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KBRO Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
Brownsville, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: BRO
Lat/Long: 25-54-22.0873N / 097-25-33.5818W
25-54.368122N / 097-25.559697W
25.9061354 / -97.4259949
(estimated)
Elevation: 22.4 ft. / 6.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2020)
From city: 4 miles E of BROWNSVILLE, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 78521

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 09/1937
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: SAN ANGELO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BRO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
FOR ACFT SVC CALL 956-542-9111/5852/0245.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 13 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index B
Airline operations: WHEN ATCT CLSD REQ ARFF ASSISTANCE THRU HOUSTON ARTCC OR SAN ANGELO AFSS. PPR 24 HRS FOR UNSKED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS CALL AMGR 956-542-4373.
International operations: international airport of entry

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.9
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 128.55
WX ASOS: PHONE 956-546-4540
BROWNSVILLE GROUND: 121.9 [0600-0000]
BROWNSVILLE TOWER: 118.9 239.3 [0600-0000]
VALLEY APPROACH: 119.5
VALLEY DEPARTURE: 119.5
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
WX ASOS at PIL (16 nm N): 118.525 (956-233-5740)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BROr240/2.9BROWNSVILLE VORTAC116.3009E
MAMr026/9.7MATAMOROS VOR/DME114.3007E
HRLr143/22.9HARLINGEN VOR/DME109.2005E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
DEPOO133/6.539303EBR -... .-.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 7399 x 150 ft. / 2255 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 170.0
Double tandem: 240.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 25-54.769355N25-53.899658N
Longitude: 097-25.878228W097-24.930083W
Elevation: 17.1 ft.20.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 132 magnetic, 135 true312 magnetic, 315 true
Declared distances: TORA:7399 TODA:7399 ASDA:7399 LDA:7399TORA:7399 TODA:7399 ASDA:7399 LDA:7399
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: 31 ft. tree, 1224 ft. from runway, 369 ft. left of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear24 ft. tree, 751 ft. from runway, 611 ft. left of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 6000 x 150 ft. / 1829 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 144.0
Double tandem: 150.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 25-54.904460N25-53.914688N
Longitude: 097-25.731023W097-25.771985W
Elevation: 19.7 ft.22.2 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 179 magnetic, 182 true359 magnetic, 002 true
Displaced threshold: 190 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:6000 TODA:6000 ASDA:6000 LDA:5810TORA:5532 TODA:5532 ASDA:5532 LDA:5532
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 37 ft. tree, 722 ft. from runway, 140 ft. left of centerline, 14:1 slope to clear30 ft. tree, 660 ft. from runway, 312 ft. right of centerline, 15:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF BROWNSVILLE
BOX 911
BROWNSVILLE, TX 78520
Phone 956-542-4373
Manager: BRYANT WALKER
700 AMELIA EARHART
BROWNSVILLE, TX 78521-5721
Phone 956-542-4373
DIRECTOR OF AVIATION.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 60
Single engine airplanes: 47
Multi engine airplanes: 9
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 74/day *
37% transient general aviation
26% military
23% air taxi
8% local general aviation
7% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 30 September 2014

Additional Remarks

FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVAILABLE.
TWO LGTD OIL DERRICKS LCTD APRXLY 5 NM NE AT OR BLO 500 FT AGL.
BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
NW CORNER OF TWY B SOUTH OF RY 13 HOLDLINE NOT VISIBLE FROM ATCT.
TWY A EAST OF RY 13/31 CLSD INDEFLY.
TWY E NORTH OF TWY D & TWYS J & K NOT AVBL FOR ACR OPNS.
TWY J CLSD BTN RY 13/31 & TWY H INDEFLY.
TWY E CLSD BTN TWY D & TWY H INDEFLY.
TWY K CLSD INDEFLY.
TWY A, E, NE OF RWY 13/31 CLSD PERM.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC CRP APCH AT 361-299-4230.
TWY J LMTD TO ACFT 12500 LBS OR LESS.
TWY E BTN RWY 13/31 & TWY D CLSD INDEFLY.
RIGHT TFC WHEN ATCT CLSD FOR RYS 13 & 31 ONLY.

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
ILS OR LOC RWY 13   download (300KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13 **CHANGED**   download (294KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18   download (232KB)
LOC BC RWY 31   download (307KB)
VOR OR TACAN-A   download (224KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (35KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (149KB)

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T65 - Mid Valley Airport (34 nm NW)
KMFE - Mc Allen Miller International Airport (47 nm W)
KEBG - South Texas International Airport at Edinburg (49 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 22-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2912:29
Sunrise06:5412:54
Sunset17:3823:38
Evening civil twilight18:0200:02

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  22-Nov-2017 12:32:15
Local (UTC-6)  22-Nov-2017 06:32:15
 
METAR
KBRO 221153Z AUTO 33011KT 10SM FEW014 18/16 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP179 T01830161 10217 20183 51026
MMMA 
10nm SW 
221210Z RTD 33011KT 4SM SKC 17/15 A3008 RMK SLP184 5//// 942 DSNT CB 1 2 QUAD HZ RTS
KPIL 
16nm N 
221153Z AUTO 33013KT 10SM CLR 18/16 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP175 T01780161 10206 20172 51024
TAF
KBRO 221129Z 2212/2312 33012G20KT P6SM SCT012 FM221400 34015G25KT P6SM BKN025 FM221700 34020G30KT P6SM FEW030 FM230000 33006KT P6SM SKC
MMMA 
10nm SW 
220554Z 2206/2306 00000KT 6SM HZ BKN200 FM221000 35015KT P6SM SCT020 SCT080 BKN220 TEMPO 2212/2216 3SM RA BKN020 OVC080 FM221800 35018KT P6SM SCT025 BKN090 BKN200 BECMG 2220/222 5SM -RA BKN025 OVC090
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 Southmost Aviation
956-542-5852
toll-free 1-800-521-2903
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, Catering, Courtesy cars (free for pilots to use in the local area), ...
 
U.S. Government AIR Card   UVair   World Fuel | Colt Contract Fuel   AVTRIP   Courtesy car   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.79 $4.39 
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 Hunt Pan Am Aviation
UNICOM 122.95
956-542-9111
[web site]
[email]

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100LL Jet A
FS $5.35 $4.14 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
TIA Aeronautics Inc 850-207-3498
[email]
Oxygen service, Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft painting, Aircraft cleaning / washing / detailing, Aircraft parts, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage
 
FAA-Approved Repair Station  
 
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35 miles  
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