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KIWS West Houston Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 2020

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 RWY 15/33 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RWYS 15 & 33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, FACILITY FEE CHARGED TO NON-PATRONS, WAIVED WITH MINIMUM 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
LEONA DP: 123.8
LUFKIN DP: 123.8
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT RNAV DP: 123.8
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
PALACIOS DP: 123.8
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WATFO DP: 123.8
WYLSN RNAV 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
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/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

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: NSTD PIR MARKINGS DUE TO RWY LEN.
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: 55 ft. trees, 311 ft. from runway, 175 ft. left of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 60 ft. right of centerline
15 FT ROAD 150 FT EAST OF THR.

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 28 April 2020

Additional Remarks

DEEP/WIDE DITCH APRXLY 25 FT FM AER 15; 40 FT & GTR TREES APRXLY 900 FT FM AER 15; ROAD ANGLING ACRS APCH RWY 33.
NO TGLS BTN 2200-0600.
NO NGT HEL TRNG.
NO MULT TRNG FLTS BY HELS.
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 08 October 2020 at 0901Z to 05 November 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL FOUR   download (318KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (406KB)
HUDZY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (348KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (308KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (332KB)
TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL   2 pages: [1] [2] (379KB)
WAPPL FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (424KB)
WAPPL FIVE (RNAV), CONT.2   download (287KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (183KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (170KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (340KB)
BLTWY SIX (RNAV)   download (151KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (299KB)
CRIED NINE   download (163KB)
EL DORADO NINE   download (178KB)
GIFFA NINE   download (160KB)
HOODO SIX (RNAV)   download (202KB)
INDIE SEVEN (RNAV)   download (177KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (384KB)
KARRR SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (253KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (350KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (242KB)
LURIC SEVEN (RNAV)   download (196KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (213KB)
PALACIOS ONE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (303KB)
STRYA SEVEN (RNAV)   download (184KB)
STYCK SEVEN (RNAV)   download (172KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (159KB)
WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV)   download (161KB)
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 31-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1312:13
Sunrise07:3712:37
Sunset18:3523:35
Evening civil twilight19:0024:00

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  31-Oct-2020 18:50:09
Local (UTC-5)  31-Oct-2020 13:50:09
 
METAR
KTME 
12nm W 
311835Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/08 A3020 RMK AO2
KSGR 
12nm S 
311753Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/11 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP229 T02220106 10228 20067 58013
KDWH 
16nm NE 
311753Z VRB03KT 10SM CLR 21/09 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP231 T02060089 10206 20061 58014
KIAH 
19nm NE 
311753Z 19004KT 10SM FEW040 21/11 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP231 T02110106 10211 20061 58014
KAXH 
21nm SE 
311835Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/11 A3020 RMK AO2 T02190107
KHOU 
23nm SE 
311753Z 04004KT 10SM CLR 22/10 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP234 T02170100 10217 20100 58013
TAF
KSGR 
12nm S 
311736Z 3118/0118 16005KT P6SM FEW025 FM010100 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM011200 35004KT P6SM FEW250
KIAH 
19nm NE 
311736Z 3118/0124 15004KT P6SM SKC FM010100 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM011200 36008KT P6SM SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
West Houston Airport UNICOM 123.05
281-492-2130
[web site]
[email]
24-hour Full Service Fueling; Weekend, Holiday and qualifying discounts may apply, check with CSR for applicability.

Airport Facility Fee charged to non-patrons not purchasing products or services from Airport and Airport based businesses. West Houston is a non-federal open to the public reliever airport.
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100LL Jet A
FS $4.33 $3.34 
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