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KECU Edwards County Airport
Rocksprings, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 OCTOBER 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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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 from 11 October 2018 at 0901Z to 8 November 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 18-Oct-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:2112:21
Sunrise07:4612:46
Sunset19:0600:06
Evening civil twilight19:3000:30

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Oct-2018 18:50:32
Local (UTC-5)  18-Oct-2018 13:50:32
 
METAR
KECU 181835Z AUTO 36007KT M1/4SM FG OVC003 09/09 A3035 RMK AO2
TAF
KJCT 
39nm NE 
181732Z 1818/1918 04006KT 3SM BR VCSH OVC012 TEMPO 1818/1820 2SM -SHRA BR OVC008 FM190100 03005KT 2SM RA BR OVC007 AMD NOT SKED
KSOA 
46nm NW 
181732Z 1818/1918 03007KT 5SM BR VCSH OVC006 TEMPO 1820/1822 4SM -SHRA BR OVC005 FM182300 03005KT 3SM RA BR OVC006
KDLF 
47nm SW 
181800Z 1818/1924 31009KT 8000 -SHRA OVC009 QNH3021INS BECMG 1905/1906 30006KT 8000 -SHRA OVC005 QNH3016INS BECMG 1918/1919 31009KT 9999 NSW OVC008 QNH3011INS TX13/1821Z TN09/1912Z
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