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KRAS Mustang Beach Airport
Port Aransas, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: RAS
Lat/Long: 27-48-42.6000N / 097-05-19.5000W
27-48.710000N / 097-05.325000W
27.8118333 / -97.0887500
(estimated)
Elevation: 5 ft. / 1.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2005)
From city: 2 miles SW of PORT ARANSAS, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 78373

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1965
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: SAN ANGELO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RAS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: no, OVERNIGHT TIEDOWN FEE.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3: 118.425 (361-749-0537)
CORPUS APPROACH: 125.4
CORPUS DEPARTURE: 125.4
WX AWOS-3 at TFP (9 nm NW): 118.775 (361-758-8961)
WX ASOS at RKP (17 nm N): 119.275 (361-729-2372)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
NGPr049/13.3TRUAX VORTAC114.0006E
CRPr097/19.7CORPUS CHRISTI VORTAC115.5009E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MELLON RANCH162/28.837506EMNO -- -. ---

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
SELF SERV 24 HOURS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 3482 x 70 ft. / 1061 x 21 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 27-48.875445N27-48.542998N
Longitude: 097-05.588953W097-05.061883W
Elevation: 4.4 ft.4.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 120 magnetic, 125 true300 magnetic, 305 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.20 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none22 ft. tree, 200 ft. from runway, 244 ft. left of centerline
3 FT SIGN AND PARKED ACFT 0 FT - 190 FT AT 189 FT L, 8 FT DIRT MOUND 85 FT - 256 FT FM THLD AT 125 FT L.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF PORT ARANSAS
710 W. AVE A
PORT ARANSAS, TX 78373-4128
Phone 361-749-4111
Manager: RANDY HANSEN
710 W. AVE A
PORT ARANSAS, TX 78373-4128
Phone 361-749-4008

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 10
Single engine airplanes: 9
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 64/week *
90% transient general aviation
10% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 16 March 2017

Additional Remarks

RY 12 HAS A -3 FT DROP OFF NEAR END OF RY; RY 30 HAS A 3 FT DITCH 180 FT FM END OF RY.
RY 30 29 FT POWER LINE 1133 FT FM THLD L AND R OF CNTRLN. 48 FT POWER LINE 1791 FT FM THLD L AND R OF CNTRLN.
FOR CD CTC CRP APCH AT 361-299-4230.
PEDESTRIANS WALKING ON RWY

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12   download (191KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (201KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (13KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTFP - McCampbell-Porter Airport (9 nm NW)
KNGP - Corpus Christi Naval Air Station/Truax Field (13 nm SW)
KRKP - Aransas County Airport (17 nm N)
KCRP - Corpus Christi International Airport (22 nm W)
T69 - Alfred C 'Bubba' Thomas Airport (28 nm NW)
 
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Photo taken 22-Feb-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2211:22
Sunrise06:4711:47
Sunset20:2201:22
Evening civil twilight20:4801:48

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Jul-2018 15:25:51
Local (UTC-5)  23-Jul-2018 10:25:51
 
METAR
KRAS 231455Z AUTO 18014KT 10SM CLR 28/25 A2992 RMK AO2 T02820251
KTFP 
9nm NW 
231455Z AUTO 23014G18KT 10SM SCT014 31/25 A2990 RMK AO2 T03050251 PNO
KNGP 
12nm SW 
231456Z 19010KT 10SM FEW020 FEW250 31/27 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP125 T03110267 50005
KRKP 
16nm N 
231453Z AUTO 20005G15KT 7SM CLR 30/25 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP128 T03000250 53003
TAF
KNGP 
12nm SW 
2307/2407 19012G20KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2992INS BECMG 2311/2313 20010KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2987INS TEMPO 2319/2401 16018G23KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2986INS BECMG 2401/2403 16015G20KT 9999 FEW030 QNH2990INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2307 TIL 2311 T27/2309Z T34/2320Z FN00106
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