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KRFG Rooke Field Airport
Refugio, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

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: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-1 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
NGPr351/36.6TRUAX VORTAC114.0006E

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

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL MOGAS
FUEL AVBL 24 HRS SELF SERVICE WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
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
Operational restrictions: RY LINE OF SIGHT LMTD BTN RY ENDS.
RUNWAY 14L  RUNWAY 32R
Latitude: 28-18.062667N28-17.435333N
Longitude: 097-19.757500W097-19.359167W
Elevation: 52.0 ft.54.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 144 magnetic, 151 true324 magnetic, 331 true
Displaced threshold: no166 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Obstructions: 11 ft. tree, 277 ft. from runway, 10 ft. left of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear32 ft. road, 669 ft. from runway, 166 ft. right of centerline, 14:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 34:1 FM DSPLCD THLD TO +15 FT ROAD 513 FT FM DSPLCD THLD 176 FT LEFT.

Runway 14R/32L

Dimensions: 3000 x 100 ft. / 914 x 30 m
Surface: turf
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
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
COUNTY LEASES ARPT FM ROOKE FOUNDATION.
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: 24
Single engine airplanes: 12
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 1
Gliders airplanes: 6
    
Aircraft operations: avg 75/week *
77% local general aviation
23% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 15 December 2016

Additional Remarks

RY 14R/32L SW OF RY 14L/32R FOR GLIDER OPNS ONLY.
SIMULTANEOUS PARALLEL RY OPNS NOT AUTHORIZED.
GLIDER ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
WILDLIFE ON & INVOF AIRPORT.

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 20-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1211:12
Sunrise06:3711:37
Sunset20:1401:14
Evening civil twilight20:4001:40

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-May-2018 19:12:16
Local (UTC-5)  20-May-2018 14:12:16
 
METAR
KRKP 
19nm SE 
201853Z AUTO 14013KT 8SM FEW021 31/23 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP141 T03060233
KTFP 
24nm S 
201855Z AUTO 17015G21KT 10SM BKN024 BKN030 BKN034 31/23 A2994 RMK AO2 T03140230 PNO
KBEA 
25nm W 
201855Z AUTO 14011G21KT 10SM SCT041 SCT049 BKN065 32/21 A2993 RMK AO2 T03160208
KCRP 
33nm S 
201851Z 16017G23KT 10SM FEW029 BKN034 BKN250 32/23 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP133 T03220228
KRBO 
37nm SW 
201855Z AUTO 14015G19KT 10SM SCT037 SCT047 SCT065 32/22 A2993 RMK AO2 T03200216
KNGP 
37nm S 
201856Z AUTO 14016G22KT 10SM FEW020 32/24 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP136 T03220244 $
TAF
KCRP 
33nm S 
201740Z 2018/2118 14018G25KT P6SM BKN035 FM210200 13012KT P6SM BKN025 FM210500 13008KT P6SM OVC018 FM211700 13012KT P6SM SCT035
KNGP 
37nm S 
2015/2115 13020G30KT 9999 FEW020 BKN090 540005 QNH2980INS BECMG 2100/2102 13013G18KT 9999 SCT020 SCT250 500000 QNH2980INS BECMG 2110/2112 14010KT 9999 SCT020 SCT250 QNH2984INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2015 TIL 2108 T29/2018Z T25/2012Z FN00192
KVCT 
40nm NE 
201740Z 2018/2118 15015G22KT P6SM BKN035 FM202300 13012KT P6SM BKN035 FM210400 13006KT 6SM BR BKN020 FM210700 08004KT P6SM OVC012 FM211400 14008KT P6SM BKN035
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VanAir Aviation 361-526-4241
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100LL Mogas
SS $4.45 $4.25 
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