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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: 
3 E (as of January 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 Municipal 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 72 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 38 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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no Inn At The Waterpark 0.6 51.35 USD
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yes La Quinta Inn And Suites Galveston 1.0 59.00 USD
no Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Galveston West-Seawall 1.1 72.00 USD
yes Maravilla Condos 1.1 95.00 USD
no Seascape Condos 1.2 129.00 USD
yes The Dawn Condominiums managed on site by Prestige Management 1.5 174.00 USD
no Hampton Inn & Suites Galveston 1.8 99.00 USD
no Baymont Inn & Suites Galveston 1.9 50.85 USD
yes Americas Best Value Inn And Suites Galveston 1.9 65.00 USD
no Victorian Condo Hotel Resort 1.9 112.00 USD
no Springhill Suites Galveston Island 2.0 99.00 USD
no Casa Del Mar Galveston 2.0 99.00 USD
no Beachcomber Inn 2.0 39.95 USD
no Super 8 Motel - Galveston 2.0 39.95 USD
no Casa Del Mar Beachfront Suites 2.0 135.00 USD
yes Candlewood Suites Galveston 2.1 81.00 USD
no Quality Inn And Suites Galveston 2.2 55.00 USD
no Days Inn Galveston 2.2 44.95 USD
no Beachfront Palms Hotel 2.2 39.95 USD
yes Hilton Galveston Island Resort 2.5 84.15 USD
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no Holiday Inn Resort Galveston - On The Beach 2.8 75.00 USD
yes Galveston on the Gulf Resort 3.3 99.00 USD
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