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KAXH Houston Southwest Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

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
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 1000 FT AGL AND LARGE ACFT 1500 FT AGL.
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
BORRN DP: 123.8
DREMR DP: 123.8
INDIE DP: 123.8
KARRR DP: 123.8
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT DP: 123.8
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
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
NIXIN200/32.332605EBVP -... ...- .--.
WHARTON061/38.424506EARM .- .-. --
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: 134
Single engine airplanes: 113
Multi engine airplanes: 18
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 09 February 2017

Additional Remarks

HELICOPTER TFC INVOF ARPT.

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 26 April 2018 at 901Z to 24 May 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL THREE   download (296KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (361KB)
HUDZY THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (325KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (296KB)
TCHDN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (286KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (379KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (264KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (206KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (184KB)
LOC/DME RWY 09   download (202KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (398KB)
BLTWY FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (167KB)
BORRN THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (262KB)
CRIED NINE   download (187KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (233KB)
GIFFA NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (213KB)
HOODO FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (219KB)
INDIE FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (192KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (386KB)
KARRR FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (211KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (350KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (243KB)
LURIC FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (213KB)
MMALT THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (227KB)
PALACIOS NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (312KB)
STRYA FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (200KB)
STYCK FIVE (RNAV)   download (156KB)
WATFO FOUR (RNAV)   download (140KB)
WYLSN FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (177KB)
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 26-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2011:20
Sunrise06:4511:45
Sunset19:5400:54
Evening civil twilight20:1901:19

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Apr-2018 04:11:33
Local (UTC-5)  26-Apr-2018 23:11:33
 
METAR
KAXH 270355Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM CLR 15/13 A2999 RMK AO2 T01530128
KSGR 
11nm NW 
270353Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM CLR 17/11 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP152 T01670111
KLVJ 
12nm E 
270353Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/14 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP156 T01670139
KHOU 
13nm NE 
270353Z 00000KT 10SM BKN250 17/14 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP158 T01720139
KEFD 
17nm E 
270350Z 12001KT 10SM SCT250 17/11 A2999
TAF
KSGR 
11nm NW 
261721Z 2618/2718 35008KT P6SM SKC FM270200 VRB04KT P6SM SCT250 FM271200 34008KT P6SM BKN120 FM271600 34008KT P6SM SCT150
KHOU 
13nm NE 
262055Z 2621/2718 31008KT P6SM FEW100 FM270200 VRB04KT P6SM SCT250 FM271200 34008KT P6SM BKN120 FM271600 34008KT P6SM SCT150
KEFD 
17nm E 
252352Z 2523/2702 21009KT 9999 SCT030 QNH2997INS TEMPO 2600/2603 28010G15KT 6000 -TSRA BKN030CB BECMG 2602/2603 31010G15KT 8000 -SHRA BKN020 QNH2995INS BECMG 2605/2606 31010G15KT 8000 -SHRA OVC010 QNH2993INS BECMG 2608/2609 32010G15KT 9999 NSW BKN015 QNH2999INS BECMG 2611/2612 33012KT 9999 SCT030 QNH3001INS BECMG 2614/2615 34012G18KT 9999 SKC QNH2995INS TX30/2523Z TN14/2611Z
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Houston Southwest Airport UNICOM 123.00
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Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School toll-free 1-800-255-2877
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