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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

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 -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving 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 18-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5612:56
Sunrise07:2313:23
Sunset17:2623:26
Evening civil twilight17:5323:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Dec-2017 15:08:22
Local (UTC-6)  18-Dec-2017 09:08:22
 
METAR
KCNW 
2nm W 
181450Z 00000KT 1/4SM FG OVC002 08/08 A3020
KACT 
11nm W 
181451Z 09004KT 1/4SM FG VV002 08/08 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP226 T00830083 53008
KPWG 
18nm SW 
181456Z AUTO 07003KT 1/4SM FG OVC002 09/09 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP246 T00890089 53014
TAF
KACT 
11nm W 
181512Z 1815/1912 12004KT 1SM BR OVC003 FM181700 13005KT 3SM BR OVC006 FM182000 15006KT 6SM BR BKN012 FM190200 15006KT 5SM BR OVC008 FM190500 16007KT 2SM -RA BR OVC004
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