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KIWS West Houston Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 01 FEBRUARY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: IWS
Lat/Long: 29-49-05.5000N / 095-40-21.4000W
29-49.091667N / 095-40.356667W
29.8181944 / -95.6726111
(estimated)
Elevation: 111 ft. / 33.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (1995)
From city: 13 miles W of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 77084

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1964
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CXO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 1000 FT AGL; TPA FOR LARGE/TURBINE/JET ACFT 1500 FT AGL.
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. HIRL RY 15/33 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RYS 15 & 33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, LNDG FEE FOR HELICOPTERS. FEE WAIVED WITH FUEL PURCHASE.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
HOUSTON APPROACH: 123.8
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 123.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.15
BORRN DP: 123.8
DREMR DP: 123.8
INDIE DP: 123.8
KARRR DP: 123.8
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT DP: 123.8
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
WATFO DP: 123.8
WYLSN DP: 123.8
WX AWOS-3 at TME (12 nm W): 119.525 (281-945-5451)
WX ASOS at SGR (12 nm S): 118.125 (281-242-7605)
WX ASOS at DWH (16 nm NE): PHONE 281-251-7853
WX ASOS at IAH (20 nm NE): PHONE 281-443-6397

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
IAHr239/18.9HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
HUBr290/22.8HOBBY VOR/DME117.1005E
TNVr137/34.6NAVASOTA VOR/DME115.9008E
ELAr066/34.9EAGLE LAKE VOR/DME116.4008E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NIXIN241/26.032605EBVP -... ...- .--.
SANJAC281/32.734705EJPA .--- .--. .-

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 15/33

Dimensions: 3953 x 75 ft. / 1205 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 18.0
Double wheel: 44.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Runway edge markings: 15/33 NSTD PIR MKGS DUE TO RY LENGTH.
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 29-49.386122N29-48.796630N
Longitude: 095-40.516137W095-40.196257W
Elevation: 110.5 ft.108.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 150 magnetic, 155 true330 magnetic, 335 true
Markings: NSTD, in good conditionNSTD, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on right (4.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 36 ft. trees, 600 ft. from runway, 11:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 60 ft. right of centerline
ROAD 150 FT EAST OF THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WEST HOUSTON AIRPORT CORP
BOX 941789
HOUSTON, TX 77094-8789
Phone 281-492-2130
Manager: WOODY LESIKAR
BOX 941789
HOUSTON, TX 77094-8789
Phone 281-492-2130

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 282/day *
68% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

DEEP/WIDE DITCH APRXLY 25 FT FM AER 15; 40 FT & GTR TREES APRXLY 900 FT FM AER 15; ROAD ANGLING ACROSS APCH RY 33.
NO TOUCH & GO LANDINGS BTN 2200-0600.
NO NIGHT HELICOPTER TRAINING.
NO MULTIPLE TRAINING FLIGHTS BY HELICOPTERS.
WX INFO AVBL ON 125.575, 281-579-9820. ASRI 129.875.

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 1 February 2018 at 0901Z and 1 March 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL THREE   download (296KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (361KB)
HUDZY THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (327KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (296KB)
TCHDN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (355KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (286KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (379KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (265KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15 **CHANGED**   download (189KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 **CHANGED**   download (177KB)
VOR-D **CHANGED**   download (194KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA ONE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (350KB)
BLTWY FOUR (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (163KB)
BORRN THREE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (258KB)
CRIED NINE **CHANGED**   download (139KB)
EL DORADO NINE **CHANGED**   download (156KB)
GIFFA NINE **CHANGED**   download (136KB)
HOODO FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (214KB)
INDIE FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (186KB)
INDUSTRY NINE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (340KB)
KARRR FOUR (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (205KB)
LEONA THREE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (303KB)
LUFKIN TWO **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (196KB)
LURIC FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (208KB)
MMALT THREE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (220KB)
PALACIOS NINE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (265KB)
STRYA FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (196KB)
STYCK FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (151KB)
WATFO FOUR (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (136KB)
WYLSN FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (172KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (70KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTME - Houston Executive Airport (12 nm W)
KSGR - Sugar Land Regional Airport (12 nm S)
KDWH - David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (16 nm NE)
KIAH - George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (20 nm NE)
KAXH - Houston Southwest Airport (21 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Feb-2018
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3112:31
Sunrise06:5512:55
Sunset18:1700:17
Evening civil twilight18:4100:41

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Feb-2018 10:19:06
Local (UTC-6)  24-Feb-2018 04:19:06
 
METAR
KTME 
12nm W 
240955Z AUTO 19011G18KT 7SM FEW022 BKN031 OVC036 22/21 A2996 RMK AO2
KSGR 
12nm S 
240953Z AUTO 18011KT 10SM FEW016 OVC032 24/21 A2995 RMK AO2 RAE0855 SLP144 P0000 T02390206
KDWH 
16nm NE 
240953Z 17007KT 9SM FEW015 BKN035 OVC042 23/22 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP142 T02280217
KIAH 
19nm NE 
240953Z 17008KT 9SM SCT015 SCT024 OVC038 23/21 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP144 T02280211 $
KAXH 
21nm SE 
240955Z AUTO 16005KT 7SM BKN012 OVC019 22/21 A2997 RMK AO2 T02170207
KHOU 
23nm SE 
240953Z 17009KT 8SM SCT012 BKN025 OVC032 22/22 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP151 T02220222 $
TAF
KSGR 
12nm S 
240527Z 2406/2506 15008KT 6SM BR SCT008 OVC012 FM240900 15008KT 6SM BR VCSH SCT004 OVC008 FM241600 17012KT P6SM SCT008 OVC015 FM241900 19015G25KT P6SM BKN025 FM242300 20010KT P6SM -SHRA SCT010 OVC020 FM250500 25007KT P6SM BKN008 OVC015
KIAH 
19nm NE 
240527Z 2406/2512 15008KT 6SM BR SCT008 OVC012 FM240900 15008KT 4SM BR VCSH SCT004 OVC008 FM241600 17012KT P6SM SCT008 OVC015 FM241900 18015G23KT P6SM BKN025 FM242300 20010KT P6SM -SHRA SCT010 OVC020 FM250500 25007KT P6SM BKN008 OVC015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
West Houston Airport UNICOM 123.05
281-492-2130
[web site]
[email]
No Ramp Fees, Flowage Fees, Security Charges, Landing Fees (with minimum fuel purchase). Volume Discounts Available.

24-hour Full Service Facility.

The price we quote is the "ALL-IN" price you get, including additive for Jet fuel. Call us, you'll be pleasantly surprised.
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $4.98 $4.31 
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