As the economic development authority for Hancock County, Mississippi, Hancock County Air, Port & Space owns and operates Port Bienville Industrial Complex and Stennis International Airport, in addition to fostering business investment NASA's premiere rocket testing facility - Stennis Space Center.
Hancock County, Mississippi: Port. Air. Space. Opportunity in all directions in a strategic Gulf Coast location, just an hour from New Orleans, with immediate access to I10 and U.S. 90, and an incomparable combination of logistical assets. An international point of entry and launching pad for global space travel, Hancock County provides unparalleled reach across the nation, around the globe—and far beyond.
HANCOCK PORT, AIR & SPACE energizes your shipping equation as the Port of Bienville opens access to the Intracoastal Waterway with superb shallow draft port facilities equipped to handle bulk and break-bulk cargo with trans-loading capabilities. HANCOCK PORT, AIR & SPACE fuels productivity with Stennis International Airport. Move your cargo faster, land your biggest planes on the 8,500ft runway that can accommodate the largest aircraft in the world.
Today, HANCOCK PORT, AIR & SPACE is transcending earthly limits, as a location for leading space explorers and home to the Stennis Space Center. This critical Federal city hosts the world’s foremost facility for rocket propulsion testing, while cutting-edge research is the mission at centers such as NASA’s Applied Research and Technology Office and the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command.
For industry HANCOCK PORT, AIR & SPACE offers sky-high opportunity. At Port Bienville Industrial Park, 22 shovel ready sites connect your operation to an impressive depth of resources: high capacity, low-cost utilities, heavy haul roads, plus short line rail that intersect with CSX Class I service. Enjoy Foreign Trade Zone advantages and leverage robust cluster assets in sectors including distribution, polymers and composites.