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KRAS Mustang Beach Airport
Port Aransas, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 02 JANUARY 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: RAS
Lat/Long: 27-48-42.6000N 097-05-19.5000W
27-48.710000N 097-05.325000W
27.8118333,-97.0887500
(estimated)
Elevation: 5 ft. / 1.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2005)
From city: 2 miles SW of PORT ARANSAS, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 78373

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 12/1965
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: SAN ANGELO FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RAS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: IREG
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: no, OVERNIGHT TIEDOWN FEE.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX AWOS-3: 118.425 (361-749-0537)
CORPUS APPROACH: 125.4
CORPUS DEPARTURE: 125.4
WX AWOS-3 at TFP (9 nm NW): 118.775 (361-758-8961)
WX ASOS at RKP (17 nm N): 119.275 (361-729-2372)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
CRPr097/19.7CORPUS CHRISTI VORTAC115.5009E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
MELLON RANCH162/28.837506EMNO -- -. ---

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
SELF SERV 24 HOURS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 3482 x 70 ft. / 1061 x 21 m
Surface: asphalt, in fair condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Latitude: 27-48.875445N27-48.542998N
Longitude: 097-05.588953W097-05.061883W
Elevation: 4.4 ft.4.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 120 magnetic, 125 true300 magnetic, 305 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.20 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none22 ft. tree, 200 ft. from runway, 244 ft. left of centerline
3 FT SIGN AND PARKED ACFT 0 FT - 190 FT AT 189 FT L, 8 FT DIRT MOUND 85 FT - 256 FT FM THLD AT 125 FT L.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF PORT ARANSAS
710 W. AVE A
PORT ARANSAS, TX 78373-4128
Phone 361-749-4111
Manager: RANDY HANSEN
710 W. AVE A
PORT ARANSAS, TX 78373-4128
Phone 361-749-4008

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 10
Single engine airplanes: 9
Multi engine airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 64/week *
90% transient general aviation
10% local general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 16 March 2017

Additional Remarks

RY 12 HAS A -3 FT DROP OFF NEAR END OF RY; RY 30 HAS A 3 FT DITCH 180 FT FM END OF RY.
RY 30 29 FT POWER LINE 1133 FT FM THLD L AND R OF CNTRLN. 48 FT POWER LINE 1791 FT FM THLD L AND R OF CNTRLN.
FOR CD CTC CORPUS CHRISTI APCH AT 361-299-4230.
PEDESTRIANS WALKING ON RWY

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 02 January 2020 at 0901Z to 30 January 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12   download (193KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (203KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (13KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (105KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTFP - McCampbell-Porter Airport (9 nm NW)
KNGP - Corpus Christi Naval Air Station/Truax Field (13 nm SW)
KRKP - Aransas County Airport (17 nm N)
KCRP - Corpus Christi International Airport (22 nm W)
T69 - Alfred C 'Bubba' Thomas Airport (28 nm NW)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KRAS (Mustang Beach Airport)
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Photo taken 22-Feb-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 25-Jan-2020
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5512:55
Sunrise07:1913:19
Sunset18:0200:02
Evening civil twilight18:2700:27

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Jan-2020 13:04:55
Local (UTC-6)  25-Jan-2020 07:04:55
 
METAR
KRAS 251255Z AUTO 10008KT 10SM OVC065 18/14 A3011 RMK AO2 T01760140
KTFP 
9nm NW 
251255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC070 16/15 A3010 RMK AO2 T01560145 PNO
KNGP 
12nm SW 
251256Z AUTO 11005KT 10SM OVC065 16/15 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP191 T01560150
KRKP 
16nm N 
251253Z AUTO 10006KT 10SM CLR 17/13 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP195 T01670128
TAF
KNGP 
12nm SW 
2507/2607 12008KT 9999 FEW025 SCT080 QNH3007INS FM251300 14012KT 9999 SCT025 BKN070 BKN110 OVC250 QNH3001INS FM252200 16014KT 9999 VCSH BKN020 BKN060 OVC150 QNH2994INS TEMPO 2523/2605 15014G20KT 6000 SHRA BKN015 OVC050 AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2507 TIL 2712 T15/2513Z T21/2521Z FN00213
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
City of Port Aransas 361-749-4008
no information available

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100LL
SS $4.20 
 Updated 16-Jan-2020
 
   3 read write
SS=Self service
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 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
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Crustacean Station 512-327-0909
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[Reservations]
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