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KRFG Rooke Field Airport
Refugio, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 MAY 2022

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
100LL: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: GARY HENRY
PO BOX 637
WOODSBORO, TX 78393
Phone 361-438-1775
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 26-May-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:0911:09
Sunrise06:3511:35
Sunset20:1801:18
Evening civil twilight20:4401:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-May-2022 14:56:26
Local (UTC-5)  26-May-2022 09:56:26
 
METAR
KT69 
19nm SW 
261435Z AUTO 24003KT 10SM FEW016 27/23 A3000 RMK A01
KRKP 
19nm SE 
261353Z AUTO 16003KT 8SM CLR 28/22 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP157 T02780217
KTFP 
24nm S 
261415Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 28/22 A2999 RMK AO2 T02800218
KBEA 
25nm W 
261435Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/22 A3001 RMK AO2 T02310218
KRAS 
32nm SE 
261435Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 27/21 A3002 RMK AO2 T02690211
KCRP 
33nm S 
261351Z 00000KT 10SM FEW004 FEW012 24/23 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP155 T02440233
KRBO 
37nm SW 
261435Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/22 A3001 RMK AO2 T02530224
KNGP 
37nm S 
261256Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/23 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP149 T02500233
TAF
KCRP 
33nm S 
261258Z 2613/2712 VRB06KT P6SM FEW050 TEMPO 2613/2614 4SM BR FM261900 14010G18KT P6SM SCT040 FM271000 16005KT 4SM BR SCT025
KNGP 
37nm S 
2609/2707 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH2992INS FM261800 12012KT 9999 FEW032 QNH2987INS FM270200 16010KT 9999 FEW018 QNH2992INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2609 TIL 2611 T23/2612Z T33/2619Z AMD 0902 FN20044
KVCT 
40nm NE 
261120Z 2612/2712 VRB06KT P6SM FEW060 FM271000 VRB05KT 5SM BR FEW250
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