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KCVB Castroville Municipal Airport
Castroville, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 DECEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: CVB
Lat/Long: 29-20-32.6000N 098-51-04.4000W
29-20.543333N 098-51.073333W
29.3423889,-98.8512222
(estimated)
Elevation: 773.9 ft. / 235.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04E (2020)
From city: 2 miles SE of CASTROVILLE, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 78009

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1951
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: SAN ANGELO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CVB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RWY 16/34 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 119.25 (830-931-0232)
SAN ANTONIO APPROACH: 118.05
SAN ANTONIO DEPARTURE: 118.05
WX ASOS at HDO (17 nm W): 119.675 (830-426-3060)
WX ASOS at SSF (20 nm E): PHONE 210-927-9391

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SSFr274/(21.9)STINSON VOR108.4009E
SATr220/27.2SAN ANTONIO VORTAC116.8008E
RNDr245/31.4RANDOLPH VORTAC112.3005E
CSIr143/39.6CENTER POINT VORTAC117.5008E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
DEVINE014/13.135907EHHH .... .... ....

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:FUEL AVBL 24 HRS SELF SVC.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 5001 x 75 ft. / 1524 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 15.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 29-20.934167N29-20.154155N
Longitude: 098-51.226333W098-50.919435W
Elevation: 773.9 ft.762.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 157 magnetic, 161 true337 magnetic, 341 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 70 ft. tree, 2600 ft. from runway, 34:1 slope to clear
10 FT PVT ROAD 20 FT FM THR.
3 ft. hill, 200 ft. from runway, 56 ft. left of centerline
3 FT DIRT PILES 161 FT FM THR TO 200 FT FM THR, 87 FT RIGHT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF CASTROVILLE
1209 FIORELLA ST
CASTROVILLE, TX 78009
Phone 830-931-4070
Manager: DAVID KIRKPATRICK
10500 AIRPORT ROAD
CASTROVILLE, TX 78009
Phone 830-538-2782

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 61
Single engine airplanes: 54
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 45/day *
68% local general aviation
32% transient general aviation
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 08 May 2020

Additional Remarks

BRIGHT LGTS AT BALL PARK FM APR-JULY.
FOR CD CTC SAN ANTONIO APCH AT 210-805-5516.

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 01 December 2022 at 0901Z to 29 December 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 16   download (208KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (220KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (34KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (144KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

23R - Devine Municipal Airport (13 nm S)
KSKF - Kelly Field Airport (14 nm E)
KHDO - South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo (17 nm W)
KSSF - Stinson Municipal Airport (20 nm E)
KSAT - San Antonio International Airport (23 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of KCVB (Castroville Municipal Airport)
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Taken late March 2020
looking south.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 04-Dec-2022
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5012:50
Sunrise07:1613:16
Sunset17:3623:36
Evening civil twilight18:0200:02

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Dec-2022 13:22:42
Local (UTC-6)  04-Dec-2022 07:22:42
 
METAR
KCVB 041241Z AUTO 03004KT 5SM -DZ OVC011 14/13 A3029 RMK AO2
KSKF 
15nm E 
041255Z AUTO 05008KT 6SM -RA BKN006 OVC011 13/13 A3025 RMK AO2 RAB39 CIG 006V011 BKN V SCT SLP242 P0000 T01280128 $
KHDO 
17nm W 
041251Z AUTO 02006KT 5SM -RA BR OVC009 13/12 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP243 P0001 T01280117
TAF
KSKF 
15nm E 
040951Z 0410/0516 06005KT 9999 OVC013 QNH3011INS BECMG 0422/0423 12005KT 9999 OVC010 QNH3007INS BECMG 0502/0503 13005KT 8000 BR OVC007 QNH3003INS BECMG 0505/0506 14004KT 4800 BR OVC004 QNH2999INS BECMG 0508/0509 17004KT 1200 -DZ BR OVC002 QNH2996INS BECMG 0515/0516 19006KT 4000 BR OVC004 QNH2994INS TX17/0421Z TN13/0413Z
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 Services / Description 
 
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 Castroville Municipal Airport
830-538-2782
830-538-4260
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, Skydiving, ...
 
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More info about Castroville Municipal Airport
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS --- $5.75 
SS $5.80 $5.75 
 Updated 23-Nov-2022
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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