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KAXH Houston Southwest Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: AXH
Lat/Long: 29-30-22.1000N 095-28-36.9000W
29-30.368333N 095-28.615000W
29.5061389,-95.4769167
(estimated)
Elevation: 68.9 ft. / 21.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2000)
From city: 15 miles SW of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 77583

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1979
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CXO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: MIRL RWY 09/27 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RWY 09 & 27- CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 123.625 (281-431-6572)
HOUSTON APPROACH: 123.8
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 123.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.8
ALEXANDRIA DP: 123.8
BLTWY RNAV DP: 123.8
BLUEBELL STAR: 124.225
BORRN RNAV DP: 123.8
CESAN STAR: 121.3
CRIED DP: 123.8
DREMR DP: 123.8
EL DORADO DP: 123.8
GIFFA DP: 123.8
HOODO RNAV DP: 123.8
HUDZY STAR: 120.05
INDIE RNAV DP: 123.8
INDUSTRY DP: 123.8
KARRR RNAV DP: 123.8
LEONA DP: 123.8
LUFKIN DP: 123.8
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT RNAV DP: 123.8
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
PALACIOS DP: 123.8
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WATFO DP: 123.8
WYLSN RNAV DP: 123.8
WX ASOS at SGR (12 nm NW): 118.125 (281-242-7605)
WX ASOS at LVJ (12 nm E): 118.525 (281-992-1853)
WX ASOS at HOU (13 nm NE): PHONE 713-847-1462
WX AWOS-3 at EFD (18 nm E): 135.575 (713-847-4430)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
IAHr189/27.9HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
VUHr288/34.9SCHOLES VOR/DME113.0006E
MHFr259/38.2TRINITY VOR/DME113.6007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
WHARTON064/38.424503EARM .- .-. --

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 5002 x 100 ft. / 1525 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 75.0
Double tandem: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 29-30.398505N29-30.337558N
Longitude: 095-29.085042W095-28.144123W
Elevation: 68.9 ft.66.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 089 magnetic, 094 true269 magnetic, 274 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/DME
Obstructions: 65 ft. trees, 1550 ft. from runway, 23:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 330 ft. from runway, 8:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: JAMES GRIFFITH JR
503 MC KEEVER RD
ARCOLA, TX 77583
Phone 281-431-2581
Manager: LEN FRANKLIN
503 MC KEEVER RD #1505
ARCOLA, TX 77583
Phone 281-431-2581

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 26
Single engine airplanes: 20
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 117/day *
62% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
7% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 24 April 2020

Additional Remarks

HELICOPTER TFC INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844. TO CNL IFR CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5888.

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 16 July 2020 at 0901Z to 13 August 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL FOUR **CHANGED**   download (328KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (426KB)
HUDZY FOUR **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (367KB)
OHIIO FOUR **CHANGED**   download (318KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (352KB)
TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (399KB)
WAPPL FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (444KB)
WAPPL FIVE (RNAV), CONT.2   download (296KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (195KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (210KB)
LOC RWY 09   download (179KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (408KB)
BLTWY SIX (RNAV)   download (164KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (324KB)
CRIED NINE   download (219KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (300KB)
GIFFA NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (280KB)
HOODO SIX (RNAV)   download (216KB)
INDIE SEVEN (RNAV)   download (192KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (452KB)
KARRR SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (278KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (417KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (308KB)
LURIC SEVEN (RNAV)   download (211KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (228KB)
PALACIOS ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (372KB)
STRYA SEVEN (RNAV)   download (198KB)
STYCK SEVEN (RNAV)   download (185KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (172KB)
WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV)   download (175KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (70KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSGR - Sugar Land Regional Airport (12 nm NW)
KLVJ - Pearland Regional Airport (12 nm E)
KHOU - William P Hobby Airport (13 nm NE)
KEFD - Ellington Airport (18 nm E)
KIWS - West Houston Airport (21 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 05-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2011:20
Sunrise06:4611:46
Sunset20:1001:10
Evening civil twilight20:3501:35

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  05-Aug-2020 14:06:09
Local (UTC-5)  05-Aug-2020 09:06:09
 
METAR
KAXH 051355Z AUTO 23003KT 10SM CLR 27/25 A3003 RMK AO2 T02740254
KSGR 
11nm NW 
051353Z 24004KT 10SM CLR 28/25 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP163 T02780250
KLVJ 
12nm E 
051353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 28/24 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP168 T02830239
KHOU 
13nm NE 
051353Z 25005KT 10SM FEW150 28/24 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP166 T02830239
KEFD 
17nm E 
051350Z 24005KT 10SM FEW250 29/24 A3001
TAF
KSGR 
11nm NW 
051128Z 0512/0612 VRB02KT 6SM BR SCT020 FM051500 21005KT P6SM SCT030 FM052100 18006KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 FM060100 18004KT P6SM BKN120
KHOU 
13nm NE 
051128Z 0512/0612 20003KT P6SM FEW040 BKN250 FM051500 22005KT P6SM SCT050 FM052000 17009KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB FM060100 17006KT P6SM BKN120
KEFD 
17nm E 
051200Z 0512/0618 18006KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2992INS BECMG 0514/0515 22009KT 9999 FEW035 SCT080 QNH2990INS TEMPO 0518/0522 18010G15KT 9000 -TSRA BKN070CB BECMG 0616/0617 19006KT 9000 -SHRA BKN060 QNH2996INS TEMPO 0617/0618 VRB15G25KT 8000 -TSRA BKN060CB TX35/0519Z TN27/0612Z
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Your Houston Connection
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24 mins from the Galleria
25 Mins from Downtown Houston
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