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KFWS Fort Worth Spinks Airport
Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 06 DECEMBER 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: FWS
Lat/Long: 32-33-55.3334N / 097-18-30.1338W
32-33.922223N / 097-18.502230W
32.5653704 / -97.3083705
(estimated)
Elevation: 700.4 ft. / 213.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 07E (1985)
From city: 14 miles S of FORT WORTH, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 76028

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1988
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FWS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0600-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RY 35L - CTAF. WHEN ATCT CLSD MIRL RY 17R/35L PRESET ON MED INTST.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.625
UNICOM: 122.7
ATIS: 120.025
WX AWOS-3: 120.025 (817-426-4172)
SPINKS GROUND: 119.475 [0700-2000]
SPINKS TOWER: 124.625 [0700-2000]
REGIONAL APPROACH: 135.975
REGIONAL DEPARTURE: 135.975
DODJE STAR: 125.2 125.9
KNEAD STAR: 135.975
LIKES STAR: 125.8(SOUTH) 135.975(NORTH)
MOTZA STAR: 118.1(SOUTH) 125.8(NORTH)
REEKO STAR: 125.2
SANGR STAR: 124.3
SASIE STAR: 124.3
SLUGG STAR: 125.8(SOUTH) 135.975(NORTH)
SWVAY STAR: 135.975
WESAT STAR: 118.1(SOUTH) 125.8(NORTH)
WX ASOS at GKY (12 nm NE): 127.375 (817-557-0251)
WX AWOS-3 at CPT (14 nm SW): 119.525 (817-641-4135)
WX AWOS-3P at GPM (15 nm NE): 118.475 (972-606-1433)
WX ASOS at FTW (16 nm N): PHONE 817-740-3346

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FUZr193/20.5RANGER VORTAC115.7006E
TTTr211/22.7MAVERICK VOR/DME113.1006E
CVEr220/28.2COWBOY VOR/DME116.2006E
MQPr096/36.1MILLSAP VORTAC117.7009E
JENr044/37.8GLEN ROSE VORTAC115.0006E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL SELF-SERVE 24 HR WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 17R/35L

Dimensions: 6002 x 100 ft. / 1829 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 70.0
Double tandem: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Latitude: 32-34.350867N32-33.361033N
Longitude: 097-18.579250W097-18.581467W
Elevation: 700.4 ft.689.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 173 magnetic, 180 true353 magnetic, 360 true
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)
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
Obstructions: 100 ft. pline, marked, 4150 ft. from runway, 39:1 slope to clearnone

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 4002 x 60 ft. / 1220 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Operational restrictions: AVBL ONLY DURG DALGT/VFR AND DRY WEATHER SFC CONDS.
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Latitude: 32-34.351667N32-33.691667N
Longitude: 097-18.385000W097-18.385000W
Elevation: 693.7 ft.695.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 173 magnetic, 180 true353 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: none, in fair conditionnone, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none8 ft. gnd, 320 ft. from runway, 40:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF FORT WORTH
4201 N. MAIN STREET
FORT WORTH, TX 76106
Phone 817-392-5400
Manager: AARON BARTH
450 ALSBURY CT
FORT WORTH, TX 76028
Phone 817-392-5434
MGR CELL 817-205-8890.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 241
Single engine airplanes: 190
Multi engine airplanes: 33
Jet airplanes: 8
Helicopters: 10
    
Aircraft operations: avg 185/day *
61% local general aviation
38% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2015

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE: AVOID NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS ALL QUADRANT OF ARPT; MAINTAIN ALTITUDES AT OR ABOVE 1000 FT AGL OVER THESE AREAS.
BIRDS INVOF ARPT.
UNLGTD ANT ARRAY 212 FT AGL 5 NM SE OF ARPT.
ROTORCRAFT OPNS RSTD IN SELF SVC FUEL AREAS.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC REGIONAL APCH AT 972-615-2799.

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 6 December 2018 at 0901Z to 3 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DODJE FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (753KB)
KNEAD SEVEN   2 pages: [1] [2] (448KB)
MOTZA EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (500KB)
REEKO THREE (RNAV)   download (198KB)
SASIE FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (487KB)
SWVAY FOUR (RNAV)   download (226KB)
TRUUK TWO (RNAV)   download (196KB)
WESAT TWO (RNAV)   download (190KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35L   download (269KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L   download (243KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (16KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DALLAS FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (513KB)
GARLAND SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (343KB)
HUBBARD NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (328KB)
JOE POOL NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (524KB)
KINGDOM FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (368KB)
KUSSO FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (280KB)
SWABR FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (280KB)
TEXOMA FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (493KB)
WORTH ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (508KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (113KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGKY - Arlington Municipal Airport (12 nm NE)
KNFW - Fort Worth Naval Air Station JRB (Carswell Field) Airport (14 nm NW)
KCPT - Cleburne Regional Airport (14 nm SW)
50F - Bourland Field Airport (14 nm W)
KGPM - Grand Prairie Municipal Airport (15 nm NE)
KFTW - Fort Worth Meacham International Airport (16 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Dec-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5712:57
Sunrise07:2413:24
Sunset17:2423:24
Evening civil twilight17:5123:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Dec-2018 17:59:02
Local (UTC-6)  14-Dec-2018 11:59:02
 
METAR
KFWS 141746Z 31015G22KT 2SM BR OVC012 06/04 A3004
KGKY 
12nm NE 
141753Z AUTO 31020G27KT 10SM -RA OVC013 07/05 A3000 RMK AO2 PK WND 30027/1753 RAB13 SLP157 P0000 60000 T00670050 10067 20056 50008
KNFW 
14nm NW 
141752Z 33020G29KT 9SM -RA OVC012 06/04 A3003 RMK AO2 PK WND 32029/1750 CIG 008 N SLP153 P0002 60003 T00610039 10067 20056 50010 VISNO N $
KCPT 
14nm SW 
141755Z AUTO 32017G25KT 9SM -RA OVC011 06/05 A3003 RMK AO2
KGPM 
15nm NE 
141750Z 30008G15KT 7SM -RA OVC013 07/04 A3002
KFTW 
16nm N 
141753Z 32017G27KT 5SM -RA BR OVC008 05/04 A3001 RMK AO2 PK WND 32027/1747 SLP165 P0002 60002 T00500044 10056 20044 58003
TAF
KGKY 
12nm NE 
141720Z 1418/1518 34017G27KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 TEMPO 1418/1420 5SM -RA FM150100 33017KT P6SM BKN025 FM150600 33013KT P6SM SKC
KNFW 
14nm NW 
1416/1515 34015KT 9999 VCSH OVC012 640409 540009 QNH2992INS BECMG 1419/1421 33015G20KT 9999 NSW BKN020 OVC040 600000 500000 QNH2997INS FM150600 32008KT 9999 FEW020 QNH3015INS T09/1423Z T04/1514Z COR 1601 FN00247
KFTW 
16nm N 
141720Z 1418/1518 34017G27KT P6SM VCSH OVC015 TEMPO 1418/1420 5SM -RA FM150100 33017KT P6SM BKN025 FM150600 33013KT P6SM SKC
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Harrison Aviation UNICOM 122.70
817-447-8016
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Avoid DFW Class B airspace while visiting Fort Worth's newest FBO adjacent to I-35W. Our new 7,400 sf terminal building has two conference rooms, business center, snooze rooms, galley, and VIP waiting area. Complimentary ice, popcorn, cookies, and newspapers are also provided.
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 CAM Certified Aircraft Maintenance
817-551-1530
817-992-1812
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CAM Certified Aircraft Maintenance, Inc. ADSb sales and installation, perform annual, 100 hour and prepurchace inspections. We have 8 mechanics, 4 have Inspection Autorization and 5 avionics installers. We are pilots and maintenance technicians with combined experience of 110 years. Our goal is to maintain the value of your aircraft investment.
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TXG Avionics Services 817-282-7500
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