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KFWS Fort Worth Spinks Airport
Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 JUNE 2019

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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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: JOE HAMMOND
450 ALSBURY CT
FORT WORTH, TX 76028
Phone 817-392-5430

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 151
Single engine airplanes: 126
Multi engine airplanes: 17
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 2
    
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 20 June 2019 at 0901Z to 19 July 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DODJE FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (750KB)
KNEAD EIGHT **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (423KB)
MOTZA NINE **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (483KB)
REEKO THREE (RNAV)   download (198KB)
SASIE FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (487KB)
SWVAY FOUR (RNAV)   download (225KB)
TRUUK TWO (RNAV)   download (196KB)
WESAT TWO (RNAV)   download (190KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (266KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (217KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (238KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (16KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DALLAS FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (513KB)
GARLAND SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (341KB)
HUBBARD NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (331KB)
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] (494KB)
WORTH ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (505KB)
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 25-Jun-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5610:56
Sunrise06:2411:24
Sunset20:3901:39
Evening civil twilight21:0802:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Jun-2019 11:48:15
Local (UTC-5)  25-Jun-2019 06:48:15
 
METAR
KFWS 251135Z AUTO 13004KT 5SM BR CLR 21/20 A2995 RMK AO2 T02050195
KGKY 
12nm NE 
251053Z AUTO 26006KT 10SM CLR 22/21 A2994 RMK AO2 PRESRR SLP129 T02220206
KNFW 
14nm NW 
251106Z 13008KT 10SM FEW120 SCT250 23/20 A2992 RMK AO2 T02280200 VISNO N $
KCPT 
14nm SW 
251135Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR A2996 RMK AO2
KGPM 
15nm NE 
251135Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/22 A2996 RMK AO2 T02210221
KFTW 
16nm N 
251053Z 14004KT 10SM CLR 21/20 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP124 T02110200
TAF
KGKY 
12nm NE 
250857Z 2509/2606 14006KT P6SM FEW010 OVC250 FM251300 17007KT P6SM SCT025 BKN060 TEMPO 2514/2516 BKN022 FM251800 17010KT P6SM SCT060 SCT150 FM252100 18012KT P6SM VCTS BKN070CB FM260000 15011KT P6SM SCT090 BKN300
KNFW 
14nm NW 
2507/2607 VRB06KT 9999 SCT055 BKN250 QNH2982INS FM251200 17010KT 9999 BKN018 QNH2991INS FM251800 18010KT 9999 BKN040 BKN120 QNH2990INS FM252200 18010KT 9999 VCTS SCT050CB BKN120 QNH2989INS TEMPO 2523/2603 4800 TSRA FEW020 SCT030CB BKN10 FM260300 16010G15KT VCTS SCT050CB BKN120 QNH2990INS TEMPO 2603/2607 4800 TSRA FEW020 SCT030CB BKN100 AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 2507 TIL 2511 T24/2512Z T32/2522Z FN00204
KFTW 
16nm N 
250857Z 2509/2606 14006KT P6SM FEW010 OVC250 FM251300 17007KT P6SM SCT025 BKN060 TEMPO 2514/2516 BKN022 FM251800 17010KT P6SM SCT060 SCT150 FM252200 18012KT P6SM VCTS BKN070CB FM260100 15011KT P6SM SCT090 BKN300
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Harrison Aviation UNICOM 122.70
817-447-8016
[web site]
[email]
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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100LL Jet A
FS $4.79 $5.09 
SS $4.39 --- 
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SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 CAM Certified Aircraft Maintenance
817-551-1530
817-992-1812
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[email]
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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