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KECU Edwards County Airport
Rocksprings, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: ECU
Lat/Long: 29-56-48.9105N 100-10-25.8768W
29-56.815175N 100-10.431280W
29.9469196,-100.1738547
(estimated)
Elevation: 2372.2 ft. / 723.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (2000)
From city: 4 miles SE of ROCKSPRINGS, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 78880

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1977
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: SAN ANGELO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ECU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3: 118.175 (830-683-2425)
DEL RIO APPROACH: 119.6
DEL RIO DEPARTURE: 119.6
  • APCH/DEP CTL SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC (ZHU) ON FREQS 125.75/346.4 (ROCK SPRINGS RCAG) WHEN DEL RIO APCH CTL (DLF) CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RSGr112/7.7ROCKSPRINGS VORTAC114.5510E

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4050 x 50 ft. / 1234 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 13.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 29-57.089513N29-56.540830N
Longitude: 100-10.650122W100-10.212458W
Elevation: 2367.1 ft.2368.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 145 true318 magnetic, 325 true
Displaced threshold: 278 ft.
NIGHTTIME OPERATION DSPLCD THLD LGTS ARE SET 288 FT FM RY END.
no
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 25 ft. trees, 200 ft. from runway
+8 FT DEER FENCE MARKED 30 FT FM THLD; +8 FT FENCE POST 40 FT FM THLD 204 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN; +15 FT TREES 125 FT FM THLD 25 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN; +5' FENCE 75' FM THR ACROSS CNTRLN
13 ft. trees, 812 ft. from runway, 71 ft. right of centerline, 47:1 slope to clear
RWY 32 +6' BRUSH 20' FM THR, 72' R OF CNTRLN; +6' BRUSH 100'-150' FM THR, 80' L OF CNTRLN

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF EDWARDS
EDWARDS CTY COURTHOUSE
ROCKSPRINGS, TX 78880
Phone 830-683-6122
Manager: SOULI SHANKLIN
BOX 348
ROCKSPRINGS, TX 78880
Phone 830-683-6122
COUNTY JUDGE.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 3
Single engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 68/month *
49% transient general aviation
27% military
24% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 04 August 2016

Additional Remarks

ACCESS THROUGH SECURITY GATE USE FIELD ELEV.
FOR CD CTC LAUGHLIN APCH AT 830-298-4350, WHEN APCH CLSD CTC HOUSTON ARTCC AT 281-230-5623.

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 25 February 2021 at 0901Z to 25 March 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (210KB)
VOR RWY 14   download (258KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (13KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KJCT - Kimble County Airport (40 nm NE)
KSOA - Sonora Municipal Airport (46 nm NW)
KDLF - Laughlin AFB Airport (47 nm SW)
KUVA - Garner Field Airport (50 nm SE)
KDRT - Del Rio International Airport (52 nm SW)
 
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Photo by Bruce D. Sidlinger
Photo taken 16-Jul-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 02-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4312:43
Sunrise07:0613:06
Sunset18:3900:39
Evening civil twilight19:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  03-Mar-2021 02:58:19
Local (UTC-6)  02-Mar-2021 20:58:19
 
METAR
KECU 030235Z AUTO 08003KT 10SM CLR 11/M04 A3018 RMK AO2
TAF
KJCT 
39nm NE 
021736Z 0218/0318 VRB04KT P6SM SKC FM031600 19006KT P6SM SKC
KDLF 
47nm SW 
021900Z 0219/0401 35008KT 9999 SKC QNH3024INS BECMG 0221/0222 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH3015INS BECMG 0222/0223 14007KT 9999 SKC QNH3010INS BECMG 0309/0310 12006KT 9999 SCT170 QNH3013INS BECMG 0322/0323 15010G15KT 9999 FEW180 QNH3007INS TX18/0221Z TN06/0312Z
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