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EFD
Ellington Airport
Official FAA Data Effective 2014-09-18 0901Z
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Location Information for KEFD
Coordinates: N29°36.44' / W95°9.52'
Located 15 miles SE of Houston, Texas on 2362 acres of land. View all Airports in Texas.
Surveyed Elevation is 32 feet MSL.
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 600 AGL (632 MSL)
TPA: VFR RECTANGULAR 1100 FT; OVERHEAD 1600 FT; LGT ACFT 600 FT.

Magnetic Variation from 2000 is 5° East
Operations Data
Airport Use:Open to the public
Activation Date:June 1942
Status:Operational
Control Tower:Yes
Seg-Circle:No
Beacon:Clear-Green
(Lighted Land Airport)
Wind Indicator:Yes, Not Lighted
Lighting Schedule:SS-SR
A.R.T.C.C.:HOUSTON
F.S.S.:MONTGOMERY COUNTY
NOTAMs Facility:EFD (NOTAM-D available)
Sectional Chart:HOUSTON
ARFF Cert:IV A U 07/1987
RY 17L/35R & TWY B EAST OF RY 17R/35L NOT AVAILABLE FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS. ACR OPS OF 9 PSGR OR MORE NOTIFY ARPT PRIOR TO ARR EXC 15 MIN PPR 281-433-1612.
AirspaceAnalysis:CONDITIONAL
PROVIDED ARPT CONTINUES TO BE CONTROLLED BY ATCT, RWY 04/22 IS DEVELOPED AS PRIMARY RWY UPGRADED TO PIR CAPABLE OF USE BY ANG & NASA ACFT.
Attendance:Continuous
Airport Communications
ATIS:135.575 (281-464-4190) 269.9 (281-464-4190)
ELLINGTON TOWER:126.05 253.5
ELLINGTON GROUND:121.6 275.8
HOUSTON APPROACH:134.45 284.0
HOUSTON DEPARTURE:134.45 284.0
INDIE DP:134.45 284.0
WYLSN DP:134.45 284.0
STYCK DP:134.45 284.0
UNICOM:122.950
ANG OPS COMD POST:288.5
BORRN DP:134.45 284.0
WATFO DP:134.45 284.0
STRYA DP:134.45 284.0
DREMR DP:134.45 284.0
PMSV:372.2
EMERG:121.5 243.0
KARRR DP:134.45 284.0
MMALT DP:134.45 284.0
RDR:134.1 271.3 284.0 390.8 396.0
ANG OPS/COMD POST:142.2
LURIC DP:134.45 284.0
ASOS at HOU (6.7 W): 713-847-1462
D-ATIS at HOU (6.7 W):124.6
ASOS at LVJ (6.7 SW):118.525 281-992-1853
Remarks:
  • ANG FM 41.00 AVBL 0630-1600LCL PRIOR REQUEST ONLY MON-FRI.
  • FOR ANG OPS CALL TEXAN OPS.
  • FOR COMD POST CALL LONE STAR.
Nearby Navigation Aids
IDNameFreqRadial / Range
VOT EFD ELLINGTON 109.40 025°0.1
VOD HUB HOBBY 117.10 110°6.8
VOD MHF TRINITY 113.60 272°21.8
VOT IAH HUMBLE 116.60 149°23.1
IDNameFreqBearing / Range
VOT JPA SANJAC 347 046°5.9
VOT SYG SANDY POINT 402 243°17.4
VOT JY NIKIN 326 347°23.3
VOT BVP NIXIN 326 347°23.3
Runway 17R/35L
Dimensions:9000 x 150 feet / 2743 x 46 meters
Surface:Concrete / Grooved in Good Condition
Weight Limits:S-100, D-190, ST-590, DT-800
Edge Lighting:High Intensity
Runway 17RRunway 35L
Coordinates:N29°37.10' / W95°9.86'N29°35.62' / W95°9.83'
Elevation: 32.0 27.6
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Traffic Pattern: Right
Runway Heading: 174° Magnetic, 179° True 354° Magnetic, 359° True
Declared Distances: TORA:9000 TODA:9000 ASDA:9000 LDA:9000 TORA:9000 TODA:9000 ASDA:9000 LDA:9000
Markings:Precision Instrument in good condition.Precision Instrument in good condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorP4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)P4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)
RVR Equipment Touchdown Rollout
Approach Lights:MALSF 1,400 Foot Medium-intensity Approach Lighting System with sequenced flashers.MALSF 1,400 Foot Medium-intensity Approach Lighting System with sequenced flashers.
Centerline Lights:YesYes
Runway 04/22
Dimensions:8001 x 150 feet / 2439 x 46 meters
Surface:Concrete / Grooved in Good Condition
Weight Limits:S-100, D-164, ST-300, DT-668
Edge Lighting:High Intensity
Runway 04Runway 22
Coordinates:N29°35.89' / W95°9.78'N29°36.84' / W95°8.73'
Elevation: 26.1 30.4
Traffic Pattern: Right
Runway Heading: 039° Magnetic, 044° True 219° Magnetic, 224° True
Declared Distances: TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:8001 TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:8001
Markings:Non-Precision Instrument in good condition.Precision Instrument in good condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorP4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)P4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)
RVR Equipment Touchdown Rollout
Approach Lights: MALSR 1,400 Foot Medium-intensity Approach Lighting System with runway alighment indicator lights.
Centerline Lights:YesYes
Runway 17L/35R
Dimensions:4609 x 80 feet / 1405 x 24 meters
Surface:Concrete in Fair Condition
Weight Limits:S-24, D-63, ST-145, DT-300
Runway 17LRunway 35R
Coordinates:N29°37.11' / W95°9.37'N29°36.35' / W95°9.36'
Elevation: 31.3 30.0
Traffic Pattern: Right
Runway Heading: 174° Magnetic, 179° True 354° Magnetic, 359° True
Declared Distances: TORA:4609 TODA:4609 ASDA:4609 LDA:4609 TORA:4609 TODA:4609 ASDA:4609 LDA:4609
Markings:Basic in good condition.Basic in good condition.
Services Available
Fuel:100LL (blue), Jet-A
Transient Storage:Tiedowns
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Engine Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:LOW
Bulk Oxygen:LOW
Other Services:CARGO HANDLING SERVICES,PILOT INSTRUCTION,AIRCRAFT RENTAL
Ownership Information
Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:CITY OF HOUSTON
16930 JFK BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77032
281-233-3000
Manager:CHUCK FARINA
BLDG 510 ELLINGTON FIELD
HOUSTON, TX 77034
713-847-4200
Operational Statistics
Single Engine Aircraft Based on Field:90 Statistics collected for 12 month period ending 2013-12-31
Multi-Engine Aircraft Based on Field:21 Annual Commercial Operations:2253
Jet Aircraft Based on Field:52 Annual Commuter Operations:none
Helicopters Based on Field:4 Annual Air Taxi Operations:9605
Military Aircraft Based on Field:23 Annual Military Operations:21193
Gliders Based on Field:1 Annual GA Local Operations:21211
Ultralights Based on Field:none Annual GA Itinerant Operations:46342
Other Remarks
  • TWY B UNLGTD EAST OF RY 17R/35L; DALGT USE ONLY.
  • NUMEROUS BIRDS ON AND INVOF ARPT ALL QUADRANTS.
  • PORTIONS OF RAMP SW OF ATCT (T-HANGARS) NOT VISIBLE FM ATCT.
  • RY 17R ARRESTING BARRIERS 1500 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RY.
  • RY 35L ARRESTING BARRIERS 1849 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RY.
  • JASU: 2(-95) 1(-86) 1(JETEX5).
  • FLUID: LHOX HPOX
  • SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
  • CAUTION: NUMEROUS SMALL ACFT WITH EXTV TRNG IN AREA OF ARPT.
  • NS ABTMT: NOISE SENSITIVE AREAS S AND E OF FLD. JET ACFT RSTD TO STR-IN FULL STOP LDG ONLY BTN 2200-0700 DLY, 2200-1300 SUN. NO MULTI PRACTICE VFR APCH BTN 2300-0700 SUN. ON DEP JET ACFT MIN USE OF AFTER BURNERS AND CLIMB RWY HDG TO 1000' PRIOR TO TURNS OR REJOIN.
  • CG: MIN 24 HR PPR EXC CG MSN. C713-578-3000.
  • STREET LGTS LCTD 700 FT EAST OF RY 17R APCH MAY BE MISTAKEN FOR APCH LGTS.
  • BE ALERT FOR MIL ACFT AT 1600 ASL MAKING OVHD APCHS.
  • MISC: PRK RAMP CAP TDT710.
  • ANG: ANG RAMP CLSD TO ALL ACFT EXEC OFFL BUS ONLY. PPR, CTC ANG BASE OPS, 1200-2130Z++ WKD, CLSD WKEND & HOL. DSN 454-2142, C281-929-2142, 24 HR PRIOR ARR. COMD POST 24 HR, DSN 454-2716, C281-929-2716. ALL OTHER TRAN ACFT CTC SOUTHWEST SVC 1-800-426-5237, C281-464-6551.
  • RY 04 ARRESTING BARRIERS 1563 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RY.
  • RY 22 ARRESTING BARRIERS 1496 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA 14 INCH LIP EACH SIDE OF RY.
  • SERVICE - AGEAR: A-GEAR LGTD MRK PLACEMENT EXCEEDS 75' FR RWY EDGE.
  • SERVICE - AGEAR: POTENTIAL FOR TAIL HOOK SKIP ON RWY 17R/35L AND RWY 04/22 DUE TO CNTLN LGT WITHIN 200' OF RWY A-G.
  • ARPT CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN 171 FT OR GREATER EXCEPT 24 HRS PPR 281-433-1612.
  • SERVICE-FUEL: A++ (MIL).
  • 70 FT AGL TANKS LCTD 1400 FT NE OF RY 17R APCH.
  • RY 17L/35R BTWN TWYS C & G - DUAL PURPOSE RY/TWY WITH TWY LGTS.
  • TPA: VFR RECTANGULAR 1100 FT; OVERHEAD 1600 FT; LGT ACFT 600 FT.
  • BAK-12(B)/14 1563 FT FM THLD.
  • BAK-12(B)/14 (1500').
  • BAK-12(B)/14 1496 FT FM THLD.
  • BAK-12(B)/14 (1850').