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73T Desoto Heliport
Desoto, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: 73T
Lat/Long: 32-37-53.9800N 096-51-18.8200W
32-37.899667N 096-51.313667W
32.6316611,-96.8552278
(estimated)
Elevation: 648.5 ft. / 198 m (estimated)
From city: 3 miles N of DESOTO, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 75232

Heliport Operations

Heliport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/2015
Control tower: no
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FTW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MON-FRI 0900-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green-yellow (heliport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Heliport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX ASOS at RBD (3 nm N): PHONE 214-330-5317
WX AWOS-3 at LNC (8 nm SE): 118.975 (972-227-0471)
WX AWOS-3 at 49T (9 nm N): 135.425 (214-670-1243)
WX AWOS-3P at GPM (10 nm NW): 118.475 (972-606-1433)
WX AWOS-3 at JWY (11 nm S): 119.575 (972-937-4747)
WX ASOS at GKY (12 nm W): 127.375 (817-557-0251)
WX ASOS at DAL (13 nm N): PHONE 214-353-1551
WX AWOS-3 at HQZ (18 nm NE): 118.175 (972-222-7631)
WX ASOS at DFW (18 nm NW): PHONE 972-615-2608

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CVEr165/15.7COWBOY VOR/DME116.2006E
TTTr141/17.0MAVERICK VOR/DME113.1006E
FUZr127/22.5RANGER VORTAC115.7006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MESQUITE234/19.624803EPQF .--. --.- ..-.
TRAVIS250/31.626006EAVZ .- ...- --..

Heliport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SELF-SERVE FUEL.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Helipad H1

Dimensions: 54 x 54 ft. / 16 x 16 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Runway edge lights: PERI
PERIMETER LGTS WITH RECESSED LGTS SRNDG LNDG PADS. NON STD ALL GREEN.
Operational restrictions: INGRESS/EGRESS N &S.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: basic, in good condition

Heliport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF DESOTO
211 E. PLEASANT RUN RD
DESOTO, TX 75115
Phone 972-274-2489
Manager: KEN PYATT
150 E. DANIELDALE RD
DESOTO, TX 75115
Phone 214-379-6790

Heliport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 6
Helicopters: 6
    

Additional Remarks

A52-H1 49 FT POWER POLE 1,529 FT NORTH; 15 FT RD, 500 FT NORTH; 42 FT BLDG., 270 FT NORTHEAST; 35 FT TREE 783 FT SOUTH; 33 FT TREES 85 FT WEST; 36 FT BUILDING 276 FT EAST.
A57-H1 APCH RATIO TO N 33:1; TO S 22:1; TO W 2:1; TO E 8:1.
INSIDE KRBD CLASS D SFC AREA, CTC DALLAS EXEC TWR 127.25.
FOR CD CTC REGIONAL APCH AT 972-615-2799.
1024 FT MSL (310 FT AGL) TWR, 310 DEG .73 MILE FM HELIPAD.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 73T.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRBD - DallasExecutive Airport (3 nm N)
KLNC - Lancaster Regional Airport (8 nm SE)
KGPM - Grand Prairie Municipal Airport (10 nm NW)
KJWY - Mid-Way Regional Airport (11 nm S)
KGKY - Arlington Municipal Airport (12 nm W)
KDAL - Dallas Love Field Airport (13 nm N)
KHQZ - Mesquite Metro Airport (18 nm NE)
KDFW - Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (18 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 07-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2412:24
Sunrise06:4912:49
Sunset18:2800:28
Evening civil twilight18:5300:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Mar-2021 11:58:12
Local (UTC-6)  07-Mar-2021 05:58:12
 
METAR
KRBD 
3nm N 
071153Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM CLR 07/M01 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP267 T00721011 10094 20061 53005
KLNC 
8nm SE 
071135Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/00 A3034 RMK AO2 T00151004
KGPM 
11nm NW 
071135Z AUTO 13003KT 10SM CLR 08/M01 A3034 RMK AO2 T00821015
KJWY 
11nm S 
071135Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 06/00 A3034 RMK AO2 T00560000
KGKY 
13nm W 
071153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M01 A3033 RMK AO2 SLP269 T00331011 10089 20033 53006
KDAL 
13nm N 
071153Z 12004KT 10SM SCT250 09/M02 A3034 RMK AO2 SLP271 T00891017 10106 20083 53006 $
KHQZ 
18nm NE 
071135Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 06/M01 A3034 RMK AO1 T00631010
KDFW 
18nm NW 
071153Z 16003KT 10SM SCT250 07/M01 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP266 T00671006 10100 20067 53007
TAF
KGKY 
13nm W 
070520Z 0706/0806 12005KT P6SM SCT250 FM071700 16010KT P6SM FEW250
KDAL 
13nm N 
070520Z 0706/0806 11005KT P6SM SCT250 FM071700 16011KT P6SM FEW250
KDFW 
18nm NW 
070520Z 0706/0812 12006KT P6SM SCT250 FM071700 15012KT P6SM FEW250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Sky Helicopters, Inc. 214-349-7000
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SS $4.75 $4.58 
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