Valley International Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
26-13-37.6000N (26.227111)
Longitude: 
097-39-18.5000W (-97.655139)
Elevation: 
36.3 feet MSL (11 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.5 E (as of May 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. NE of Harlingen, Texas
Found On: 
Brownsville Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
MARV ESTERLY
AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDING,, 3200 HERITAGE WAY
HARLINGEN, TX 78550
956-430-8605
CITY OF HARLINGEN
PO BOX 2207
HARLINGEN, TX 78551-2207
(956) 430-8605

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
07/1943
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0600-0000
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: 
1036 feet (316 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
HRL
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: B
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  40
Multi Engine:  11
Jet Engine:  1

Annual Operations (as of 02/28/2019)

Total Operations:  41927
Commercial:  7899 18.8%
Air Taxi:  1647 3.9%
GA Local:  6679 15.9%
GA Itinerant:  9030 21.5%
Military Aircraft:  16672 39.8%

Communications

CTAF:  119.300
Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  HARLINGEN
119.3
317.6
Hrs: 0600-0000
Ground:  121.7
Approach:  VALLEY
120.7
Departure:  VALLEY
120.7
ATIS:  124.85
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  124.85 (956-428-7297)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 956

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    B/S Aviation
      
    801-1878, 423-0380
    Gulf Aviation
      
    Unicom 122.95 423-7317 100LL, Jet A
    Gulf Avionics
      
    Unicom 122.95 423-5770
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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 04/22/21 to 0901Z 05/20/21.

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    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
    HOT HOT SPOT SC-3
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 17R SC-3
    IAP LOC/DME BC RWY 35L SC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 17L SC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 35R SC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 13 SC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 17R SC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 31 SC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 35L SC-3
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 13 SC-3
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 17R SC-3
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 31 SC-3
    IAP RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 35L SC-3
    IAP VOR RWY 17L SC-3
    IAP VOR Z RWY 31 SC-3
    IAP VOR/DME RWY 17R SC-3
    IAP VOR/DME RWY 35L SC-3
    IAP VOR/DME Y OR TACAN RWY 31 SC-3
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SC-3
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SC-3
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near HRL

    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
    17.0 Port Isabel-Cameron County Airport
    (KPIL PIL)
    102 99 100LL, Jet A
    17.4 Mid Valley Airport
    (TXW)
    260 256 100LL, Jet A
    22.9 Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
    (BRO KBRO BRO)
    147 144 100LL, Jet A
    31.6 Mc Allen Miller International Airport
    (MFE KMFE MFE)
    264 260 100LL, Jet A
    63.8 Brooks County Airport
    (KBKS BKS)
    337 333 100LL, Jet A
    81.9 Kleberg County Airport
    (KIKG IKG)
    345 341 100LL, Jet A
    83.1 Bishop-Windham Airport
    (07R)
    356 353 100LL
    93.0 Alice International Airport
    (ALI KALI ALI)
    347 343 100LL, Jet A
    93.1 Corpus Christi International Airport
    (CRP KCRP CRP)
    4 1 100LL, Jet A
    96.4 Zapata County Airport
    (KAPY APY)
    297 293 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    NM of KHRL

    Remarks

    A110-1 MIGRATORY BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-2 WHEN ATCT CLSD REQ ARFF THRU CORPUS APPROACH OR FLT SVC.
    A110-3 FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC CRP APCH AT 361-299-4230.
    A81-APT DUSK-DAWN. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RWY 17R AND RWY 31- CTAF.
    E80 US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 13/31
    17L/35R
    17R/35L
    Longest Runway: 17R/35L is 8301 ft (2530 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 17R

    HRL Airport Runway Details

    Runway 13/31  7257 ft x 150 ft (2212 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 01/20/2001
    Surface:  Asphalt - 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:  160.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  350.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  700.0

    Runway 13

    Runway 31

    Elevation: 
    34.4 35.7
    Latitude: 
    26-13-59.4667N 26-13-08.0929N
    Longitude: 
    097-39-50.2832W 097-38-54.5486W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    136 316
    ILS Type: 
    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: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    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: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    59 55
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    7257 7257
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    7257 7257
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    7257 7257
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    7257 7257

    Runway 17L/35R  5949 ft x 150 ft (1813 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 01/20/2001
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  160.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  350.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 17L

    Runway 35R

    Elevation: 
    33.8 35.0
    Latitude: 
    26-14-02.2248N 26-13-03.3085N
    Longitude: 
    097-38-55.2920W 097-38-56.0174W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    181 001
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    35.2
    Displaced Threshold: 
    190
    Threshold Latitude: 
    26-13-05.1884N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    097-38-55.9943W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    5949 5949
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    5949 5949
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    5949 5949
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    5949 5759

    Runway 17R/35L  8301 ft x 150 ft (2530 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 01/20/2001
    Surface:  Asphalt - 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:  160.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  350.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  700.0

    Runway 17R

    Runway 35L

    Elevation: 
    34.0 35.7
    Latitude: 
    26-14-25.3797N 26-13-03.1702N
    Longitude: 
    097-39-30.8561W 097-39-31.8746W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    181 001
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Right Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    59
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    8301 8301
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    8301 8301
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    8301 8301
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    8301 8301

    Services

    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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