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KIWS West Houston Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 AUGUST 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: IWS
Lat/Long: 29-49-05.5000N 095-40-21.4000W
29-49.091667N 095-40.356667W
29.8181944,-95.6726111
(estimated)
Elevation: 111 ft. / 33.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (1995)
From city: 13 miles W of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 77084

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1964
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CXO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. HIRL RY 15/33 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RYS 15 & 33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, LNDG FEE FOR HELICOPTERS. FEE WAIVED WITH FUEL PURCHASE.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
HOUSTON APPROACH: 123.8
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 123.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.15
ALEXANDRIA DP: 123.8
BLTWY RNAV DP: 123.8
BLUEBELL STAR: 124.225
BORRN RNAV DP: 123.8
CESAN STAR: 121.3
CRIED DP: 123.8
DREMR DP: 123.8
EL DORADO DP: 123.8
GIFFA DP: 123.8
HOODO RNAV DP: 123.8
HUDZY STAR: 120.05
INDIE RNAV DP: 123.8
INDUSTRY DP: 123.8
KARRR RNAV DP: 123.8
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT DP: 123.8
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
TCHDN STAR: 119.175
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WATFO DP: 123.8
WYLSN DP: 123.8
WX AWOS-3 at TME (12 nm W): 119.525 (281-945-5451)
WX ASOS at SGR (12 nm S): 118.125 (281-242-7605)
WX ASOS at DWH (16 nm NE): PHONE 281-251-7853
WX ASOS at IAH (20 nm NE): PHONE 281-443-6397

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
IAHr239/18.9HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
HUBr290/22.8HOBBY VOR/DME117.1005E
TNVr137/34.6NAVASOTA VOR/DME115.9008E
ELAr066/34.9EAGLE LAKE VOR/DME116.4008E

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 3953 x 75 ft. / 1205 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 18.0
Double wheel: 44.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Runway edge markings: 15/33 NSTD PIR MKGS DUE TO RY LENGTH.
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 29-49.386122N29-48.796630N
Longitude: 095-40.516137W095-40.196257W
Elevation: 110.5 ft.108.9 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 150 magnetic, 155 true330 magnetic, 335 true
Markings: NSTD, in good conditionNSTD, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on right (3.70 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.70 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 36 ft. trees, 600 ft. from runway, 11:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 60 ft. right of centerline
ROAD 150 FT EAST OF THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WEST HOUSTON AIRPORT CORP
BOX 941789
HOUSTON, TX 77094-8789
Phone 281-492-2130
Manager: WOODY LESIKAR
BOX 941789
HOUSTON, TX 77094-8789
Phone 281-492-2130

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 282/day *
68% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

DEEP/WIDE DITCH APRXLY 25 FT FM AER 15; 40 FT & GTR TREES APRXLY 900 FT FM AER 15; ROAD ANGLING ACROSS APCH RY 33.
NO TOUCH & GO LANDINGS BTN 2200-0600.
NO NIGHT HELICOPTER TRAINING.
NO MULTIPLE TRAINING FLIGHTS BY HELICOPTERS.
WX INFO AVBL ON 125.575, 281-579-9820. ASRI 129.875.
FOR CD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844. TO CNL IFR CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5888.

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 15 August 2019 at 0901Z to 12 September 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL THREE **CHANGED**   download (297KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (359KB)
HUDZY THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (328KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (294KB)
TCHDN TWO **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (286KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (380KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (265KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (162KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (148KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (351KB)
BLTWY SIX (RNAV)   download (127KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (253KB)
CRIED NINE   download (139KB)
EL DORADO NINE   download (156KB)
GIFFA NINE   download (138KB)
HOODO SIX (RNAV)   download (178KB)
INDIE SEVEN (RNAV)   download (154KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (338KB)
KARRR FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (203KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (305KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (195KB)
LURIC SEVEN (RNAV)   download (172KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (190KB)
PALACIOS ONE **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (257KB)
STRYA SEVEN (RNAV)   download (160KB)
STYCK SEVEN (RNAV)   download (149KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (135KB)
WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV)   download (137KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (70KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTME - Houston Executive Airport (12 nm W)
KSGR - Sugar Land Regional Airport (12 nm S)
KDWH - David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (16 nm NE)
KIAH - George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (20 nm NE)
KAXH - Houston Southwest Airport (21 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Aug-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2911:29
Sunrise06:5411:54
Sunset19:5900:59
Evening civil twilight20:2401:24

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Aug-2019 15:00:35
Local (UTC-5)  19-Aug-2019 10:00:35
 
METAR
KTME 
12nm W 
191435Z AUTO 20007KT 8SM BKN018 BKN024 31/26 A3002 RMK AO2
KSGR 
12nm S 
191453Z 18007KT 10SM BKN021 BKN027 31/27 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP160 T03060267 51006
KDWH 
16nm NE 
191453Z 22007KT 10SM BKN012 BKN024 32/25 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP157 T03170250 50006
KIAH 
19nm NE 
191453Z 23008KT 10SM SCT028 SCT250 32/25 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP158 MOD CU ALQDS T03220250 51008
KAXH 
21nm SE 
191435Z AUTO 21004KT 10SM SCT020 SCT032 31/26 A3001 RMK AO2 T03050261
KHOU 
23nm SE 
191453Z 20007KT 140V220 10SM SCT020 SCT250 31/26 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP163 T03110256 51010
TAF
KSGR 
12nm S 
191120Z 1912/2012 16003KT P6SM SCT025 FM191400 19007KT P6SM BKN035 FM191600 18008KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 FM191800 17009KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB FM192300 16009KT P6SM FEW045 FM200400 VRB04KT P6SM FEW030
KIAH 
19nm NE 
191120Z 1912/2018 VRB04KT P6SM SCT020 FM191500 20007KT P6SM BKN035 FM191700 18008KT P6SM VCSH SCT045 FM191900 16008KT P6SM VCTS BKN050CB FM192300 15010KT P6SM FEW050 FM200400 VRB04KT P6SM FEW025
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
West Houston Airport UNICOM 123.05
281-492-2130
[web site]
[email]
Facility Fee Applies to Non-Patrons Waived with Fuel Purchase.

24-hour Full Service Weekend, Holiday and qualifying discounts may apply
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $4.49 $4.27 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Western Airways, Inc.
281-565-9700
[web site]
[email]
Western Airways is a Part 145 Repair Station providing routine maintenance, emergency repairs and annual/phase inspections for pistons, turboprops and jets. Western has a full-service Avionics Department performing upgrades, repairs and ADS-B and Wi-Fi installations. AOG mobile service available.
 
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