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KFWS Fort Worth Spinks Airport
Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 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
JOE POOL DP: 135.975
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: JOE HAMMOND
450 ALSBURY CT
FORT WORTH, TX 76028
Phone 817-392-5430

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 149
Single engine airplanes: 124
Multi engine airplanes: 17
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 2
    
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 07 November 2019 at 0901Z to 05 December 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DODJE FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (750KB)
KNEAD EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (425KB)
MOTZA NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (486KB)
REEKO THREE (RNAV)   download (198KB)
SASIE FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (490KB)
SWVAY FOUR (RNAV)   download (225KB)
TRUUK TWO (RNAV)   download (196KB)
WESAT TWO (RNAV)   download (190KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35L   download (268KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R   download (219KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L   download (240KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (16KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DALLAS FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (516KB)
GARLAND SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (343KB)
HUBBARD NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (331KB)
JOE POOL ONE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (503KB)
KINGDOM FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (341KB)
KUSSO FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (282KB)
SWABR FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (281KB)
TEXOMA SIX **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (495KB)
WORTH TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (379KB)
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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Photo taken 28-Aug-2014
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3912:39
Sunrise07:0513:05
Sunset17:2523:25
Evening civil twilight17:5123:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Nov-2019 07:10:12
Local (UTC-6)  21-Nov-2019 01:10:12
 
METAR
KFWS 210655Z AUTO 16008KT 7SM OVC070 21/18 A2997 RMK AO2 T02140176 PWINO
KGKY 
12nm NE 
210653Z AUTO 15011KT 10SM FEW024 OVC070 21/17 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP135 T02110167 $
KNFW 
14nm NW 
210652Z AUTO 18016G27KT 10SM SCT033 BKN070 A2994 RMK AO2 PK WND 18027/0644 SNB02E08 SLP124 P0000 VISNO N $
KCPT 
14nm SW 
210655Z AUTO 16008G13KT 9SM FEW070 20/19 A2997 RMK AO2
KGPM 
15nm NE 
210655Z AUTO 15008KT 10SM SCT070 BKN075 21/16 A2997 RMK AO2 T02080163
KFTW 
16nm N 
210653Z 17012G24KT 10SM FEW034 BKN070 21/18 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP129 T02110178
TAF
KGKY 
12nm NE 
210520Z 2106/2206 16009KT P6SM SCT025 BKN040 FM210700 16010KT P6SM BKN025 FM210900 18012KT P6SM BKN015 TEMPO 2112/2116 BKN008 FM211700 19011KT P6SM VCSH BKN021 FM220500 33012KT 6SM -SHRA VCTS OVC007CB
KNFW 
14nm NW 
2103/2123 16012KT 9999 VCTS BKN022CB OVC120 WSCONDS 500000 QNH2987INS TEMPO 2103/2105 VRB15G25KT 6000 TSRA SCT020CB BKN040 FM210800 16009KT 8000 BR OVC012 QNH2995INS FM211700 18012KT 9000 -SHRA BR OVC024 QNH2981INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2105 TIL 2112 AMD 0328 T17/2112Z T23/2121Z FN00221
KFTW 
16nm N 
210520Z 2106/2206 16014KT P6SM BKN050 FM210800 17014KT P6SM BKN025 FM211000 18012KT P6SM BKN015 TEMPO 2112/2116 BKN008 FM211700 19011KT P6SM VCSH BKN021 FM220400 33012KT 6SM -SHRA VCTS OVC007CB
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
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 $5.19 
SS $4.09 --- 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 CAM Certified Aircraft Maintenance
817-551-1530
817-992-1812
[web site]
[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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FlywithRobert LLC 817-781-9737
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Huffman Aviation 817-551-9484
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Spinks Flight Center 817-295-8477
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