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KHOU William P Hobby Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 AUGUST 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: HOU
Lat/Long: 29-38-43.5000N / 095-16-44.0000W
29-38.725000N / 095-16.733333W
29.6454167 / -95.2788889
(estimated)
Elevation: 46.3 ft. / 14.1 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2015)
From city: 8 miles SE of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 77061

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 01/1939
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: HOU (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: PHONE 713-847-1462
HOBBY GROUND: 121.9
HOBBY TOWER: 118.7 256.9
HOUSTON APPROACH: 119.175 120.05 EAST 124.35 WEST 134.45 SOUTH
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 119.7 NORTH 123.8 WEST 134.45 SOUTH
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 125.45
PRE-TAXI CLEARANCE: 125.45
AS ASSIGNED: 120.2
BAYYY STAR: 119.625
CESAN STAR: 121.3
CLASS B: 119.7 NORTH 123.8 WEST 134.45 SOUTH
D-ATIS: 124.6
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
FINAL: 119.1
IC: 120.05 EAST 124.35 WEST
INDIE DP: 132.25
KIDDZ STAR: 119.175
LURIC DP: 132.25
PTRON DP: 127.125
PUCKS STAR: 119.625
QTRBK STAR: 119.175
RETYR DP: 126.675
WX ASOS at LVJ (8 nm S): 118.525 (281-992-1853)
WX AWOS-3 at AXH (13 nm SW): 123.625 (281-431-6572)
WX ASOS at SGR (20 nm W): 118.125 (281-242-7605)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HUB at fieldHOBBY VOR/DME117.1005E
IAHr164/19.0HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
MHFr275/28.4TRINITY VOR/DME113.6007E
VUHr310/31.2SCHOLES VOR/DME113.0006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NIXIN184/21.132605EBVP -... ...- .--.
GALVESTON296/33.120608EGLS --. .-.. ...

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A1
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 7602 x 150 ft. / 2317 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 400.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 29-38.346593N29-39.249488N
Longitude: 095-17.119327W095-16.122732W
Elevation: 42.0 ft.38.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 041 magnetic, 044 true221 magnetic, 224 true
Declared distances: TORA:7602 TODA:7602 ASDA:7602 LDA:7602TORA:7602 TODA:7602 ASDA:7602 LDA:7602
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)MALS: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMELOC/DME
Obstructions: none125 ft. pole, 4400 ft. from runway, 1000 ft. left of centerline, 33:1 slope to clear

Runway 13R/31L

Dimensions: 7599 x 150 ft. / 2316 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 195.0
Double tandem: 220.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 13R  RUNWAY 31L
Latitude: 29-39.056055N29-38.185735N
Longitude: 095-17.130623W095-16.097438W
Elevation: 44.6 ft.41.3 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 131 magnetic, 134 true311 magnetic, 314 true
Displaced threshold: 1034 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:7599 TODA:7599 ASDA:7599 LDA:6565TORA:7599 TODA:7599 ASDA:7599 LDA:7599
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSABLE BYD 8 DEGS LEFT & RIGHT OF CRS.
RVR equipment: touchdowntouchdown
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME
Obstructions: 37 ft. pole, 310 ft. from runway, 500 ft. right of centerline, 2:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 36:1 TO DSPLCD THLD.
13 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 500 ft. right of centerline

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 6000 x 150 ft. / 1829 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 75.0
Double wheel: 121.0
Double tandem: 195.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 29-39.141665N29-38.151958N
Longitude: 095-17.079980W095-17.059085W
Elevation: 44.8 ft.42.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 176 magnetic, 179 true356 magnetic, 359 true
Declared distances: TORA:6000 TODA:6000 ASDA:6000 LDA:6000TORA:6000 TODA:6000 ASDA:6000 LDA:6000
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 32 ft. pole, 1428 ft. from runway, 120 ft. right of centerline, 38:1 slope to clear25 ft. bldg, 653 ft. from runway, 225 ft. right of centerline, 18:1 slope to clear

Runway 13L/31R

Dimensions: 5148 x 100 ft. / 1569 x 30 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 30.0
Double wheel: 45.0
Double tandem: 80.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 13L  RUNWAY 31R
Latitude: 29-39.156433N29-38.566938N
Longitude: 095-17.032272W095-16.332160W
Elevation: 44.9 ft.39.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 131 magnetic, 134 true311 magnetic, 314 true
Declared distances: TORA:5148 TODA:5148 ASDA:5148 LDA:5148TORA:5148 TODA:5148 ASDA:5148 LDA:5148
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF HOUSTON
16930 JF KENNEDY BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77032
Phone 281-233-3000
Manager: LILIANA L. RAMBO
7800 AIRPORT BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77061
Phone (713) 845-7712

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 307
Single engine airplanes: 42
Multi engine airplanes: 33
Jet airplanes: 207
Helicopters: 25
    
Aircraft operations: avg 560/day *
53% commercial
29% transient general aviation
16% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

NMRS BIRDS ON AND IN VCNTY OF ARPT.
CUSTOMS RAMP HAS MULTIPLE OBSTRUCTIONS; RECOMMEND LARGE ACFT USE CUSTOMS OVERFLOW RAMP.
ASDE-X IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
ARPT CLSD TO ACFT WITH WING SPAN OVER 125 FT EXCP 24 HRS PPR CALL AMGR 713-640-3000.
PILOTS/CREW SHOULD BE AWARE OF DEP TURNS IN EXCESS OF 180 DEGREES. READ BACK OF DIRECTION OF TURNS IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED.
TWY G CNTRLN TO PARKED ACFT ON WEST SIDE ONLY 68 FT. TWY G CNTRLN TO EDGE OF ADJ SVC VEHICLE ROAD ON WEST SIDE ONLY 48 FT.
DUE TO COMPLEX RY CONFIGURATION; WHEN TAXIING TO THRS 13L & 13R AND 17 CHECK COMPASS HEADING BEFORE DEPARTING.
ACFT SOUTHBOUND ON TWY C TO RY 31L THLD USE EXTREME CARE; TWY C MAKES A 45 DEG DOGLEG TO THE LEFT CROSSING TWY K.
ACFT IN TKOF POSITION ON RY 22 BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE RADIO INTERFERENCE OR NULL ON FREQ 118.7. USE UPPER ANT IF SO EQUIPPED.

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 16 August 2018 at 0901Z to 13 September 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BAYYY THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (410KB)
BELLR THREE (RNAV)   download (328KB)
BLUBELL THREE   download (296KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (361KB)
HUDZY THREE **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (328KB)
KIDDZ THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (428KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (294KB)
PUCKS THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (433KB)
QTRBK ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (320KB)
TCHDN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (357KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (285KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (379KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (264KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 04   download (275KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 13R   download (270KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 31L   download (255KB)
ILS RWY 04 (SA CAT I)   download (254KB)
ILS RWY 04 (CAT II - III)   download (261KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04   download (221KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13R   download (246KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (224KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22   download (244KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31L   download (238KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (200KB)
LOC RWY 22   download (246KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (25KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (427KB)
BLTWY FIVE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (184KB)
CRIED NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (246KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (260KB)
ELOCO FOUR (RNAV)   download (196KB)
GIFFA NINE   download (209KB)
HOODO FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (275KB)
INDIE SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (212KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (412KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (372KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (268KB)
LURIC SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (231KB)
PALACIOS NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (338KB)
PEECE FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (264KB)
PTRON FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (294KB)
RETYR FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (286KB)
STRYA SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (218KB)
STYCK SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (209KB)
TRUAX SEVEN   download (206KB)
WYLSN SIX (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (198KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (93KB)

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KEFD - Ellington Airport (7 nm E)
KLVJ - Pearland Regional Airport (8 nm S)
T41 - La Porte Municipal Airport (11 nm E)
KAXH - Houston Southwest Airport (13 nm SW)
KHPY - Baytown Airport (19 nm NE)
KSGR - Sugar Land Regional Airport (20 nm W)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KHOU (William P Hobby Airport)
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Photo taken 12-Apr-2011
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Airport diagram
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From to KHOU

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 16-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2611:26
Sunrise06:5111:51
Sunset20:0001:00
Evening civil twilight20:2501:25

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Aug-2018 03:06:37
Local (UTC-5)  16-Aug-2018 22:06:37
 
METAR
KHOU 170253Z 18007KT 10SM FEW025 FEW250 28/27 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP181 T02830267 53019
KEFD 
6nm SE 
170250Z 17004KT 10SM FEW025 FEW250 28/26 A3005
KLVJ 
8nm S 
170253Z AUTO 18004KT 10SM CLR 28/26 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP184 T02830256 53019
KAXH 
13nm SW 
170255Z AUTO 10SM CLR 26/25 A3007 RMK AO2 T02610247
KSGR 
19nm W 
170253Z AUTO 18009KT 10SM CLR 29/25 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP179 T02940250 53022
TAF
KHOU 162054Z 1621/1718 19010G20KT P6SM VCTS SCT040CB SCT070 FM162300 20007KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 SCT070 BKN250 FM170100 19004KT P6SM FEW025 SCT250 FM171500 21006KT P6SM SCT025
KEFD 
6nm SE 
162000Z 1620/1802 19006KT 9999 BKN040 BKN250 QNH2997INS TEMPO 1620/1624 VRB12G18KT 8000 -TSRA BKN020CB BECMG 1700/1701 17009KT 9999 FEW030 QNH2999INS BECMG 1710/1711 18006KT 9999 BKN040 QNH3000INS TEMPO 1717/1724 VRB12G18KT 6000 -TSRA BKN020CB TX37/1621Z TN25/1712Z
KSGR 
19nm W 
162054Z 1621/1718 17013KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB BKN250 FM162300 18007KT P6SM VCSH SCT050 BKN250 FM170100 18004KT P6SM FEW025 SCT250 FM171500 21007KT P6SM SCT025
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Wilson Air Center ASRI 131.25
713-649-8700
[web site]
[email]
Voted #1 Best Small FBO Chain 11 out of the last 12 years Professional Pilot PRASE Survey, Wilson Air Center continues to be recognized for unparalleled service and attention to detail. Wilson Air Center has locations in Memphis (MEM), Charlotte (CLT), Houston (HOU), and Chattanooga (CHA). With professional, hotel-style concierge service to make sure every detail is taken care of and every expectation exceeded, you'll notice the difference at Wilson Air Center. WAC-HOU is open 24/7 and ready to take care of all your FBO needs!

Come see why we are "The Plane Best!"
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Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $6.08 $6.24 
GUARANTEED
 
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Million Air Houston ASRI 131.90
713-640-4000
toll-free 1-888-589-9059
[web site]
[email]
Million Air has been ranked #1 in Top FBO Chains for three years in a row and ranked in the Top 50 US FBO's. Our professionalism and customer service is UNPARALLELED! Giveaways available with volume fuel purchases! All major FUEL programs ACCEPTED!
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World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $6.83 $6.25 
GUARANTEED
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Signature Flight Support ASRI 130.575
713-353-5300
[web site]
[email]

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Fun in the Bayou City is easy to find. Houston's downtown has been revitalized with numerous clubs, professional sports facilities and musical entertainment that has helped bring nightlife back to downtown. And that's in addition to the rest of the City's attractions, shopping and restaurants to fit all budgets. The Port of Houston, one of the region's greatest assets, ranks as the nation's largest port in international tonnage and second in total tonnage.
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $5.87 $6.19 
GUARANTEED
 
   3 read write
Jet Aviation
Air Elite
ASRI 131.975
713-358-9100
[web site]
[email]
In February 2012, Jet Aviation acquired Enterprise Jet Center at William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Texas. The state-of-the-art facilities, high-end customer amenities and service-oriented attitude make this operation a perfect fit for the Jet Aviation family.

Jet Aviation Houston offers domestic and international handling services, fuel, catering, and aircraft cleaning.
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Phillips 66
Jet A
FS $6.25 
GUARANTEED
 
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Atlantic Aviation ASRI 130.75
713-644-6431
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Oxygen service, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.27 $6.09 
 Updated 16-Aug-2018
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KHOU but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KHOU.
Located at KTME
Henriksen Jet Center
UNICOM 122.975
toll-free 1-866-936-2626
281-945-5000
[web site]
[email]
At KTME (Houston Executive Airport), 34 miles WNW

TOWER 126.975 Uniquely positioned as a gateway to Houston and the Energy Corridor, Houston Executive Airport is the newest business aviation airport in the Country.
Come and experience exceptional customer service.
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Located at KHOU
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $5.15 $4.79 
SS $4.42 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   26 read write
Located at KSGR
GlobalSelect
UNICOM 122.95
281-275-2400
toll-free 1-866-435-9747
[web site]
[email]
At KSGR (Sugar Land Regional Airport), 20 miles W

Sugar Land Regional Airport is the destination of choice for the business traveler in the Houston area. GlobalSelect provides excellent customer service, and is your luxury gateway to Houston.
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Located at KHOU
Shell
100LL Jet A
FS $5.01 $4.77 
SS $4.45 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
   13 read write
FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society 713-454-1940
no information available

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Getting Around: Taxi, Limo, Rental Cars, Mass Transit

  
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Services / Description
 
Comments
  
METRO bus # 41, 50, 73, 88, 143 [web site]
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