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KAXH Houston Southwest Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 SEPTEMBER 2018

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
Pattern altitude: TPA: 1000 FT AGL LIGHT ACFT, 1500 FT AGL LRG ACFT.
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
BORRN DP: 123.8
DREMR DP: 123.8
INDIE DP: 123.8
KARRR DP: 123.8
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT DP: 123.8
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
WATFO DP: 123.8
WYLSN 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
NIXIN200/32.332605EBVP -... ...- .--.
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.

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 13 September 2018 at 0901Z to 11 October 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL THREE   download (295KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (359KB)
HUDZY THREE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (327KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (294KB)
TCHDN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (285KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (380KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (264KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (205KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (184KB)
LOC/DME RWY 09   download (203KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (400KB)
BLTWY FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (129KB)
BORRN THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (262KB)
CRIED NINE   download (187KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (233KB)
GIFFA NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (215KB)
HOODO FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (217KB)
INDIE SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (159KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (386KB)
KARRR FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (210KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (351KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (241KB)
LURIC SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (180KB)
MMALT FOUR (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (195KB)
PALACIOS NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (312KB)
STRYA SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (168KB)
STYCK SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (155KB)
WATFO FOUR (RNAV)   download (139KB)
WYLSN SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (143KB)
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 19-Sep-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4611:46
Sunrise07:1012:10
Sunset19:2200:22
Evening civil twilight19:4500:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Sep-2018 09:32:36
Local (UTC-5)  19-Sep-2018 04:32:36
 
METAR
KAXH 190915Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM BR CLR 23/23 A2995 RMK AO2 T02300230
KSGR 
11nm NW 
190853Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 24/23 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP137 T02440233 55001
KLVJ 
12nm E 
190853Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR 24/24 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP141 T02440244 53000
KHOU 
13nm NE 
190853Z 22003KT 10SM FEW250 25/23 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP140 T02500228 53000
TAF
KSGR 
11nm NW 
190520Z 1906/2006 VRB03KT P6SM FEW250 FM191000 00000KT 4SM BR FEW250 FM191300 00000KT P6SM FEW035 FEW250 FM191800 17006KT P6SM SCT050 SCT250
KHOU 
13nm NE 
190520Z 1906/2006 VRB03KT P6SM FEW050 FEW250 FM191800 15006KT P6SM SCT050 SCT250
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