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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: BRO
Lat/Long: 25-54-22.1000N 097-25-33.6000W
25-54.368333N 097-25.560000W
25.9061389,-97.4260000
(estimated)
Elevation: 22.4 ft. / 6.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2020)
From city: 4 miles E of BROWNSVILLE, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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: 128.55 (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: 25-54.769345N25-53.899642N
Longitude: 097-25.878205W097-24.930022W
Elevation: 17.3 ft.20.0 ft.
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: 25-54.904458N25-53.914683N
Longitude: 097-25.731002W097-25.771965W
Elevation: 19.7 ft.22.3 ft.
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)
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: 48
Single engine airplanes: 35
Multi engine airplanes: 6
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 88/day *
31% military
23% transient general aviation
23% air taxi
13% local general aviation
10% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

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.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC CRP APCH AT 361-299-4230.
TWY A EAST OF RWY 13-31 CLSD INDEF.
TWY E NORTH OF TWY D CLSD INDEF.
TWY J LIMITED TO ACFT 12,500 POUNDS OR LESS.
TWY J CLSD BETWEEN RWY 13-31 AND TWY H INDEF.
TWY J NORTHEAST OF ACFT HGR CLSD INDEF.
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 from 10 October 2019 at 0901Z to 7 November 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 13 **CHANGED**   download (298KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13 **CHANGED**   download (293KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18 **CHANGED**   download (224KB)
LOC BC RWY 31 **CHANGED**   download (299KB)
VOR OR TACAN-A **CHANGED**   download (231KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (49KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (149KB)

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KPIL - Port Isabel-Cameron County Airport (16 nm N)
KHRL - Valley International Airport (23 nm NW)
KTXW - 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 23-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1012:10
Sunrise07:3412:34
Sunset18:5423:54
Evening civil twilight19:1800:18

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Oct-2019 21:58:37
Local (UTC-5)  23-Oct-2019 16:58:37
 
METAR
KBRO 232153Z 11009KT 10SM OVC048 28/19 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP133 T02830189
MMMA 
10nm SW 
232049Z 10014KT 8SM BKN020CB 28/21 A2994 RMK SLP138 57028 990 8/300 ISOL AC
KPIL 
16nm N 
232153Z AUTO 11012KT 10SM BKN041 28/19 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP136 T02830189
TAF
KBRO 231735Z 2318/2418 12013G19KT P6SM SCT040 SCT250 FM240100 12008KT P6SM BKN050 BKN150 FM240900 11004KT P6SM -RA BKN040 PROB30 2409/2415 5SM TSRA BKN035CB FM241500 14010KT P6SM VCSH OVC050
MMMA 
10nm SW 
231717Z 2318/2418 12015KT P6SM BKN020 BKN100 TEMPO 2320/2324 5SM RA BKN020CB FM240000 12010KT 6SM -RA BKN015 OVC030 FM241000 14010KT 4SM HZ BKN020 BKN090 BECMG 2413/2414 SCT010 OVC015 TEMPO 2414/2418 4SM RA
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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 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), ...
 
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.69 $4.49 
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 Hunt Pan Am Aviation
UNICOM 122.95
956-542-9111
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
TIA Aeronautics Inc 956-230-3000
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Oxygen service, Aircraft rental, Aircraft maintenance, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft painting, Aircraft cleaning / washing / detailing, Aircraft parts, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage
 
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