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KPSX Palacios Municipal Airport
Palacios, Texas, USA


FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 DECEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: PSX
Lat/Long: 28-43-39.0000N / 096-15-03.4000W
28-43.650000N / 096-15.056667W
28.7275000 / -96.2509444
(estimated)
Elevation: 14.1 ft. / 4.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2015)
From city: 3 miles NW of PALACIOS, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 77465

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1943
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
FOR FP FILING CALL CXO FSS 1-800-992-7433.
NOTAMs facility: PSX (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: UNATNDD
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: MIRL RY 13/31 PRESET ON LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS: 118.025 (361-972-0101)
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY HOUSTON ARTCC ON FREQS 128.6/360.8 (PALACIOS RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
PSXr119/3.7PALACIOS VORTAC117.3008E
VCTr099/39.7VICTORIA VOR/DME109.0006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
WHARTON183/32.124506EARM .- .-. --

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
FUEL SELF-SERVICE WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 8/26

Dimensions: 5001 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: concrete, in poor condition
TALL GRASS ON RWY SFC.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 46.0
Double wheel: 58.0
Double tandem: 105.0
Runway edge markings: RWY UNMKD.
RUNWAY 8  RUNWAY 26
Latitude: 28-43.823265N28-43.820233N
Longitude: 096-15.725210W096-14.788963W
Elevation: 10.8 ft.12.4 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 087 magnetic, 090 true267 magnetic, 270 true
Markings: basic, in poor conditionbasic, in poor condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 19 ft. trees, 295 ft. from runway, 195 ft. left of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear18 ft. trees, 654 ft. from runway, 25:1 slope to clear

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 5001 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: concrete, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 46.0
Double wheel: 58.0
Double tandem: 105.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: MARKINGS VERY FADED
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 28-43.843450N28-43.257858N
Longitude: 096-15.441088W096-14.781452W
Elevation: 12.3 ft.13.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 132 magnetic, 135 true312 magnetic, 315 true
Markings: nonprecision, in poor conditionnonprecision, in poor condition
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none10 ft. tree, 476 ft. from runway, 145 ft. right of centerline, 27:1 slope to clear

Runway 18/36

Dimensions: 5001 x 75 ft. / 1524 x 23 m
Surface: concrete, in poor condition
TALL GRASS ON RUNWAY SFC.
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 46.0
Double wheel: 58.0
Double tandem: 105.0
RUNWAY 18  RUNWAY 36
Latitude: 28-43.991812N28-43.166562N
Longitude: 096-14.802373W096-14.805822W
Elevation: 11.1 ft.13.8 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 177 magnetic, 180 true357 magnetic, 000 true
Markings: basic, in fair conditionbasic, in fair condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 19 ft. tree, 607 ft. from runway, 21 ft. left of centerline, 21:1 slope to clearnone

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF PALACIOS
PO BOX 845
PALACIOS, TX 77465
Phone 361-972-3605
Manager: DAVID KAUFFMAN
PO BOX 845
PALACIOS, TX 77465
Phone 361-972-3605

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 12
Single engine airplanes: 12
    
Aircraft operations: avg 135/week *
59% local general aviation
21% military
20% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 27 April 2017

Additional Remarks

GRASS ON TWY SFC
COURTESY CAR AVBL.

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 7 December 2017 at 0901Z and 4 January 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (215KB)
VOR RWY 13   download (171KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (23KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (92KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KPKV - Calhoun County Airport (23 nm W)
26R - Jackson County Airport (24 nm NW)
KBYY - Bay City Regional Airport (25 nm NE)
KARM - Wharton Regional Airport (32 nm N)
KVCT - Victoria Regional Airport (36 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Dec-2017
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4612:46
Sunrise07:1213:12
Sunset17:2923:29
Evening civil twilight17:5523:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Dec-2017 11:42:09
Local (UTC-6)  16-Dec-2017 05:42:09
 
METAR
KPSX 161053Z AUTO 07003KT 10SM OVC075 10/06 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP228 T01000056
TAF
KVCT 
37nm W 
160520Z 1606/1706 27004KT P6SM OVC100 FM161600 06008KT P6SM OVC050 FM161900 06008KT 6SM -RA OVC015 FM162200 03012KT 4SM RA BR OVC008 PROB30 1622/1703 2SM -TSRA BR OVC008CB
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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Palacios Municipal Airport 361-972-2400
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100LL
SS $4.00 
 Updated 26-Jun-2017
 
   3 read write
SS=Self service
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