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KEFD Ellington Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: EFD
Lat/Long: 29-36-26.4000N 095-09-31.5000W
29-36.440000N 095-09.525000W
29.6073333,-95.1587500
(estimated)
Elevation: 32.5 ft. / 9.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2000)
From city: 15 miles SE of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 77059

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1942
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: EFD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 632.5 ft. MSL
TPA: 1067 FT AGL VFR RECTANGULAR, 1567 FT AGL OVERHEAD, 567 FT AGL LGT ACFT.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 135.575 269.9
WX AWOS-3: 135.575 (713-847-4430)
ELLINGTON GROUND: 121.6 275.8
ELLINGTON TOWER: 126.05 253.5
HOUSTON APPROACH: 134.45
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 134.45
ALEXANDRIA DP: 134.45
ANG COMD POST: 142.2
ANG OPS: 142.2 288.5
BLTWY RNAV DP: 134.45
BLUEBELL STAR: 124.225
BORRN RNAV DP: 134.45
CESAN STAR: 121.3
CRIED DP: 134.45
DREMR DP: 134.45
EL DORADO DP: 134.45
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
GIFFA DP: 134.45
HOODO RNAV DP: 134.45
HUDZY STAR: 120.05
INDIE RNAV DP: 134.45
INDUSTRY RNAV DP: 134.45
KARRR RNAV DP: 134.45
LEONA DP: 134.45
LUFKIN DP: 134.45
LURIC DP: 134.45
MMALT RNAV DP: 134.45
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
PALACIOS DP: 134.45
PMSV METRO: 372.2
RADAR: 134.1 271.3 284.0 390.8 396.0
STRYA DP: 134.45
STYCK DP: 134.45
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
TRUAX DP: 134.45
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WATFO DP: 134.45
WYLSN RNAV DP: 134.45
WX AWOS-3PT at T41 (6 nm NE): 120.275 (281-471-2206)
WX ASOS at HOU (7 nm W): PHONE 713-847-1462
WX ASOS at LVJ (7 nm SW): 118.525 (281-992-1853)
WX AWOS-3 at AXH (18 nm W): 123.625 (281-431-6572)
  • FOR ANG OPS CALL TEXAN OPS.
  • FOR COMD POST CALL LONE STAR.
  • ANG OPS COMD POST 288.5.
  • ANG FM 41.00 AVBL 0630-1600LCL PRIOR REQUEST ONLY MON-FRI.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 17R/35L

Dimensions: 9001 x 150 ft. / 2744 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 120/R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 190.0
Double tandem: 590.0
Dual double tandem: 800.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Latitude: 29-37.099860N29-35.615233N
Longitude: 095-09.863585W095-09.829220W
Elevation: 31.9 ft.27.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 179 true354 magnetic, 359 true
Declared distances: TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, 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)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashersMALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, lighted
Instrument approach: LOC/GSILS

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 8001 x 150 ft. / 2439 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 110/R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 164.0
Double tandem: 300.0
Dual double tandem: 668.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 29-35.890478N29-36.842375N
Longitude: 095-09.779302W095-08.732837W
Elevation: 26.0 ft.30.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 039 magnetic, 044 true219 magnetic, 224 true
Declared distances: TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:8001TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:8001
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, 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)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 4609 x 75 ft. / 1405 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 12 /R/C/W/T
Single wheel: 24.0
Double wheel: 63.0
Double tandem: 145.0
Dual double tandem: 300.0
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Latitude: 29-37.108190N29-36.347857N
Longitude: 095-09.372503W095-09.354997W
Elevation: 31.0 ft.30.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 179 true354 magnetic, 359 true
Declared distances: TORA:4609 TODA:4609 ASDA:4609 LDA:4609TORA:4609 TODA:4609 ASDA:4609 LDA:4609
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF HOUSTON
16930 JFK BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77032
Phone 281-233-3000
Manager: ARTURO MACHUCA
BLDG 510 ELLINGTON FIELD
HOUSTON, TX 77034
Phone 713-847-4200

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 95
Single engine airplanes: 32
Multi engine airplanes: 8
Jet airplanes: 30
Military aircraft: 25
    
Aircraft operations: avg 240/day *
38% transient general aviation
26% military
20% local general aviation
12% air taxi
3% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2020

Additional Remarks

E60-22 BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1496').
E60-17R BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1500').
E60-35L BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1850').
E60-04 BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1563').
TWY B UNLGTD EAST OF RY 17R/35L; DALGT USE ONLY.
NMRS BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT ALL QUADRANTS.
RWY 17R ARRESTING BARRIERS 1500 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
RWY 35L ARRESTING BARRIERS 1849 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
FLUID: LHOX HPOX
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
CAUTION: NMRS SMALL ARPT WITH EXTV TRNG IN AREA OF ARPT.
NS ABTMT: NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S AND E OF FLD. JET ACFT RSTD TO STR-IN FULL STOP LDG ONLY BTN 2200-0700 DLY, 2200-1300 SUN. NO MULTI PRACTICE VFR APCH BTN 2300-0700 SUN. ON DEP JET ACFT MIN USE OF AFTER BURNERS AND CLIMB RWY HDG TO 1000' PRIOR TO TURNS OR REJOIN.
CG: MIN 24 HR PPR EXC CG MSN. C713-578-3000.
STREET LGTS LCTD 700 FT EAST OF RWY 17R APCH MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR APCH LGTS.
BE ALERT FOR MIL ACFT AT 1600 MSL MAKING OVHD APCHS.
MISC: PRK RAMP CAP TDT710.
ANG: ANG RAMP CLSD TO ALL ACFT EXEC OFFL BUS ONLY. 24 HRS PPR, CTC BASE OPS, 1200-2130Z++ TUE-FRI, CLSD WKEND & HOL. DSN 454-2142, C281-929-2142. COMD POST AVBL 24 HR, DSN 454-2716, C281-929-2716. ALL OTHER TRAN ACFT CTC FBO 281-484-6551.
RWY 04 ARRESTING BARRIERS 1563 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
RWY 22 ARRESTING BARRIERS 1496 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RWY.
SERVICE - AGEAR: POTENTIAL FOR TAIL HOOK SKIP ON RWY 17R/35L AND RWY 04/22 DUE TO CNTLN LGT WITHIN 200' OF RWY A-G. AGEAR: A-GEAR LGTD MRK PLACEMENT EXCEEDS 75' FR RWY EDGE.
ARPT CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN 171 FT OR GREATER EXCEPT 24 HRS PPR 281-433-1612.
SERVICE-FUEL: A++ (MIL).
ANG OPS COMD POST 288.5.
ANG: BASH PHASE II COND JUN-SEP FOR MIGRATORY BIRDS. BASH PHASE I OCT-MAY.
JASU: 1(-95) 1(-86) 1(JETEX5).
UAS OPS WI ELLINGTON CLASS D ASP, OPR HRS VARY.
PPR FOR UNSCHEDULED AIR CARRIER OPS, CTC 281-433-1612.
RWY 17L-35R AND TWY B EAST OF RWY 17R-35L NOT AVBL FOR AIR CARRIER ACFT.
NSTD AFLD MRK ON ANG ACFT PRK APN.
70 FT AGL TANKS LCTD 1400 FT NE OF RY 17R APCH.
RWY 17L/35R BTWN TWYS C & G - DUAL PURPOSE RWY/TWY WITH TWY LGTS.

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 16 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL FOUR   download (300KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (398KB)
HUDZY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (330KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (287KB)
SNIFY ONE ARRIVAL   download (214KB)
TKNIQ THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (328KB)
TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL   2 pages: [1] [2] (375KB)
WAPPL SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (376KB)
WAPPL SIX (RNAV), CONT.2   download (281KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 17R   download (147KB)
HI-ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 22   download (148KB)
HI-ILS Y OR LOC Y RWY 35L   download (148KB)
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 17R   download (305KB)
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 22   download (314KB)
ILS Z OR LOC Z RWY 35L   download (341KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (210KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R   download (243KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (254KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L   download (253KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 17R   download (137KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 35L   download (129KB)
TACAN RWY 04   download (222KB)
TACAN RWY 17R   download (242KB)
TACAN RWY 22   download (237KB)
TACAN RWY 35L   download (229KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (41KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (351KB)
BLTWY SEVEN (RNAV)   download (180KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (322KB)
CRIED ONE   download (185KB)
EL DORADO ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (257KB)
GIFFA ONE   download (183KB)
HOODO SEVEN (RNAV)   download (223KB)
INDIE EIGHT (RNAV)   download (205KB)
INDUSTRY ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (399KB)
KARRR SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (274KB)
LEONA FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (367KB)
LUFKIN THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (265KB)
LURIC EIGHT (RNAV)   download (227KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (230KB)
PALACIOS TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (319KB)
STRYA EIGHT (RNAV)   download (217KB)
STYCK EIGHT (RNAV)   download (205KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (184KB)
WYLSN EIGHT (RNAV)   download (191KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (70KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

T41 - La Porte Municipal Airport (6 nm NE)
KHOU - William P Hobby Airport (7 nm W)
KLVJ - Pearland Regional Airport (7 nm SW)
KHPY - Baytown Airport (15 nm NE)
KAXH - Houston Southwest Airport (18 nm W)
54T - RWJ Airpark (19 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 27-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5610:56
Sunrise06:2411:24
Sunset20:2401:24
Evening civil twilight20:5101:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Jun-2022 00:29:24
Local (UTC-5)  27-Jun-2022 19:29:24
 
METAR
KEFD 272354Z 09007KT 10SM FEW050 32/22 A2999 `
KT41 
6nm NE 
280015Z AUTO 04010KT 10SM CLR 32/05 A3001 RMK AO2 T03230050
KHOU 
7nm W 
272353Z 10006KT 10SM FEW050 FEW120 SCT180 BKN250 33/22 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP161 60010 T03280217 10367 20289 56006
KLVJ 
7nm SW 
272353Z AUTO 09006KT 10SM CLR 33/22 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP162 T03280222 10361 20322 56007
KAXH 
18nm W 
280015Z AUTO 29003KT 10SM CLR 27/24 A3003 RMK AO2 T02710241
TAF
KEFD 272000Z 2720/2902 07010KT 9999 SCT065 BKN100 QNH3000INS TEMPO 2720/2804 04015G25KT 8000 -TSRA SCT040 BKN090CB TEMPO 2723/2802 04020G40KT 6000 TSRA SCT045 BKN120CB BECMG 2804/2805 04009KT 9999 SCT035 QNH3002INS BECMG 2820/2821 03010G15KT 9999 SCT060 510001 QNH2997INS BECMG 2900/2901 08009KT 9999 BKN060 QNH3000INS TX36/2720Z TN24/2811Z
KHOU 
7nm W 
272043Z 2721/2818 14007KT P6SM VCTS FEW025CB SCT070 OVC250 FM280100 09006KT P6SM SCT050 BKN250 FM280600 VRB03KT P6SM VCSH SCT035 BKN250 FM281000 02007KT P6SM SCT035 BKN150
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 On the Fly Self-Fueling Station
713-847-4234
[web site]
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100LL
SS $6.48 
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Signature Flight Support 281-484-6551
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, ...

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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $8.98 $8.23 
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Abe's Cajun Market 281-480-2237
[web site]
[email]
Catering, Internet access, Restrooms, Restaurant

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