• Location

    Latitude: 
    25-54-22.0873N (25.906135)
    Longitude: 
    097-25-33.5818W (-97.425995)
    Elevation: 
    22.4 feet MSL (7 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    3.7 E (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    4 N.M. E of Brownsville, Texas
    Found On: 
    Brownsville Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ASW
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    09/1937
    Control tower: 
    Yes
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/ALL/ALL
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZHU (Houston)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    Yes
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1022 feet (312 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    BRO
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    Yes
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    No
    Military Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No
    Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
    Class I
    ARFF Index: B
    Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
    Certification Date: 05/1973

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  47
    Multi Engine:  9
    Jet Engine:  3
    GA Helicopters:  1

    Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2016)

    Total Operations:  32823
    Commercial:  2424 7.4%
    Air Taxi:  8295 25.3%
    GA Local:  3050 9.3%
    GA Itinerant:  10166 31.0%
    Military Aircraft:  8888 27.1%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  118.900
    Unicom:  122.950
    Tower:  BROWNSVILLE
    118.9
    239.3
    Hrs: 0600-0000
    Ground:  121.9
    Approach:  VALLEY
    119.5
    Departure:  VALLEY
    119.5
    ATIS:  128.55
    Hrs: 24
    ASOS:  (956-546-4540)
    EMERG:  121.5
    EMERG:  243.0

         
    • Contacts

      Manager: 
      Publicly owned: 
      BRYANT WALKER
      700 AMELIA EARHART
      BROWNSVILLE, TX 78521-5721
      956-542-4373
      CITY OF BROWNSVILLE
      BOX 911
      BROWNSVILLE, TX 78520
      956-542-4373
    • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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      Area Code: 956

      Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
      Brownsville Air Center
        
      Unicom 122.95 542-5572, -0245 100LL, Jet A
      Hunt Pan Am Aviation
        
      Unicom 122.95 542-9111 100LL, Jet A
      Southmost Aviation
        
      Unicom 122.95 542-5852, 831-4349 100LL, Jet A
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    • Flight Service Stations

      Primary Alternate
      FSS on Field:  N
      FSS Name (ID):  San Angelo(SJT)
      Frequency: 
      Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
         
    • Instrument Procedures / Charts


      FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

      There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

      APD - Airport Diagram
      DP - Departure Procedure Charts
      HOT - Hot Spots
      IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
      MIN - Minimums
      STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
      Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
      Last Cycle
      APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SC-3
      IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 13 SC-3
      IAP LOC BC RWY 31 SC-3
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 13 SC-3
      IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 SC-3
      IAP VOR OR TACAN-A SC-3
      LAH LAHSO SC-3
      MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SC-3
      MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SC-3
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    • Maps

      Brownsville - Brownsville/South Padre Island International (BRO) Airport Terminal Map

      Terminal Map Not Available for this Airport

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      BRO Airport Diagram

      Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) Diagram
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    • METAR / TAF

      METAR

      TAF

    • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near BRO

      Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
    • Nearby Airports with Fuel

      Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
      16.2 Port Isabel-Cameron County Airport
      (KPIL PIL)
      15 11 100LL, Jet A
      22.9 Valley International Airport
      (HRL KHRL HRL)
      327 323 100LL, Jet A
      33.8 Mid Valley Airport
      (T65)
      299 295 100LL, Jet A
      46.7 Mc Allen Miller International Airport
      (MFE KMFE MFE)
      290 286 100LL, Jet A
      86.5 Brooks County Airport
      (KBKS BKS)
      334 330 100LL, Jet A
    • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

      NOTAMs

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      NOTAM Radius Search

      NOTAMS within
      NM of KBKS

      NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

      Locations (ICAO):
      Buffer (Both Sides):
      NM
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    • Ratings & Reviews

      Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport Ratings

      Category Aspect Rating
      Overall Rating for Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Flight Service Number of Flights
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Number of Routes Served
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      International Routes Served
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      On-time Performance
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Business Centers
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Airport Website (information & tools)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Availability of Internet Connectivity
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Wireless Internet Access
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      General Facilities ATM Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Public Telephones
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restrooms
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Architecture
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Terminal Layout
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Seating Areas
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Cleanliness
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Children Play Areas
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Geographic Location
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Claim Locations
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Baggage Handling
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Overall Comfort
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Security Lines
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Parking Pricing
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Public Transport
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Car Rental
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Taxis
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Hotel Shuttles
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Proximity to City Center
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

      Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
      • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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    • Remarks

      A110-1 9 FT FENCE LCTD APRXLY 900 FT NORTH OF RY 17.
      A16 361-850-3430 OR FROM NOV-FEB ON CALL 24/7
      A17 FOR ATTENDANT AFT HRS CALL 361-325-2909.
      A35-14/32 SINGLE WHEEL 18000 LBS.
      A58-14 RUNWAY 14: +16' TREES FM THLD TO 200' FM THLD 87' R
      A81-APT MIRL RY 17/35 PRESET LOW INTST, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT PAPI RYS 17 & 35 AND REIL 17- CTAF.

    • Runways

      BRO Airport Runway Summary

      Longest Runway: 17/35 is 6006 ft (1831 m) long
      Runways with an Instrument Approach:

      BRO Airport Runway Details

      Runway 14/32  3018 ft x 60 ft (920 m x 18 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/23/2014
      Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  4.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 14

      Runway 32

      Elevation: 
      111 111
      Latitude: 
      27-12-32.4215N 27-12-06.6801N
      Longitude: 
      098-07-30.8934W 098-07-13.9048W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      149 329
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Basic Basic
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREES TREES
      Object Height: 
      26 27
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      534 744
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      75 ft. left of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 17/35  6006 ft x 75 ft (1831 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/23/2014
      Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear:  52.0
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  80.0
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 17

      Runway 35

      Elevation: 
      111 111
      Latitude: 
      27-12-52.6185N 27-11-53.1415N
      Longitude: 
      098-07-12.4516W 098-07-12.3403W
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      180 360
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Left Left
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Good Good
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      TREE
      Object Height: 
      39 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      1014 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      75 ft. left of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      45 45
      Threshold Elevation: 
      0 0
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 14/32  3071 ft x 40 ft (936 m x 12 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 14

      Runway 32

      Elevation: 
      109 112
      Latitude: 
      27.209 27.2017
      Longitude: 
      -98.1253 -98.1205
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      150 330
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      109 112
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

      Runway 17/35  5002 ft x 75 ft (1525 m x 23 m)
      Runway Length Source:  as of
      Surface:  Asphalt -
      Runway Pavement Class: 
      Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

      Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
      Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
      Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

      Runway 17

      Runway 35

      Elevation: 
      112 112
      Latitude: 
      27.2146 27.2009
      Longitude: 
      -98.1201 -98.1201
      True Magnetic Hdg.: 
      180 360
      ILS Type: 
      Glide Path Angle: 
      0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
      Traffic Pattern: 
      Runway Markings Type: 
      Runway Markings Condition:
      Arresting Device: 
      Object at End: 
      Object Height: 
      0 0
      Object Marked/Lighted?: 
      Distance from End: 
      0 0
      Object Centerline Offset: 
      Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
      Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
      Approach Light System: 
      REIL: 
      Yes Yes
      Touchdown Lights: 
      Centerline Lights: 
      Threshold Crossing Height: 
      Threshold Elevation: 
      112 112
      Displaced Threshold: 
      0 0
      Threshold Latitude: 

      Threshold Longitude: 

      Declared Distances
      Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
      0 0
      Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
      0 0
      Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
      0 0
      Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
      0 0

    • Services

      Airframe Repair: 
      None
      Powerplant Repair: 
      None
      Bottled Oxygen: 
      None
      Bulk Oxygen: 
      None
      Fuel Available: 
      100LL, Jet A
      Landing Fees: 
      No
      Parking: 
      Tiedowns available

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