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KVHN Culberson County Airport
Van Horn, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 JUNE 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: VHN
Lat/Long: 31-03-28.2000N / 104-47-01.7000W
31-03.470000N / 104-47.028333W
31.0578333 / -104.7838056
(estimated)
Elevation: 3956.8 ft. / 1206.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 10E (1990)
From city: 3 miles NE of VAN HORN, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 79855

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1943
Control tower: no
ARTCC: ALBUQUERQUE CENTER
FSS: ALBUQUERQUE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ABQ (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0900-1800
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY ALBUQUERQUE ARTCC ON FREQS 135.875/292.15 (EL PASO/A/ RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
VAN HORNat field23310EVHN ...- .... -.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A1+
FOR FUEL CALL 432-283-2237/2664/2920.
Parking: tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 3/21

Dimensions: 6005 x 76 ft. / 1830 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 15.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 3  RUNWAY 21
Latitude: 31-03.250655N31-03.956910N
Longitude: 104-47.475788W104-46.669300W
Elevation: 3956.0 ft.3918.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.6%0.6%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 035 magnetic, 045 true215 magnetic, 225 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)2-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. brush, 200 ft. from runway, 238 ft. left of centerline
SCT 3 FT BRUSH FM THLD TO 200 FT FM THLD ON BOTH SIDES OF CL TO 250 LEFT AND RIGHT.
10 ft. brush, 200 ft. from runway, 132 ft. right of centerline
SCATTERED 10 FT BRUSH FM THLD TO 200 FT FM THLD ON BOTH SIDES OF CENTERLINE TO 250 FT LEFT AND RIGHT.

Runway 7/25

Dimensions: 5353 x 75 ft. / 1632 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 15.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: PAINT MARKINGS FADED.
RUNWAY 7  RUNWAY 25
Latitude: 31-03.276832N31-03.362692N
Longitude: 104-47.489360W104-46.468765W
Elevation: 3956.8 ft.3910.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.9%0.9%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 074 magnetic, 084 true254 magnetic, 264 true
Markings: basic, in poor conditionbasic, in poor condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. brush, 278 ft. from runway, 8:1 slope to clear
SCATTERED 3 FT BRUSH 20 FT FM THLD TO 200 FT FM THLD ON BOTH SIDES OF CENTERLINE TO 250 FT LEFT AND RIGHT
5 ft. brush, 200 ft. from runway, 75 ft. left of centerline
SCATTERED 5 FT BRUSH FM THLD TO 200 FT FM THLD ON BOTH SIDES OF CENTERLINE TO 250 FT LEFT AND RIGHT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CULBERSON COUNTY
PO BOX 927
VAN HORN, TX 79855
Phone 915-283-2059
Manager: LARRY SIMPSON
BOX 1060
VAN HORN, TX 79855
Phone 432-283-2920

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 2
Single engine airplanes: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 50/month *
50% local general aviation
33% military
17% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 11 March 2015

Instrument Procedures

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NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 21 June 2018 at 0901Z to 19 July 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 21   download (202KB)
NDB RWY 21   download (177KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KMRF - Marfa Municipal Airport (57 nm SE)
KPEQ - Pecos Municipal Airport (68 nm E)
E38 - Alpine-Casparis Municipal Airport (70 nm SE)
KCNM - Cavern City Air Terminal (81 nm N)
KPRS - Presidio Lely International Airport (88 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4111:41
Sunrise07:0912:09
Sunset21:0202:02
Evening civil twilight21:2902:29

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jul-2018 01:35:53
Local (UTC-5)  18-Jul-2018 20:35:53
 
METAR
KGDP 
47nm N 
190051Z AUTO 23008KT 9SM CLR 33/09 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP116 T03280089
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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West Texas Aviation 432-283-2237
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