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KCVB Castroville Municipal Airport
Castroville, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

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 RY 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 SERVICE.
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 PRIVATE ROAD 20 FT FM THLD.
3 ft. hill, 200 ft. from runway, 56 ft. left of centerline
3 FT DIRT PILES 161 FT FM THLD TO 200 FT FM THLD - 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: 42
Single engine airplanes: 37
Multi engine airplanes: 4
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 45/day *
68% local general aviation
32% transient general aviation
<1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 20 September 2016

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 10 October 2019 at 0901Z to 17 November 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 16 **CHANGED**   download (190KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 34 **CHANGED**   download (199KB)
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
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Aerial photo of KCVB (Castroville Municipal Airport)
Photo by Sula Combs
Taken late August 2005

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1412:14
Sunrise07:3812:38
Sunset19:0400:04
Evening civil twilight19:2800:28

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Oct-2019 20:37:43
Local (UTC-5)  16-Oct-2019 15:37:43
 
METAR
KCVB 162015Z AUTO 02005KT 10SM OVC028 20/05 A3013 RMK AO2 T02010051
KSKF 
15nm E 
161956Z AUTO 03006KT 10SM OVC026 20/06 A3009 RMK AO2 DZE00 SLP184 P0000 T01950062 $
KHDO 
17nm W 
161951Z AUTO 05006KT 10SM BKN029 OVC060 21/07 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP186 T02060067
TAF
KSKF 
15nm E 
161800Z 1618/1724 02015G20KT 9999 BKN050 BKN150 QNH3003INS TEMPO 1618/1621 02015G25KT BECMG 1620/1621 02012KT 9999 BKN050 BKN150 QNH2999INS BECMG 1700/1701 03006KT 9999 SCT060 BKN200 QNH2992INS TX21/1621Z TN13/1712Z
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 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 --- $3.94 
SS $4.30 $3.84 
 Updated 15-Oct-2019
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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