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KIWS West Houston Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

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
BORRN DP: 123.8
DREMR DP: 123.8
INDIE DP: 123.8
KARRR DP: 123.8
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT DP: 123.8
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
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

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NIXIN241/26.032605EBVP -... ...- .--.

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.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
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.

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 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL THREE   download (295KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (359KB)
HUDZY THREE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (327KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (294KB)
TCHDN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (285KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (380KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (264KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15 **CHANGED**   download (162KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 **CHANGED**   download (148KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (351KB)
BLTWY FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (126KB)
BORRN THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (257KB)
CRIED NINE   download (139KB)
EL DORADO NINE   download (154KB)
GIFFA NINE   download (136KB)
HOODO FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (212KB)
INDIE SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (154KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (338KB)
KARRR FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (206KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (303KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (196KB)
LURIC SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (174KB)
MMALT FOUR (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (189KB)
PALACIOS NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (265KB)
STRYA SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (162KB)
STYCK SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (151KB)
WATFO FOUR (RNAV)   download (135KB)
WYLSN SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (141KB)
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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West Houston Airport
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5011:50
Sunrise07:1412:14
Sunset19:1500:15
Evening civil twilight19:3900:39

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Sep-2018 12:02:21
Local (UTC-5)  25-Sep-2018 07:02:21
 
METAR
KTME 
12nm W 
251155Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM FEW015 23/23 A2995 RMK AO2
KSGR 
12nm S 
251153Z 00000KT 10SM BKN120 24/23 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP136 T02390228 10250 20233 53000
KDWH 
16nm NE 
251157Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/22 A2994 RMK AO2 T02220217
KIAH 
19nm NE 
251153Z 00000KT 10SM MIFG FEW025 FEW110 23/23 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP137 T02280228 10250 20228 53003
KAXH 
21nm SE 
251155Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR SCT120 22/22 A2994 RMK AO2 T02210221 10225 20219
KHOU 
23nm SE 
251153Z 00000KT 10SM SCT025 SCT110 SCT250 24/23 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP140 T02440233 10250 20244 53002
TAF
KSGR 
12nm S 
251137Z 2512/2612 18005KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN035 TEMPO 2513/2517 5SM SHRA BKN025 OVC080 FM251700 18007KT P6SM VCTS BKN040CB BKN250 FM252000 18007KT P6SM FEW040 BKN150 FM260400 00000KT P6SM SCT120 FM261000 00000KT P6SM VCSH SCT020 BKN150
KIAH 
19nm NE 
251123Z 2512/2618 00000KT P6SM FEW030 SCT120 FM251300 19006KT P6SM VCSH SCT035 BKN200 TEMPO 2513/2517 6SM -SHRA FM251800 18007KT P6SM BKN040 OVC150 FM260400 00000KT P6SM SCT120 FM261400 VRB04KT P6SM VCSH BKN030 OVC200
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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]
No Ramp Fees, Flowage Fees, Security Charges, Landing Fees (with minimum fuel purchase). Volume Discounts Available.

24-hour Full Service Facility.

The price we quote is the "ALL-IN" price you get, including additive for Jet fuel. Call us, you'll be pleasantly surprised.
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.34 $4.56 
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