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KAXH Houston Southwest Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: AXH
Lat/Long: 29-30-22.1000N 095-28-36.9000W
29-30.368333N 095-28.615000W
29.5061389,-95.4769167
(estimated)
Elevation: 68.9 ft. / 21.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2000)
From city: 15 miles SW of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 77583

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1979
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CXO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: MIRL RY 09/27 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RY 09 & 27- CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 123.625 (281-431-6572)
HOUSTON APPROACH: 123.8
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 123.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.8
ALEXANDRIA DP: 123.8
BLTWY RNAV DP: 123.8
BLUEBELL STAR: 124.225
BORRN RNAV DP: 123.8
CESAN STAR: 121.3
CRIED DP: 123.8
DREMR DP: 123.8
EL DORADO DP: 123.8
GIFFA DP: 123.8
HOODO RNAV DP: 123.8
HUDZY STAR: 120.05
INDIE RNAV DP: 123.8
INDUSTRY DP: 123.8
KARRR RNAV DP: 123.8
LEONA DP: 123.8
LUFKIN DP: 123.8
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT RNAV DP: 123.8
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
PALACIOS DP: 123.8
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
TCHDN STAR: 119.175
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WATFO DP: 123.8
WYLSN RNAV DP: 123.8
WX ASOS at SGR (12 nm NW): 118.125 (281-242-7605)
WX ASOS at LVJ (12 nm E): 118.525 (281-992-1853)
WX ASOS at HOU (13 nm NE): PHONE 713-847-1462

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HUBr224/13.8HOBBY VOR/DME117.1005E
IAHr189/27.9HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
VUHr288/34.9SCHOLES VOR/DME113.0006E
MHFr259/38.2TRINITY VOR/DME113.6007E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
WHARTON064/38.424503EARM .- .-. --
GALVESTON277/39.120608EGLS --. .-.. ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 5002 x 100 ft. / 1525 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 75.0
Double tandem: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 29-30.398505N29-30.337558N
Longitude: 095-29.085042W095-28.144123W
Elevation: 68.9 ft.66.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 089 magnetic, 094 true269 magnetic, 274 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/DME
Obstructions: 54 ft. trees, 1550 ft. from runway, 25:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 330 ft. from runway, 8:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: JAMES GRIFFITH JR
503 MC KEEVER RD
ARCOLA, TX 77583
Phone 281-431-2581
Manager: LEN FRANKLIN
503 MC KEEVER RD #1505
ARCOLA, TX 77583
Phone 281-431-2581

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 130
Single engine airplanes: 110
Multi engine airplanes: 16
Helicopters: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 117/day *
62% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
7% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 09 February 2017

Additional Remarks

HELICOPTER TFC INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844. TO CNL IFR CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5888.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 10 October 2019 at 0901Z to 17 November 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL THREE   download (296KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (361KB)
HUDZY FOUR **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (315KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (294KB)
TCHDN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (286KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (380KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (264KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (162KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (182KB)
LOC RWY 09   download (145KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (398KB)
BLTWY SIX (RNAV)   download (130KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (259KB)
CRIED NINE   download (186KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (233KB)
GIFFA NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (213KB)
HOODO SIX (RNAV)   download (183KB)
INDIE SEVEN (RNAV)   download (159KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (386KB)
KARRR FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (208KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (351KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (243KB)
LURIC SEVEN (RNAV)   download (177KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (196KB)
PALACIOS ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (303KB)
STRYA SEVEN (RNAV)   download (166KB)
STYCK SEVEN (RNAV)   download (151KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (140KB)
WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV)   download (141KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (70KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSGR - Sugar Land Regional Airport (12 nm NW)
KLVJ - Pearland Regional Airport (12 nm E)
KHOU - William P Hobby Airport (13 nm NE)
KEFD - Ellington Airport (18 nm E)
KIWS - West Houston Airport (21 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0012:00
Sunrise07:2412:24
Sunset18:5223:52
Evening civil twilight19:1600:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Oct-2019 18:02:19
Local (UTC-5)  14-Oct-2019 13:02:19
 
METAR
KAXH 141755Z AUTO 24003KT 10SM SCT025 SCT031 BKN040 30/24 A2998 RMK AO2 60013 T02950236 10303 20220
KSGR 
11nm NW 
141753Z 18007KT 10SM BKN075 OVC120 31/23 A2997 RMK AO2 RAE01 SLP148 P0000 60000 T03110233 10311 20239 58010
KLVJ 
12nm E 
141753Z AUTO 18009KT 8SM BKN021 BKN027 OVC044 29/23 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP155 60001 T02940233 10300 20233 58012
KHOU 
13nm NE 
141753Z 19009KT 10SM SCT020 SCT040 BKN100 31/23 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP153 60000 T03110228 10311 20233 58012
KEFD 
17nm E 
141650Z 18005KT 10SM SCT015 SCT060 BKN110 28/23 A2999
TAF
KSGR 
11nm NW 
141720Z 1418/1518 11005KT P6SM VCTS SCT025CB BKN050 TEMPO 1420/1421 4SM TSRA OVC020CB FM142300 13007KT P6SM BKN040 FM150900 19004KT P6SM OVC025 FM151400 21004KT P6SM OVC050
KHOU 
13nm NE 
141720Z 1418/1518 11005KT P6SM VCTS SCT025CB BKN050 TEMPO 1421/1422 4SM TSRA OVC020CB FM142300 13007KT P6SM BKN040 FM150900 18004KT P6SM BKN020 FM151400 21004KT P6SM OVC050
KEFD 
17nm E 
141425Z 1414/1518 06006KT 9999 SCT012 BKN020 BKN055 QNH2995INS TEMPO 1414/1416 25015G25KT 6000 -TSRA BKN007CB BECMG 1417/1418 15009KT 9999 SCT020 BKN050 QNH2990INS BECMG 1502/1503 18006KT 8000 BR SCT010 BKN020 QNH2991INS BECMG 1514/1515 21009KT 9999 NSW SCT030 QNH2990INS TX29/1418Z TN22/1512Z
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