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TRIPOLI HOUSTON conducts launches almost every month of the year at the Hearne Municipal Airport in Hearne Tx. From February to September we also have access to second launch site for Tripoli Houston club members. The new site is in the Alvin area just south of Houston (This site requires a Tripoli Houston membership to attend.) Contact us for additional details.  

Members, Clubs, Teams and guests are encouraged and welcome to fly with us at one of our launches. 

Membership is not required for the Hearne Launch site but we would love to have your support.

If you enjoy launching with us and find yourself attending regularly, then we recommend you join our merry band of cloud shooters as a club member.

Please see the Membership section of our website to Join TRIPOLI HOUSTON.


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Thank you


Jimmy Higham 

Tripoli Houston President


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Tripoli Houston

Launch Locations   Hearne municipal airport and South Site 


The Next Launch is at the Hearne Airport on  October 9 th and and the next South Site launch is February 26th 2022.   South site now closed for hunting season 

The Hearne September Launch has been canceled.  Tripoli Houston will be attending Airfest 27.  #tripolihouston

Tripoli Houston meets the second Saturday of every month (weather permitting) at the Hearne municipal airport,  We will be launching everything from model rockets to monster high power rockets that push our FAA waiver of 16,000 feet. Newcomers are always greeted with a smile (especially if they bring kolaches. It's a Tripoli Houston Thing) and we look forward to meeting you at our next launch.


NEW  Tripoli Houston South Site - We will launch at the new site the 4th Saturday of each month  - February thru August . Current waiver is 17.5

(This is a Tripoli Houston Members only site and we will require pre-registration .) For information on our new site  please



Tripoli Houston Flyers we hope this finds everyone safe.  The next Launch is scheduled for October 9 th  2021 at the Tripoli Houston Hearne municipal airport . Everyone must pre-register.  Click on the link to register.

We are looking forward to flying on Saturday.

Tripoli Houston Flyers


We wanted to send out an update.  The September Hearne Launch will be canceled since we will be attending Airfest over Labor Day weekend. 


Hearne Launches

We will be flying in August as planed and them resume in October.


Hearne Schedule 2021


August 14th 2021

September 2 thru 4th     Airfest 27 Argonia KS  

September 11th 2021 Canceled  

October 9th 2021

November 13th 2021

December 11th 2021  we will shut down early for our Christmas party. 


Tripoli Houston South Site for remainder of year 2021

August 28th 2021  Canceled rain out

September   Please stayed tuned for details. 

October     Closed

November  Closed

December  Closed

January   Closed


If anyone has questions please email Tripolihouston@gmail.com


Jimmy Higham

Tripoli Houston

If you feel ill, have a fever, or have known exposure to COVID-19, STAY HOME!

As you arrive to the launch, we will be marking 16 Ft. sections for each flyer to setup and keep a minimum 6 ft spacing between flyers. please stay at your vehicle or tent when not flying.

Children are also welcome but will need to stay at their vehicle or tent area. When ready to fly we request that a parent or guardian accompany children.

A hand washing station will be provided and hand sanitizer. Mask will also be available if needed.


It will be hot so do not forget to bring water sunscreen and shade.

Launch time 9am to 4pm.


Thank you for helping us provide a safe launch 

Please continue to monitor our website for updates.


Jimmy D. Higham

Tripoli Houston President

TRA 13951 L3 


Launch Directions

  • Directions to the Hearne Airport Launch Site

  • Directions to the Launch Site:

  • From Hwy 6, travel North of Hearne until you see the Loves Truck Stop

  • Turn Left on FM485 to the Entrance to the Municipal Airport

  • Turn Left into the Airport

  • Drive past the several aircraf hangars and the Pilot Lobby

  • Drive onto the Airport tarmac and continue south past remaining hangars

  • Travel to the end of the tarmac and park along the grassy edge

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Tripoli Houston Rocket Club

 Tripoli Houston 002 was the second TRA Prefecture ever formed, it was also the first TRA Prefecture in the Great State of Texas

Established December 10th 1985


Tripoli Houston Officers


Jimmy Higham


2019 League City Tx


Vice President / Prefect  Houston 2019  Houston Tx

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Secretary (since 2018)Houston


Andrew Picard


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Contact Us

Have questions about Tripoli Houston Rocket Club, or interested in joining? Please reach out — we’re happy to help.

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