Expect heavy traffic on and around Kennedy Space Center on Friday, December 20, 2019, due to the upcoming United Launch Alliance launch of the Boeing Starliner spacecraft from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Launch is scheduled for 6:36 a.m. with an instantaneous window.


Beginning Friday, Dec. 20 at 3:30 a.m., Kennedy Space Center Security Police will be enforcing restricted access from the Kennedy Space Center boundary lines for the duration of the launch attempt. Security police will operate checkpoints at the property lines listed below:

  • State Road 3 from Gate 2 News Media Pass and Identification Building to State Road 405 (NASA Causeway), including Space Commerce Way. Access to Kennedy Space Visitor Complex, Exploration Park and Blue Origin will be limited to authorized personnel and invited launch guests.
  • The A. Max Brewer Memorial Bridge on State Road 406 in Titusville, east of Playalinda Beach. The Playalinda Beach area will be closed to the general public.
  • The Haulover Canal Bridge will be closed at 3:30 a.m. which will restrict access from the Oak Hill area

Please expect delays and plan accordingly.