Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
25-54-22.1000N (25.906139)
Longitude: 
097-25-33.6000W (-97.426)
Elevation: 
22.4 feet MSL (7 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.4 E (as of April 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
04 N.M. E of Brownsville, Texas
Found On: 
Brownsville Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

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

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
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)
Responsible 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: 
Yes
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:  30
Multi Engine:  8
Jet Engine:  1

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2017)

Total Operations:  30345
Commercial:  4080 13.4%
Air Taxi:  7143 23.5%
GA Local:  2635 8.7%
GA Itinerant:  7711 25.4%
Military Aircraft:  8776 28.9%

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:  128.55 (956-546-4540)
EMERG:  121.5
EMERG:  243.0

       

    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 03/25/21 to 0901Z 04/22/21.

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    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 RNAV (GPS) RWY 31 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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    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 12 100LL, Jet A
    22.9 Valley International Airport
    (HRL KHRL HRL)
    327 324 100LL, Jet A
    33.8 Mid Valley Airport
    (TXW)
    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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    NM of KBRO

    Remarks

    A110-1 FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVAILABLE.
    A110-10 LGTD OIL DERRICKS LCTN APRXLY 5 NM NE MAX 500 FT AGL.
    A110-11 BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-19 FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC CRP APCH AT 361-299-4230.
    A110-20 TWY A EAST OF RWY 13-31 CLSD INDEF.
    A110-21 TWY E NORTH OF TWY D CLSD INDEF.
    A110-5 RIGHT TFC WHEN ATCT CLSD FOR RWY 13 AND RWY 31 ONLY.
    A14 DIRECTOR OF AVIATION.
    A17 FOR ACFT SVC CALL 956-542-5852 OR 956-542-9111.
    A26 WHEN ATCT CLSD REQ ARFF ASSISTANCE THRU HOUSTON ARTCC OR FLT SVC. PPR 24 HRS FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 956-542-4373.
    A81-APT DUSK-DAWN. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 13 - CTAF.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 13/31
    18/36
    Longest Runway: 13/31 is 7399 ft (2255 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 13

    BRO Airport Runway Details

    Runway 13/31  7399 ft x 150 ft (2255 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 02/20/2017
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  67 /R/D/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  170.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  240.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 13

    Runway 31

    Elevation: 
    17.3 20.0
    Latitude: 
    25-54-46.1607N 25-53-53.9785N
    Longitude: 
    097-25-52.6923W 097-24-55.8013W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    135 315
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREE TREE
    Object Height: 
    31 24
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1224 751
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    369 ft. left of centerline 611 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    68
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    7399 7399
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    7399 7399
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    7399 7399
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    7399 7399

    Runway 18/36  6000 ft x 150 ft (1829 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 02/20/2017
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  7 /F/C/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  144.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  150.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 18

    Runway 36

    Elevation: 
    19.7 22.3
    Latitude: 
    25-54-54.2675N 25-53-54.8810N
    Longitude: 
    097-25-43.8601W 097-25-46.3179W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    182 002
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREE TREE
    Object Height: 
    37 30
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    722 660
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    369 ft. left of centerline 611 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    50
    Threshold Elevation: 
    19.5
    Displaced Threshold: 
    190
    Threshold Latitude: 
    25-54-52.3949N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    097-25-43.9358W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    6000 5532
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    6000 5532
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    6000 5532
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    5810 5532

    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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