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KEFD Ellington Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: EFD
Lat/Long: 29-36-26.4000N 095-09-31.5000W
29-36.440000N 095-09.525000W
29.6073333,-95.1587500
(estimated)
Elevation: 32.5 ft. / 9.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2000)
From city: 15 miles SE of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 77059

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: EFD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 632.5 ft. MSL
TPA: 1067 FT AGL VFR RECTANGULAR, 1567 FT AGL OVERHEAD, 567 FT AGL LGT ACFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 135.575 269.9
WX AWOS-3: 135.575 (713-847-4430)
ELLINGTON GROUND: 121.6 275.8
ELLINGTON TOWER: 126.05 253.5
HOUSTON APPROACH: 134.45
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 134.45
ALEXANDRIA DP: 134.45
ANG COMD POST: 142.2
ANG OPS: 142.2 288.5
BLTWY RNAV DP: 134.45
BLUEBELL STAR: 124.225
BORRN RNAV DP: 134.45
CESAN STAR: 121.3
CRIED DP: 134.45
DREMR DP: 134.45
EL DORADO DP: 134.45
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
GIFFA DP: 134.45
HOODO RNAV DP: 134.45
HUDZY STAR: 120.05
INDIE RNAV DP: 134.45
INDUSTRY RNAV DP: 134.45
KARRR RNAV DP: 134.45
LEONA DP: 134.45
LUFKIN DP: 134.45
LURIC DP: 134.45
MMALT RNAV DP: 134.45
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
PALACIOS DP: 134.45
PMSV METRO: 372.2
RADAR: 134.1 271.3 284.0 390.8 396.0
STRYA DP: 134.45
STYCK DP: 134.45
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
TRUAX DP: 134.45
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WATFO DP: 134.45
WYLSN RNAV DP: 134.45
WX AWOS-3PT at T41 (6 nm NE): 120.275 (281-471-2206)
WX ASOS at HOU (7 nm W): PHONE 713-847-1462
WX ASOS at LVJ (7 nm SW): 118.525 (281-992-1853)
WX AWOS-3 at AXH (18 nm W): 123.625 (281-431-6572)
  • FOR ANG OPS CALL TEXAN OPS.
  • FOR COMD POST CALL LONE STAR.
  • ANG OPS COMD POST 288.5.
  • ANG FM 41.00 AVBL 0630-1600LCL PRIOR REQUEST ONLY MON-FRI.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MHFr273/21.8TRINITY VOR/DME113.6007E
IAHr150/23.1HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
VUHr317/25.3SCHOLES VOR/DME113.0006E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: LOW

Runway Information

Runway 17R/35L

Dimensions: 9001 x 150 ft. / 2744 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 120/R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 190.0
Double tandem: 590.0
Dual double tandem: 800.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Latitude: 29-37.099860N29-35.615233N
Longitude: 095-09.863585W095-09.829220W
Elevation: 31.9 ft.27.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 179 true354 magnetic, 359 true
Declared distances: TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashersMALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, lighted
Instrument approach: LOC/GSILS

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 8001 x 150 ft. / 2439 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 110/R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 164.0
Double tandem: 300.0
Dual double tandem: 668.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 29-35.890478N29-36.842375N
Longitude: 095-09.779302W095-08.732837W
Elevation: 26.0 ft.30.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 039 magnetic, 044 true219 magnetic, 224 true
Declared distances: TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:8001TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:8001
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 4609 x 75 ft. / 1405 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 12 /R/C/W/T
Single wheel: 24.0
Double wheel: 63.0
Double tandem: 145.0
Dual double tandem: 300.0
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Latitude: 29-37.108190N29-36.347857N
Longitude: 095-09.372503W095-09.354997W
Elevation: 31.0 ft.30.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 179 true354 magnetic, 359 true
Declared distances: TORA:4609 TODA:4609 ASDA:4609 LDA:4609TORA:4609 TODA:4609 ASDA:4609 LDA:4609
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF HOUSTON
16930 JFK BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77032
Phone 281-233-3000
Manager: ARTURO MACHUCA
BLDG 510 ELLINGTON FIELD
HOUSTON, TX 77034
Phone 713-847-4200

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 97
Single engine airplanes: 33
Multi engine airplanes: 8
Jet airplanes: 31
Military aircraft: 25
    
Aircraft operations: avg 280/day *
40% transient general aviation
27% military
22% local general aviation
9% air taxi
2% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

E60-22 BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1496').
E60-17R BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1500').
E60-35L BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1850').
E60-04 BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1563').
TWY B UNLGTD EAST OF RY 17R/35L; DALGT USE ONLY.
NMRS BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT ALL QUADRANTS.
RWY 17R ARRESTING BARRIERS 1500 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
RWY 35L ARRESTING BARRIERS 1849 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
FLUID: LHOX HPOX
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
CAUTION: NMRS SMALL ARPT WITH EXTV TRNG IN AREA OF ARPT.
NS ABTMT: NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S AND E OF FLD. JET ACFT RSTD TO STR-IN FULL STOP LDG ONLY BTN 2200-0700 DLY, 2200-1300 SUN. NO MULTI PRACTICE VFR APCH BTN 2300-0700 SUN. ON DEP JET ACFT MIN USE OF AFTER BURNERS AND CLIMB RWY HDG TO 1000' PRIOR TO TURNS OR REJOIN.
CG: MIN 24 HR PPR EXC CG MSN. C713-578-3000.
STREET LGTS LCTD 700 FT EAST OF RWY 17R APCH MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR APCH LGTS.
BE ALERT FOR MIL ACFT AT 1600 MSL MAKING OVHD APCHS.
MISC: PRK RAMP CAP TDT710.
ANG: ANG RAMP CLSD TO ALL ACFT EXEC OFFL BUS ONLY. 24 HRS PPR, CTC BASE OPS, 1200-2130Z++ TUE-FRI, CLSD WKEND & HOL. DSN 454-2142, C281-929-2142. COMD POST AVBL 24 HR, DSN 454-2716, C281-929-2716. ALL OTHER TRAN ACFT CTC FBO 281-484-6551.
RWY 04 ARRESTING BARRIERS 1563 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
RWY 22 ARRESTING BARRIERS 1496 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
SERVICE - AGEAR: POTENTIAL FOR TAIL HOOK SKIP ON RWY 17R/35L AND RWY 04/22 DUE TO CNTLN LGT WITHIN 200' OF RWY A-G. AGEAR: A-GEAR LGTD MRK PLACEMENT EXCEEDS 75' FR RWY EDGE.
ARPT CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN 171 FT OR GREATER EXCEPT 24 HRS PPR 281-433-1612.
SERVICE-FUEL: A++ (MIL).
ANG OPS COMD POST 288.5.
ANG: BASH PHASE II COND OCT-APR FOR MIGRATORY BIRDS. BASH PHASE I MAY-SEP.
JASU: 1(-95) 1(-86) 1(JETEX5).
UAS OPS WI ELLINGTON CLASS D ASP, OPR HRS VARY.
PPR FOR UNSCHEDULED AIR CARRIER OPS, CTC 281-433-1612.
RWY 17L-35R AND TWY B EAST OF RWY 17R-35L NOT AVBL FOR AIR CARRIER ACFT.
NSTD AFLD MRK ON ANG ACFT PRK APN.
70 FT AGL TANKS LCTD 1400 FT NE OF RY 17R APCH.
RWY 17L/35R BTWN TWYS C & G - DUAL PURPOSE RWY/TWY WITH TWY LGTS.

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 08 October 2020 at 0901Z to 05 November 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL FOUR   download (318KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (406KB)
HUDZY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (348KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (308KB)
SNIFY ONE ARRIVAL   download (217KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (332KB)
TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL   2 pages: [1] [2] (379KB)
WAPPL FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (424KB)
WAPPL FIVE (RNAV), CONT.2   download (287KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 17R   download (159KB)
HI-ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 22   download (158KB)
HI-ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 35L   download (161KB)
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 17R   download (309KB)
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 22   download (317KB)
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 35L   download (345KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (211KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (245KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (255KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (254KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 17R   download (144KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 35L   download (138KB)
TACAN RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (225KB)
TACAN RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (246KB)
TACAN RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (241KB)
TACAN RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (232KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (41KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (365KB)
BLTWY SIX (RNAV)   download (178KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (328KB)
CRIED NINE   download (186KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (258KB)
GIFFA NINE   download (185KB)
HOODO SIX (RNAV)   download (232KB)
INDIE SEVEN (RNAV)   download (201KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (411KB)
KARRR SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (278KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (372KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (265KB)
LURIC SEVEN (RNAV)   download (222KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (241KB)
PALACIOS ONE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (327KB)
STRYA SEVEN (RNAV)   download (210KB)
STYCK SEVEN (RNAV)   download (198KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (185KB)
WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV)   download (189KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (70KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

T41 - La Porte Municipal Airport (6 nm NE)
KHOU - William P Hobby Airport (7 nm W)
KLVJ - Pearland Regional Airport (7 nm SW)
KHPY - Baytown Airport (15 nm NE)
KAXH - Houston Southwest Airport (18 nm W)
54T - RWJ Airpark (19 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0212:02
Sunrise07:2712:27
Sunset18:4423:44
Evening civil twilight19:0900:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Oct-2020 03:02:48
Local (UTC-5)  19-Oct-2020 22:02:48
 
METAR
KEFD 200250Z 11006KT 10SM SCT015 BKN025 24/22 A3001
KT41 
6nm NE 
200255Z AUTO 12007KT 10SM CLR 24/23 A3002 RMK AO2 T02430228
KHOU 
7nm W 
200253Z 13006KT 10SM FEW015 SCT300 25/22 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP167 T02500222 53013
KLVJ 
7nm SW 
200253Z AUTO 12003KT 9SM CLR 25/22 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP167 T02500217 53011
KAXH 
18nm W 
200255Z AUTO 13003KT 10SM SCT021 24/24 A3002 RMK AO2 T02350235
TAF
KEFD 192000Z 1920/2102 15012KT 8000 -SHRA OVC030 QNH2999INS TEMPO 1920/2000 VRB20G30KT 6000 -TSRA BKN025CB BECMG 2000/2001 13006KT 9999 NSW BKN020 QNH3000INS BECMG 2015/2016 VRB06KT 9999 BKN030 QNH2996INS TX29/1921Z TN23/2013Z
KHOU 
7nm W 
191722Z 1918/2018 16010KT P6SM VCTS FEW020 SCT029 BKN035CB FM192200 15008KT P6SM BKN035 FM200600 14005KT P6SM SCT090 FM201200 VRB03KT P6SM BKN020 FM201700 12006KT P6SM SCT080
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 On the Fly Self-Fueling Station
713-847-4234
[web site]
Aviation fuel

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100LL
SS $3.49 
GUARANTEED
 
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Signature Flight Support 281-484-6551
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, ...

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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $5.58 $4.90 
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Abe's Cajun Market 281-480-2237
[web site]
[email]
Catering, Internet access, Restrooms, Restaurant

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1.7 miles  
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