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KAXH Houston Southwest Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 30 JANUARY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: AXH
Lat/Long: 29-30-22.1000N 095-28-36.9000W
29-30.368333N 095-28.615000W
29.5061389,-95.4769167
(estimated)
Elevation: 68.9 ft. / 21.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2000)
From city: 15 miles SW of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 77583

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1979
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CXO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: MIRL RY 09/27 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RY 09 & 27- CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 123.625 (281-431-6572)
HOUSTON APPROACH: 123.8
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 123.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.8
ALEXANDRIA DP: 123.8
BLTWY RNAV DP: 123.8
BLUEBELL STAR: 124.225
BORRN RNAV DP: 123.8
CESAN STAR: 121.3
CRIED DP: 123.8
DREMR DP: 123.8
EL DORADO DP: 123.8
GIFFA DP: 123.8
HOODO RNAV DP: 123.8
HUDZY STAR: 120.05
INDIE RNAV DP: 123.8
INDUSTRY DP: 123.8
KARRR RNAV DP: 123.8
LEONA DP: 123.8
LUFKIN DP: 123.8
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT RNAV DP: 123.8
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
PALACIOS DP: 123.8
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
TCHDN STAR: 119.175
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WATFO DP: 123.8
WYLSN RNAV DP: 123.8
WX ASOS at SGR (12 nm NW): 118.125 (281-242-7605)
WX ASOS at LVJ (12 nm E): 118.525 (281-992-1853)
WX ASOS at HOU (13 nm NE): PHONE 713-847-1462

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HUBr224/13.8HOBBY VOR/DME117.1005E
IAHr189/27.9HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
VUHr288/34.9SCHOLES VOR/DME113.0006E
MHFr259/38.2TRINITY VOR/DME113.6007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
WHARTON064/38.424503EARM .- .-. --
GALVESTON277/39.120608EGLS --. .-.. ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 5002 x 100 ft. / 1525 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 75.0
Double tandem: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 29-30.398505N29-30.337558N
Longitude: 095-29.085042W095-28.144123W
Elevation: 68.9 ft.66.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 089 magnetic, 094 true269 magnetic, 274 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/DME
Obstructions: 54 ft. trees, 1550 ft. from runway, 25:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 330 ft. from runway, 8:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: JAMES GRIFFITH JR
503 MC KEEVER RD
ARCOLA, TX 77583
Phone 281-431-2581
Manager: LEN FRANKLIN
503 MC KEEVER RD #1505
ARCOLA, TX 77583
Phone 281-431-2581

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 25
Single engine airplanes: 20
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 117/day *
62% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
7% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 09 February 2017

Additional Remarks

HELICOPTER TFC INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844. TO CNL IFR CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5888.

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 30 January 2020 at 0901Z to 27 Feburary 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL THREE **CHANGED**   download (296KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (361KB)
HUDZY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (313KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (294KB)
TCHDN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (356KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (286KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (379KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (264KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (162KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (177KB)
LOC RWY 09   download (145KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (341KB)
BLTWY SIX (RNAV)   download (130KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (260KB)
CRIED NINE   download (187KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (235KB)
GIFFA NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (213KB)
HOODO SIX (RNAV)   download (183KB)
INDIE SEVEN (RNAV)   download (158KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (384KB)
KARRR SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (211KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (350KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (241KB)
LURIC SEVEN (RNAV)   download (177KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (196KB)
PALACIOS ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (305KB)
STRYA SEVEN (RNAV)   download (164KB)
STYCK SEVEN (RNAV)   download (151KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (139KB)
WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV)   download (141KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (70KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSGR - Sugar Land Regional Airport (12 nm NW)
KLVJ - Pearland Regional Airport (12 nm E)
KHOU - William P Hobby Airport (13 nm NE)
KEFD - Ellington Airport (18 nm E)
KIWS - West Houston Airport (21 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Feb-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3212:32
Sunrise06:5612:56
Sunset18:1500:15
Evening civil twilight18:3900:39

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Feb-2020 13:50:28
Local (UTC-6)  22-Feb-2020 07:50:28
 
METAR
KAXH 221335Z AUTO 10003KT 10SM CLR 04/01 A3044 RMK AO2 T00430014
KSGR 
11nm NW 
221253Z 07004KT 10SM CLR 06/01 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP311 T00560006
KLVJ 
12nm E 
221253Z AUTO 06003KT 10SM CLR 04/01 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP312 T00440011
KHOU 
13nm NE 
221253Z 09005KT 10SM SCT250 06/01 A3044 RMK AO2 SLP312 T00610006
KEFD 
17nm E 
221150Z 00000KT 10SM FEW250 04/01 A3043
TAF
KSGR 
11nm NW 
221130Z 2212/2312 06004KT P6SM SCT250 FM221500 10005KT P6SM SCT250 FM222100 16007KT P6SM FEW060 BKN250 FM230400 14005KT P6SM SCT050 BKN250 FM231000 11004KT P6SM BKN045
KHOU 
13nm NE 
221130Z 2212/2312 08004KT P6SM SCT250 FM221600 12005KT P6SM SCT250 FM222100 14007KT P6SM FEW050 BKN250 FM230600 14003KT P6SM SCT050 BKN100 FM231000 11003KT P6SM BKN045
KEFD 
17nm E 
221200Z 2212/2318 VRB06KT 9999 FEW100 QNH3028INS BECMG 2303/2304 VRB06KT 9999 BKN013 QNH3013INS TX19/2218Z TN04/2213Z
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