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XA68 Akroville Airport
Slidell, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: XA68
Lat/Long: 33-23-30.4000N / 097-21-19.0700W
33-23.506667N / 097-21.317833W
33.3917778 / -97.3552972
(estimated)
Elevation: 895 ft. / 273 m (estimated)
From city: 3 miles NE of SLIDELL, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 76238

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 03/2005
Control tower: no
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

WX ASOS at DTO (14 nm SE): 119.325 (940-383-8457)
WX AWOS-3 at LUD (14 nm SW): 118.225 (940-627-2365)
WX AWOS-3 at GLE (18 nm NE): 118.375 (940-612-3549)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
UKWr104/24.9BOWIE VORTAC117.1506E
FUZr338/31.4RANGER VORTAC115.7006E
TTTr327/35.1MAVERICK VOR/DME113.1006E
CVEr317/37.7COWBOY VOR/DME116.2006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PINCK305/10.325704EDT -.. -
MELISA278/39.242103EVLY ...- .-.. -.--

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 3100 x 100 ft. / 945 x 30 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: RY 18/36 OUTLINED WITH BARRELS PAINTED WHITE.
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Traffic pattern: rightleft

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 1700 x 100 ft. / 518 x 30 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge markings: RY 06/24 OUTLINED WITH BARRELS PAINTED WHITE.
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Traffic pattern: leftleft

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: JULIA A. & TONY L. WOOD
PO BOX 9
SLIDELL, TX 76267
Phone 817-658-4569
Manager: JULIA & TONY WOOD
PO BOX 9
SLIDELL, TX 76267
Phone 817-658-4569

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 5
Single engine airplanes: 5
    

Additional Remarks

ACROBATIC PRACTICE AREA CO-LOCATED WITH THIS ARPT.
BIRDS, COWS AND WILDLIFE INVOF RYS.
LOOSE ROCKS ON RY.
RADIO CTCT RECOMMENDED PRIOR TO LANDING FOR ADVISORY.
FOR CD CTC REGIONAL APCH AT 972-615-2799.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at XA68.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KDTO - Denton Enterprise Airport (14 nm SE)
KLUD - Decatur Municipal Airport (14 nm SW)
KGLE - Gainesville Municipal Airport (18 nm NE)
KAFW - Fort Worth Alliance Airport (24 nm S)
0F2 - Bowie Municipal Airport (25 nm NW)
 
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Area around XA68 (Akroville Airport)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of XA68 (Akroville Airport)
Photo by Julia Wood
Taken in May 2005

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1612:16
Sunrise07:4112:41
Sunset18:4623:46
Evening civil twilight19:1100:11

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Oct-2018 08:32:53
Local (UTC-5)  23-Oct-2018 03:32:53
 
METAR
KDTO 
14nm SE 
230753Z AUTO 11003KT 10SM FEW085 OVC120 14/10 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP215 T01390100
KLUD 
14nm SW 
118.22 940-927-2365
230815Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT110 13/09 A3018 RMK AO2 T01320094
KGLE 
17nm NE 
230815Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT120 12/09 A3021 RMK AO2 T01160094
K0F2 
25nm NW 
230815Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC100 12/10 A3018 RMK AO2 T01160095
KAFW 
26nm S 
230753Z 13003KT 10SM FEW070 SCT120 OVC150 14/09 A3018 RMK AO2 RAE0659 SLP215 P0000 T01440094 $
KXBP 
27nm SW 
230815Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN110 13/13 A3020 RMK AO2 T01250125 PNO
TAF
KAFW 
26nm S 
230520Z 2306/2406 11004KT P6SM BKN120 OVC250 TEMPO 2306/2310 -RA BKN100 FM231600 06007KT P6SM BKN110
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