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F78 Horseshoe Bend Airport
Weatherford, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: F78
Lat/Long: 32-34-22.4840N / 097-52-21.1220W
32-34.374733N / 097-52.352033W
32.5729122 / -97.8725339
(estimated)
Elevation: 715 ft. / 218 m (estimated)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 12 miles SW of WEATHERFORD, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 76087

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1976
Control tower: no
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FTW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3 at GDJ (8 nm S): 118.925 (817-573-7514)
WX ASOS at MWL (16 nm NW): 135.075 (940-325-2457)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
MQPr137/11.2MILLSAP VORTAC117.7009E
JENr355/24.8GLEN ROSE VORTAC115.0006E
FUZr236/39.8RANGER VORTAC115.7006E

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 3000 x 30 ft. / 914 x 9 m
Surface: turf, in fair condition
GRASS GROWING THRU THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF RY.
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: 8 ft. fence, 90 ft. right of centerline44 ft. tree, 100 ft. right of centerline

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: HORSESHOE BEND
133 LIPAN TRAIL
WEATHERFORD, TX 76087
Phone 817-594-6454
LOT OWNERS CORPORATION.
Manager: SANDY SANDERS
133 LIPAN TRAIL
WEATHERFORD, TX 76087
Phone 817-594-6454
EMERGENCY PHONE: 817-598-0809 OR 817-613-9181.

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 27 April 2016

Additional Remarks

RY 35 +70 FT TREES AT 635 FT 80 FT E OF CNTRLN & +20 FT POWERLINE AT 650 FT ON CNTRLN.
WATCH FOR DEER AND MOTOR VEHICLES ON RY.
USE EXTREME CARE ULTRALIGHT ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at F78.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGDJ - Granbury Regional Airport (8 nm S)
KWEA - Parker County Airport (14 nm NE)
50F - Bourland Field Airport (14 nm E)
KMWL - Mineral Wells Airport (16 nm NW)
KNFW - Fort Worth Naval Air Station JRB (Carswell Field) Airport (25 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5411:54
Sunrise07:1912:19
Sunset19:3200:32
Evening civil twilight19:5600:56

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Sep-2018 09:46:38
Local (UTC-5)  19-Sep-2018 04:46:38
 
METAR
KGDJ 
8nm S 
AWOS-3 118.925 817-573-7514
190935Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/21 A2996 RMK AO2 T02300207
KMWL 
16nm NW 
190853Z AUTO 12004KT 10SM CLR 22/19 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP122 T02220194 55000
TAF
KNFW 
24nm NE 
1907/2007 18008KT 9999 FEW250 QNH2990INS FM191700 16010KT 9999 FEW050 SCT250 QNH2987INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 1907 TIL 1911 T24/1912Z T35/1922Z FN00172
KFTW 
30nm NE 
190525Z 1906/2006 18009KT P6SM FEW050
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