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66R Robert R Wells Jr. Airport
Columbus, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 66R
Lat/Long: 29-38-29.4400N / 096-30-57.4400W
29-38.490667N / 096-30.957333W
29.6415111 / -96.5159556
(estimated)
Elevation: 242 ft. / 74 m (estimated)
Variation: 06E (1985)
From city: 3 miles S of COLUMBUS, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 77412

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1981
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: ACTVT MIRL RY 15/33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3: 123.875 (979-732-2514)
WX AWOS-3PT at ELA (10 nm E): 128.475 (979-234-2665)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ELAr255/10.4EAGLE LAKE VOR/DME116.4008E
IDUr165/19.0INDUSTRY VORTAC110.2008E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
WHARTON318/30.024503EARM .- .-. --
YOAKUM053/38.135006EOKT --- -.- -

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
SELF SERVICE FUEL WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 3800 x 60 ft. / 1158 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: RY MARKINGS FADED.
Gradient: NW.
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 29-38.786667N29-38.194833N
Longitude: 096-31.075667W096-30.839000W
Elevation: 242.0 ft.230.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.3% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 155 magnetic, 161 true335 magnetic, 341 true
Displaced threshold: 305 ft.177 ft.
Markings: basic, in poor conditionbasic, in poor condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left2-light PAPI on left
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 201 ft. from runway, 49 ft. right of centerline
+4 FT FENCE 180 FT FM THLD; PAVED RD 200 FT FM THLD; +4 FT FENCE 85 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN PARALLEL TO CNTRLN.
15 ft. brush, 201 ft. from runway, 87 ft. left of centerline
+4 FT FENCE 110 FT FM THLD; +4 FT FENCE 85 FT L OF CNTRLN PARALLEL TO CNTRLN; +25 FT TREES 100 FT L & 140 FT FM THLD; +18 FT BRUSH AT THLD TO 110 FT FM THLD - 85 FT L.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COLORADO COUNTY
PO BOX 236
COLUMBUS, TX 78934
Phone 979-732-2604
COUNTY JUDGE OFFICE.
Manager: TY PRAUSE
400 SPRING ST.
COLUMBUS, TX 78934
Phone (979) 732-2604
PILOT LOUNGE

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 13
Single engine airplanes: 10
Ultralights: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 77/week *
75% local general aviation
25% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 02 November 2016

Additional Remarks

ULTRA-LIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.
DEER & BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844 TO CNL IFR CALL 281-443-5888.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 66R.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KELA - Eagle Lake Airport (10 nm E)
3T5 - Fayette Regional Air Center Airport (28 nm NW)
KARM - Wharton Regional Airport (30 nm SE)
KTME - Houston Executive Airport (34 nm E)
11R - Brenham Municipal Airport (35 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5011:50
Sunrise07:1412:14
Sunset19:2600:26
Evening civil twilight19:5000:50

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Sep-2018 10:46:32
Local (UTC-5)  19-Sep-2018 05:46:32
 
METAR
K66R 191035Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM CLR 23/22 A2995 RMK AO2 T02260215
KELA 
10nm E 
191035Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM CLR 24/24 A2994 RMK AO2 T02390235
TAF
KSGR 
45nm E 
190520Z 1906/2006 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250 FM191000 00000KT 4SM BR FEW250 FM191300 00000KT P6SM FEW035 FEW250 FM191800 17006KT P6SM SCT050 SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Colorado County 979-732-9500
979-732-2604
[email]
Airport management, Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Passenger terminal and lounge, Courtesy transportation, Pilots lounge / snooze room, ...

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