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KAXH Houston Southwest Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 17 JUNE 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: AXH
Lat/Long: 29-30-22.1000N 095-28-36.9000W
29-30.368333N 095-28.615000W
29.5061389,-95.4769167
(estimated)
Elevation: 68.9 ft. / 21.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2000)
From city: 15 miles SW of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 77583

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 02/1979
Control tower: no
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: CXO (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: MIRL RWY 09/27 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-DAWN, TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RWY 09 & 27- CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.0
WX AWOS-3: 123.625 (281-431-6572)
HOUSTON APPROACH: 123.8
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 123.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 120.8
ALEXANDRIA DP: 123.8
BLTWY RNAV DP: 123.8
BLUEBELL STAR: 124.225
BORRN RNAV DP: 123.8
CESAN STAR: 121.3
CRIED DP: 123.8
DREMR DP: 123.8
EL DORADO DP: 123.8
GIFFA DP: 123.8
HOODO RNAV DP: 123.8
HUDZY STAR: 120.05
INDIE RNAV DP: 123.8
INDUSTRY DP: 123.8
KARRR RNAV DP: 123.8
LEONA DP: 123.8
LUFKIN DP: 123.8
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT RNAV DP: 123.8
OHIIO STAR: 120.05
PALACIOS DP: 123.8
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
TKNIQ STAR: 119.625
WAPPL STAR: 120.05
WATFO DP: 123.8
WYLSN RNAV DP: 123.8
WX ASOS at SGR (12 nm NW): 118.125 (281-242-7605)
WX ASOS at LVJ (12 nm E): 118.525 (281-992-1853)
WX ASOS at HOU (13 nm NE): PHONE 713-847-1462
WX AWOS-3 at EFD (18 nm E): 135.575 (713-847-4430)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
IAHr189/27.9HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
VUHr288/34.9SCHOLES VOR/DME113.0006E
MHFr259/38.2TRINITY VOR/DME113.6007E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH

Runway Information

Runway 9/27

Dimensions: 5002 x 100 ft. / 1525 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 60.0
Double wheel: 75.0
Double tandem: 100.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 9  RUNWAY 27
Latitude: 29-30.398505N29-30.337558N
Longitude: 095-29.085042W095-28.144123W
Elevation: 68.9 ft.66.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 089 magnetic, 094 true269 magnetic, 274 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: LOC/DME
Obstructions: 65 ft. trees, 1550 ft. from runway, 23:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 330 ft. from runway, 8:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: JAMES GRIFFITH JR
503 MC KEEVER RD
ARCOLA, TX 77583
Phone 281-431-2581
Manager: LEN FRANKLIN
503 MC KEEVER RD #1505
ARCOLA, TX 77583
Phone 281-431-2581

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 26
Single engine airplanes: 20
Multi engine airplanes: 2
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 117/day *
62% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
7% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 24 April 2020

Additional Remarks

HELICOPTER TFC INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5844. TO CNL IFR CTC HOUSTON APCH AT 281-443-5888.

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 17 June 2021 at 0901Z to 15 July 2021 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL FOUR   download (316KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (405KB)
HUDZY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (344KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (305KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (330KB)
TSHRT ONE ARRIVAL   2 pages: [1] [2] (377KB)
WAPPL FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (421KB)
WAPPL FIVE (RNAV), CONT.2   download (285KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 09   download (185KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 27   download (199KB)
LOC RWY 09   download (170KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (387KB)
BLTWY SIX (RNAV)   download (154KB)
BORRN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (304KB)
CRIED NINE   download (208KB)
EL DORADO NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (279KB)
GIFFA NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (259KB)
HOODO SIX (RNAV)   download (205KB)
INDIE SEVEN (RNAV)   download (182KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (431KB)
KARRR SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (257KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (396KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (288KB)
LURIC SEVEN (RNAV)   download (201KB)
MMALT FIVE (RNAV)   download (217KB)
PALACIOS ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (351KB)
STRYA SEVEN (RNAV)   download (188KB)
STYCK SEVEN (RNAV)   download (175KB)
WATFO FIVE (RNAV)   download (162KB)
WYLSN SEVEN (RNAV)   download (165KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (70KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSGR - Sugar Land Regional Airport (12 nm NW)
KLVJ - Pearland Regional Airport (12 nm E)
KHOU - William P Hobby Airport (13 nm NE)
KEFD - Ellington Airport (18 nm E)
KIWS - West Houston Airport (21 nm NW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 24-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5710:57
Sunrise06:2411:24
Sunset20:2401:24
Evening civil twilight20:5201:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Jun-2021 03:56:41
Local (UTC-5)  24-Jun-2021 22:56:41
 
METAR
KAXH 250335Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 27/25 A2997 RMK AO2 T02650252
KSGR 
11nm NW 
250253Z AUTO 15010KT 10SM CLR 29/24 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP143 T02890244 53007
KLVJ 
12nm E 
250253Z AUTO 14004KT 10SM CLR 29/24 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP150 T02890244 53004
KHOU 
13nm NE 
250253Z 15007KT 10SM SCT250 29/24 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP149 T02940239 53006
KEFD 
17nm E 
250250Z 13006KT 10SM FEW030 27/24 A2996
TAF
KSGR 
11nm NW 
241723Z 2418/2518 16010KT P6SM SCT035 SCT250 TEMPO 2418/2419 SHRA BKN035 FM250200 16006KT P6SM FEW025 FEW250 FM251500 19010KT P6SM SCT025 SCT250
KHOU 
13nm NE 
242047Z 2421/2518 14013KT P6SM SCT035 BKN200 FM250200 16007KT P6SM FEW025 FEW250 FM251500 19010KT P6SM SCT025 SCT250
KEFD 
17nm E 
242000Z 2420/2602 16006KT 9999 SCT020 BKN030 QNH2995INS TEMPO 2420/2423 17012G20KT 6000 -TSRA SCT010CB BKN030 BECMG 2504/2505 15005KT 8000 BR BKN010 510103 QNH2996INS BECMG 2513/2514 17006KT 9999 NSW BKN030 510103 QNH2998INS TEMPO 2518/2519 15015G25KT 6000 -TSRA BKN020CB TX33/2420Z TN25/2505Z
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26 mins from the Medical Center
24 mins from the Galleria
25 Mins from Downtown Houston
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