ELA3 (French: Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3, lit. 'Ariane Launch Complex 3'), is a launch pad and associated facilities at the Centre Spatial Guyanais in French Guiana. ELA3 was operated by Arianespace as part of the expendable launch system for Ariane 5 launch vehicles. As of July 2023^{[update]}, 117 launches have been carried out from it, the first of which occurred on 4 June 1996. The final launch occurred on 5 July 2023.
Launch site  Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG)  

Location  5°14′20″N 52°46′05″W / 5.239°N 52.768°W  
Time zone  UTC−03 (GFT)  
Short name  ELA3  
Operator  Arianespace · ESA  
Total launches  117  
Launch pad(s)  1  

ELA3 is 21 square kilometres in size.^{[1]}
Date and Time (UTC) 
Flight number 
Launcher  Variant  Serial number 
Payload(s)  Outcome  No. 

4 June 1996, 12:34:06  V88 ^{[2]}  Ariane 5  G  501  Cluster  Failure  1 
19971030 13:43:00  V101  G  502  MaqSatH, TEAMSAT, MaqSatB, YES  Partial failure^{[3]}  2  
19981021 16:37:21  V112  G  503  MaqSat 3, ARD  Success  3  
19991210 14:32:07  V119  G  504  XMMNewton  Success  4  
20000321 23:28:19  V128  G  505  INSAT3B, AsiaStar  Success  5  
20000914 22:54:07  V130  G  506  Astra 2B, GE7  Success  6  
20001116 01:07:07  V135  G  507  PAS1R, Amsat P3D, STRV 1C, STRV 1D  Success  7  
20001220 00:26:00  V138  G  508  Astra 2D, GE8, LDREX  Success  8  
20010308 22:51:00  V140  G  509  Eutelsat 28A, BSAT2a  Success  9  
20010712 22:58:00  V142  G  510  Artemis, BSAT2b  Partial failure^{[4]}  10  
20020301 01:07:59  V145  G  511  Envisat  Success  11  
20020705 23:22:00  V153  G  512  Stellat 5, NStar c  Success  12  
20020828 22:45:00  V155  G  513  Atlantic Bird 1, Meteosat 8  Success  13  
20021211 22:22:00  V157  ECA  517  Hot Bird 7, Stentor  Failure^{[5]}  14  
20030409 22:52:19  V160  G  514  INSAT3A, Galaxy 12  Success  15  
20030611 22:38:15  V161  G  515  Optus and Defence C1, BSAT2c  Success  16  
20030927 23:14:46  V162  G  516  INSAT3E, eBird 1, SMART1  Success  17  
20040302 07:17:44  V158  G+  518  Rosetta  Success  18  
20040718 00:44:00  V163  G+  519  Anik F2  Success  19  
20041218 16:26:00  V165  G+  520  Helios 2A, Essaim 1, 2, 3, 4, PARASOL, Nanosat 01  Success  20  
20050212 21:03:00  V164  ECA  521  XTAREUR, MaqsatB2, Sloshsat  Success  21  
20050811 08:20:00  V166  GS  523  Thaicom 4  Success  22  
20051013 22:32:00  V168  GS  524  Syracuse 3A, Galaxy 15  Success  23  
20051116 23:46:00  V167  ECA  522  Spaceway F2, TELKOM2  Success  24  
20051221 22:33:00  V169  GS  525  INSAT4A, Meteosat 9  Success  25  
20060311 22:32:50  V170  ECA  527  Spainsat, Hot Bird 7A  Success^{[6]}  26  
20060527 21:09  V171  ECA  529  Satmex 6, Thaicom 5  Success^{[7]}  27  
20060811 22:15  V172  ECA  531  JCSAT10, Syracuse 3B  Success^{[8]}  28  
20061013 20:56  V173  ECA  533  DirecTV9S, Optus D1, LDREX2  Success^{[9]}  29  
20061208 22:08  V174  ECA  534  WildBlue 1, AMC18  Success^{[10]}  30  
20070311 22:03  V175  ECA  535  Skynet 5A, INSAT4B  Success^{[11]}  31  
20070504 22:29  V176  ECA  536  Astra 1L, Galaxy 17  Success^{[12]}  32  
20070814 23:44  V177  ECA  537  Spaceway3, BSAT3A  Success^{[13]}  33  
20071005 22:02  V178  GS  526  Intelsat 11, Optus D2  Success^{[14]}  34  
20071114 22:06  V179  ECA  538  Skynet 5B, Star One C1  Success^{[15]}  35  
20071221 21:41  V180  GS  530  RASCOMQAF 1, Horizons2  Success^{[16]}  36  
20080309 04:03  V181  ES  528  ATV1 "Jules Verne"  Success^{[17]}  37  
20080418 22:17  V182  ECA  539  Star One C2, Vinasat1  Success^{[18]}  38  
20080612 22:05  V183  ECA  540  Turksat 3A, Skynet 5C  Success^{[19]}  39  
20080707 21:47  V184  ECA  541  Badr6, ProtoStar I  Success^{[20]}  40  
20080814 20:44  V185  ECA  542  AMC21, Superbird 7  Success^{[21]}  41  
20081220 22:35  V186  ECA  543  Eutelsat W2M, Hot Bird 9  Success^{[22]}  42  
20090212 22:09  V187  ECA  545  Hot Bird 10, NSS9, Spirale A, Spirale B  Success^{[23]}  43  
20090514 13:12  V188  ECA  546  Herschel, Planck  Success^{[24]}  44  
20090701 19:52  V189  ECA  547  TerreStar1  Success^{[25]}  45  
20090821 22:09  V190  ECA  548  JCSAT12, Optus D3  Success^{[26]}  46  
20091001 21:59  V191  ECA  549  Amazonas 2, COMSATBw1  Success^{[27]}  47  
20091029 20:00  V192  ECA  550  NSS12, Thor 6  Success^{[28]}  48  
20091218 16:26  V193  GS  532  Helios 2B  Success^{[29]}  49  
20100521 22:01  V194  ECA  551  Astra 3B, COMSATBw2  Success^{[30]}  50  
20100626 21:41  V195  ECA  552  Arabsat5A, COMS1  Success^{[31]}  51  
20100804 20:59  V196  ECA  554  Nilesat 201, RASCOMQAF 1R  Success^{[32]}  52  
20101028 21:51  V197  ECA  555  Eutelsat W3B, BSAT3b  Success^{[33]}  53  
20101126 18:39  V198  ECA  556  Intelsat 17, HYLAS 1  Success^{[34]}  54  
20101229 21:27  V199  ECA  557  Koreasat 6, HispaSat1E  Success^{[35]}  55  
20110216 21:50  V200  ES  544  ATV2 "Johannes Kepler"  Success^{[36]}  56  
20110422 21:37  VA201  ECA  558  Yahsat 1A, Intelsat New Dawn  Success^{[37]}  57  
20110520 20:38  VA202  ECA  559  ST2, GSAT8  Success^{[38]}  58  
20110806 22:52  VA203  ECA  560  Astra 1N, BSAT 3c  Success^{[39]}  59  
20110921 21:38  VA204  ECA  561  Arabsat 5C, SES2  Success^{[40]}  60  
20120323 04:34  VA205  ES  553  ATV3 "Edoardo Amaldi"  Success^{[41]}  61  
20120515 22:13  VA206  ECA  562  JCSAT13, Vinasat2  Success^{[42]}  62  
20120705 21:36  VA207  ECA  563  EchoStar XVII, MSG3  Success^{[43]}  63  
20120802 20:54  VA208  ECA  564  INTELSAT 20, HYLAS 2  Success^{[44]}  64  
20120928 21:18  VA209  ECA  565  Astra 2F, GSAT10  Success^{[45]}  65  
20121110 21:05  VA210  ECA  566  Eutelsat 21B, Star One C3  Success^{[46]}  66  
20121219 21:49  VA211  ECA  567  Skynet 5D, MEXSAT3  Success^{[47]}  67  
20130207 21:36  VA212  ECA  568  Amazonas3, Azerspace1/Africasat1a  Success^{[48]}  68  
20130605 21:52  VA213  ES  592  ATV4 "Albert Einstein"  Success^{[49]}  69  
20130725 19:54  VA214  ECA  569  Alphasat IXL, INSAT3D  Success^{[50]}  70  
20130829 20:30  VA215  ECA  570  Eutelsat 25B / Es'hail 1, GSAT7  Success^{[51]}  71  
20140206 21:30  VA217  ECA  572  ABS2, AthenaFidus  Success^{[52]}  72  
20140322 22:04  VA216  ECA  571  Astra 5B, Amazonas 4A  Success^{[53]}  73  
20140729 23:47  VA219  ES  593  ATV5 "Georges Lemaître"  Success^{[54]}  74  
20140911 22:05  VA218  ECA  573  MEASAT 3b, Optus 10  Success^{[55]}  75  
20141016 21:43  VA220  ECA  574  Intelsat 30, ARSAT1  Success^{[56]}  76  
20141206 20:40  VA221  ECA  575  DirecTV14, GSAT16  Success^{[57]}  77  
20150426 20:00  VA222  ECA  576  Thor 7, SICRAL2  Success^{[58]}  78  
20150527 21:16  VA223  ECA  577  DirecTV15, Sky Mexico 1  Success^{[59]}  79  
20150715 21:42  VA224  ECA  578  Star One C4, MSG4  Success^{[60]}  80  
20150820 20:34  VA225  ECA  579  Eutelsat 8 West B, Intelsat 34  Success^{[61]}  81  
20150930 20:30  VA226  ECA  580  NBN Co 1A, ARSAT2  Success^{[62]}  82  
20151110 21:34  VA227  ECA  581  Arabsat 6B, GSAT15  Success^{[63]}  83  
20160127 23:20  VA228  ECA  583  Intelsat 29e  Success^{[64]}  84  
20160309 05:20  VA229  ECA  582  Eutelsat 65 West A  Success^{[65]}  85  
20160618 21:38  VA230  ECA  584  EchoStar 18, BRIsat  Success  86  
20160824 22:16  VA232  ECA  586  Intelsat 33e, Intelsat 36  Success  87  
20161005 20:30  VA231  ECA  585  Sky Muster II, GSAT18  Success  88  
20161117 10:07  VA233  ES  594  Galileo FOC M6  Success  89  
20161221 17:30  VA234  ECA  587  Star One D1, JCSAT15  Success  90  
20170214 18:39  VA235  ECA  588  Intelsat 32e / SkyBrasil1, Telkom 3S  Success  91  
20170504 21:50  VA236  ECA  589  Koreasat 7, SGDC1  Success  92  
20170601 23:45  VA237  ECA  590  ViaSat2, Eutelsat 172B  Success  93  
20170628 21:15  VA238  ECA  591  EuropaSat / Hellas Sat 3, GSAT17  Success  94  
20170929 21:56  VA239  ECA  5100  Intelsat 37e, BSAT4a  Success  95  
20171212 18:36  VA240  ES  595  Galileo FOC M7  Success  96  
20180125 22:20  VA241  ECA  5101  SES14 with GOLD, Al Yah 3  Partial failure  97  
20180405 21:34  VA242  ECA  5102  Superbird8 / DSN1, HYLAS4  Success  98  
20180725 11:25  VA244  ES  595  Galileo FOC M8  Success  99  
20180925 22:38  VA243  ECA  5103  Horizons3e, Azerspace2 / Intelsat 38  Success  100  
20181020 01:45  VA245  ECA  5105  BepiColombo  Success  101  
20181204 20:37  VA246  ECA  5104a  GSAT11, GEOKOMPSAT 2A  Success  102  
20190205 21:01  VA247  ECA  5106  GSAT31, Hellas Sat 4 / SaudiGeoSat 1  Success  103  
20190620 21:43  VA248  ECA  5107  DirecTV16, Eutelsat 7C  Success  104  
20190806 19:30  VA249  ECA  5108  EDRSC/HYLAS3, Intelsat 39  Success  105  
20191126 21:23  VA250  ECA  5109  Inmarsat5 F5, TIBA1  Success  106  
20200116 21:05  VA251  ECA  5110  Eutelsat Konnect, GSAT30  Success  107  
20200218 22:18  VA252  ECA  5111  JCSAT17, GEOKOMPSAT2B  Success  108  
20200815 22:04  VA253  ECA  5112  BSAT4b, Galaxy 30, MEV2  Success  109  
20210730 21:00  VA254  ECA  5113  Eutelsat Quantum, Star One D2  Success  110  
20211021 02:10  VA255  ECA  5114  SES17, Syracuse 4A  Success  111  
20211225 12:20  VA256  ECA  5115  James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)  Success  112  
20220623 21:50  VA257  ECA  5116  MEASAT3d, GSAT24  Success  113  
20220907 21:45  VA258  ECA  5117  Eutelsat Konnect VHTS  Success  114  
20221213 20:30  VA259  ECA  5118  Galaxy 35 & 36, MTGI1  Success  115  
20230414 12:14  VA260  ECA  5119  JUICE  Success  116  
2023070 22:00  VA261  ECA  5120  Syracuse 4B, Heinrich Hertz  Success  117 