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KAXH Houston Southwest Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 OCTOBER 2021

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

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: 98
Single engine airplanes: 86
Multi engine airplanes: 8
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 07 October 2021 at 0901Z to 04 November 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL FOUR   download (317KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (407KB)
HUDZY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (345KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (305KB)
TKNIQ THREE (RNAV) **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (335KB)
TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL   2 pages: [1] [2] (378KB)
WAPPL SIX (RNAV) **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (392KB)
WAPPL SIX (RNAV), CONT.2 **NEW**   download (283KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (186KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (200KB)
LOC RWY 09   download (171KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA THREE **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (387KB)
BLTWY SEVEN (RNAV) **NEW**   download (155KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (305KB)
CRIED ONE **NEW**   download (211KB)
EL DORADO ONE **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (283KB)
GIFFA ONE **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (264KB)
HOODO SEVEN (RNAV) **NEW**   download (206KB)
INDIE EIGHT (RNAV) **NEW**   download (185KB)
INDUSTRY ONE **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (435KB)
KARRR SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (259KB)
LEONA FOUR **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (396KB)
LUFKIN THREE **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (291KB)
LURIC EIGHT (RNAV) **NEW**   download (207KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (218KB)
PALACIOS TWO **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (353KB)
STRYA EIGHT (RNAV) **NEW**   download (195KB)
STYCK EIGHT (RNAV) **NEW**   download (182KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (163KB)
WYLSN EIGHT (RNAV) **NEW**   download (170KB)
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 19-Oct-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0312:03
Sunrise07:2712:27
Sunset18:4723:47
Evening civil twilight19:1100:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Oct-2021 13:18:59
Local (UTC-5)  19-Oct-2021 08:18:59
 
METAR
KAXH 191255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT040 17/16 A3007 RMK AO2 T01690158
KSGR 
11nm NW 
191253Z 04003KT 10SM CLR 18/14 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP182 T01780144
KLVJ 
12nm E 
191253Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM CLR 16/14 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP184 T01610144
KHOU 
13nm NE 
191253Z 05003KT 10SM FEW040 SCT250 19/13 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP184 T01940133
KEFD 
17nm E 
191250Z 05003KT 10SM FEW037 17/14 A3006
TAF
KSGR 
11nm NW 
191139Z 1912/2012 02003KT P6SM BKN040 FM191600 15009KT P6SM SCT035 BKN250 FM200300 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250 FM201100 VRB02KT 6SM MIFG FEW030 BKN250
KHOU 
13nm NE 
191139Z 1912/2012 06006KT P6SM BKN040 BKN250 FM191600 13009KT P6SM SCT035 BKN250 FM200300 VRB04KT P6SM SCT250
KEFD 
17nm E 
191200Z 1912/2018 VRB06KT 9999 BKN040 QNH3000INS BECMG 2003/2004 VRB06KT 9999 BKN025 QNH3005INS BECMG 2017/2018 10010G15KT 9999 FEW025 QNH3007INS TX25/2012Z TN12/1912Z
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26 mins from the Medical Center
24 mins from the Galleria
25 Mins from Downtown Houston
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