuni Range, Ontario
  • Res=  Resolute Bay, Magnetic North Pole Station, Cornwallis Island, Nunavut
  • SEn=  Southend, Saskatchewan
China
  • Hai=  Haikou Space Center (China Academy of Sciences Hainan Danzhou Sounding Rocket Unit), Hainan
  • Jq=  Jiuquan Space Center, Inner Mongolia
  • Lao=  Laogang, Shanghai Shi, Zhongguo
  • Shi=  Shijiedu (Base 603), Anhui, Zhongguo
  • TY=  Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC), Wuzhai, Shanxi
  • We=  Wenchang Space Launch Center (WSLC), Hainan
  • Xi=  Xichang Space Center (Songlin), Sichuan
Cook Islands
  • Rut=  Rutaki, Rarotonga
France
  • Bis=  Centre d'Essais de Landes, Biscarosse, Landes
  • CdS=  Camp de Suippes, Marne
  • IdL=  Centre d'Essais et de Recherches d'Engins Speciaux (CERES), Ile du Levant, Var
  • LeC=  Le Cardonnet, Montpelier
  • Ko=  Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou
  • Ver=  Vernon, Eure
Germany
  • Cux=  Cuxhaven, Niedersachsen
  • GO=  Greifswalder Oie, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
  • Pe=  Heeresversuchsanstalt Peenemünde, Usedom, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
  • Zin=  Truppenübungsplatz Zingst, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Greece
  • Kor=  Koroni, Peloponnese
  • NKa=  Nissaki-Karystos, Euboea
Greenland
  • SS=  Søndre Strømfjord
  • Th=  Thule AFB, Halvo
Guam
  • Gu=  Andersen AFB ?, Guam
Iceland
  • Vik=  Vik, Myrdalsandir
India
  • Sr=  Satish Dhawan Space Center (Sriharikota Space Center), Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh
  • Thu=  Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launch Station (TERLS), Trivandrum, Kerala
  • WhI=  Integrated Test Range (ITR Balasore Range, Wheeler Island (Abdul Kalam Island), Chandipur, Orissa
Indonesia
  • Pam=  STASPRO Pameungpeuk site, Java
International
  • SL=  Sea Launch Platform, Pacific Ocean near Kiritimati (Christmas Island)
Iran
  • Sem=  Semnan Satellite Launch Center, Semnan province
  • Shr=  Shahroud Missile Test Site, Tehran province
Iraq
  • AA=  Al-Anbar base, Al-Anbar province
Israel
  • Pa=  Israeli Air Force Test Range, Palmachim
Italy
  • SdQ=  Salto di Quirra (Poligono Sperimentale e di Addestramento Interforze, PISQ) (San Lorenzo), Perdas de Fogu, Sardegna
  • SM=  San Marco Launch Complex, Formosa Bay
Japan
  • Aki=  Akita Rocket Range (ATC), Akita, Honshu
  • Ka=  Kagoshima Space Center / Uchinoura Space Center, Kagoshima, Kyushu
  • Nii=  Niijima, Izu archipelago
  • Oba=  Obachi, Aomori, Honshu
  • Ryo=  Ryori, Sanrikucho
  • Ta=  Tanegashima Space Center, Tanegashima
Kazakhstan
  • Ba=  Baikonur (Tyuratam, NIIP-5, GIK-5), Tyuratam
  • Che=  SP-5 Tactical missile site, Chelkar, Aktyubinsk
  • Der=  Derzhavinsk missile site
  • Emb=  Emba test range
  • Mkt=  Makat tactical missile base, Atyrau, Kazakstan
  • Sar=  Sary Shagan Antimissile Test Center (NIIP-A, GNIIP-10), Balkash
  • SOz=  Sary Ozek missile base, Kazakhstan
Kerguelen Islands
  • Ker=  Kerguelen Range, Port-Aux-Francais
Libya
  • Taw=  Camp Tawiwa, Sebha Oasis, Jarmash
Lebanon
  • Db=  Dbayeh launch site, Dbayeh
Maldives
  • Gan=  Gan Island, Addu Atoll
Marshall Islands
  • Aur=  Aur Atoll launch site, Bigen Island, Aur Atoll
  • Bik=  Pacific Proving Grounds, Bikini Island
  • En=  Eniwetok Proving Grounds (EPG), Eniwetok Atoll
  • Kw=  Kwajalein Island, Reagan Test Site (formerly Kwajalein Missile Range), US Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA)
  • Me=  Meck Island, Reagan Test Site (formerly Kwajalein Missile Range), Kwajalein
  • Om=  Omelek Island, Kwajalein
  • RN=  Roi-Namur, Kwajalein
Mauretania
  • Nou=  Nouadhibou, Dakhlet Nouadhibou
Mexico
  • SIx=  Santiago Ixcuintla, Nayarit
Mongolia
  • Sai=  Sainshand meteorological rocket station, Sainshand, Dornogovi
New Zealand
  • BF=  Birdling's Flat, Kaitorete Spit, Canterbury, South Island
  • CKa=  Cape Karikari, North Island
  • GMI=  Great Mercury Island (Ahuahu)
  • OnS=  Onenui Station, Mahia, Wairoa, North Island
Norway
  • And=  Andøya Space Center (Andøya Rocket Range), Andøya, Nordland
  • Mar=  Marka Range, Lista
  • Sva=  Svalbard Rocket Range (SvalRak), Ny Ålesund, Svalbard
North Korea
  • Hod=  Hodo peninsula, Kumya County, South Hamgyong Province
  • Iha=  Iha-ri Vehicle Testing and Driver Training Facility, North P’yongan Province
  • Kal=  Kalma Airport, Wonsan County, Kangwon Province
  • Pan=  Panghyon Air Base, Kusong County, North P’yŏngan Province
  • Sin=  Sinpo Shipyard, South Hamgyong Province
  • So=  Sŏhae Satellite Center, Ch’ŏlsan County, North P’yŏngan Province
  • To=  Tonghae (Musudan-ri), Hwadae County, Hamgyong Province
  • Yph=  Lake Yonpung-ho, South P’yŏngan Province
Pakistan
  • Son=  Sonmiani Range, Sonmiani Beach, Baluchistan
  • Til=  Tilla Firing Range, Malute, Jhelum region, Punjab
Panama
  • FSh=  Fort Sherman, Panama Canal Zone
Peru
  • Chi=  Chilca Launch Range, Punta Lobos, Lima
Poland
  • Leb=  Leba (Ustka), Slupsk
Puerto Rico
  • Ram=  Ramey AFB, Aguadilla
  • Tor=  Camp Tortuguero, Vega Baja, Arecibo
South Africa
  • Ov=  Overberg Test Range (Overberg Toersbaan), Arniston, Waenhuiskrans, Western Cape
South Korea
  • Anh=  Anhueng, Taean missile site, Ch'ungch'ong Namdo
  • Na=  Naro Space Center, Goheung County, South Jeolla
Spain
  • EA=  Estacion de sondeos atmosfericos de El Arenosillo, Huelva
  • Ga=  Base Aerea de Gando, Gran Canaria
Suriname
  • Cor=  Coronie
Sweden
  • Es=  ESRANGE, Kiruna
  • Kro=  Kronogård, Jokkmokk, Norrbottens Län
  • Nau=  Nausta, Jokkmokk, Norrbottens Län
Taiwan
  • JP=  Jiu Peng Air Base, Pingtung, Formosa
Turks and Caicos Islands
  • GTI=  Grand Turk Auxiliary AFB, Grand Turk Island
UK
  • Ab=  Aberporth Range, Aberporth, Cardigan, Wales
  • Asc=  Ascension Island, South Atlantic
  • SUi=  Royal Artillery Guided Weapons Range, South Uist, Hebrides
USA
  • BaI=  Barter Island, Alaska
  • BC=  Boca Chica Beach, Boca Chica, Texas
  • BM=  Black Mesa, Blanding, Utah
  • BR=  Black Rock Desert, Nevada
  • CC=  Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Eastern Test Range, Cape Canaveral, Florida
  • CSB=  Cape San Blas (Eglin AFB), Cape San Blas, Florida
  • CL=  Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake, California
  • CR=  Blue Origin West Texas Launch Site, Corn Ranch, Van Horn, Culberson County, Texas
  • Ed=  Edwards AFB, California
  • Egl=  Eglin AFB, Florida
  • EgS=  Eglin AFB, Santa Rosa Island, Florida
  • FB=  Fort Bliss Hueco Range, Texas
  • FBG=  Fort Bliss McGregor Range, Texas
  • FG=  Fort Greely, Alaska
  • FWa=  Fort Wainwright, Alaska
  • FW=  Fort Wingate, New Mexico
  • FY=  Fort Yukon, Alaska
  • GiB=  Gilson Butte, Utah
  • GR=  Green River, Utah
  • Ho=  Holloman Air Development Center, New Mexico
  • In=  Inyokern airfield, Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake, California
  • JI=  Johnston Island, Pacific
  • Kau=  Kauai Test Facility (KTF) (Pacific Missile Range Facility), Barking Sands, Kauai
  • Kew=  Keweenaw Rocket Launch Site (KRLS), Michigan
  • Kd=  Pacific Spaceport Complex - Alaska (Kodiak Launch Complex), Kodiak Island, Narrow Cape, Alaska
  • Ma=  Matagorda Island, Texas
  • Mer=  Mercury, Area 23, Nevada Test Site, Nevada
  • MG=  SpaceX McGregor Test Site, McGregor, Texas
  • Mo=  Mojave Air and Space Port, Mojave, California
  • Nin=  Ninigret State Park (Charlestown NAAS), Charlestown, Rhode Island
  • NTS=  Sandia Wahmonie Launch Facility, Area 26, Nevada Test Site, Nevada
  • PBa=  Point Barrow, Alaska
  • PHH=  Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
  • PM=  Naval Missile and Astronautics Center, Point Mugu, California
  • PF=  Poker Flat Research Range, Ft Wainwright, Alaska
  • Qu=  Queets, Olympic Peninsula, Washington
  • SA=  Spaceport America (SouthWest Regional Spaceport), Upham, New Mexico
  • SC=  San Clemente Island, Pacific Missile Range, California
  • SN=  San Nicolas Island, Pacific Missile Range, California
  • Shb=  Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • She=  Eareckson Air Station, Shemya Island, Alaska
  • Ton=  Tonopah Test Range, Nevada
  • Va=  Vandenberg AFB, California
  • Wa=  Wake Island
  • WI=  Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia
  • WI=  Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS), Wallops Island, Virginia
  • WS=  White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico
USSR / Russia
  • Ach=  Achinsk missile base
  • Ba=  Baikonur (Tyuratam, NIIP-5, GIK-5), Tyuratam
  • Be=  Bershet missile base
  • Do=  Yasniy site, Dombarovskiy Air Base, Orenburgskaya Oblast'
  • Dro=  Drovyanaya, Chitinsk oblast
  • Kan=  Kansk
  • Kar=  Kartaly missile base
  • Kat=  Kattakurgan missile base, Samarkand region, Uzbekistan
  • Kos=  Kostroma missile base
  • Kra=  Krasnoyarsk missile site
  • KY=  Kapustin Yar (GTsP-4, GTsMP-4), Volgograd
  • Mak=  Makhachkala missile base, Makhachkala, Dagestan
  • Nov=  Novosysoyevka missile base
  • NT=  Nizhniy Tagil missile base, Verhknaya Salda
  • Nyo=  Nyonoksa Test Range
  • OKh=  Ostrov Kheysa (Ernst Krenkel Observatory), Ostrov Kheysa, Franz Josef Land
  • Oms=  Omsk missile site
  • Ord=  Ordzhonikidze missile base, Ordzhonikidze (Vladikavkaz), South Ossetia
  • Pl=  Plesetsk (NIIP-53, GIK-1, GNIIP)
  • Sal=  Salekhard missile base, Yamalo-Nenets
  • SoG=  Sovetskaya Gavan
  • Sv=  Svobodniy (GIK-2), Amurskaya Oblast'
  • Tat=  Tatishchevo Missile Base
  • Tey=  Teykovo Missile Base
  • Tik=  Tiksi Hydrometeorological Observatory, Sakha Republic
  • Uzh=  Uzhur missile site
  • Vla=  Vladimirovka Poligon
  • Vo=  Vostochniy, Amurskaya Oblast'
  • Vor=  Vorkuta Sovetskiy, Vorkuta, Komi Republic
  • Ya=  Yasnaya missile base, Chita Oblast
  • Yur=  Yurya missile site
Uzbekistan
  • Kat=  Kattakurgan missile base, Samarkand region, Uzbekistan
ZaireZaire
  • Sh=  Shaba North, Kapani Tonneo, Shaba

Note: The countries given in this table are the current countries, where the launch site is situated. At the time of the launches, in some cases they might have been part of another country.