Port Isabel-Cameron County Airport

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KPIL (0.6 NM at True Heading of 131)
METAR: KPIL 151553Z AUTO 15015G24KT 10SM SCT025 31/26 A2988 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W SLP116 T03110256
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
26-09-58.3000N (26.166194)
Longitude: 
097-20-45.2000W (-97.345889)
Elevation: 
18.6 feet MSL (6 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
3.2 E (as of August 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
10 N.M. NW of Port Isabel, Texas
Found On: 
Brownsville Chart
FAA Region: 
ASW

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
JOE VEGA
33174 STATE PARK RD 100 SOUTH
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX 78597
(956) 761-3700
CAMERON COUNTY
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 1100 E. MONROE
BROWNSVILLE, TX 78520
956-544-0830

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
10/1943
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0800-1700
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZHU (Houston)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZHU (Houston)
Lighting Schedule: 
SS-SR
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1019 feet (311 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
PIL
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:  16
Multi Engine:  3
GA Helicopters:  1

Annual Operations (as of 01/11/2017)

Total Operations:  29420
Air Taxi:  20 0.1%
GA Local:  2400 8.2%
GA Itinerant:  11000 37.4%
Military Aircraft:  16000 54.4%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
Unicom:  122.800
Clearance Del.:  119.2
119.2
119.2
Approach:  VALLEY
Departure:  VALLEY
ASOS:  118.525 (956-233-1954)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 956

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Southwind Aviation
      
    233-4424 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 07/14/22 to 0901Z 08/11/22.

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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 13 SC-3
    IAP VOR-A SC-3
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS SC-3
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS SC-3
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near KPIL

    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
    16.2 Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
    (BRO KBRO BRO)
    195 192 100LL, Jet A
    17.0 Valley International Airport
    (HRL KHRL HRL)
    282 279 100LL, Jet A
    33.8 Mid Valley Airport
    (TXW)
    271 268 100LL, Jet A
    48.1 Mc Allen Miller International Airport
    (MFE KMFE MFE)
    270 266 100LL, Jet A
    75.0 Brooks County Airport
    (KBKS BKS)
    326 322 100LL, Jet A
    89.3 Bishop-Windham Airport
    (07R)
    345 342 100LL
    90.8 Kleberg County Airport
    (KIKG IKG)
    336 333 100LL, Jet A
    96.7 Corpus Christi International Airport
    (CRP KCRP CRP)
    355 352 100LL, Jet A

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-3 NO POSITION HOLDING MARKINGS ON NUMEROUS TWYS APPROACHING RY INTERSECTIONS.
    A110-4 LOOSE GRAVEL/PAVEMENT AT INTERSECTION OF RY 13 & NORTHEAST TWY CONNECTING RYS 13 & 21.
    A110-5 FOR CD CTC CORPUS CHRISTI APCH AT 361-299-4230.
    A16 FAX 956-761-5317
    A33-03/21 PAVEMENT HAS HVY GRASS ENCROACHMENT.
    A33-08/26 ROUGH PAVEMENT WITH HVY GRASS ENCROACHMENT.
    A42-03 MARKINGS FADED
    A42-08 MARKINGS FADED.
    A42-21 MARKINGS FADED.
    A42-26 MARKINGS FADED.
    A48-13 REIL OTS.
    A48-31 REIL OTS.
    A58-08 3 FT HAY BALES 129 FT FM THR, 69 FT LEFT OF CNTRLN.
    A58-31 4 FT HAY BALES 124 FT FM THR, 141 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN.
    A70-FUEL-10 0LL FUEL SELF SERVE WITH CREDIT CARD.
    E111 PRE DATES THE ACT.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 03/21
    08/26
    13/31
    17/35
    Longest Runway: 13/31 is 8001 ft (2439 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    KPIL Airport Runway Details

    Runway 03/21  5000 ft x 150 ft (1524 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 04/03/2007

    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:  90.0

    Runway 03

    Runway 21

    Elevation: 
    12.8 11.6
    Latitude: 
    26-09-43.0246N 26-10-23.6636N
    Longitude: 
    097-21-17.9000W 097-20-46.5445W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    035 215
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Numbers Only Numbers Only
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Poor Poor
    Object at End: 
    BRUSH BRUSH
    Object Height: 
    12 5
    Distance from End: 
    630 216
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline

    Runway 08/26  5317 ft x 150 ft (1621 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 04/03/2007

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  50.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  60.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  110.0

    Runway 08

    Runway 26

    Elevation: 
    12.6 16.9
    Latitude: 
    26-09-48.9384N 26-09-49.0785N
    Longitude: 
    097-21-14.9176W 097-20-16.5629W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    090 270
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Numbers Only Numbers Only
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Fair Fair
    Object at End: 
    FENCE TREES
    Object Height: 
    8 20
    Distance from End: 
    330 269
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline

    Runway 13/31  8001 ft x 200 ft (2439 m x 61 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 04/03/2007
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  105.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  135.0
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  230.0

    Runway 13

    Runway 31

    Elevation: 
    13.9 18.4
    Latitude: 
    26-10-22.7265N 26-09-26.8468N
    Longitude: 
    097-20-59.5342W 097-19-57.2711W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    135 315
    Glide Path Angle: 
    2.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    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
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    27 41

    Runway 17/35  4200 ft x 75 ft (1280 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  FAA OE/AAA as of 05/23/2016

    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:  90.0

    Runway 17

    Runway 35

    Elevation: 
    12.6 16.0
    Latitude: 
    26-10-31.4200N 26-09-49.8300N
    Longitude: 
    097-20-56.2100W 097-20-56.0800W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    180 360
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Object at End: 
    TOWER
    Object Height: 
    273
    Distance from End: 
    4000
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    0 ft. left and right of centerline 0 ft. left and right of centerline

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    High Pressure
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    High Pressure
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Hangars and tiedowns available

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