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KFWS Fort Worth Spinks Airport
Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: FWS
Lat/Long: 32-33-54.4810N 097-18-30.3820W
32-33.908017N 097-18.506367W
32.5651336,-97.3084394
(estimated)
Elevation: 700.4 ft. / 213.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2025)
From city: 14 miles S of FORT WORTH, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 76028

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1988
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FWS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 36L - CTAF. WHEN ATCT CLSD MIRL RWY 18R/36L PRESET ON MED INTST.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.625
UNICOM: 122.7
ATIS: 120.025
WX AWOS-3PT: 120.025 (817-426-4172)
SPINKS GROUND: 119.475 [0700-2000]
SPINKS TOWER: 124.625 [0700-2000]
REGIONAL APPROACH: 135.975
REGIONAL DEPARTURE: 135.975
DALLAS AREA DP: 135.975
DODJE STAR: 125.2 125.9
GARLAND DP: 135.975
JOE POOL DP: 135.975
KNEAD STAR: 135.975
LIKES STAR: 125.8 ;SOUTH 135.975 ;NORTH
MOTZA STAR: 118.1 ;SOUTH 125.8 ;NORTH
NANDR RNAV DP: 135.975
REEKO STAR: 125.2
SANGR STAR: 124.3
SASIE STAR: 124.3
SLUGG STAR: 125.8 ;SOUTH 135.975 ;NORTH
SWVAY STAR: 135.975
WESAT STAR: 118.1 ;SOUTH 125.8 ;NORTH
WX ASOS at GKY (12 nm NE): 127.375 (817-557-0251)
WX AWOS-3 at CPT (14 nm SW): 119.525 (817-641-4135)
WX AWOS-3P at GPM (15 nm NE): 118.475 (972-606-1433)
WX ASOS at FTW (16 nm N): PHONE 817-740-3346

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FUZr193/20.5RANGER VORTAC115.7006E
TTTr211/22.7MAVERICK VOR/DME113.1006E
CVEr220/28.2COWBOY VOR/DME116.2006E
MQPr097/36.1MILLSAP VORTAC117.7009E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:100LL SELF-SERVE 24 HR WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 18R/36L

Dimensions: 6002 x 100 ft. / 1829 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 70.0
Double tandem: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18R  RUNWAY 36L
Latitude: 32-34.350867N32-33.361033N
Longitude: 097-18.579250W097-18.581467W
Elevation: 700.4 ft.689.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 177 magnetic, 180 true357 magnetic, 360 true
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)
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS
Obstructions: 100 ft. pline, marked, 4150 ft. from runway, 39:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 18L/36R

Dimensions: 3660 x 60 ft. / 1116 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Operational restrictions: AVBL ONLY DURG DALGT/VFR AND DRY WEATHER SFC CONDS.
RUNWAY 18L  RUNWAY 36R
Latitude: 32-34.295167N32-33.691667N
Longitude: 097-18.385000W097-18.385000W
Elevation: 694.2 ft.695.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 177 magnetic, 180 true357 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: none, in fair conditionnone, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none8 ft. gnd, 320 ft. from runway, 40:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF FORT WORTH
201 AMERICAN CONCOURSE, SUITE 330
FORT WORTH, TX 76106
Phone 817-392-5400
Manager: JOE HAMMOND
450 ALSBURY CT
FORT WORTH, TX 76028
Phone 817-392-5430

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 239
Single engine airplanes: 186
Multi engine airplanes: 22
Jet airplanes: 11
Helicopters: 19
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 193/day *
62% local general aviation
37% transient general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2021

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE: AVOID NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS ALL QUADRANT OF ARPT; MAINTAIN ALTITUDES AT OR ABOVE 1000 FT AGL OVER THESE AREAS.
HEL SKIDDING OPNS PROHIBITED.
BIRDS INVOF ARPT.
UNLGTD ANT ARRAY 212 FT AGL 5 NM SE OF ARPT.
ROTORCRAFT OPNS RSTD IN SELF SVC FUEL AREAS.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC REGIONAL APCH AT 972-615-2799.
ROTORCRAFT OPNS RSTD ON TWY-A SOUTH OF THE MAIN RAMP.

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 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DODJE SIX   2 pages: [1] [2]
MOTZA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2]
REEKO THREE (RNAV)   download
SASIE SEVEN **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2]
SWVAY FOUR (RNAV)   download
TRUUK TWO (RNAV)   download
WESAT TWO (RNAV)   download
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 36L   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18R   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36L   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (117KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DALLAS TWO **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2]
GARLAND FOUR **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2]
JOE POOL SIX **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2]
KINGDOM THREE   2 pages: [1] [2]
KUSSO ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2]
NANDR ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2]
SWABR ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2]
TEXOMA FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2]
WORTH NINE   2 pages: [1] [2]
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (301KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGKY - Arlington Municipal Airport (12 nm NE)
KNFW - Fort Worth Naval Air Station JRB (Carswell Field) Airport (14 nm NW)
KCPT - Cleburne Regional Airport (14 nm SW)
50F - Bourland Field Airport (14 nm W)
KGPM - Grand Prairie Municipal Airport (15 nm NE)
KFTW - Fort Worth Meacham International Airport (16 nm N)
 
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Aerial photo of KFWS (Fort Worth Spinks Airport)
Photo by Jeff Law
Photo taken 28-Aug-2014
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-Jan-2023
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0213:02
Sunrise07:2813:28
Sunset17:5623:56
Evening civil twilight18:2200:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Jan-2023 00:20:47
Local (UTC-6)  27-Jan-2023 18:20:47
 
METAR
KFWS 272350Z 17009G15KT 10SM CLR 13/M04 A3014
KGKY 
12nm NE 
272353Z AUTO 16011KT 10SM CLR 13/M03 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP204 T01331028 10167 20133 56006
KNFW 
14nm NW 
272352Z 17014KT 10SM FEW250 13/M03 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP181 T01331028 10167 20133 56009 VISNO S $
KCPT 
14nm SW 
272355Z AUTO 16008KT 10SM CLR 12/M02 A3014 RMK A01
KGPM 
15nm NE 
272350Z 17010G17KT 10SM SKC 13/M03 A3016
KFTW 
16nm N 
272353Z 16010KT 10SM CLR 13/M02 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP196 T01281017 10167 20128 56009
TAF
KGKY 
12nm NE 
272058Z 2721/2818 21016KT P6SM FEW250 FM281100 18014KT P6SM BKN015 FM281500 19014KT 5SM BR OVC006
KNFW 
14nm NW 
2723/2823 21012G18KT 9999 FEW250 QNH3000INS FM281000 18010KT 9999 BKN015 QNH3000INS TEMPO 2814/2819 4800 BR OVC006 FM281900 19014KT 9999 OVC012 QNH2988INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2805 TIL 2812 T16/2723Z T07/2813Z FN20048
KFTW 
16nm N 
272058Z 2721/2818 21016KT P6SM FEW250 FM281100 18014KT P6SM BKN015 FM281500 19014KT 5SM BR OVC006
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Harrison Aviation UNICOM 122.70
817-447-8016
[web site]
[email]
Avoid DFW Class B airspace while visiting Fort Worth's newest FBO adjacent to I-35W. Our new 7,400 sf terminal building has two conference rooms, business center, snooze rooms, galley, and VIP waiting area. Complimentary ice, popcorn, cookies, and newspapers are also provided.
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100LL Jet A
FS $6.00 $6.60 
SS $5.40 --- 
 Updated 26-Jan-2023
 
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SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
FlywithRobert LLC 817-781-9737
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Huffman Aviation 817-551-9484
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Spinks Flight Center 817-295-8477
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