In April 2021, a plan to expand the park to form Hokkaido Spaceport was announced. The launch pad currently used by IST for the sounding rockets is called Launch Complex-0. Launch Complex-1, the new launch pad for orbital launch is planned to be available in JFY2023, and another pad Launch Complex-2 is planned in JFY2025. The current 1000-meter runway is planned to be extended to 1300 m, and also possibility of new 3000 m runway in future.
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^「北海道スペースポート」が本格始動へ、新たに運営会社SPACE COTANが設立 (in Japanese). Mynavi. 23 April 2021. Retrieved 28 April 2021.