That’s right, “the dream of space tourists edged closer to reality on Friday, as the world’s first commercial spaceport opened a runway in New Mexico; flights could begin in nine to 18 months after Virgin Galactic conducts more testing.” Continue reading for the news report.

In addition to the runway, the terminal hangar facility is nearly completed. The building will be able to house up to five spacecraft and two guiding planes. [via DigitalTrends]