Pathway to the heavens goes through Texas airportZiad
Fly into Midland International Air and Space Port and it’s evident what runs the economy, even before the plane lands.
Look out the window as the pilot makes the final descent and next to the flight control radar is a pump jack. The big blue water tower next to the airport proudly reads “Midland, Feel The Energy.” The “L” in “Midland” is an oil rig.
But as veteran oil men get off the plane from Houston, Oklahoma or Casper, Wyoming, something might hit them. They just flew into Midland’s Air and Spaceport. On a drive along the tarmac on a gloomy Thursday afternoon, three things were clearly visible: an active oil rig exploring for oil and gas less than a quarter mile away, a Southwest flight pulling in, and a massive 40 thousand square foot office and hangar with a big XCOR sign conspicuously displayed for all to see. Read more >>