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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 DECEMBER 2020

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 -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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 .- .-. --

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 good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 12.5
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 29-38.786667N29-38.194833N
Longitude: 096-31.075667W096-30.839000W
Elevation: 242.0 ft.230.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 155 magnetic, 161 true335 magnetic, 341 true
Displaced threshold: 305 ft.177 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good 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 0-175 FT DSTC, 85 FT R.
20 ft. trees, 201 ft. from runway, 87 ft. left of centerline
4 FT FENCE 0-120 FT DSTC; 4 FT FENCE 85 FT L, 25 FT TREES 140 FT DSTC, 100 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 01 May 2020

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 Exec Airport (34 nm E)
11R - Brenham Municipal Airport (35 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Jan-2021
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5712:57
Sunrise07:2213:22
Sunset17:5223:52
Evening civil twilight18:1700:17

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Jan-2021 14:15:49
Local (UTC-6)  19-Jan-2021 08:15:49
 
METAR
K66R 191355Z AUTO 10003KT 10SM SCT029 BKN047 OVC080 17/16 A3015 RMK AO2 T01680159
KELA 
10nm E 
191355Z AUTO 10SM SCT048 SCT070 OVC080 17/16 A3014 RMK AO2 T01700158
TAF
KSGR 
45nm E 
191120Z 1912/2012 14007KT P6SM SCT035 BKN070 FM191700 15010KT P6SM SCT070 BKN250 FM200300 10005KT P6SM SCT020 BKN045 FM200800 04004KT 5SM BR BKN007 OVC012 FM201000 03005KT 5SM BR OVC004
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
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, ...

More info about Colorado County
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
SS $3.45 $2.85 
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