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KECU Edwards County Airport
Rocksprings, Texas, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 JANUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: ECU
Lat/Long: 29-56-48.9105N / 100-10-25.8768W
29-56.815175N / 100-10.431280W
29.9469196 / -100.1738547
(estimated)
Elevation: 2372.2 ft. / 723.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (2000)
From city: 4 miles SE of ROCKSPRINGS, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 78880

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1977
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: SAN ANGELO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: ECU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3: 118.175 (830-683-2425)
DEL RIO APPROACH: 119.6
DEL RIO DEPARTURE: 119.6
  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 125.75/346.4 (ROCK SPRINGS RCAG) WHEN DEL RIO APCH CTL CLSD.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
RSGr112/7.7ROCKSPRINGS VORTAC111.2010E

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4050 x 50 ft. / 1234 x 15 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 13.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 29-57.089513N29-56.540830N
Longitude: 100-10.650122W100-10.212458W
Elevation: 2367.1 ft.2368.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 138 magnetic, 145 true318 magnetic, 325 true
Displaced threshold: 278 ft.
NIGHTTIME OPERATION DSPLCD THLD LGTS ARE SET 288 FT FM RY END.
no
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 25 ft. trees, 200 ft. from runway
+8 FT DEER FENCE MARKED 30 FT FM THLD; +8 FT FENCE POST 40 FT FM THLD 204 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN; +15 FT TREES 125 FT FM THLD 25 FT RIGHT OF CNTRLN; +5' FENCE 75' FM THR ACROSS CNTRLN
13 ft. trees, 812 ft. from runway, 71 ft. right of centerline, 47:1 slope to clear
RWY 32 +6' BRUSH 20' FM THR, 72' R OF CNTRLN; +6' BRUSH 100'-150' FM THR, 80' L OF CNTRLN

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: COUNTY OF EDWARDS
EDWARDS CTY COURTHOUSE
ROCKSPRINGS, TX 78880
Phone 830-683-6122
Manager: SOULI SHANKLIN
BOX 348
ROCKSPRINGS, TX 78880
Phone 830-683-6122
COUNTY JUDGE.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 3
Single engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 68/month *
49% transient general aviation
27% military
24% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 04 August 2016

Additional Remarks

ACCESS THROUGH SECURITY GATE USE FIELD ELEV.

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 4 January 2018 at 0901Z and 1 February 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (173KB)
VOR RWY 14   download (223KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (13KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KJCT - Kimble County Airport (40 nm NE)
KSOA - Sonora Municipal Airport (46 nm NW)
KDLF - Laughlin Air Force Base (47 nm SW)
KUVA - Garner Field Airport (50 nm SE)
KDRT - Del Rio International Airport (52 nm SW)
 
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Photo taken 16-Jul-2006

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Jan-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1113:11
Sunrise07:3613:36
Sunset18:0900:09
Evening civil twilight18:3400:34

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Jan-2018 23:59:20
Local (UTC-6)  23-Jan-2018 17:59:20
 
METAR
KECU 232335Z AUTO 17007KT 10SM CLR 14/M13 A3027 RMK AO2
TAF
KJCT 
39nm NE 
231720Z 2318/2418 VRB05KT P6SM FEW250
KSOA 
46nm NW 
231720Z 2318/2418 VRB05KT P6SM FEW250
KDLF 
47nm SW 
231800Z 2318/2424 15012KT 9999 FEW250 QNH3019INS BECMG 2402/2403 VRB06KT 9999 FEW100 SCT250 QNH3023INS BECMG 2415/2416 14012KT 9999 FEW250 QNH3035INS TX19/2321Z TN01/2412Z
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