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KAXH Houston Southwest Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 AUGUST 2019

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 RY 09/27 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RY 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
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT DP: 123.8
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
TCHDN STAR: 119.175
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WATFO DP: 123.8
WYLSN 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

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HUBr224/13.8HOBBY VOR/DME117.1005E
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 .- .-. --
GALVESTON277/39.120608EGLS --. .-.. ...

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: 54 ft. trees, 1550 ft. from runway, 25:1 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: 130
Single engine airplanes: 110
Multi engine airplanes: 16
Helicopters: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 117/day *
62% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
7% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 09 February 2017

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 15 August 2019 at 0901Z to 12 September 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL THREE **CHANGED**   download (297KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (359KB)
HUDZY THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (328KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (294KB)
TCHDN TWO **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (286KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (380KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (265KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (163KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (182KB)
LOC RWY 09   download (147KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (398KB)
BLTWY SIX (RNAV)   download (130KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (257KB)
CRIED NINE   download (186KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (235KB)
GIFFA NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (215KB)
HOODO SIX (RNAV)   download (185KB)
INDIE SEVEN (RNAV)   download (158KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (386KB)
KARRR FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (208KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (350KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (241KB)
LURIC SEVEN (RNAV)   download (179KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (194KB)
PALACIOS ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (303KB)
STRYA SEVEN (RNAV)   download (164KB)
STYCK SEVEN (RNAV)   download (151KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (139KB)
WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV)   download (143KB)
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 24-Aug-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3111:31
Sunrise06:5611:56
Sunset19:5300:53
Evening civil twilight20:1701:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Aug-2019 12:50:14
Local (UTC-5)  24-Aug-2019 07:50:14
 
METAR
KAXH 241235Z AUTO 06004KT 10SM SCT028 SCT033 24/24 A2993 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND S T02420239
KSGR 
11nm NW 
241153Z 05004KT 10SM SCT025 26/24 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP129 70012 T02560244 10256 20239 53002
KLVJ 
12nm E 
241234Z AUTO 03003KT 10SM SCT025 OVC055 26/24 A2993 RMK AO2 T02610239
KHOU 
13nm NE 
241153Z 01006KT 10SM SCT020 BKN050 BKN250 26/23 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP134 70118 T02610233 10267 20250 53001
KEFD 
17nm E 
241150Z 04003KT 10SM FEW020 BKN250 26/23 A2991
TAF
KSGR 
11nm NW 
241124Z 2412/2512 VRB03KT P6SM SCT030 FM241800 14008KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB BKN080 TEMPO 2418/2420 VRB10G25KT 4SM TSRA BKN035CB FM250000 15006KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN100 FM250500 00000KT P6SM SCT180
KHOU 
13nm NE 
241124Z 2412/2512 VRB04KT P6SM SCT020 BKN250 FM241600 14008KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB BKN100 TEMPO 2418/2420 VRB10G25KT 4SM TSRA BKN035CB FM242200 17007KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB BKN090 FM250300 VRB03KT P6SM BKN250
KEFD 
17nm E 
241200Z 2412/2518 14006KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2987INS BECMG 2417/2418 16009KT 8000 -SHRA BKN030 QNH2985INS TEMPO 2418/2424 29020G30KT 6000 -TSRA BKN020CB BECMG 2500/2501 18009KT 9999 NSW SCT020 QNH2984INS TEMPO 2505/2511 BKN010 BECMG 2511/2512 18006KT 9999 BKN035 QNH2986INS TX29/2421Z TN25/2412Z
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