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KFWS Fort Worth Spinks Airport
Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: FWS
Lat/Long: 32-33-54.4810N 097-18-30.3820W
32-33.908017N 097-18.506367W
32.5651336,-97.3084394
(estimated)
Elevation: 700.4 ft. / 213.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 14 miles S of FORT WORTH, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 76028

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1988
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FWS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 35L - CTAF. WHEN ATCT CLSD MIRL RWY 17R/35L PRESET ON MED INTST.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.625
UNICOM: 122.7
ATIS: 120.025
WX AWOS-3: 120.025 (817-426-4172)
SPINKS GROUND: 119.475 [0700-2000]
SPINKS TOWER: 124.625 [0700-2000]
REGIONAL APPROACH: 135.975
REGIONAL DEPARTURE: 135.975
DODJE STAR: 125.2 125.9
JOE POOL DP: 135.975
KNEAD STAR: 135.975
LIKES STAR: 125.8 ;SOUTH 135.975 ;NORTH
MOTZA STAR: 118.1 ;SOUTH 125.8 ;NORTH
REEKO STAR: 125.2
SANGR STAR: 124.3
SASIE STAR: 124.3
SLUGG STAR: 125.8 ;SOUTH 135.975 ;NORTH
SWVAY STAR: 135.975
WESAT STAR: 118.1 ;SOUTH 125.8 ;NORTH
WX ASOS at GKY (12 nm NE): 127.375 (817-557-0251)
WX AWOS-3 at CPT (14 nm SW): 119.525 (817-641-4135)
WX AWOS-3P at GPM (15 nm NE): 118.475 (972-606-1433)
WX ASOS at FTW (16 nm N): PHONE 817-740-3346

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FUZr193/20.5RANGER VORTAC115.7006E
TTTr211/22.7MAVERICK VOR/DME113.1006E
CVEr220/28.2COWBOY VOR/DME116.2006E
MQPr097/36.1MILLSAP VORTAC117.7009E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL SELF-SERVE 24 HR WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 17R/35L

Dimensions: 6002 x 100 ft. / 1829 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 70.0
Double tandem: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Latitude: 32-34.350867N32-33.361033N
Longitude: 097-18.579250W097-18.581467W
Elevation: 700.4 ft.689.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 173 magnetic, 180 true353 magnetic, 360 true
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)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 100 ft. pline, marked, 4150 ft. from runway, 39:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 3660 x 60 ft. / 1116 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Operational restrictions: AVBL ONLY DURG DALGT/VFR AND DRY WEATHER SFC CONDS.
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Latitude: 32-34.295167N32-33.691667N
Longitude: 097-18.385000W097-18.385000W
Elevation: 694.2 ft.695.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 173 magnetic, 180 true353 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: none, in fair conditionnone, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none8 ft. gnd, 320 ft. from runway, 40:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF FORT WORTH
201 AMERICAN CONCOURSE, SUITE 330
FORT WORTH, TX 76106
Phone 817-392-5400
Manager: JOE HAMMOND
450 ALSBURY CT
FORT WORTH, TX 76028
Phone 817-392-5430

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 158
Single engine airplanes: 129
Multi engine airplanes: 19
Jet airplanes: 7
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 184/day *
57% local general aviation
41% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE: AVOID NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS ALL QUADRANT OF ARPT; MAINTAIN ALTITUDES AT OR ABOVE 1000 FT AGL OVER THESE AREAS.
BIRDS INVOF ARPT.
UNLGTD ANT ARRAY 212 FT AGL 5 NM SE OF ARPT.
ROTORCRAFT OPNS RSTD IN SELF SVC FUEL AREAS.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC REGIONAL APCH AT 972-615-2799.

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.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DODJE SIX **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (787KB)
MOTZA NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (547KB)
REEKO THREE (RNAV)   download (225KB)
SASIE SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (533KB)
SWVAY FOUR (RNAV)   download (257KB)
TRUUK TWO (RNAV)   download (226KB)
WESAT TWO (RNAV)   download (219KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35L   download (252KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L   download (273KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (16KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DALLAS SEVEN   2 pages: [1] [2] (407KB)
GARLAND NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (373KB)
JOE POOL TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (572KB)
KINGDOM EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (406KB)
KUSSO SEVEN (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (348KB)
SWABR SEVEN (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (344KB)
TEXOMA NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (500KB)
WORTH FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (447KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (113KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGKY - Arlington Municipal Airport (12 nm NE)
KNFW - Fort Worth Naval Air Station JRB (Carswell Field) Airport (14 nm NW)
KCPT - Cleburne Regional Airport (14 nm SW)
50F - Bourland Field Airport (14 nm W)
KGPM - Grand Prairie Municipal Airport (15 nm NE)
KFTW - Fort Worth Meacham International Airport (16 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 02-Mar-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3212:32
Sunrise06:5712:57
Sunset18:2600:26
Evening civil twilight18:5100:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  02-Mar-2021 18:35:21
Local (UTC-6)  02-Mar-2021 12:35:21
 
METAR
KFWS 021753Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 14/00 A3030
KGKY 
12nm NE 
021753Z 36003KT 10SM CLR 16/M02 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP253 T01561017 10161 20022 58013
KNFW 
14nm NW 
021752Z VRB03KT 10SM CLR 14/M01 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP239 T01441011 10144 20039 58014 $
KCPT 
14nm SW 
021815Z AUTO 32005KT 10SM CLR 14/M02 A3029 RMK A01
KGPM 
15nm NE 
021750Z 00000KT 10SM SKC 11/M01 A3033
KFTW 
16nm N 
021753Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/M01 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP253 T01281006 10133 20033 58014 $
TAF
KGKY 
12nm NE 
021737Z 0218/0318 VRB02KT P6SM SKC FM030000 18005KT P6SM SKC
KFTW 
16nm N 
021737Z 0218/0318 VRB02KT P6SM SKC FM030000 18005KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
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Harrison Aviation UNICOM 122.70
817-447-8016
[web site]
[email]
Avoid DFW Class B airspace while visiting Fort Worth's newest FBO adjacent to I-35W. Our new 7,400 sf terminal building has two conference rooms, business center, snooze rooms, galley, and VIP waiting area. Complimentary ice, popcorn, cookies, and newspapers are also provided.
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
FlywithRobert LLC 817-781-9737
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Huffman Aviation 817-551-9484
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Spinks Flight Center 817-295-8477
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