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KRFG Rooke Field Airport
Refugio, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

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 22-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5611:56
Sunrise07:1912:19
Sunset19:2400:24
Evening civil twilight19:4800:48

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Sep-2020 08:23:19
Local (UTC-5)  22-Sep-2020 03:23:19
 
METAR
KRKP 
19nm SE 
220753Z AUTO 26009G18KT 230V290 2 1/2SM -RA BR OVC006 22/21 A2979 RMK AO2 CIG 004V009 SLP089 P0002 T02170211
KTFP 
24nm S 
220755Z AUTO 29015G18KT 4SM HZ OVC008 A2982 RMK AO2 PNO
KBEA 
25nm W 
220755Z AUTO 32012G17KT 3SM -RA OVC011 22/22 A2985 RMK AO2 T02200220
KRAS 
32nm SE 
220755Z AUTO 27012G17KT 10SM BKN009 OVC013 22/21 A2984 RMK AO2 T02230210
KCRP 
33nm S 
220751Z 28012KT 6SM RA BR SCT009 OVC015 22/21 A2985 RMK AO2 RAB47 SLP106 P0000 T02170206
KNGP 
37nm S 
220756Z AUTO 27011KT 9SM -RA BKN017 OVC027 23/21 A2984 RMK AO2 RAB51 SLP104 P0000 T02280211 $
TAF
KCRP 
33nm S 
220536Z 2206/2306 31012G22KT P6SM VCSH SCT008 OVC015 TEMPO 2208/2212 4SM -SHRA OVC009 FM221900 32014G22KT P6SM BKN015 OVC025 FM230100 33010KT P6SM BKN010 OVC020 TEMPO 2301/2305 6SM BR BKN009 OVC015
KNGP 
37nm S 
2123/2223 32020G29KT 9999 VCTS FEW008 OVC014CB 510005 QNH2979INS TEMPO 2123/2201 32024G33KT 9000 -SHRA BR BKN008 OVC013CB FM220100 32019G28KT 9999 VCSH FEW008 BKN015 OVC020 510005 QNH2977INS TEMPO 2201/2206 29020G30KT 8000 -SHRA BR BKN008 OVC013 FM220700 29019G28KT 9999 VCSH SCT008 BKN012 OVC020 510005 QNH2980INS TEMPO 2207/2212 9000 -SHRA BR BKN008 OVC012 FM221300 31018G27KT 9999 VCSH BKN013 BKN025 OVC040 510005 QNH2985INS FM221700 32018G26KT 9999 SCT015 BKN025 BKN080 OVC200 510005 QNH2992INS F
KVCT 
40nm NE 
220536Z 2206/2306 36020G35KT 2SM +SHRA BKN008 OVC015 FM221200 35020G30KT 4SM -SHRA BKN009 OVC015 FM221800 35018G25KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC010 FM230000 34010G20KT P6SM VCSH OVC010
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