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61R Newton Municipal Airport
Newton, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: 61R
Lat/Long: 30-53-02.6000N / 093-44-32.9000W
30-53.043333N / 093-44.548333W
30.8840556 / -93.7424722
(estimated)
Elevation: 322 ft. / 98 m (estimated)
Variation: 05E (1985)
From city: 3 miles NE of NEWTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 75966

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 05/1967
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CXO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3 at JAS (15 nm W): 118.375 (409-489-1603)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FXUr241/(30.2)POLK VOR108.4002E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
DE RIDDER287/22.538504EDXB -.. -..- -...
GATOR251/30.035902EGUV --. ..- ...-

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4000 x 60 ft. / 1219 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: low intensity
Runway edge markings: MARKINGS FADED
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 30-53.313280N30-52.772630N
Longitude: 093-44.768188W093-44.329310W
Elevation: 322.0 ft.285.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.9% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 140 magnetic, 145 true320 magnetic, 325 true
Markings: basic, in poor conditionbasic, in poor condition
Obstructions: 50 ft. trees, 1650 ft. from runway, 29:1 slope to clear28 ft. trees, 555 ft. from runway, 43 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: NEWTON COUNTY
PO BOX 1380
NEWTON, TX 75966
Phone 409-379-5691
Manager: TRUMAN DOUGHARTY
PO BOX 1380
NEWTON, TX 75966
Phone 409-379-5691
COUNTY JUDGE. AFTER HOURS CALL 409-381-1480.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Single engine airplanes: 2
Ultralights: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 67/month *
75% local general aviation
25% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 10 December 2015

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 61R.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KJAS - Jasper County Airport-Bell Field (15 nm W)
KDRI - Beauregard Regional Airport (21 nm E)
L39 - Leesville Airport (27 nm NE)
KPOE - Polk Army Airfield (30 nm E)
5R8 - De Quincy Industrial Airpark (30 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2012:20
Sunrise06:4512:45
Sunset17:1523:15
Evening civil twilight17:4123:41

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Nov-2017 23:48:02
Local (UTC-6)  18-Nov-2017 17:48:02
 
METAR
KJAS 
15nm W 
182335Z AUTO 32011G17KT 10SM CLR 23/10 A2997 RMK AO2 T02260097
KDRI 
21nm E 
182335Z AUTO 33019G24KT 290V350 10SM SCT055 SCT065 BKN080 23/09 A2991 RMK AO2 T02290090
TAF
KPOE 
42nm E 
181856Z 1818/1922 22015G25KT 9999 BKN015 QNH2982INS TEMPO 1820/1903 34015G35KT BECMG 1902/1903 35015G25KT 9999 SKC QNH3015INS BECMG 1908/1909 35010KT 9999 SKC QNH3030INS BECMG 1914/1915 01010G15KT 9999 SKC QNH3025INS TX26/1821Z TN08/1911Z
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