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KAXH Houston Southwest Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

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 RWY 09/27 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RWY 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
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
WX AWOS-3 at EFD (18 nm E): 135.575 (713-847-4430)

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: 65 ft. trees, 1550 ft. from runway, 23:1 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: 120
Single engine airplanes: 104
Multi engine airplanes: 12
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 117/day *
62% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
7% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 24 April 2020

Additional Remarks

HELICOPTER TFC INVOF ARPT. RWY 09 CALM WIND RWY.
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 16 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL FOUR   download (300KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (398KB)
HUDZY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (330KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (287KB)
TKNIQ THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (328KB)
TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL   2 pages: [1] [2] (375KB)
WAPPL SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (376KB)
WAPPL SIX (RNAV), CONT.2   download (281KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (185KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (198KB)
LOC RWY 09   download (168KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (375KB)
BLTWY SEVEN (RNAV)   download (154KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (299KB)
CRIED ONE   download (209KB)
EL DORADO ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (280KB)
GIFFA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (261KB)
HOODO SEVEN (RNAV)   download (197KB)
INDIE EIGHT (RNAV)   download (183KB)
INDUSTRY ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (422KB)
KARRR SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (254KB)
LEONA FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (392KB)
LUFKIN THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (288KB)
LURIC EIGHT (RNAV)   download (205KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (210KB)
PALACIOS TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (343KB)
STRYA EIGHT (RNAV)   download (194KB)
STYCK EIGHT (RNAV)   download (181KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (162KB)
WYLSN EIGHT (RNAV)   download (167KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (207KB)

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 28-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5810:58
Sunrise06:2511:25
Sunset20:2501:25
Evening civil twilight20:5201:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Jun-2022 22:59:23
Local (UTC-5)  28-Jun-2022 17:59:23
 
METAR
KAXH 282235Z AUTO 09006KT 10SM CLR 34/21 A3000 RMK AO2 T03370206
KSGR 
11nm NW 
282253Z 03008KT 10SM CLR 35/19 A2999 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW SLP156 T03500189
KLVJ 
12nm E 
282253Z AUTO 02008KT 10SM BKN080 31/21 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP162 T03110206
KHOU 
13nm NE 
282253Z 10009KT 10SM FEW045 SCT065TCU SCT160 BKN250 33/19 A2999 RMK AO2 WSHFT 2224 SLP159 TCU AND VCSH S TCU DSNT E AND SW T03280194
KEFD 
17nm E 
282254Z 05005KT 10SM FEW070 31/20 A2999
TAF
KSGR 
11nm NW 
281131Z 2812/2912 36005KT P6SM SKC FM281600 03007KT P6SM SCT060 BKN120 FM282100 08007KT P6SM SCT060 BKN080 FM290000 VRB04KT P6SM FEW060 BKN120
KHOU 
13nm NE 
282213Z 2822/2918 07012KT P6SM VCSH FEW050 SCT060 BKN250 TEMPO 2822/2823 -SHRA FM290000 10008KT P6SM SCT060 BKN250 FM290300 VRB03KT P6SM SCT060 BKN150 FM291500 07008KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN060
KEFD 
17nm E 
282000Z 2820/3002 02012KT 9999 SCT050 BKN250 QNH3004INS BECMG 2902/2903 VRB06KT 9999 SCT040 OVC140 QNH3003INS BECMG 2911/2912 05012KT 9999 SCT035 BKN150 QNH3006INS BECMG 2917/2918 07012KT 9000 -SHRA FEW095 OVC120 QNH3006INS TEMPO 2918/3000 08015G25KT 8000 -TSRA SCT035 BKN065CB BKN130 BECMG 3000/3001 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT025 OVC130 QNH3000INS TX33/2820Z TN24/2911Z
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Houston Southwest Airport UNICOM 123.00
281-431-2581
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Your Houston Connection
26 mins from the Medical Center
24 mins from the Galleria
25 Mins from Downtown Houston
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