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IWS
West Houston Airport
Official FAA Data Effective 2017-12-07 0901Z
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Location Information for KIWS
Coordinates: N29°49.09' / W95°40.36'
Located 13 miles W of Houston, Texas on 225 acres of land. View all Airports in Texas.
Surveyed Elevation is 111 feet MSL.
Magnetic Variation from 1995 is 5° East
Operations Data
Airport Use:Open to the public
Activation Date:April 1964
Status:Operational
Control Tower:No
Seg-Circle:Yes
Beacon:Clear-Green
(Lighted Land Airport)
Wind Indicator:Yes, Lighted
Lighting Schedule:SEE RMK
A.R.T.C.C.:HOUSTON
F.S.S.:MONTGOMERY COUNTY
NOTAMs Facility:CXO (NOTAM-D available)
Sectional Chart:HOUSTON
Landing Fee:Yes
LNDG FEE FOR HELICOPTERS. FEE WAIVED WITH FUEL PURCHASE.
AirspaceAnalysis:NO OBJECTION
Attendance:Continuous
Airport Communications
HOUSTON APPROACH:123.8 257.7
HOUSTON DEPARTURE:123.8 257.7
CLEARANCE DELIVERY:121.15
BORRN DP:123.8 257.7
INDIE DP:123.8 257.7
UNICOM:123.050
KARRR DP:123.8 257.7
STRYA DP:123.8 257.7
MMALT DP:123.8 257.7
WYLSN DP:123.8 257.7
DREMR DP:123.8 257.7
STYCK DP:123.8 257.7
LURIC DP:123.8 257.7
WATFO DP:123.8 257.7
CTAF:123.050
ATIS at TME (11.8 W):119.525
ATIS at SGR (11.8 S):118.125
AWOS-3 at TME (11.9 W):119.525 281-945-5451
Nearby Navigation Aids
IDNameFreqRadial / Range
VOT IAH HUMBLE 116.60 239°19.0
VOD HUB HOBBY 117.10 290°22.9
VOT EFD ELLINGTON 109.40 290°29.7
VOD TNV NAVASOTA 115.90 136°34.6
IDNameFreqBearing / Range
VOD LYD LAKESIDE 249 242°0.3
VOD TMZ TOMBALL 408 016°16.5
VOD SYG SANDY POINT 402 145°21.7
VOD HU HOUSTON TUTTE 395 123°22.1
Runway 15/33
Dimensions:3953 x 75 feet / 1205 x 23 meters
Surface:Asphalt in Good Condition
Weight Limits:S-18, D-44
Edge Lighting:High Intensity
Runway 15Runway 33
Coordinates:N29°49.39' / W95°40.52'N29°48.80' / W95°40.20'
Elevation: 110.5 108.9
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Runway Heading: 150° Magnetic, 155° True 330° Magnetic, 335° True
Markings:Non-Standard in good condition.Non-Standard in good condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorP2R (4.00° Glide Path Angle)P2L (4.00° Glide Path Angle)
REIL:YesYes
Obstacles: 36 ft Trees 600 ft from runway 15 ft Road 200 ft from runway, 60 ft right of center
ROAD 150 FT EAST OF THLD.
Services Available
Fuel:100LL (blue), Jet-A
Transient Storage:Hangars,Tiedowns
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Engine Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:HIGH
Bulk Oxygen:HIGH
Other Services:AVIONICS,PILOT INSTRUCTION,AIRCRAFT RENTAL,AIRCRAFT SALES
Ownership Information
Ownership:Privately Owned
Owner:WEST HOUSTON AIRPORT CORP
BOX 941789
HOUSTON, TX 77094-8789
281-492-2130
Manager:WOODY LESIKAR
BOX 941789
HOUSTON, TX 77094-8789
281-492-2130
Operational Statistics
Single Engine Aircraft Based on Field:none Statistics collected for 12 month period ending 2016-12-31
Multi-Engine Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Commercial Operations:none
Jet Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Commuter Operations:none
Helicopters Based on Field:none Annual Air Taxi Operations:1000
Military Aircraft Based on Field:none Annual Military Operations:none
Gliders Based on Field:none Annual GA Local Operations:70000
Ultralights Based on Field:none Annual GA Itinerant Operations:32000
Other Remarks
  • DEEP/WIDE DITCH APRXLY 25 FT FM AER 15; 40 FT & GTR TREES APRXLY 900 FT FM AER 15; ROAD ANGLING ACROSS APCH RY 33.
  • NO TOUCH & GO LANDINGS BTN 2200-0600.
  • NO NIGHT HELICOPTER TRAINING.
  • NO MULTIPLE TRAINING FLIGHTS BY HELICOPTERS.
  • WX INFO AVBL ON 125.575, 281-579-9820. ASRI 129.875.
  • 15/33 NSTD PIR MKGS DUE TO RY LENGTH.
  • DUSK-DAWN. HIRL RY 15/33 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RYS 15 & 33 - CTAF.
  • TPA FOR LIGHT ACFT 1000 FT AGL; TPA FOR LARGE/TURBINE/JET ACFT 1500 FT AGL.
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