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KAXH (0.1 NM at True Heading of 144)
METAR: KAXH 191515Z AUTO 29003KT 10SM CLR 30/23 A2992 RMK AO2 T03030231
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
29-30-22.1000N (29.506139)
Longitude: 
095-28-36.9000W (-95.476917)
Elevation: 
68.9 feet MSL (21 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
2.2 E (as of June 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
15 N.M. SW of Houston, Texas
Found On: 
Houston Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Contacts

Manager: 
Privately owned: 
LEN FRANKLIN
503 MC KEEVER RD #1505
ARCOLA, TX 77583
281-431-2581
JAMES GRIFFITH JR
503 MC KEEVER RD
ARCOLA, TX 77583
281-431-2581

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
02/1979
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: 
No
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1069 feet (326 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
CXO
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  20
Multi Engine:  2
Jet Engine:  1
GA Helicopters:  3

Annual Operations (as of 04/24/2020)

Total Operations:  42624
Air Taxi:  3000 7.0%
GA Local:  26400 61.9%
GA Itinerant:  13200 31.0%
Military Aircraft:  24 0.1%

Communications

CTAF:  123.000
Unicom:  123.000
Approach:  HOUSTON
Departure:  HOUSTON
AWOS-3:  123.625 (281-431-6572)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 281

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Glueck Aircraft Service
      
    431-0724
    Murmer Aircraft Refurbishers
      
    Unicom 123.0 431-3030, -3031
    Success Aviation
      
    431-4040
    Tejas Avco
      
    Unicom 123.0 431-2581 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 06/17/21 to 0901Z 07/15/21.

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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
    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 EL DORADO NINE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 SC-5
    DP GIFFA NINE SC-5
    DP GIFFA NINE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 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 LOC RWY 09 SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 SC-5
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 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 KAXH

    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
    8.0 Wolfe Air Park Airport
    (3T2)
    101 99 100LL
    11.7 Sugar Land Regional Airport
    (SGR KSGR SGR)
    306 304 100LL, Jet A
    12.3 Pearland Regional Airport
    (KLVJ LVJ)
    85 83 100LL, Jet A
    13.3 William P Hobby Airport
    (HOU KHOU HOU)
    50 48 100LL, Jet A, Jet A-1
    17.7 Ellington Airport
    (EFD KEFD EFD)
    69 67 100LL, Jet A
    21.3 West Houston Airport
    (IWS KIWS IWS)
    331 329 100LL, Jet A
    23.7 La Porte Municipal Airport
    (T41)
    65 63 100LL, Jet A
    23.9 Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
    (LJN KLBX LBX)
    178 176 100LL, Jet A
    29.6 George Bush Intcntl/Houston Airport
    (IAH KIAH IAH)
    13 11 100LL, Jet A
    33.6 David Wayne Hooks Meml Airport
    (DWH KDWH DWH)
    353 351 100LL, Jet A
    35.3 Scholes International At Galveston Airport
    (GLS KGLS GLS)
    113 111 100LL, Jet A
    36.2 Rwj Airpark Airport
    (54T)
    64 62 100LL, Jet A
    37.8 Bay City Regional Airport
    (BBC KBYY BYY)
    212 210 100LL, Jet A
    38.5 Wharton Regional Airport
    (WHT KARM ARM)
    247 244 100LL, Jet A
    39.7 North Houston Airport
    (9X1)
    11 9 100LL
    50.9 Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport
    (CXO KCXO CXO)
    3 1 100LL, Jet A
    53.1 Liberty Municipal Airport
    (T78)
    49 47 100LL, Jet A
    56.5 Cleveland Municipal Airport
    (6R3)
    25 23 100LL
    61.3 Navasota Municipal Airport
    (60R)
    327 324 100LL, Jet A
    61.9 Palacios Municipal Airport
    (PSX KPSX PSX)
    221 218 100LL

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

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    Remarks

    A110-3 HELICOPTER TFC INVOF ARPT.
    A110-4 FOR CD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844. TO CNL IFR CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5888.
    A81-APT MIRL RWY 09/27 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RWY 09 & 27- CTAF.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 09/27
    Longest Runway: 09/27 is 5002 ft (1525 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 09

    KAXH Airport Runway Details

    Runway 09/27  5002 ft x 100 ft (1525 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 11/13/2010
    Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  60.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  75.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  100.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 09

    Runway 27

    Elevation: 
    68.9 66.4
    Latitude: 
    29-30-23.9103N 29-30-20.2535N
    Longitude: 
    095-29-05.1025W 095-28-08.6474W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    094 274
    ILS Type: 
    LOC/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.5 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: 
    TREES ROAD
    Object Height: 
    65 15
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1550 330
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    2-Light PAPI On Left 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: 
    50 43
    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

    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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    KAXH Airport Diagram


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