Brooks County Airport

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METAR: KBKS 182035Z AUTO 09008KT 10SM FEW047 SCT070 34/22 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP028 T03420220 $

TAF: N/A

Reporting Station: KBKS (0.0 NM at True Heading of 304)
Visibility: 10+SM
Flight Category: VFR
Altimeter: 1006.9
Temperature: 34.2 C (93.56 F)
Dewpoint: 22 C (71.6 F)

Location

Latitude: 
27-12-21.8000N (27.206056)
Longitude: 
098-07-15.7000W (-98.121028)
Elevation: 
111.7 feet MSL (34 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.4 E (as of June 2024 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
02 N.M. SE of Falfurrias, Texas
Found On: 
Brownsville Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
BOND COSBY
PO BOX 556
FALFURRIAS, TX 78355
361-325-2909
BROOKS COUNTY
CO COMMISSIONERS COURT
FALFURRIAS, TX 78355
361-325-5604

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
09/1949
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
MAR-OCT/MON-FRI/0900-1600
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZHU (Houston)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZHU (Houston)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1112 feet (339 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
BKS
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  1
Multi Engine:  1

Annual Operations (as of 04/20/2023)

Total Operations:  7950
GA Local:  450 5.7%
GA Itinerant:  5000 62.9%
Military Aircraft:  2500 31.4%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
Approach:  KINGSVILLE
119.9
119.9
119.9
HOUSTON ARTCC
Departure:  KINGSVILLE
119.9
119.9
119.9
HOUSTON ARTCC
AWOS-3PT:  118.125 (361-325-4055)

  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC (ZHU) ON FREQS 128.15/350.3 (KINGSVILLE RCAG) WHEN KINGSVILLE APCH CTL (NQI) CLSD.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 361

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Brooks County Airport
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Unicom 122.8 3235-2909, 325-9964 100LL, Jet A
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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 06/13/24 to 0901Z 07/11/24.

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MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 SC-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 SC-3
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SC-3
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SC-3
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near KBKS

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
21.2 Kleberg County Airport
(KIKG IKG)
13 10 100LL, Jet A
31.2 Bishop-Windham Airport
(07R)
38 35 100LL
32.5 Alice International Airport
(ALI KALI ALI)
8 5 100LL, Jet A
47.3 Corpus Christi International Airport
(CRP KCRP CRP)
43 40 100LL, Jet A
48.2 Duval-Freer Airport
(T19)
328 324 100LL
58.7 Sinton Airport
(T69)
31 28 100LL, Jet A+
61.9 Zapata County Airport
(KAPY APY)
256 252 100LL, Jet A
62.1 Mc Allen International Airport
(MFE KMFE MFE)
185 182 100LL, Jet A
62.1 Mid Valley Airport
(TXW)
172 169 100LL, Jet A
63.8 Valley International Airport
(HRL KHRL HRL)
156 153 100LL, Jet A
69.4 Live Oak County Airport
(8T6)
0 357 100LL, Jet A
74.3 Laredo International Airport
(LRD KLRD LRD)
286 282 100LL, Jet A
75.0 Port Isabel-Cameron County Airport
(KPIL PIL)
146 143 100LL, Jet A
77.8 Rooke Field Airport
(RFG KRFG RFG)
32 29 100LL
77.9 Aransas County Airport
(RKP KRKP RKP)
47 44 100LL, Jet A+
86.5 Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
(BRO KBRO BRO)
154 151 100LL, Jet A
94.9 Cotulla-La Salle County Airport
(COT KCOT COT)
322 318 100LL, Jet A+
98.1 Kenedy Regional Airport
(2R9)
7 4 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 9 FT FENCE LCTD APRX 900 FT NORTH OF RWY 17.
A110-2 FOR CD CTC HOUSTON ARTCC AT 281-230-5622.
A16 361-850-3430 OR FROM NOV-FEB ON CALL 24/7
A17 FOR ATTENDANT AFT HRS CALL 361-325-2909.
A35-14/32 SINGLE WHEEL 18000 LBS.
A81-APT MIRL RWY 17/35 PRESET LOW INTST. TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RWY 17; PAPI RWYS 17 & 35 - CTAF.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 14/32
17/35
Longest Runway: 17/35 is 6006 ft (1831 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

KBKS Airport Runway Details

Runway 14/32  3018 ft x 60 ft (920 m x 18 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/23/2014
Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition - No special surface treatment

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  4.0

Runway 14

Runway 32

Elevation: 
110.8 110.8
Latitude: 
27-12-32.4215N 27-12-06.6801N
Longitude: 
098-07-30.8934W 098-07-13.9048W
Runway True Alignment: 
149 329
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TREES
Object Height: 
20
Distance from End: 
360
Object Centerline Offset: 
125 ft. left of centerline

Runway 17/35  6006 ft x 75 ft (1831 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 10/23/2014
Surface:  Asphalt - Excellent condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  52.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  80.0

Runway 17

Runway 35

Elevation: 
111.4 110.7
Latitude: 
27-12-52.6185N 27-11-53.1415N
Longitude: 
098-07-12.4516W 098-07-12.3403W
Runway True Alignment: 
180 360
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
Object at End: 
TREE
Object Height: 
31
Distance from End: 
1020
Object Centerline Offset: 
125 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
45 45

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Tiedowns available

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