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KFWS Fort Worth Spinks Airport
Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: FWS
Lat/Long: 32-33-55.3334N / 097-18-30.1338W
32-33.922223N / 097-18.502230W
32.5653704 / -97.3083705
(estimated)
Elevation: 700.4 ft. / 213.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 14 miles S of FORT WORTH, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 76028

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1988
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FWS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RY 35L - CTAF. WHEN ATCT CLSD MIRL RY 17R/35L PRESET ON MED INTST.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.625
UNICOM: 122.7
ATIS: 120.025
WX AWOS-3: 120.025 (817-426-4172)
SPINKS GROUND: 119.475 [0700-2000]
SPINKS TOWER: 124.625 [0700-2000]
REGIONAL APPROACH: 135.975
REGIONAL DEPARTURE: 135.975
DODJE STAR: 125.2 125.9
KNEAD STAR: 135.975
LIKES STAR: 125.8(SOUTH) 135.975(NORTH)
MOTZA STAR: 118.1(SOUTH) 125.8(NORTH)
REEKO STAR: 125.2
SANGR STAR: 124.3
SASIE STAR: 124.3
SLUGG STAR: 125.8(SOUTH) 135.975(NORTH)
SWVAY STAR: 135.975
WESAT STAR: 118.1(SOUTH) 125.8(NORTH)
WX ASOS at GKY (12 nm NE): 127.375 (817-557-0251)
WX AWOS-3 at CPT (14 nm SW): 119.525 (817-641-4135)
WX AWOS-3P at GPM (15 nm NE): 118.475 (972-606-1433)
WX ASOS at FTW (16 nm N): PHONE 817-740-3346

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FUZr193/20.5RANGER VORTAC115.7006E
TTTr211/22.7MAVERICK VOR/DME113.1006E
CVEr220/28.2COWBOY VOR/DME116.2006E
MQPr096/36.1MILLSAP VORTAC117.7009E
JENr044/37.8GLEN ROSE VORTAC115.0006E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL SELF-SERVE 24 HR WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 17R/35L

Dimensions: 6002 x 100 ft. / 1829 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 70.0
Double tandem: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Latitude: 32-34.350867N32-33.361033N
Longitude: 097-18.579250W097-18.581467W
Elevation: 700.4 ft.689.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 173 magnetic, 180 true353 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 100 ft. pline, marked, 4150 ft. from runway, 39:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 4002 x 60 ft. / 1220 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Operational restrictions: AVBL ONLY DURG DALGT/VFR AND DRY WEATHER SFC CONDS.
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Latitude: 32-34.351667N32-33.691667N
Longitude: 097-18.385000W097-18.385000W
Elevation: 693.7 ft.695.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 173 magnetic, 180 true353 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: none, in fair conditionnone, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none8 ft. gnd, 320 ft. from runway, 40:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF FORT WORTH
4201 N. MAIN STREET
FORT WORTH, TX 76106
Phone 817-392-5400
Manager: AARON BARTH
450 ALSBURY CT
FORT WORTH, TX 76028
Phone 817-392-5434
MGR CELL 817-205-8890.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 241
Single engine airplanes: 190
Multi engine airplanes: 33
Jet airplanes: 8
Helicopters: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 185/day *
61% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE: AVOID NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS ALL QUADRANT OF ARPT; MAINTAIN ALTITUDES AT OR ABOVE 1000 FT AGL OVER THESE AREAS.
BIRDS INVOF ARPT.
UNLGTD ANT ARRAY 212 FT AGL 5 NM SE OF ARPT.
ROTORCRAFT OPNS RSTD IN SELF SVC FUEL AREAS.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC REGIONAL APCH AT 972-615-2799.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 28 February 2019 at 0901Z to 28 March 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DODJE FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (751KB)
KNEAD SEVEN   2 pages: [1] [2] (445KB)
MOTZA EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (502KB)
REEKO THREE (RNAV)   download (198KB)
SASIE FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (487KB)
SWVAY FOUR (RNAV)   download (226KB)
TRUUK TWO (RNAV)   download (196KB)
WESAT TWO (RNAV)   download (190KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35L   download (269KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R   download (221KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L   download (241KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (16KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DALLAS FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (513KB)
GARLAND SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (341KB)
HUBBARD NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (330KB)
JOE POOL NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (524KB)
KINGDOM FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (366KB)
KUSSO FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (282KB)
SWABR FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (280KB)
TEXOMA FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (494KB)
WORTH ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (507KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (113KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGKY - Arlington Municipal Airport (12 nm NE)
KNFW - Fort Worth Naval Air Station JRB (Carswell Field) Airport (14 nm NW)
KCPT - Cleburne Regional Airport (14 nm SW)
50F - Bourland Field Airport (14 nm W)
KGPM - Grand Prairie Municipal Airport (15 nm NE)
KFTW - Fort Worth Meacham International Airport (16 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1212:12
Sunrise07:3712:37
Sunset19:3800:38
Evening civil twilight20:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Mar-2019 03:12:11
Local (UTC-5)  18-Mar-2019 22:12:11
 
METAR
KFWS 190255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/02 A3027 RMK AO2 T01220015
KGKY 
12nm NE 
190253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/02 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP241 T01060022 53010
KNFW 
14nm NW 
190252Z 14004KT 10SM SCT250 16/M01 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP226 T01561011 53011 VISNO N $
KCPT 
14nm SW 
190255Z AUTO 17003KT 10SM CLR 15/M01 A3027 RMK AO2
KGPM 
15nm NE 
190255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 16/00 A3027 RMK AO2 T01611003
KFTW 
16nm N 
190253Z 14005KT 10SM CLR 14/00 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP240 T01440000 53011
TAF
KGKY 
12nm NE 
182050Z 1820/1918 15006KT P6SM SCT300 FM191600 18010KT P6SM SCT150 SCT250
KNFW 
14nm NW 
1823/1923 15006KT 9999 FEW250 QNH3017INS FM191700 19010KT 9999 SCT250 QNH3020INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 1904 TIL 1911 T06/1913Z T23/1922Z FN20048
KFTW 
16nm N 
182050Z 1820/1918 16006KT P6SM SCT300 FM191600 19010KT P6SM SCT150 SCT250
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Fuel Prices
 
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Harrison Aviation UNICOM 122.70
817-447-8016
[web site]
[email]
Avoid DFW Class B airspace while visiting Fort Worth's newest FBO adjacent to I-35W. Our new 7,400 sf terminal building has two conference rooms, business center, snooze rooms, galley, and VIP waiting area. Complimentary ice, popcorn, cookies, and newspapers are also provided.
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.59 $4.99 
SS $3.99 --- 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 CAM Certified Aircraft Maintenance
817-551-1530
817-992-1812
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[email]
CAM Certified Aircraft Maintenance, Inc. ADSb sales and installation, perform annual, 100 hour and prepurchace inspections. We have 8 mechanics, 4 have Inspection Autorization and 5 avionics installers. We are pilots and maintenance technicians with combined experience of 110 years. Our goal is to maintain the value of your aircraft investment.
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