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F78 Horseshoe Bend Airport
Weatherford, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: F78
Lat/Long: 32-34-22.4840N 097-52-21.1220W
32-34.374733N 097-52.352033W
32.5729122,-97.8725339
(estimated)
Elevation: 715 ft. / 218 m (estimated)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 12 miles SW of WEATHERFORD, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 76087

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1976
Control tower: no
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FTW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at GDJ (8 nm S): 118.925 (817-573-7514)
WX ASOS at MWL (16 nm NW): 135.075 (940-325-2457)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MQPr137/11.2MILLSAP VORTAC117.7009E
JENr355/24.8GLEN ROSE VORTAC115.0006E
FUZr236/39.8RANGER VORTAC115.7006E

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3000 x 30 ft. / 914 x 9 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 8 ft. fence, 90 ft. right of centerline44 ft. tree, 100 ft. right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: HORSESHOE BEND
133 LIPAN TRAIL
WEATHERFORD, TX 76087
Phone (214) 460-4332
Manager: MARK STEELE
WEATHERFORD, TX 76087
Phone (214) 460-4332
EMERGENCY PHONE: 817-598-0809 OR 817-613-9181.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 5
Single engine airplanes: 5
    
Aircraft operations: 150/year *
67% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 30 December 2018

Additional Remarks

RWY 35, 70 FT TREES AT 635 FT 80 FT E OF CNTRLN & 20 FT POWERLINE AT 650 FT ON CNTRLN.
DEER AND MOTOR VEHICLES ON RWY.
FOR CD CTC FORT WORTH ARTCC AT 817-858-7584.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at F78.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGDJ - Granbury Regional Airport (8 nm S)
KWEA - Parker County Airport (14 nm NE)
50F - Bourland Field Airport (14 nm E)
KMWL - Mineral Wells Regional Airport (16 nm NW)
KNFW - Fort Worth Naval Air Station JRB (Carswell Field) Airport (25 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 03-Apr-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5211:52
Sunrise07:1712:17
Sunset19:5200:52
Evening civil twilight20:1701:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Apr-2020 01:07:23
Local (UTC-5)  03-Apr-2020 20:07:23
 
METAR
KGDJ 
8nm S 
AWOS-3 118.925 817-573-7514
040055Z AUTO 34010G14KT 10SM OVC011 06/04 A3009 RMK AO2 T00550035
KMWL 
16nm NW 
040053Z AUTO 34014KT 10SM BKN014 OVC037 04/02 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP178 T00440017
TAF
KNFW 
24nm NE 
0323/0423 36014KT 9999 OVC010 QNH3002INS BECMG 0403/0405 35009KT 9999 VCSH OVC020 QNH3004INS BECMG 0416/0418 01008KT 9999 -SHRA VCTS OVC025CB QNH3000INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 0404 TIL 0411 T04/0413Z T12/0423Z FN20048
KFTW 
30nm NE 
032105Z 0321/0418 34016G26KT P6SM OVC008 FM032300 35017KT P6SM SCT009 OVC013 FM040200 35012KT P6SM OVC025 FM040900 34009KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 FM041200 35008KT P6SM VCSH OVC009 FM041600 34007KT 5SM -SHRA BR OVC008
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