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KFWS Fort Worth Spinks Airport
Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 JULY 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: FWS
Lat/Long: 32-33-54.4810N 097-18-30.3820W
32-33.908017N 097-18.506367W
32.5651336,-97.3084394
(estimated)
Elevation: 700.4 ft. / 213.5 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2025)
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: 0700-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MALSR RWY 36L - CTAF. WHEN ATCT CLSD MIRL RWY 18R/36L 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-3PT: 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
GARLAND DP: 135.975
JOE POOL DP: 135.975
KNEAD STAR: 135.975
LIKES STAR: 125.8 ;SOUTH 135.975 ;NORTH
MOTZA STAR: 118.1 ;SOUTH 125.8 ;NORTH
NANDR RNAV DP: 135.975
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
MQPr097/36.1MILLSAP VORTAC117.7009E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
100LL:100LL SELF-SERVE 24 HR WITH MAJOR CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR

Runway Information

Runway 18R/36L

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 18R  RUNWAY 36L
Latitude: 32-34.350867N32-33.361033N
Longitude: 097-18.579250W097-18.581467W
Elevation: 700.4 ft.689.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 177 magnetic, 180 true357 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 18L/36R

Dimensions: 3660 x 60 ft. / 1116 x 18 m
Surface: turf, in good condition
Operational restrictions: AVBL ONLY DURG DALGT/VFR AND DRY WEATHER SFC CONDS.
RUNWAY 18L  RUNWAY 36R
Latitude: 32-34.295167N32-33.691667N
Longitude: 097-18.385000W097-18.385000W
Elevation: 694.2 ft.695.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 177 magnetic, 180 true357 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
201 AMERICAN CONCOURSE, SUITE 330
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: 239
Single engine airplanes: 186
Multi engine airplanes: 22
Jet airplanes: 11
Helicopters: 19
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 193/day *
62% local general aviation
37% transient general aviation
1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 30 June 2021

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE: AVOID NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS ALL QUADRANT OF ARPT; MAINTAIN ALTITUDES AT OR ABOVE 1000 FT AGL OVER THESE AREAS.
HEL SKIDDING OPNS PROHIBITED.
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.
ROTORCRAFT OPNS RSTD ON TWY-A SOUTH OF THE MAIN RAMP.

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 14 July 2022 at 0901Z to 11 August 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
DODJE SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (746KB)
MOTZA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (477KB)
REEKO THREE (RNAV)   download (206KB)
SASIE SIX   2 pages: [1] [2] (497KB)
SWVAY FOUR (RNAV)   download (235KB)
TRUUK TWO (RNAV)   download (213KB)
WESAT TWO (RNAV)   download (201KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 36L   download (237KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 18R   download (212KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 36L   download (213KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (117KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DALLAS ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (369KB)
GARLAND THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (353KB)
JOE POOL FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (564KB)
KINGDOM THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (367KB)
KUSSO ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (320KB)
NANDR ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (283KB)
SWABR ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (319KB)
TEXOMA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (486KB)
WORTH NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (434KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (301KB)

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 10-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2411:24
Sunrise06:5111:51
Sunset20:1901:19
Evening civil twilight20:4501:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  10-Aug-2022 14:33:43
Local (UTC-5)  10-Aug-2022 09:33:43
 
METAR
KFWS 101348Z 19005KT 10SM CLR 29/21 A3010
KGKY 
12nm NE 
101353Z 13006KT 10SM FEW095 29/21 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP179 T02940211
KNFW 
14nm NW 
101352Z 18006KT 10SM SCT090 BKN150 BKN250 29/22 A3009 RMK SLP171 T02890222
KCPT 
14nm SW 
101415Z AUTO 19009KT 10SM CLR 28/22 A3011 RMK A01
KGPM 
15nm NE 
101350Z 20005KT 10SM SKC 29/20 A3010
KFTW 
16nm N 
101353Z 16003KT 10SM CLR 28/22 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP176 T02780222
TAF
KGKY 
12nm NE 
101120Z 1012/1112 12004KT P6SM SCT120 FM101800 VRB06KT P6SM VCTS BKN080CB FM102200 18004KT P6SM BKN160
KNFW 
14nm NW 
1007/1107 16009KT FEW080 SCT150 SCT250 QNH2998INS BECMG 1015/1017 VRB06KT 9999 VCTS SCT060CB BKN120 BKN250 QNH2994INS TEMPO 1017/1020 VRB20G30KT 3200 TSRA BKN050CB BKN100 OVC200 BECMG 1020/1022 11010KT 9999 VCTS SCT060CB BKN120 BKN250 QNH2986INS TEMPO 1021/1101 VRB20G30KT 3200 TSRA BKN050CB BKN100 OVC200 BECMG 1102/1104 VRB06KT 9999 VCSH FEW080 SCT150 BKN250 QNH2990INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 1007 TIL 1011 T26/1011Z T36/1019Z FN00250
KFTW 
16nm N 
101120Z 1012/1112 12004KT P6SM SCT120 FM101800 VRB06KT P6SM VCTS BKN080CB FM102200 18004KT P6SM BKN160
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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Harrison Aviation UNICOM 122.70
817-447-8016
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[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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SS $6.50 --- 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
FlywithRobert LLC 817-781-9737
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Huffman Aviation 817-551-9484
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Spinks Flight Center 817-295-8477
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