William P Hobby Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
29-38-43.5000N (29.645417)
Longitude: 
095-16-44.0000W (-95.278889)
Elevation: 
46.3 feet MSL (14 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.1 E (as of May 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
08 N.M. SE of Houston, Texas
Found On: 
Houston Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
STEVEN HENNIGAN
PO BOX 60106
HOUSTON, TX 77205
281-230-3100
CITY OF HOUSTON
16930 JF KENNEDY BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77032
281-233-3000

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
01/1939
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: 
1046 feet (319 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
HOU
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: C
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  35
Multi Engine:  37
Jet Engine:  212
GA Helicopters:  12

Annual Operations (as of 01/31/2020)

Total Operations:  220461
Commercial:  123823 56.2%
Air Taxi:  36791 16.7%
GA Itinerant:  58261 26.4%
Military Aircraft:  1586 0.7%

Communications

Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  HOBBY
118.7
256.9
Hrs: 24
Ground:  121.9
Approach:  HOUSTON
Departure:  HOUSTON
ATIS:  124.6
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  (713-847-1462)
EMERG:  121.5
EMERG:  243.0

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 713

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Atlantic Aviation
       Website           Email
    Unicom 122.95, Arinc 130.75 644-6431, 800-456-3591 100LL, Jet A
    Enterprise Air Center
       Website           Email
    645-8317, 800-637-6098 100LL, Jet A
    Fletcher Aviation
       Website           Email
    649-8700, 800-329-4647 100LL, Jet A
    FlightSafety International
       Website           Email
    644-1521, 800-927-1521
    Houston Executive Air Service
      
    Unicom 122.95 644-5365, 800-HOU-EXEC 100LL, Jet A
    Million Air
       Website           Email
    641-6666 100LL, Jet A
    Raytheon Aircraft Services
      
    Arinc 130.57 567-5000, 800-456-3580 100LL, Jet A
    Signature Flight Support
       Email
    Unicom: 122.95, Arinc: 130.57 +1 713 353 5300
    Temple Electronics Company
      
    649-8175
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    Flight Service Stations

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

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 04/22/21 to 0901Z 05/20/21.

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    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM SC-5
    DP ALEXANDRIA TWO SC-5
    DP ALEXANDRIA TWO[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP BLTWY SIX (RNAV) SC-5
    DP CRIED NINE SC-5
    DP CRIED NINE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP EL DORADO NINE SC-5
    DP EL DORADO NINE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP ELOCO FOUR (RNAV) SC-5
    DP GIFFA NINE SC-5
    DP HOODO SIX (RNAV) SC-5
    DP INDIE SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    DP INDUSTRY NINE SC-5
    DP INDUSTRY NINE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP LEONA THREE SC-5
    DP LEONA THREE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP LUFKIN TWO SC-5
    DP LUFKIN TWO[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP LURIC SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    DP PALACIOS ONE SC-5
    DP PALACIOS ONE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP PEECE FOUR (RNAV) SC-5
    DP PEECE FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP PTRON SIX (RNAV) SC-5
    DP PTRON SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP RETYR FIVE (RNAV) SC-5
    DP RETYR FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP STRYA SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    DP STYCK SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    DP WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    HOT HOT SPOT SC-5
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 04 SC-5
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 13R SC-5
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 31L SC-5
    IAP ILS RWY 04 (CAT II - III) SC-5
    IAP ILS RWY 04 (SA CAT I) SC-5
    IAP LOC RWY 22 SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 13R SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 22 SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 31L SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 SC-5
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SC-5
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SC-5
    STAR BAYYY THREE (RNAV) SC-5
    STAR BAYYY THREE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR BELLR THREE (RNAV) SC-5
    STAR BLUBELL FOUR SC-5 Changed
    STAR CESAN FOUR (RNAV) SC-5
    STAR CESAN FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR HUDZY FOUR SC-5 Changed
    STAR HUDZY FOUR[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR KIDDZ THREE (RNAV) SC-5
    STAR KIDDZ THREE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR OHIIO FOUR SC-5 Changed
    STAR PUCKS THREE (RNAV) SC-5
    STAR PUCKS THREE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR SNIFY ONE ARRIVAL SC-5
    STAR TKNIQ TWO (RNAV) SC-5 Changed
    STAR TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5 Changed
    STAR TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL SC-5
    STAR TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5 Changed
    STAR WAPPL FIVE (RNAV) SC-5
    STAR WAPPL FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5 Changed
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near HOU

    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
    6.7 Ellington Airport
    (EFD KEFD EFD)
    110 108 100LL, Jet A
    7.7 Pearland Regional Airport
    (KLVJ LVJ)
    165 163 100LL, Jet A
    10.3 Wolfe Air Park Airport
    (3T2)
    194 192 100LL
    11.3 La Porte Municipal Airport
    (T41)
    82 80 100LL, Jet A
    13.3 Houston-Southwest Airport
    (KAXH AXH)
    231 229 100LL, Jet A
    19.7 Sugar Land Regional Airport
    (SGR KSGR SGR)
    266 264 100LL, Jet A
    20.6 George Bush Intcntl/Houston Airport
    (IAH KIAH IAH)
    350 348 100LL, Jet A
    23.0 West Houston Airport
    (IWS KIWS IWS)
    296 294 100LL, Jet A
    23.5 Rwj Airpark Airport
    (54T)
    72 70 100LL, Jet A
    28.8 David Wayne Hooks Meml Airport
    (DWH KDWH DWH)
    330 328 100LL, Jet A
    30.6 North Houston Airport
    (9X1)
    355 353 100LL
    31.6 Scholes International At Galveston Airport
    (GLS KGLS GLS)
    136 134 100LL, Jet A
    33.6 Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
    (LJN KLBX LBX)
    196 194 100LL, Jet A
    39.8 Liberty Municipal Airport
    (T78)
    49 47 100LL, Jet A
    43.1 Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport
    (CXO KCXO CXO)
    350 348 100LL, Jet A
    44.9 Cleveland Municipal Airport
    (6R3)
    18 16 100LL
    50.6 Bay City Regional Airport
    (BBC KBYY BYY)
    217 215 100LL, Jet A
    51.4 Wharton Regional Airport
    (WHT KARM ARM)
    243 240 100LL, Jet A
    60.9 Beaumont Municipal Airport
    (BMT KBMT BMT)
    65 64 100LL, Jet A
    61.3 Navasota Municipal Airport
    (60R)
    315 312 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    NM of KHOU

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    NM of KHOU

    Remarks

    A110-2 NMRS BIRDS ON AND IN VCNTY OF ARPT.
    A110-20 CUST RAMP HAS MULT OBSTNS; LARGE ACFT WILL BE ASGND AN ALTN AREA BY ATCT.
    A110-21 ASDE-X IN USE. OPR TRANSPONDERS WITH ALT RPRTG MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL ARPT SFCS.
    A110-26 ARPT CLSD TO ACFT WITH WING SPAN OVER 125 FT EXCP 24 HRS PPR CALL OPNS 713-417-5710.
    A110-27 PILOTS/CREW SHOULD BE AWARE OF DEP TURNS IN EXCESS OF 180 DEGS. READ BACK OF DRCTN OF TURNS IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED.
    A110-3 TWY G CNTRLN TO PARKED ACFT ON WEST SIDE ONLY 68 FT. TWY G CNTRLN TO EDGE OF ADJ SVC VEHICLE ROAD ON WEST SIDE ONLY 48 FT.
    A110-7 DUE TO COMPLEX RWY CONFIGN; WHEN TAX TO THRS 13L & 13R CHECK COMPASS HDG BFR DEPARTING.
    A110-8 ACFT SOUTHBOUND ON TWY C TO RWY 31L THR USE EXTREME CARE; TWY C MAKES A 45 DEG DOGLEG TO THE LEFT XNG TWY K.
    A110-9 ACFT IN TKOF PTN ON RWY 22 BE ALERT FOR POSS RADIO INTFC OR NULL ON FREQ 118.7. USE UPPER ANT IF SO EQUIPPED.
    A30-17/35 CLSD PERMLY PER NOTAM.
    A57-13R APCH RATIO 36:1 TO DSPLCD THR.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 04/22
    13L/31R
    13R/31L
    17/35
    Longest Runway: 04/22 is 7602 ft (2317 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 04, 22, 13R, 31L

    HOU Airport Runway Details

    Runway 04/22  7602 ft x 150 ft (2317 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/01/2012
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  400.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 04

    Runway 22

    Elevation: 
    42.0 38.9
    Latitude: 
    29-38-20.7956N 29-39-14.9693N
    Longitude: 
    095-17-07.1596W 095-16-07.3639W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    044 224
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME LOC/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    POLE
    Object Height: 
    125
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    4400
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    1000 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. II or III Config. 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Yes No
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    58 49
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    7602 7602
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    7602 7602
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    7602 7602
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    7602 7602

    Runway 13L/31R  5148 ft x 100 ft (1569 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/01/2012
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  30.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  45.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  80.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 13L

    Runway 31R

    Elevation: 
    44.9 39.6
    Latitude: 
    29-39-09.3860N 29-38-34.0163N
    Longitude: 
    095-17-01.9363W 095-16-19.9296W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    134 314
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    1000 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: 
    60
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    5148 5148
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    5148 5148
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    5148 5148
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    5148 5148

    Runway 13R/31L  7599 ft x 150 ft (2316 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/01/2012
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  195.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  220.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 13R

    Runway 31L

    Elevation: 
    44.6 41.3
    Latitude: 
    29-39-03.3633N 29-38-11.1441N
    Longitude: 
    095-17-07.8374W 095-16-05.8463W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    134 314
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    POLE ROAD
    Object Height: 
    37 13
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    310 200
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    1000 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown Touchdown
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    52 76
    Threshold Elevation: 
    46.0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    1034
    Threshold Latitude: 
    29-38-56.2659N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    095-16-59.4135W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    7599 7599
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    7599 7599
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    7599 7599
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    6565 7599

    Runway 17/35  6000 ft x 150 ft (1829 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/01/2012
    Surface:  Concrete - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  121.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  195.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 17

    Runway 35

    Elevation: 
    44.8 42.9
    Latitude: 
    29-39-08.4999N 29-38-09.1175N
    Longitude: 
    095-17-04.7988W 095-17-03.5451W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    179 359
    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: 
    POLE BLDG
    Object Height: 
    32 25
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1428 653
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    1000 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    38 41
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    6000 6000
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    6000 6000
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    6000 6000
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    6000 6000

    Services

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

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