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KEFD Ellington Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: EFD
Lat/Long: 29-36-26.4000N / 095-09-31.5000W
29-36.440000N / 095-09.525000W
29.6073333 / -95.1587500
(estimated)
Elevation: 32.5 ft. / 9.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2000)
From city: 15 miles SE of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 77059

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: EFD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 632.5 ft. MSL
TPA: 1067 FT AGL VFR RECTANGULAR, 1567 FT AGL OVERHEAD, 567 FT AGL LGT ACFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: RY 17L/35R & TWY B EAST OF RY 17R/35L NOT AVAILABLE FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS. ACR OPS OF 9 PSGR OR MORE NOTIFY ARPT PRIOR TO ARR EXC 15 MIN PPR 281-433-1612.

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 135.575 269.9
ELLINGTON GROUND: 121.6 275.8
ELLINGTON TOWER: 126.05 253.5
HOUSTON APPROACH: 134.45
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 134.45
ANG OPS COMD POST: 288.5
ANG OPS/COMD POST: 142.2
BORRN DP: 134.45
DREMR DP: 134.45
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
INDIE DP: 134.45
KARRR DP: 134.45
LURIC DP: 134.45
MMALT DP: 134.45
PMSV METRO: 372.2
RADAR: 134.1 271.3 284.0 390.8 396.0
STRYA DP: 134.45
STYCK DP: 134.45
WATFO DP: 134.45
WYLSN DP: 134.45
WX ASOS at HOU (7 nm W): PHONE 713-847-1462
WX ASOS at LVJ (7 nm SW): 118.525 (281-992-1853)
WX AWOS-3 at AXH (18 nm W): 123.625 (281-431-6572)
  • FOR ANG OPS CALL TEXAN OPS.
  • FOR COMD POST CALL LONE STAR.
  • ANG OPS COMD POST 288.5.
  • ANG FM 41.00 AVBL 0630-1600LCL PRIOR REQUEST ONLY MON-FRI.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HUBr110/6.8HOBBY VOR/DME117.1005E
MHFr273/21.8TRINITY VOR/DME113.6007E
IAHr150/23.1HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
VUHr317/25.3SCHOLES VOR/DME113.0006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NIXIN168/23.332605EBVP -... ...- .--.
GALVESTON300/26.720608EGLS --. .-.. ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 17R/35L

Dimensions: 9001 x 150 ft. / 2744 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 120/R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 190.0
Double tandem: 590.0
Dual double tandem: 800.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Latitude: 29-37.099860N29-35.615233N
Longitude: 095-09.863585W095-09.829220W
Elevation: 31.9 ft.27.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 179 true354 magnetic, 359 true
Declared distances: TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, 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)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashersMALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, lighted
Instrument approach: LOC/GSILS

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 8001 x 150 ft. / 2439 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 110/R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 164.0
Double tandem: 300.0
Dual double tandem: 668.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 29-35.890478N29-36.842375N
Longitude: 095-09.779302W095-08.732837W
Elevation: 26.0 ft.30.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 039 magnetic, 044 true219 magnetic, 224 true
Declared distances: TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:8001TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:8001
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, 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)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 4609 x 80 ft. / 1405 x 24 m
Surface: concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 12 /R/C/W/T
Single wheel: 24.0
Double wheel: 63.0
Double tandem: 145.0
Dual double tandem: 300.0
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Latitude: 29-37.108190N29-36.347857N
Longitude: 095-09.372503W095-09.354997W
Elevation: 31.0 ft.30.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 179 true354 magnetic, 359 true
Declared distances: TORA:4609 TODA:4609 ASDA:4609 LDA:4609TORA:4609 TODA:4609 ASDA:4609 LDA:4609
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF HOUSTON
16930 JFK BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77032
Phone 281-233-3000
Manager: ARTURO MACHUCA
BLDG 510 ELLINGTON FIELD
HOUSTON, TX 77034
Phone 713-847-4200

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 152
Single engine airplanes: 63
Multi engine airplanes: 19
Jet airplanes: 43
Helicopters: 2
Military aircraft: 25
    
Aircraft operations: avg 280/day *
40% transient general aviation
27% military
22% local general aviation
9% air taxi
2% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

E60-22 BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1496').
E60-17R BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1500').
E60-35L BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1850').
E60-04 BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1563').
TWY B UNLGTD EAST OF RY 17R/35L; DALGT USE ONLY.
NUMEROUS BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT ALL QUADRANTS.
PORTIONS OF RAMP SW OF ATCT (T-HANGARS) NOT VISIBLE FM ATCT.
RY 17R ARRESTING BARRIERS 1500 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RY.
RY 35L ARRESTING BARRIERS 1849 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RY.
FLUID: LHOX HPOX
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
CAUTION: NUMEROUS SMALL ACFT WITH EXTV TRNG IN AREA OF ARPT.
NS ABTMT: NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S AND E OF FLD. JET ACFT RSTD TO STR-IN FULL STOP LDG ONLY BTN 2200-0700 DLY, 2200-1300 SUN. NO MULTI PRACTICE VFR APCH BTN 2300-0700 SUN. ON DEP JET ACFT MIN USE OF AFTER BURNERS AND CLIMB RWY HDG TO 1000' PRIOR TO TURNS OR REJOIN.
CG: MIN 24 HR PPR EXC CG MSN. C713-578-3000.
STREET LGTS LCTD 700 FT EAST OF RY 17R APCH MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR APCH LGTS.
BE ALERT FOR MIL ACFT AT 1600 MSL MAKING OVHD APCHS.
MISC: PRK RAMP CAP TDT710.
ANG: ANG RAMP CLSD TO ALL ACFT EXEC OFFL BUS ONLY. PPR, CTC BASE OPS, 1200-2130Z++ TUE-FRI, CLSD WKEND & HOL. DSN 454-2142, C281-929-2142, 24 HR PRIOR ARR. COMD POST 24 HR, DSN 454-2716, C281-929-2716. ALL OTHER TRAN ACFT CTC 800-426-5237, C281-484-6551.
RY 04 ARRESTING BARRIERS 1563 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RY.
RY 22 ARRESTING BARRIERS 1496 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RY.
SERVICE - AGEAR: POTENTIAL FOR TAIL HOOK SKIP ON RWY 17R/35L AND RWY 04/22 DUE TO CNTLN LGT WITHIN 200' OF RWY A-G. AGEAR: A-GEAR LGTD MRK PLACEMENT EXCEEDS 75' FR RWY EDGE.
ARPT CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN 171 FT OR GREATER EXCEPT 24 HRS PPR 281-433-1612.
SERVICE-FUEL: A++ (MIL).
ANG OPS COMD POST 288.5.
ANG: BASH PHASE II COND OCT-APR FOR MIGRATORY BIRDS. BASH PHASE I MAY-SEP.
JASU: 1(-95) 1(-86) 1(JETEX5).
70 FT AGL TANKS LCTD 1400 FT NE OF RY 17R APCH.
RY 17L/35R BTWN TWYS C & G - DUAL PURPOSE RY/TWY WITH TWY LGTS.

Instrument Procedures

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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 16 August 2018 at 0901Z to 13 September 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL THREE   download (296KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (361KB)
HUDZY THREE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (328KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (294KB)
QTRBK ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (320KB)
TCHDN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (285KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (379KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (264KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 17R   download (122KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 22   download (124KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 35L   download (123KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (336KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (292KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (336KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (195KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (228KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (233KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (240KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 17R   download (113KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 35L   download (107KB)
TACAN RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (214KB)
TACAN RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (229KB)
TACAN RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (229KB)
TACAN RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (221KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (43KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (376KB)
BLTWY FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (153KB)
BORRN THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (285KB)
CRIED NINE   download (161KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (213KB)
GIFFA NINE   download (161KB)
HOODO FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (241KB)
INDIE SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (179KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (366KB)
KARRR FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (232KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (325KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (218KB)
LURIC SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (199KB)
MMALT FOUR (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (218KB)
PALACIOS NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (292KB)
STRYA SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (187KB)
STYCK SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (177KB)
TRUAX SEVEN   download (156KB)
WATFO FOUR (RNAV)   download (164KB)
WYLSN SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (167KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (70KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

T41 - La Porte Municipal Airport (6 nm NE)
KHOU - William P Hobby Airport (7 nm W)
KLVJ - Pearland Regional Airport (7 nm SW)
KHPY - Baytown Airport (15 nm NE)
KAXH - Houston Southwest Airport (18 nm W)
54T - RWJ Airpark (19 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2611:26
Sunrise06:5111:51
Sunset19:5900:59
Evening civil twilight20:2401:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Aug-2018 07:20:57
Local (UTC-5)  17-Aug-2018 02:20:57
 
METAR
KEFD 170650Z 17003KT 10SM SCT250 27/26 A3007
KHOU 
7nm W 
170653Z 19004KT 10SM SCT250 27/26 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP178 T02670261
KLVJ 
7nm SW 
170653Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 26/26 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP181 T02610256
KAXH 
18nm W 
170655Z AUTO 10SM CLR 24/24 A3006 RMK AO2 T02380236
TAF
KEFD 170400Z 1704/1810 19004KT 9999 FEW035 SCT250 QNH3005INS BECMG 1709/1710 VRB03KT 9999 SCT020 QNH3007INS BECMG 1715/1716 22006KT 9999 SCT050 BKN250 QNH3002INS BECMG 1721/1722 16009KT 9999 VCTS BKN050CB QNH2999INS BECMG 1802/1803 16015KT 9999 NSW SCT040 QNH3000INS TX33/1720Z TN25/1710Z
KHOU 
7nm W 
170520Z 1706/1806 18007KT P6SM FEW025 FEW250 FM170900 VRB03KT P6SM SCT015 FM171500 22006KT P6SM SCT050 BKN250 FM172200 16009KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB FM180200 18006KT P6SM FEW030 SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Signature Flight Support UNICOM 122.95
281-484-6551
[web site]
[email]
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713-847-4234
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Abe's Cajun Market 281-480-2237
[web site]
[email]
Catering, Internet access, Restrooms, Restaurant

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