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KRAS Mustang Beach Airport
Port Aransas, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 14 JULY 2022

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 -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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
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 14 July 2022 at 0901Z to 11 August 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 12   download (213KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 30   download (223KB)
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)
Photo by Bill Hoglan
Photo taken 22-Feb-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 10-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3211:32
Sunrise06:5711:57
Sunset20:1001:10
Evening civil twilight20:3501:35

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  10-Aug-2022 13:31:14
Local (UTC-5)  10-Aug-2022 08:31:14
 
METAR
KRAS 101315Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM SCT020 SCT036 SCT060 30/25 A3008 RMK AO2 T02970248
KTFP 
9nm NW 
101255Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 28/25 A3005 RMK AO2 T02770252
KNGP 
12nm SW 
101256Z 17003KT 10SM FEW019 FEW350 29/26 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP174 TCU DSNT SE T02940256
KRKP 
16nm N 
101253Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 28/25 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP179 T02830250
TAF
KNGP 
12nm SW 
1009/1107 17007KT 9999 VCSH FEW025 SCT350 QNH2999INS TEMPO 1009/1012 BKN020 BKN350 FM101700 13010KT 9999 VCTS SCT028CB SCT150 BKN350 QNH2998INS FM102000 12014G20KT 9999 FEW030 FEW150 BKN350 QNH2994INS FM110200 15012KT 9999 FEW020 FEW150 BKN350 QNH2998INS FM110600 15007KT 9999 BKN020 BKN150 OVC350 QNH3000INS AUTOMATED SENSOR METWATCH 1009 TIL 1011 T28/1012Z T36/1020Z AMD 0910 FN20044
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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 $7.45 
 Updated 02-Aug-2022
 
   6 read write
SS=Self service
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Getting Around: Taxi, Limo, Rental Cars, Mass Transit

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
Services / Description
 
Comments
  
 Port Aransas Jeeps
361-416-0517
[web site]
[email]

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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Crustacean Station 512-327-0909
[web site]
[email]
[Reservations]
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