History & Administration

Space Coast airport exterior at sunset


1927 – The Arthur Dunn Airpark came into existence as a county airport

Early 1940’s – The Brevard County Mosquito Control District constructed the Central Brevard Airport, later renamed the Merritt Island Airport and became a public general aviation facility

1943 – the U.S. Government constructed the Space Coast Regional Airport

1959 – Original airport authority is established

1963 – The “Titusville-Cocoa Airport District Act of 1963” created the Titusville-Cocoa Airport District and the Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority (“Authority”) to govern the operations of the airport facilities and service the local, commercial, corporate aviation needs and stimulate economic growth in the local communities.

Today – The Authority governs the affairs of the Airport District, which includes our three-airport system: Space Coast Regional Airport, Arthur Dunn Airpark, Merritt Island Airport and new Spaceport.




  • The District is created for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, improving, financing, operating, and maintaining airport facilities and such buildings, structures, roads, alleyways, railroad loading and unloading facilities, and any other development of land owned or leased by the Authority and essential to the economic welfare of the inhabitants of the Authority and which will promote the economic, commercial and industrial development of the Authority.
  • The Fiscal Year for the Titusville-Cocoa Airport District Runs from October 1st to September 30th of the following year.
  • The Enabling Legislation of the Titusville-Cocoa Airport District does not levy any taxes, fees, assessments or charges.
  • The Titusville-Cocoa Airport District consists of much of Brevard County, Florida.
  • The Titusville-Cocoa Airport District has not adopted a code of ethics.


Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority Appraisal of Real Property

Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority Rules and Regulations

Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority Independent Auditor’s Report  2019–2020

Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority 2020–2021 Budget


Economic Development Partnerships

Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority is proud to partner with community organizations driving investment in our region.

Florida’s Space Coast Economic Development Commission

North Brevard Economic Development Zone