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F78 Horseshoe Bend Airport
Weatherford, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 23 MAY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: F78
Lat/Long: 32-34-22.4840N / 097-52-21.1220W
32-34.374733N / 097-52.352033W
32.5729122 / -97.8725339
(estimated)
Elevation: 715 ft. / 218 m (estimated)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 12 miles SW of WEATHERFORD, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 76087

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1976
Control tower: no
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FTW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at GDJ (8 nm S): 118.925 (817-573-7514)
WX ASOS at MWL (16 nm NW): 135.075 (940-325-2457)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MQPr137/11.2MILLSAP VORTAC117.7009E
JENr355/24.8GLEN ROSE VORTAC115.0006E
FUZr236/39.8RANGER VORTAC115.7006E

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3000 x 30 ft. / 914 x 9 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
GRASS GROWING THRU THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF RY.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 8 ft. fence, 90 ft. right of centerline44 ft. tree, 100 ft. right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: HORSESHOE BEND
133 LIPAN TRAIL
WEATHERFORD, TX 76087
Phone 817-594-6454
LOT OWNERS CORPORATION.
Manager: SANDY SANDERS
133 LIPAN TRAIL
WEATHERFORD, TX 76087
Phone 817-594-6454
EMERGENCY PHONE: 817-598-0809 OR 817-613-9181.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 13
Single engine airplanes: 10
Ultralights: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 77/week *
75% local general aviation
25% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 27 April 2016

Additional Remarks

RY 35 +70 FT TREES AT 635 FT 80 FT E OF CNTRLN & +20 FT POWERLINE AT 650 FT ON CNTRLN.
WATCH FOR DEER AND MOTOR VEHICLES ON RY.
USE EXTREME CARE ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at F78.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGDJ - Granbury Regional Airport (8 nm S)
KWEA - Parker County Airport (14 nm NE)
50F - Bourland Field Airport (14 nm E)
KMWL - Mineral Wells Airport (16 nm NW)
KNFW - Fort Worth Naval Air Station JRB (Carswell Field) Airport (25 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Jun-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5610:56
Sunrise06:2511:25
Sunset20:4001:40
Evening civil twilight21:0902:09

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Jun-2019 14:11:40
Local (UTC-5)  18-Jun-2019 09:11:40
 
METAR
KGDJ 
8nm S 
AWOS-3 118.925 817-573-7514
181355Z AUTO 16009KT 10SM -RA OVC110 23/21 A2999 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S AND SW P0005 T02270207
KMWL 
16nm NW 
181353Z AUTO 10009KT 10SM FEW047 FEW090 21/20 A2990 RMK AO2 RAE06 SLP112 P0000 T02110200
TAF
KNFW 
24nm NE 
1807/1907 VRB04KT 9999 FEW300 QNH2983INS BECMG 1810/1812 20007KT 9999 FEW300 QNH2988INS FM181700 18008KT 9999 FEW040 SCT300 QNH2980INS BECMG 1820/1822 18007G15KT 9999 FEW300 QNH2977INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 1807 TIL 1811 T21/1812Z T33/1822Z FN00211
KFTW 
30nm NE 
181139Z 1812/1912 17009KT P6SM SCT250 FM190600 19010KT P6SM VCTS BKN040CB BKN250 FM190900 17012KT P6SM BKN040 BKN250
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