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XA68 Akroville Airport
Slidell, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 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 -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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 VORTAC112.4006E
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 -.. -
GRINDSTONE MOUNTAIN114/24.535607EGMZ --. -- --..
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.

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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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 22-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4212:42
Sunrise07:0713:07
Sunset18:1900:19
Evening civil twilight18:4400:44

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Feb-2018 01:05:19
Local (UTC-6)  22-Feb-2018 19:05:19
 
METAR
KDTO 
14nm SE 
230053Z 25004KT 10SM OVC006 02/02 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP239 T00220017
KLUD 
14nm SW 
118.22 940-927-2365
230055Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM SCT002 OVC025 01/00 A3021 RMK AO2 T00060002
KGLE 
17nm NE 
230055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC007 01/00 A3023 RMK AO2 T00100004
K0F2 
25nm NW 
230055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT003 OVC025 00/00 A3022 RMK AO2 T00010000
KAFW 
26nm S 
230053Z 00000KT 10SM FEW005 OVC028 03/02 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP245 T00280022
KXBP 
27nm SW 
230055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT006 SCT011 OVC027 01/01 A3024 RMK AO2 T00070007
TAF
KAFW 
26nm S 
222120Z 2221/2324 32008KT 4SM BR VCSH OVC005 FM230000 30007KT 4SM BR OVC006 FM231100 04005KT 2SM SHRA BR VCTS OVC006CB FM231500 05005KT 3SM -SHRA BR OVC005
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