About 62% of the members live within a 12.5 mile radius of the ATK-Elkton MD solid propellant rocket motor plant (click here) or map to see a map to the host site of all Lunch & Learn meetings). ATK-Elkton is the major employer of those in the Delaware section. The distance to Newark, DE (home of the University of Delaware) is 8.5 miles from ATK-Elkton. About 78% of the members live within a 34 mile radius of the plant. The geographic centroid of the membership is located about 4 miles NNW of Middletown, DE and about 10.6 radial miles from ATK-Elkton.
The two members living the farthest away from ATK-Elkton, as well as most Eastern, are about 88 travel miles to the southeast near the Atlantic Ocean in Rehobeth Beach, DE. The member living farthest South is in Seaford DE about 84 travel miles from ATK-Elkton. The members living to the south are primarily employed by ILC-Dover in Fredrica, DE (about 10 miles below our state capital on Route 113 - Dover [red star outlined in white]). The Western most member lives about 48 travel miles away from ATK-Elkton in Chestertown MD SW of Elkton. Finally, the Northern most member lives about 60 travel miles away from ATK-Elkton in Narberth, PA (approximately 13 miles from Chester, PA [in NNE direction]).
Other Delaware locations of interest shown on the map are Wilmington (largest city in state) and Lewes which is the western terminus of the Cape May to Lewes Ferry between New Jersey and Delaware. Not shown on the map is the location of the Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation (DASEF) that sponsors a rocket launching activity for students in Cape Henlopen State Park (near Lewes) each spring (May).