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KBKS Brooks County Airport
Falfurrias, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: BKS
Lat/Long: 27-12-21.8000N / 098-07-15.7000W
27-12.363333N / 098-07.261667W
27.2060556 / -98.1210278
(estimated)
Elevation: 111.7 ft. / 34.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 06E (2000)
From city: 2 miles SE of FALFURRIAS, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 78355

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1949
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: SAN ANGELO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BKS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MAR-OCT MON-FRI 0900-1600, NOV-FEB 0900-1700
FOR ATTENDANT AFT HRS CALL 361-325-2909.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 17/35 PRESET LOW INTST, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT PAPI RYS 17 & 35 AND REIL 17- CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX AWOS-3: 118.125 (361-325-4055)
KINGSVILLE APPROACH: 119.9
KINGSVILLE DEPARTURE: 119.9
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 128.15/350.3 (KINGSVILLE RCAG) WHEN KINGSVILLE APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ALIr183/(32.5)ALICE VOR114.5006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
HEBBRONVILLE099/34.426606EHBV .... -... ...-
SANTA ELENA032/37.626007ESNE ... -. .

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 6006 x 75 ft. / 1831 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 52.0
Double wheel: 80.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 27-12.876975N27-11.885692N
Longitude: 098-07.207527W098-07.205672W
Elevation: 111.4 ft.110.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 180 true354 magnetic, 360 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 39 ft. tree, 1014 ft. from runway, 295 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 3018 x 60 ft. / 920 x 18 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 4.0, SINGLE WHEEL 18000 LBS.
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 27-12.540358N27-12.111335N
Longitude: 098-07.514890W098-07.231747W
Elevation: 110.8 ft.110.8 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 143 magnetic, 149 true323 magnetic, 329 true
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 26 ft. trees, 534 ft. from runway, 75 ft. left of centerline, 12:1 slope to clear
RUNWAY 14: +16' TREES FM THLD TO 200' FM THLD 87' R
27 ft. trees, 744 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: BROOKS COUNTY
CO COMMISSIONERS COURT
FALFURRIAS, TX 78355
Phone 361-325-5604
Manager: BOND COSBY
PO BOX 556
FALFURRIAS, TX 78355
Phone 361-325-2909
361-850-3430 OR FROM NOV-FEB ON CALL 24/7

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Single engine airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 22/day *
63% transient general aviation
31% military
6% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 10 January 2017

Additional Remarks

9 FT FENCE LCTD APRXLY 900 FT NORTH OF RY 17.

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 between 9 November 2017 at 0901Z and 7 December 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (193KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (197KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KIKG - Kleberg County Airport (21 nm N)
KNQI - Kingsville Naval Air Station (24 nm NE)
KALI - Alice International Airport (32 nm N)
KHBV - Jim Hogg County Airport (34 nm W)
KRBO - Nueces County Airport (41 nm NE)
 
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Photo taken 05-May-2014
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3612:36
Sunrise07:0113:01
Sunset17:3823:38
Evening civil twilight18:0300:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Nov-2017 08:32:38
Local (UTC-6)  24-Nov-2017 02:32:38
 
METAR
KBKS 240335Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 10/02 A3011 RMK AO1 T00980024
TAF
KNQI 
24nm NE 
2407/2507 VRB05KT 9999 SKC QNH2997INS BECMG 2502/2504 18008KT 9999 SKC QNH2985INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2407 TIL 2710 T06/2412Z T25/2421Z FN00170
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Mabo, Inc. 361-325-2909
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100LL Jet A
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