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KCVB Castroville Municipal Airport
Castroville, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: CVB
Lat/Long: 29-20-32.6000N 098-51-04.4000W
29-20.543333N 098-51.073333W
29.3423889,-98.8512222
(estimated)
Elevation: 773.9 ft. / 235.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 04E (2020)
From city: 2 miles SE of CASTROVILLE, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 78009

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1951
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: SAN ANGELO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CVB (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RWY 16/34 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 119.25 (830-931-0232)
SAN ANTONIO APPROACH: 118.05
SAN ANTONIO DEPARTURE: 118.05
WX ASOS at HDO (17 nm W): 119.675 (830-426-3060)
WX ASOS at SSF (20 nm E): PHONE 210-927-9391

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SSFr274/(21.9)STINSON VOR108.4009E
SATr220/27.2SAN ANTONIO VORTAC116.8008E
RNDr245/31.4RANDOLPH VORTAC112.3005E
CSIr143/39.6CENTER POINT VORTAC117.5008E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
DEVINE014/13.135907EHHH .... .... ....
HONDO088/16.932908EHMA .... -- .-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FUEL AVBL 24 HRS SELF SVC.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 5001 x 75 ft. / 1524 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 15.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Latitude: 29-20.934167N29-20.154155N
Longitude: 098-51.226333W098-50.919435W
Elevation: 773.9 ft.762.2 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 157 magnetic, 161 true337 magnetic, 341 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 70 ft. tree, 2600 ft. from runway, 34:1 slope to clear
10 FT PVT ROAD 20 FT FM THR.
3 ft. hill, 200 ft. from runway, 56 ft. left of centerline
3 FT DIRT PILES 161 FT FM THR TO 200 FT FM THR, 87 FT RIGHT.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF CASTROVILLE
1209 FIORELLA ST
CASTROVILLE, TX 78009
Phone 830-931-4070
Manager: DAVID KIRKPATRICK
10500 AIRPORT ROAD
CASTROVILLE, TX 78009
Phone 830-538-2782

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 52
Single engine airplanes: 48
Multi engine airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 45/day *
68% local general aviation
32% transient general aviation
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 08 May 2020

Additional Remarks

BRIGHT LGTS AT BALL PARK FM APR-JULY.
FOR CD CTC SAN ANTONIO APCH AT 210-805-5516.

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 16 July 2020 at 0901Z to 13 August 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 16 **CHANGED**   download (220KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34   download (233KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (34KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (144KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

23R - Devine Municipal Airport (13 nm S)
KSKF - Kelly Field Airport (14 nm E)
KHDO - South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo (17 nm W)
KSSF - Stinson Municipal Airport (20 nm E)
KSAT - San Antonio International Airport (23 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo of KCVB (Castroville Municipal Airport)
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Taken late March 2020
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 08-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3611:36
Sunrise07:0112:01
Sunset20:2001:20
Evening civil twilight20:4601:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  08-Aug-2020 09:19:11
Local (UTC-5)  08-Aug-2020 04:19:11
 
METAR
KCVB 080855Z AUTO 10003KT 10SM BKN013 27/24 A3008 RMK AO2 T02650240
KSKF 
15nm E 
080856Z AUTO 12005KT 10SM FEW011 26/23 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP167 T02560234 55003 $
KHDO 
17nm W 
080851Z AUTO 13005KT 10SM OVC013 26/23 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP164 T02560228 56002
TAF
KSKF 
15nm E 
080200Z 0802/0908 16012KT 9999 SCT040 QNH2994INS BECMG 0807/0808 15007KT 9999 SCT012 QNH3003INS TEMPO 0810/0814 OVC012 BECMG 0814/0815 16009KT 9999 SCT030 QNH3005INS BECMG 0822/0823 14010G20KT 9999 SCT050 QNH3001INS TX37/0821Z TN25/0810Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 0804 NEXT 0810
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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 Castroville Municipal Airport
830-538-2782
830-538-4260
[web site]
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangar leasing / sales, Passenger terminal and lounge, Flight training, Skydiving, ...
 
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More info about Castroville Municipal Airport
EPIC
100LL Jet A
FS --- $3.25 
SS $3.85 $3.15 
 Updated 29-Jun-2020
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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