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KRFG Rooke Field Airport
Refugio, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: RFG
Lat/Long: 28-17-45.8400N 097-19-34.9700W
28-17.764000N 097-19.582833W
28.2960667,-97.3263806
(estimated)
Elevation: 56 ft. / 17.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 3 miles W of REFUGIO, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 78393

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1945
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: SAN ANGELO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: SJT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Pattern altitude: 856 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RWY 14L/32R SS-SR PRESET LOW, TO INCR INTST - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3 at T69 (19 nm SW): 118.25 (361-364-1844)
WX ASOS at RKP (20 nm SE): 119.275 (361-729-2372)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CRPr006/24.4CORPUS CHRISTI VORTAC115.5009E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MELLON RANCH273/6.437506EMNO -- -. ---

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL MOGAS
FUEL AVBL 24 HRS SELF SVC WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14L/32R

Dimensions: 4361 x 60 ft. / 1329 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 9.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RWY MARKINGS FADED.
Operational restrictions: RWY LINE OF SIGHT LTD BTN RWY ENDS.
RUNWAY 14L  RUNWAY 32R
Latitude: 28-18.062667N28-17.435333N
Longitude: 097-19.757500W097-19.359167W
Elevation: 52.0 ft.54.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 144 magnetic, 151 true324 magnetic, 331 true
Displaced threshold: no166 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in poor conditionnonprecision, in poor condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 11 ft. tree, 277 ft. from runway, 10 ft. left of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 375 ft. from runway, 145 ft. left of centerline, 11:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 36:1 FM DSPLCD THR OVR 15 FT ROAD 541 FT DSTC; 22:1 OVR 40 FT TWR, 882 FT DSTC, 125 FT R.

Runway 14R/32L

Dimensions: 3000 x 100 ft. / 914 x 30 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
RUNWAY 14R  RUNWAY 32L
Latitude: 28-18.004167N28-17.571667N
Longitude: 097-19.754167W097-19.481667W
Elevation: 56.0 ft.56.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Markings: none, in fair conditionnone, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 28 ft. trees, 966 ft. from runway, 168 ft. of centerline, 34:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: REFUGIO COUNTY
808 COMMERCE RM 104
REFUGIO, TX 78377
Phone 361-526-4434
Manager: RUTH VANDERVLUGT
PO BOX 637
WOODSBORO, TX 78393
Phone 361-526-4241
CELL 361-533-1346.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 17
Single engine airplanes: 9
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 75/week *
77% local general aviation
23% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 03 May 2020

Additional Remarks

RWY 14R/32L SW OF RWY 14L/32R FOR GLIDER OPNS ONLY.
SIMUL PARL RWY OPNS NA.
GLIDER ACTVTY ON & INVOF ARPT.
WILDLIFE ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC HOUSTON ARTCC AT 281-230-5622.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at KRFG.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

TX2 - Chase Field Industrial Airport (18 nm W)
T69 - Alfred C 'Bubba' Thomas Airport (19 nm SW)
KRKP - Aransas County Airport (20 nm SE)
KTFP - McCampbell-Porter Airport (24 nm S)
KNGT - Goliad Naval Outlying Field (24 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 10-Apr-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4611:46
Sunrise07:1012:10
Sunset19:5100:51
Evening civil twilight20:1501:15

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  10-Apr-2021 20:24:42
Local (UTC-5)  10-Apr-2021 15:24:42
 
METAR
KT69 
19nm SW 
101955Z AUTO 06011G17KT 10SM CLR 30/13 A2977 RMK A01
KRKP 
19nm SE 
101953Z AUTO 02011G20KT 9SM -RA FEW038 31/15 A2976 RMK AO2 RAB36 SLP078 P0000 T03110150
KTFP 
24nm S 
101955Z AUTO 06011G18KT 10SM CLR 29/15 A2977 RMK AO2 T02850154
KBEA 
25nm W 
101955Z AUTO 05013G18KT 10SM CLR 30/13 A2977 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S T02990130
KRAS 
32nm SE 
101955Z AUTO 01014G17KT 10SM OVC033 26/16 A2979 RMK AO2 T02650159
KCRP 
33nm S 
101951Z 03010G18KT 10SM FEW035 29/18 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP081 T02940178
KRBO 
37nm SW 
101955Z AUTO 03007G14KT 10SM CLR 31/15 A2977 RMK AO2 T03120150
KNGP 
37nm S 
101956Z AUTO 03011KT 10SM OVC034 28/17 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP081 T02780167 $
TAF
KCRP 
33nm S 
101740Z 1018/1118 01015G21KT P6SM SCT030 FM102300 04013KT P6SM SKC FM110300 05008KT P6SM SKC FM110900 04010KT P6SM SCT025 FM111500 09010KT P6SM SCT030
KNGP 
37nm S 
1016/1115 02018G25KT 6000 BR BKN020 OVC035 520005 QNH2966INS BECMG 1023/1101 08015G20KT 9999 SCT040 BKN250 500000 QNH2963INS BECMG 1101/1103 10010KT 9999 SCT250 QNH2968INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 1016 TIL 1211 T29/1020Z T19/1111Z AMD 1635 FN00223
KVCT 
40nm NE 
101740Z 1018/1118 02014G21KT P6SM FEW035 FM102300 01008KT P6SM SKC FM111500 10008KT P6SM SCT150
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