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Shanks Ag Strip Airport

FAA: 61XS

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61XS Airport Location

Latitude: 
29-19-27.8900N (29.324414)
Longitude: 
096-01-14.8440W (-96.020790)
Elevation: 
100.0 feet MSL (30 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.9 E (as of October 2017 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
4 N.M. E of Wharton, Texas
Found On: 
Houston Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

61XS Airport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: 07/25 is 2800 ft (853 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

61XS Airport General Information

Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1100 feet (335 m)
NOTAM-D Service: 
No

61XS Airport Services

Fees: 
No

61XS Airport Contact Information

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
ROBERT R. SHANKS
RT 3 BOX 69
WHARTON, TX 77488
713-532-5208
ROBERT R. SHANKS
RT 3 BOX 69
WHARTON, TX 77488
713-532-5208

61XS Airport Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Montgomery County(CXO)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
   

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
8.2 Wharton Regional Airport
(WHT KARM ARM)
238 235 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
22.6 Bay City Regional Airport
(BBC KBYY BYY)
158 155 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
26.1 Sugar Land Regional Airport
(SGR KSGR SGR)
46 43 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
30.4 Houston-Southwest Airport
(KAXH AXH)
68 65 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
32.0 Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
(LJN KLBX LBX)
113 110 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
34.8 West Houston Airport
(IWS KIWS IWS)
31 28 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
35.2 Jackson County Airport
(26R)
236 233 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
37.5 Wolfe Air Park Airport
(3T2)
75 73 100LL
37.8 Palacios Municipal Airport
(PSX KPSX PSX)
198 195 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
41.7 Weiser Air Park Airport
(KEYQ EYQ)
28 25 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
42.4 Pearland Regional Airport
(KLVJ LVJ)
73 71 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
43.3 William P Hobby Airport
(HOU KHOU HOU)
63 61 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A-1 - Kerosene, freeze point -50C
48.1 Ellington Airport
(EFD KEFD EFD)
69 67 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
50.5 David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport
(DWH KDWH DWH)
28 25 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
53.1 George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
(IAH KIAH IAH)
41 39 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
53.2 Calhoun County Airport
(KPKV PKV)
220 217 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
54.1 La Porte Municipal Airport
(T41)
67 65 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
54.9 Victoria Regional Airport
(VCT KVCT VCT)
239 236 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
56.8 Brenham Municipal Airport
(11R)
341 338 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
60.8 Scholes International At Galveston Airport
(GLS KGLS GLS)
93 91 Grade 100LL gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from 61XS Airport Price
no Travelers Inn and Suites Wharton 4.6 54.95 USD
yes Super 8 Wharton Tx 5.9 54.95 USD
no Country Hearth Inn Wharton 5.9 0.00 USD
no Holiday Inn Express Wharton 5.9 115.00 USD
no Comfort Inn Rosenberg 17.9 84.00 USD
yes La Quinta Inn & Suites Rosenberg 18.4 74.00 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn And Suites Rosenberg 18.5 55.00 USD
yes Regency Inn & Suites Rosenberg 19.1 45.00 USD
yes Super 8 Rosenberg Tx 19.3 48.00 USD
yes Motel 6 Rosenberg 19.3 55.99 USD
no Best Western Executive Inn El Campo 19.9 95.00 USD
no Palace Inn Rosenberg 20.7 55.00 USD
no Springhill Suites Houston Rosenburg 21.7 69.00 USD
yes Knights Inn Rosenberg 21.9 55.00 USD
no Hampton Inn & Suites Houston - Rosenberg 22.1 84.15 USD
yes Knights Inn Bay City 23.0 51.00 USD
yes La Quinta Inn And Suites Bay City 23.7 119.00 USD
yes Comfort Suites Bay City 23.8 99.00 USD
no Hampton Inn Suites Bay City 23.9 80.76 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn West Columbia 25.5 63.99 USD
yes Executive Inn & Suites West Columbia 25.6 69.99 USD
yes Hom Away Inn And Resort 26.3 69.00 USD
no Best Western Sugar Land Inn 26.7 95.00 USD
yes Super 8 Brookshire Tx 29.2 59.00 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn Sealy 29.4 85.00 USD
Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the location of start and actual route traveled from the airport.


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