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KBKS Brooks County Airport
Falfurrias, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: BKS
Lat/Long: 27-12-21.8000N 098-07-15.7000W
27-12.363333N 098-07.261667W
27.2060556,-98.1210278
(estimated)
Elevation: 111.7 ft. / 34.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (2000)
From city: 2 miles SE of FALFURRIAS, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 78355

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: SAN ANGELO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BKS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAR-OCT MON-FRI 0900-1600, NOV-FEB 0900-1700
FOR ATTENDANT AFT HRS CALL 361-325-2909.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RWY 17/35 PRESET LOW INTST. TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RWY 17; PAPI RWYS 17 & 35 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.125 (361-325-4055)
KINGSVILLE APPROACH: 119.9
KINGSVILLE DEPARTURE: 119.9
  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC (ZHU) ON FREQS 128.15/350.3 (KINGSVILLE RCAG) WHEN KINGSVILLE APCH CTL (NQI) CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ALIr183/(32.5)ALICE VOR114.5006E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 6006 x 75 ft. / 1831 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 52.0
Double wheel: 80.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 27-12.876975N27-11.885692N
Longitude: 098-07.207527W098-07.205672W
Elevation: 111.4 ft.110.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 180 true354 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 39 ft. tree, 1014 ft. from runway, 295 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 3018 x 60 ft. / 920 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 4.0, SINGLE WHEEL 18000 LBS.
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 27-12.540358N27-12.111335N
Longitude: 098-07.514890W098-07.231747W
Elevation: 110.8 ft.110.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 143 magnetic, 149 true323 magnetic, 329 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 26 ft. trees, 534 ft. from runway, 75 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
+16 FT TREES FM THR TO 200 FT FM THR, 87 FT RIGHT.
27 ft. trees, 744 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: BROOKS COUNTY
CO COMMISSIONERS COURT
FALFURRIAS, TX 78355
Phone 361-325-5604
Manager: BOND COSBY
PO BOX 556
FALFURRIAS, TX 78355
Phone 361-325-2909
361-850-3430 OR FROM NOV-FEB ON CALL 24/7

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 1
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 22/day *
63% transient general aviation
31% military
6% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 10 January 2017

Additional Remarks

9 FT FENCE LCTD APRX 900 FT NORTH OF RWY 17.
FOR CD CTC HOUSTON ARTCC AT 281-230-5622.

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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (218KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (217KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KIKG - Kleberg County Airport (21 nm N)
KNQI - Kingsville Naval Air Station (24 nm NE)
KALI - Alice International Airport (32 nm N)
KHBV - Jim Hogg County Airport (34 nm W)
KRBO - Nueces County Airport (41 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5811:58
Sunrise07:2212:22
Sunset19:3000:30
Evening civil twilight19:5300:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Sep-2021 21:41:26
Local (UTC-5)  21-Sep-2021 16:41:26
 
METAR
KBKS 212115Z AUTO 15012KT 10SM CLR 33/22 A2996 RMK AO2 T03300219
TAF
KNQI 
24nm NE 
2107/2207 17008KT 9999 SKC QNH2990INS FM210900 15005KT 8000 BR SCT015 QNH2988INS TEMPO 2109/2115 VRB06KT 3200 BR BKN015 FM211500 17010KT 9999 SCT025 QNH2997INS FM211800 14012KT 9999 VCSH SCT035 QNH2993INS TEMPO 2119/2200 11010KT 9000 -SHRA BKN020 TEMPO 2103/2106 VRB06KT 8000 TSRA FEW018 OVC020CB QNH2996INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2107 TIL 2112 T24/2111Z T35/2119Z FN00219
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Mabo, Inc. 361-325-2909
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.99 $4.79 
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