West Houston Airport

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Location

Latitude: 
29-49-05.5000N (29.818194)
Longitude: 
095-40-21.4000W (-95.672611)
Elevation: 
111.0 feet MSL (34 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.3 E (as of June 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
13 N.M. W of Houston, Texas
Found On: 
Houston Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Contacts

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
WOODY LESIKAR
BOX 941789
HOUSTON, TX 77094-8789
281-492-2130
WEST HOUSTON AIRPORT CORP
BOX 941789
HOUSTON, TX 77094-8789
281-492-2130

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
04/1964
Control tower: 
No
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: 
1111 feet (339 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
CXO
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of 04/28/2020)

Total Operations:  103000
Air Taxi:  1000 1.0%
GA Local:  70000 68.0%
GA Itinerant:  32000 31.1%

Communications

CTAF:  123.050
Unicom:  123.050
Approach:  HOUSTON
Departure:  HOUSTON

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 713

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Aero Clean Aviation Services
      
    644-6200
    Calkins Aero
      
    579-6674
    Outlaw Avionics
      
    647-9600
    West Houston Airport Corporation
      
    Unicom 123.05 492-2130 100LL, Jet A
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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 05/20/21 to 0901Z 06/17/21.

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    HOT - Hot Spots
    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    DP ALEXANDRIA TWO SC-5
    DP ALEXANDRIA TWO[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP BLTWY SIX (RNAV) SC-5
    DP BORRN FOUR (RNAV) SC-5
    DP BORRN FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP CRIED NINE SC-5
    DP EL DORADO NINE 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 KARRR SIX (RNAV) SC-5
    DP KARRR SIX (RNAV)[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 MMALT FIVE (RNAV) SC-5
    DP PALACIOS ONE SC-5
    DP PALACIOS ONE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP STRYA SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    DP STYCK SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    DP WATFO FIVE (RNAV) SC-5
    DP WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV) SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 15 SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 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 TKNIQ TWO (RNAV) SC-5
    STAR TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL SC-5
    STAR TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR WAPPL FIVE (RNAV) SC-5
    STAR WAPPL FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    STAR WAPPL FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.2 SC-5
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near IWS

    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
    11.8 Sugar Land Regional Airport
    (SGR KSGR SGR)
    175 173 100LL, Jet A
    15.9 David Wayne Hooks Meml Airport
    (DWH KDWH DWH)
    23 21 100LL, Jet A
    19.9 George Bush Intcntl/Houston Airport
    (IAH KIAH IAH)
    59 57 100LL, Jet A
    21.3 Houston-Southwest Airport
    (KAXH AXH)
    151 149 100LL, Jet A
    23.0 William P Hobby Airport
    (HOU KHOU HOU)
    116 114 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
    27.1 North Houston Airport
    (9X1)
    42 40 100LL
    27.2 Wolfe Air Park Airport
    (3T2)
    138 136 100LL
    28.7 Pearland Regional Airport
    (KLVJ LVJ)
    128 126 100LL, Jet A
    29.6 Ellington Airport
    (EFD KEFD EFD)
    115 113 100LL, Jet A
    32.9 La Porte Municipal Airport
    (T41)
    105 103 100LL, Jet A
    34.8 Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport
    (CXO KCXO CXO)
    22 20 100LL, Jet A
    40.1 Navasota Municipal Airport
    (60R)
    325 322 100LL, Jet A
    42.2 Wharton Regional Airport
    (WHT KARM ARM)
    216 213 100LL, Jet A
    43.1 Rwj Airpark Airport
    (54T)
    94 92 100LL, Jet A
    43.7 Brenham Municipal Airport
    (11R)
    303 300 100LL, Jet A
    44.0 Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
    (LJN KLBX LBX)
    165 163 100LL, Jet A
    47.3 Cleveland Municipal Airport
    (6R3)
    46 44 100LL
    51.7 Bay City Regional Airport
    (BBC KBYY BYY)
    191 189 100LL, Jet A
    53.0 Liberty Municipal Airport
    (T78)
    72 70 100LL, Jet A
    53.8 Scholes International At Galveston Airport
    (GLS KGLS GLS)
    127 125 100LL, Jet A

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    Remarks

    A110-1 DEEP/WIDE DITCH APRXLY 25 FT FM AER 15; 40 FT & GTR TREES APRXLY 900 FT FM AER 15; ROAD ANGLING ACRS APCH RWY 33.
    A110-3 NO TGLS BTN 2200-0600.
    A110-4 NO NGT HEL TRNG.
    A110-5 NO MULT TRNG FLTS BY HELS.
    A110-7 WX INFO AVBL ON 125.575, 281-579-9820. ASRI 129.875.
    A110-8 FOR CD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844. TO CNL IFR CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5888.
    A24 FACILITY FEE CHARGED TO NON-PATRONS, WAIVED WITH MINIMUM PURCHASE.
    A42-15 NSTD PIR MARKINGS DUE TO RWY LEN.
    A42-33 NSTD PIR MARKINGS DUE TO RWY LEN.
    A58-33 15 FT ROAD 150 FT EAST OF THR.
    A81-APT DUSK-DAWN. HIRL RWY 15/33 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RWYS 15 & 33 - CTAF.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 15/33
    Longest Runway: 15/33 is 3953 ft (1205 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    IWS Airport Runway Details

    Runway 15/33  3953 ft x 75 ft (1205 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 06/18/2010
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  18.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  44.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 15

    Runway 33

    Elevation: 
    110.5 108.9
    Latitude: 
    29-49-23.1673N 29-48-47.7978N
    Longitude: 
    095-40-30.9682W 095-40-11.7754W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    155 335
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.7 degrees 3.7 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonstandard (other than numbers only) Nonstandard (other than numbers only)
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES ROAD
    Object Height: 
    55 15
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    311 200
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    175 ft. left of centerline 60 ft. right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 2-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    43 44
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

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

    Services

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

    Maps & Diagrams

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