Ellington Airport

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Houston Weather (°F)

KEFD (0.1 NM at True Heading of 219)
METAR: KEFD 161854Z 08005KT 10SM SCT045 32/22 A2995
TAF: TAF KEFD 161200Z 1612/1718 VRB06KT 9999 FEW018 QNH2993INS BECMG 1613/1614 VRB06KT 8000 BR BKN026 QNH2995INS BECMG 1614/1615 VRB06KT 9999 NSW FEW026 QNH2989INS BECMG 1708/1709 VRB06KT 8000 BR BKN018 QNH2993INS BECMG 1716/1717 VRB06KT 9999 NSW FEW050 QNH2996INS TX33/1621Z TN24/1612Z

Location

Latitude: 
29-36-26.4000N (29.607333)
Longitude: 
095-09-31.5000W (-95.15875)
Elevation: 
32.5 feet MSL (10 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
1.9 E (as of August 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
15 N.M. SE of Houston, Texas
Found On: 
Houston Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
ARTURO MACHUCA
BLDG 510 ELLINGTON FIELD
HOUSTON, TX 77034
713-847-4200
CITY OF HOUSTON
16930 JFK BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77032
281-233-3000

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
06/1942
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZHU (Houston)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZHU (Houston)
Lighting Schedule: 
SS-SR
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1032 feet (315 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
EFD
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class IV
ARFF Index: A
Air Carrier Service: Not Scheduled
Certification Date: 07/1987

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  32
Multi Engine:  8
Jet Engine:  30
Military Aircraft:  25

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2020)

Total Operations:  87485
Commercial:  2514 2.9%
Air Taxi:  10718 12.3%
GA Local:  17876 20.4%
GA Itinerant:  33197 37.9%
Military Aircraft:  23180 26.5%

Communications

Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  ELLINGTON
126.05
253.5
Hrs: 24
Ground:  121.6
275.8
Approach:  HOUSTON
Departure:  HOUSTON
ATIS:  135.575
269.9
Hrs: 24
AWOS-3:  135.575 (713-847-4430)
EMERG:  121.5
RADAR:  271.3
RADAR:  134.1
RADAR:  284.0
ANG OPS:  288.5
ANG COMD POST:  142.2
PMSV METRO:  372.2
ANG OPS:  142.2
RADAR:  390.8
EMERG:  243.0
RADAR:  396.0

  • ANG FM 41.00 AVBL 0630-1600LCL PRIOR REQUEST ONLY MON-FRI.
  • FOR ANG OPS CALL TEXAN OPS.
  • FOR COMD POST CALL LONE STAR.
  • ANG OPS COMD POST 288.5.
   
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Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 713

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Brazos Avionics
  
Unicom 122.7 922-6686 80, 100LL, Jet A
Cliff Hyde Flying Service
  
464-6524
Lentz Enterprises
  
922-6181 100LL, Jet A
Signature Flight Support
   Email
Unicom: 122.95 +1 281 484 6551
Southwest Airport Services
  
Unicom 122.95 484-6551, 800-426-5237 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Fort Worth(FTW)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 07/14/22 to 0901Z 08/11/22.

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-5
DP ALEXANDRIA THREE SC-5
DP ALEXANDRIA THREE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
DP BLTWY SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
DP BORRN FOUR (RNAV) SC-5
DP BORRN FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
DP CRIED ONE SC-5
DP EL DORADO ONE SC-5
DP EL DORADO ONE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
DP GIFFA ONE SC-5
DP HOODO SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
DP INDIE EIGHT (RNAV) SC-5
DP INDUSTRY ONE SC-5
DP INDUSTRY ONE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
DP KARRR SIX (RNAV) SC-5
DP KARRR SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
DP LEONA FOUR SC-5
DP LEONA FOUR[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
DP LUFKIN THREE SC-5
DP LUFKIN THREE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
DP LURIC EIGHT (RNAV) SC-5
DP MMALT FIVE (RNAV) SC-5
DP PALACIOS TWO SC-5
DP PALACIOS TWO[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
DP STRYA EIGHT (RNAV) SC-5
DP STYCK EIGHT (RNAV) SC-5
DP WATFO FIVE (RNAV) SC-5
DP WYLSN EIGHT (RNAV) SC-5
IAP HI-ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 17R SC-5
IAP HI-ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 22 SC-5
IAP HI-ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 35L SC-5
IAP HI-TACAN RWY 17R SC-5
IAP HI-TACAN RWY 35L SC-5
IAP ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 17R SC-5
IAP ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 22 SC-5
IAP ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 35L SC-5
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 SC-5
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R SC-5
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 22 SC-5
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L SC-5
IAP TACAN RWY 04 SC-5
IAP TACAN RWY 17R SC-5
IAP TACAN RWY 22 SC-5
IAP TACAN RWY 35L SC-5
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SC-5
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SC-5
STAR BLUBELL FOUR SC-5
STAR CESAN FOUR (RNAV) SC-5
STAR CESAN FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
STAR HUDZY FOUR SC-5
STAR HUDZY FOUR[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
STAR OHIIO FOUR SC-5
STAR SNIFY ONE ARRIVAL SC-5
STAR TKNIQ THREE (RNAV) SC-5
STAR TKNIQ THREE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
STAR TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL SC-5
STAR TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
STAR WAPPL SIX (RNAV) SC-5
STAR WAPPL SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
STAR WAPPL SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.2 SC-5
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near EFD

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
6.2 La Porte Municipal Airport
(T41)
52 50 100LL, Jet A
6.6 William P Hobby Airport
(HOU KHOU HOU)
290 288 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
6.8 Pearland Regional Airport
(KLVJ LVJ)
220 218 100LL, Jet A
11.7 Wolfe Air Park Airport
(3T2)
228 226 100LL
17.7 Houston/Southwest Airport
(KAXH AXH)
249 247 100LL, Jet A
18.7 Rwj Airpark Airport
(54T)
60 58 100LL, Jet A
24.5 George Bush Intcntl/Houston Airport
(IAH KIAH IAH)
337 335 100LL, Jet A
25.8 Scholes International At Galveston Airport
(GLS KGLS GLS)
142 140 100LL, Jet A
26.0 Sugar Land Regional Airport
(SGR KSGR SGR)
272 270 100LL, Jet A
29.6 West Houston Airport
(IWS KIWS IWS)
295 293 100LL, Jet A
33.9 Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
(LJN KLBX LBX)
208 206 100LL, Jet A
34.1 David Wayne Hooks Meml Airport
(DWH KDWH DWH)
323 321 100LL, Jet A
37.0 Liberty Municipal Airport
(T78)
40 38 100LL, Jet A
45.6 Cleveland Municipal Airport
(6R3)
9 7 100LL
46.7 Conroe/North Houston Regional Airport
(CXO KCXO CXO)
343 341 100LL, Jet A
53.0 Bay City Regional Airport
(BBC KBYY BYY)
224 222 100LL, Jet A
56.2 Wharton Regional Airport
(WHT KARM ARM)
248 246 100LL, Jet A
56.4 Beaumont Municipal Airport
(BMT KBMT BMT)
60 59 100LL, Jet A
62.7 Jack Brooks Regional Airport
(BPT KBPT BPT)
70 69 100LL, Jet A
64.1 Hawthorne Field Airport
(45R)
46 45 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 TWY B UNLGTD EAST OF RY 17R/35L; DALGT USE ONLY.
A110-11 NMRS BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT ALL QUADRANTS.
A110-23 RWY 17R ARRESTING BARRIERS 1500 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
A110-24 RWY 35L ARRESTING BARRIERS 1849 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
A110-29 FLUID: LHOX HPOX
A110-30 SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
A110-31 CAUTION: NMRS SMALL ARPT WITH EXTV TRNG IN AREA OF ARPT.
A110-35 NS ABTMT: NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S AND E OF FLD. JET ACFT RSTD TO STR-IN FULL STOP LDG ONLY BTN 2200-0700 DLY, 2200-1300 SUN. NO MULTI PRACTICE VFR APCH BTN 2300-0700 SUN. ON DEP JET ACFT MIN USE OF AFTER BURNERS AND CLIMB RWY HDG TO 1000' PRIOR TO TURNS OR REJOIN.
A110-38 CG: MIN 24 HR PPR EXC CG MSN. C713-578-3000.
A110-39 STREET LGTS LCTD 700 FT EAST OF RWY 17R APCH MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR APCH LGTS.
A110-4 BE ALERT FOR MIL ACFT AT 1600 MSL MAKING OVHD APCHS.
A110-41 MISC: PRK RAMP CAP TDT710.
A110-48 ANG: ANG RAMP CLSD TO ALL ACFT EXEC OFFL BUS ONLY. 24 HRS PPR, CTC BASE OPS, 1200-2130Z++ TUE-FRI, CLSD WKEND & HOL. DSN 454-2142, C281-929-2142. COMD POST AVBL 24 HR, DSN 454-2716, C281-929-2716. ALL OTHER TRAN ACFT CTC FBO 281-484-6551.
A110-49 RWY 04 ARRESTING BARRIERS 1563 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
A110-50 RWY 22 ARRESTING BARRIERS 1496 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
A110-52 SERVICE - AGEAR: POTENTIAL FOR TAIL HOOK SKIP ON RWY 17R/35L AND RWY 04/22 DUE TO CNTLN LGT WITHIN 200' OF RWY A-G. AGEAR: A-GEAR LGTD MRK PLACEMENT EXCEEDS 75' FR RWY EDGE.
A110-53 ARPT CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN 171 FT OR GREATER EXCEPT 24 HRS PPR 281-433-1612.
A110-54 SERVICE-FUEL: A++ (MIL).
A110-55 ANG OPS COMD POST 288.5.
A110-56 ANG: BASH PHASE II COND JUN-SEP FOR MIGRATORY BIRDS. BASH PHASE I OCT-MAY.
A110-57 JASU: 1(-95) 1(-86) 1(JETEX5).
A110-58 UAS OPS WI ELLINGTON CLASS D ASP, OPR HRS VARY.
A110-59 PPR FOR UNSCHEDULED AIR CARRIER OPS, CTC 281-433-1612.
A110-60 RWY 17L-35R AND TWY B EAST OF RWY 17R-35L NOT AVBL FOR AIR CARRIER ACFT.
A110-61 NSTD AFLD MRK ON ANG ACFT PRK APN.
A110-7 70 FT AGL TANKS LCTD 1400 FT NE OF RY 17R APCH.
A110-9 RWY 17L/35R BTWN TWYS C & G - DUAL PURPOSE RWY/TWY WITH TWY LGTS.
E111 PROVIDED ARPT CONTINUES TO BE CONTROLLED BY ATCT, RWY 04/22 IS DEVELOPED AS PRIMARY RWY UPGRADED TO PIR CAPABLE OF USE BY ANG & NASA ACFT.
E147 TPA: 1067 FT AGL VFR RECTANGULAR, 1567 FT AGL OVERHEAD, 567 FT AGL LGT ACFT.
E60-04 BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1563').
E60-17R BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1500').
E60-22 BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1496').
E60-35L BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1850').

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 04/22
17L/35R
17R/35L
Longest Runway: 17R/35L is 9001 ft (2744 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 22, 17R, 35L

EFD Airport Runway Details

Runway 04/22  8001 ft x 150 ft (2439 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/24/2012
Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  110/R/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  100.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  164.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  300.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  668.0

Runway 04

Runway 22

Elevation: 
26.0 30.3
Latitude: 
29-35-53.4287N 29-36-50.5425N
Longitude: 
095-09-46.7581W 095-08-43.9702W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
044 224
ILS Type: 
ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
BAK-12 BAK-12
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Touchdown, Rollout Touchdown, Rollout
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
Touchdown Lights: 
Yes
Centerline Lights: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
50 50
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
8001 8001
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
8001 8001
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
8001 8001
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
8001 8001

Runway 17L/35R  4609 ft x 75 ft (1405 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/24/2012
Runway Pavement Class:  12 /R/C/W/T

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  24.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  63.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  145.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  300.0

Runway 17L

Runway 35R

Elevation: 
31.0 30.1
Latitude: 
29-37-06.4914N 29-36-20.8714N
Longitude: 
095-09-22.3502W 095-09-21.2998W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
179 359
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Basic Basic
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
4609 4609
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
4609 4609
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
4609 4609
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
4609 4609

Runway 17R/35L  9001 ft x 150 ft (2744 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 05/24/2012
Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  120/R/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  100.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  190.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  590.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  800.0

Runway 17R

Runway 35L

Elevation: 
31.9 27.5
Latitude: 
29-37-05.9916N 29-35-36.9140N
Longitude: 
095-09-51.8151W 095-09-49.7532W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
179 359
ILS Type: 
LOC/GS ILS
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
BAK-12 BAK-12
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Touchdown, Rollout Touchdown, Rollout
Approach Light System: 
1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers
Touchdown Lights: 
Yes Yes
Centerline Lights: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
48 32
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
9001 9001
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
9001 9001
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
9001 9001
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
9001 9001

Services

Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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