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KHOU William P Hobby Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: HOU
Lat/Long: 29-38-44.8794N 095-16-38.0337W
29-38.747990N 095-16.633895W
29.6457998,-95.2772316
(estimated)
Elevation: 46.3 ft. / 14.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2015)
From city: 8 miles SE of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 77061

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1939
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HOU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
International operations: international airport of entry
US CUSTOMS USER FEE ARPT.

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: PHONE 713-847-1462
HOBBY GROUND: 121.9
HOBBY TOWER: 118.7 256.9
HOUSTON APPROACH: 119.175 119.625 120.05 ;EAST 124.35 ;WEST 134.45 ;SOUTH
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 119.7 ;NORTH 123.8 ;WEST 134.45 ;SOUTH
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.45
PRE-TAXI CLEARANCE: 125.45
ALEXANDRIA DP: 132.25
BAYYY STAR: 119.625
BELLR STAR: 119.175
BLTWY RNAV DP: 132.25
BLUEBELL STAR: 124.225
CESAN STAR: 121.3
CLASS B: 119.7 ;NORTH 123.8 ;WEST 127.125 ;EAST 134.45 ;SOUTH
CRIED DP: 132.25
D-ATIS: 124.6
EL DORADO DP: 132.25
ELOCO RNAV DP: 127.125
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
FINAL: 119.1
GIFFA DP: 132.25
HOODO RNAV DP: 127.125
HUDZY STAR: 120.05
IC: 120.05 ;EAST 124.35 ;WEST
INDIE DP: 132.25
INDUSTRY DP: 126.675
KIDDZ STAR: 119.175
LEONA DP: 132.25
LUFKIN DP: 132.25
LURIC RNAV DP: 132.25
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
PALACIOS DP: 127.125
PEECE RNAV DP: 127.125
PTRON RNAV DP: 127.125
PUCKS STAR: 119.625
RETYR DP: 126.675
SNIFY STAR: 119.175
STRYA RNAV DP: 132.25
STYCK RNAV DP: 132.25
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
TRUAX DP: 127.125
TSHIRT STAR: 119.175
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WYLSN RNAV DP: 132.25
WX AWOS-3 at EFD (7 nm E): 135.575 (713-847-4430)
WX ASOS at LVJ (8 nm S): 118.525 (281-992-1853)
WX AWOS-3PT at T41 (11 nm E): 120.275 (281-471-2206)
WX AWOS-3 at AXH (13 nm SW): 123.625 (281-431-6572)
WX ASOS at SGR (20 nm W): 118.125 (281-242-7605)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
IAHr164/19.0HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
MHFr275/28.3TRINITY VOR/DME113.6007E
VUHr311/31.1SCHOLES VOR/DME113.0006E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A1
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 7602 x 150 ft. / 2317 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 400.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 29-38.346593N29-39.249488N
Longitude: 095-17.119327W095-16.122732W
Elevation: 42.0 ft.38.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 041 magnetic, 044 true221 magnetic, 224 true
Declared distances: TORA:7602 TODA:7602 ASDA:7602 LDA:7602TORA:7602 TODA:7602 ASDA:7602 LDA:7602
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)MALS: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMELOC/DME
Obstructions: none125 ft. pole, 4400 ft. from runway, 1000 ft. left of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear

Runway 13R/31L

Dimensions: 7602 x 150 ft. / 2317 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 195.0
Double tandem: 220.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 13R  RUNWAY 31L
Latitude: 29-39.056070N29-38.185430N
Longitude: 095-17.130652W095-16.097072W
Elevation: 44.6 ft.41.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 131 magnetic, 134 true311 magnetic, 314 true
Displaced threshold: 1034 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:7602 TODA:7602 ASDA:7602 LDA:6568TORA:7602 TODA:7602 ASDA:7602 LDA:7602
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME
Obstructions: 37 ft. pole, 310 ft. from runway, 500 ft. right of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 36:1 TO DSPLCD THR.
13 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 500 ft. right of centerline

Runway 13L/31R

Dimensions: 5148 x 100 ft. / 1569 x 30 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Double tandem: 80.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13L  RUNWAY 31R
Latitude: 29-39.156433N29-38.566938N
Longitude: 095-17.032272W095-16.332160W
Elevation: 44.9 ft.39.6 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 131 magnetic, 134 true311 magnetic, 314 true
Declared distances: TORA:5148 TODA:5148 ASDA:5148 LDA:5148TORA:5148 TODA:5148 ASDA:5148 LDA:5148
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF HOUSTON
16930 JF KENNEDY BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77032
Phone 281-233-3000
Manager: STEVE RUNGE
PO BOX 60106
HOUSTON, TX 77205
Phone 281-233-7351

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 193
Single engine airplanes: 9
Multi engine airplanes: 12
Jet airplanes: 162
Helicopters: 9
Ultralights: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 543/day *
56% commercial
27% local general aviation
16% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 19 January 2022

Additional Remarks

NMRS BIRDS ON AND IN VCNTY OF ARPT.
CUST RAMP HAS MULT OBSTNS; LARGE ACFT WILL BE ASGND AN ALTN AREA BY ATCT.
ASDE-X IN USE. OPR TRANSPONDERS WITH ALT RPRTG MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL ARPT SFCS.
ARPT CLSD TO ACFT WITH WING SPAN OVER 125 FT EXCP 24 HRS PPR CALL OPNS 713-417-5710.
PILOTS/CREW SHOULD BE AWARE OF DEP TURNS IN EXCESS OF 180 DEGS. READ BACK OF DRCTN OF TURNS IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED.
TWY G CNTRLN TO PARKED ACFT ON WEST SIDE ONLY 68 FT. TWY G CNTRLN TO EDGE OF ADJ SVC VEHICLE ROAD ON WEST SIDE ONLY 48 FT.
DUE TO COMPLEX RWY CONFIGN; WHEN TAX TO THRS 13L & 13R CHECK COMPASS HDG BFR DEPARTING.
ACFT SOUTHBOUND ON TWY C TO RWY 31L THR USE EXTREME CARE; TWY C MAKES A 45 DEG DOGLEG TO THE LEFT XNG TWY K.
ACFT IN TKOF PTN ON RWY 22 BE ALERT FOR POSS RADIO INTFC OR NULL ON FREQ 118.7. USE UPPER ANT IF SO EQUIPPED.

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 01 December 2022 at 0901Z to 29 December 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BAYYY FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (425KB)
BELLR FOUR (RNAV)   download (326KB)
BLUBELL FOUR   download (299KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (396KB)
HUDZY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (327KB)
KIDDZ FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (449KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (286KB)
PUCKS FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (439KB)
SNIFY ONE ARRIVAL   download (214KB)
TKNIQ THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (326KB)
TSHRT TWO ARRIVAL **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (371KB)
WAPPL SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (374KB)
WAPPL SIX (RNAV), CONT.2   download (280KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 04   download (279KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 13R   download (250KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 31L   download (262KB)
ILS RWY 04 (SA CAT I)   download (259KB)
ILS RWY 04 (CAT II - III)   download (265KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (227KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13R   download (247KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (248KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31L   download (243KB)
LOC RWY 22   download (256KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (140KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (363KB)
BLTWY SEVEN (RNAV)   download (185KB)
CRIED ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (256KB)
EL DORADO ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (268KB)
ELOCO SIX (RNAV)   download (194KB)
GIFFA ONE   download (196KB)
HOODO SEVEN (RNAV)   download (227KB)
INDIE EIGHT (RNAV)   download (212KB)
INDUSTRY ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (407KB)
LEONA FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (377KB)
LUFKIN THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (275KB)
LURIC EIGHT (RNAV)   download (235KB)
PALACIOS THREE **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (329KB)
PEECE SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (278KB)
PTRON NINE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (307KB)
RETYR EIGHT (RNAV) **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (320KB)
STRYA EIGHT (RNAV)   download (223KB)
STYCK EIGHT (RNAV)   download (210KB)
WYLSN EIGHT (RNAV)   download (199KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (208KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KEFD - Ellington Airport (7 nm E)
KLVJ - Pearland Regional Airport (8 nm S)
T41 - La Porte Municipal Airport (11 nm E)
KAXH - Houston Southwest Airport (13 nm SW)
KHPY - Baytown Airport (19 nm NE)
KSGR - Sugar Land Regional Airport (20 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 06-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3712:37
Sunrise07:0313:03
Sunset17:2123:21
Evening civil twilight17:4723:47

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Dec-2022 05:42:32
Local (UTC-6)  06-Dec-2022 23:42:32
 
METAR
KHOU 070453Z 16007KT 4SM BR OVC004 22/21 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP191 T02170206
KEFD 
6nm SE 
070454Z 15006KT 7SM FEW016 19/19 A3008
KLVJ 
8nm S 
070513Z AUTO 17004KT 4SM BR BKN002 OVC013 21/21 A3010 RMK AO2 T02110206
KT41 
11nm E 
070515Z AUTO 10SM CLR 22/ A3010 RMK AO2 T0218////
KAXH 
13nm SW 
070515Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR OVC003 20/20 A3010 RMK AO2 T02040195
KSGR 
20nm W 
070453Z AUTO 16005KT 10SM BKN021 21/20 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP187 T02110200
TAF
KHOU 070303Z 0703/0724 16007KT P6SM FEW020 BKN040 FM070500 15005KT 6SM BR SCT015 BKN030 FM070900 18003KT 3SM BR OVC007 FM071500 16005KT 6SM BR SCT006 BKN020 FM071700 18012KT P6SM BKN040
KEFD 
6nm SE 
070400Z 0704/0810 VRB06KT 8000 BR FEW016 QNH3006INS BECMG 0706/0707 VRB06KT 8000 BR SCT005 BKN010 QNH3012INS BECMG 0708/0709 VRB06KT 8000 BR OVC005 QNH3017INS BECMG 0720/0721 20010G15KT 8000 BR SCT015 QNH3017INS BECMG 0723/0724 15006KT 8000 BR BKN007 QNH3017INS BECMG 0802/0803 VRB06KT 4800 BR BKN006 QNH3021INS TX25/0720Z TN18/0711Z
KSGR 
20nm W 
061734Z 0618/0718 20010G20KT P6SM SCT028 BKN035 FM070100 17006KT P6SM SCT040 FM070700 16005KT 6SM BR SCT007 BKN015 FM070900 16004KT 3SM BR SCT003 OVC007 FM071500 16006KT 6SM BR BKN015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Wilson Air Center ASRI 131.25
713-649-8700
[web site]
[email]
Voted #1 Best Small FBO Chain for the 15th time by the Professional Pilot PRASE Survey, Wilson Air Center continues to be recognized for unparalleled service and attention to detail. Wilson Air Center has locations in Memphis (MEM), Charlotte (CLT), Houston (HOU), and Chattanooga (CHA). With professional, hotel-style concierge service to make sure every detail is taken care of and every expectation exceeded, you'll notice the difference at Wilson Air Center. WAC-HOU is open 24/7 and ready to take care of all your FBO needs!

Come see why we are "The Plane Best!"
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Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $6.99 $7.74 
GUARANTEED
 
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Million Air Houston ASRI 131.90
713-640-4000
toll-free 888-589-9059
[web site]
[email]
Million Air has been ranked #1 in Top FBO Chains for three years in a row and ranked in the Top 50 US FBO's. Our professionalism and customer service is UNPARALLELED! Giveaways available with volume fuel purchases! All major FUEL programs ACCEPTED!
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World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $7.69 $7.84 
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Jet Aviation Houston
Air Elite
ASRI 131.975
713-358-9100
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[email]
In February 2012, Jet Aviation acquired Enterprise Jet Center at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas. The state-of-the-art facilities, high-end customer amenities and service-oriented attitude make this operation a perfect fit for the Jet Aviation family.

Jet Aviation Houston offers domestic and international handling services, fuel, catering, and aircraft cleaning.
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Jet A
FS $7.14 
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Atlantic Aviation ASRI 130.75
713-644-6431
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[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
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Go Rentals  
 
independent
100LL Jet A
FS $7.65 $7.53 
 Updated 06-Dec-2022
 
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Galaxy FBO
Call for volume discounts
ASRI 130.50
713-782-7878
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[email]
The newest FBO in the world (and the Galaxy!) Visit us at KHOU, with our low fuel price, brand-new high-end facility and top-notch customer service. At Galaxy FBO, we strive to meet and exceed your expectations, continuously working on ways to improve your experience.
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World Fuel Services
Jet A
FS $6.59 
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 Signature Flight Support
ASRI 130.575
713-353-5300
[web site]
[email]
Fun in the Bayou City is easy to find. Houston's downtown has been revitalized with numerous clubs, professional sports facilities and musical entertainment that has helped bring nightlife back to downtown. And that's in addition to the rest of the City's attractions, shopping and restaurants to fit all budgets. The Port of Houston, one of the region's greatest assets, ranks as the nation's largest port in international tonnage and second in total tonnage.

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100LL Jet A SAF
FS $6.85 $7.74 $9.09 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KHOU but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KHOU.
Located at KTME
Henriksen Jet Center
UNICOM 122.975
toll-free 866-936-2626
281-945-5000
[web site]
[email]
At KTME (Houston Executive Airport), 34 miles WNW

TOWER 126.975 Uniquely positioned as a gateway to Houston and the Energy Corridor, Houston Executive Airport is the newest business aviation airport in the Country.
Come and experience exceptional customer service.
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Located at KTME
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $6.49 $6.29 
SS $6.30 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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Located at KSGR
GlobalSelect
UNICOM 122.95
281-275-2400
toll-free 866-435-9747
[web site]
[email]
At KSGR (Sugar Land Regional Airport), 20 miles W

Sugar Land Regional Airport is the destination of choice for the business traveler in the Houston area. GlobalSelect provides excellent customer service, and is your luxury gateway to Houston.
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Located at KSGR
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $5.87 $5.96 
SS $5.31 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   6 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Western Airways, LLC
281-565-9700
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Western Airways is a Part 145 Repair Station providing routine maintenance, emergency repairs and annual/phase inspections for pistons, turboprops and jets. Western has a full-service Avionics Department performing upgrades, repairs and ADS-B and Wi-Fi installations. AOG mobile service available.
 
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20 miles  
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 Lone Star Aviators
832-792-1020
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Lone Star Aviators is the premiere Part 135 Private Jet Charter, Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance and Aviation Sales provider in Texas.
 
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Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society 713-454-1940
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Getting Around: Taxi, Limo, Rental Cars, Mass Transit

  
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METRO bus # 41, 50, 73, 88, 143 [web site]
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