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73F Wings For Christ International Flight Academy Airport
Waco, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: 73F
Lat/Long: 31-37-25.5950N / 097-01-20.9910W
31-37.426583N / 097-01.349850W
31.6237764 / -97.0224975
(estimated)
Elevation: 455 ft. / 139 m (estimated)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 8 miles NE of WACO, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 76705

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1965
Control tower: no
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FTW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: ACTVT LIRL RY 16/34 - CTAF.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at CNW (2.8 nm W): 134.225 (254-867-3880)
WX ASOS at ACT (11 nm W): PHONE 254-759-3065
WX AWOS-3PT at PWG (17 nm SW): 135.525 (254-848-4581)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ACTr091/12.8WACO VORTAC115.3009E
GNLr271/24.3GROESBECK VOR/DME108.8005E
TPLr031/32.3TEMPLE VOR/DME110.4009E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ROBINSON011/7.640007EROB .-. --- -...
MEXIA264/26.132904ELXY .-.. -..- -.--

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 3000 x 80 ft. / 914 x 24 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Runway edge lights: non-standard
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Traffic pattern: leftright
Displaced threshold: 315 ft.no
Obstructions: 15 ft. road, 89 ft. from runway, 5:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 25:1 TO ROAD 25 FT ABOVE RY, ACROSS THE APCH, 640 FT FROM THE DSPLCD THLD.
39 ft. tree, 88 ft. from runway, 90 ft. right of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WINGS FOR CHRIST INTL FLIGHT
246 S. LEAGURE RANGE RD
WACO, TX 76705
Phone 254-799-0727
ACADEMY.
Manager: JOEL NEW
371 W. OLD AXTELL RD
WACO, TX 76705
Phone 254-723-3277

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 10
Single engine airplanes: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 77/week *
75% local general aviation
25% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 18 February 2016

Additional Remarks

+4 FT FENCE ALONG BOTH SIDES OF RY 70 FT FM CNTRLN SOUTH HALF OF RY.
RY 34 15-25 FT TREES AND BRUSH 90 FT FM THLD ACROSS APCH.
WHEN APPROACHING CONTACT TSTC TOWER 124.0

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 73F.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KCNW - TSTC Waco Airport (3 nm W)
KACT - Waco Regional Airport (11 nm W)
KPWG - Mc Gregor Executive Airport (17 nm SW)
T15 - Marlin Airport (19 nm SE)
KLXY - Mexia-Limestone County Airport (26 nm E)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5511:55
Sunrise07:1912:19
Sunset19:2000:20
Evening civil twilight19:4500:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  26-Sep-2018 04:11:36
Local (UTC-5)  25-Sep-2018 23:11:36
 
METAR
KCNW 
2nm W 
260355Z 13008KT 10SM SKC 27/22 A2997
KACT 
11nm W 
260351Z 13006KT 10SM CLR 27/22 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP141 T02670217
KPWG 
18nm SW 
260356Z AUTO 15007KT 10SM CLR 26/23 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP154 T02610228
TAF
KACT 
11nm W 
252056Z 2521/2618 18010KT P6SM SCT050 FM261300 35006KT P6SM VCSH SCT020
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