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KIWS West Houston Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: IWS
Lat/Long: 29-49-05.5000N / 095-40-21.4000W
29-49.091667N / 095-40.356667W
29.8181944 / -95.6726111
(estimated)
Elevation: 111 ft. / 33.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (1995)
From city: 13 miles W of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 77084

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1964
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: yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN. HIRL RY 15/33 PRESET LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST & ACTVT REIL RYS 15 & 33 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes, LNDG FEE FOR HELICOPTERS. FEE WAIVED WITH FUEL PURCHASE.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
HOUSTON APPROACH: 123.8
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 123.8
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.15
BORRN DP: 123.8
DREMR DP: 123.8
INDIE DP: 123.8
KARRR DP: 123.8
LURIC DP: 123.8
MMALT DP: 123.8
STRYA DP: 123.8
STYCK DP: 123.8
WATFO DP: 123.8
WYLSN DP: 123.8
WX AWOS-3 at TME (12 nm W): 119.525 (281-945-5451)
WX ASOS at SGR (12 nm S): 118.125 (281-242-7605)
WX ASOS at DWH (16 nm NE): PHONE 281-251-7853
WX ASOS at IAH (20 nm NE): PHONE 281-443-6397

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
IAHr239/18.9HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
HUBr290/22.8HOBBY VOR/DME117.1005E
TNVr137/34.6NAVASOTA VOR/DME115.9008E
ELAr066/34.9EAGLE LAKE VOR/DME116.4008E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
NIXIN241/26.032605EBVP -... ...- .--.

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 3953 x 75 ft. / 1205 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 18.0
Double wheel: 44.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
Runway edge markings: 15/33 NSTD PIR MKGS DUE TO RY LENGTH.
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 29-49.386122N29-48.796630N
Longitude: 095-40.516137W095-40.196257W
Elevation: 110.5 ft.108.9 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 150 magnetic, 155 true330 magnetic, 335 true
Markings: NSTD, in good conditionNSTD, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on right (3.70 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.70 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 36 ft. trees, 600 ft. from runway, 11:1 slope to clear15 ft. road, 200 ft. from runway, 60 ft. right of centerline
ROAD 150 FT EAST OF THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: WEST HOUSTON AIRPORT CORP
BOX 941789
HOUSTON, TX 77094-8789
Phone 281-492-2130
Manager: WOODY LESIKAR
BOX 941789
HOUSTON, TX 77094-8789
Phone 281-492-2130

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 282/day *
68% local general aviation
31% transient general aviation
1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional 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.

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 28 February 2019 at 0901Z to 28 March 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL THREE   download (296KB)
CESAN FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (362KB)
HUDZY THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (326KB)
OHIIO FOUR   download (294KB)
TCHDN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (355KB)
TKNIQ TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (286KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (379KB)
WAPPL FOUR (RNAV), CONT.2   download (264KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (161KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (148KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (350KB)
BLTWY FIVE (RNAV)   download (126KB)
BORRN THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (257KB)
CRIED NINE   download (139KB)
EL DORADO NINE   download (154KB)
GIFFA NINE   download (136KB)
HOODO FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (212KB)
INDIE SIX (RNAV)   download (154KB)
INDUSTRY NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (338KB)
KARRR FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (205KB)
LEONA THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (303KB)
LUFKIN TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (195KB)
LURIC SIX (RNAV)   download (174KB)
MMALT FOUR (RNAV)   download (189KB)
PALACIOS NINE   2 pages: [1] [2] (265KB)
STRYA SIX (RNAV)   download (162KB)
STYCK SIX (RNAV)   download (151KB)
WATFO FOUR (RNAV)   download (135KB)
WYLSN SIX (RNAV)   download (139KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (70KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTME - Houston Executive Airport (12 nm W)
KSGR - Sugar Land Regional Airport (12 nm S)
KDWH - David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (16 nm NE)
KIAH - George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (20 nm NE)
KAXH - Houston Southwest Airport (21 nm SE)
 
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West Houston Airport
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Mar-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0312:03
Sunrise07:2612:26
Sunset19:3400:34
Evening civil twilight19:5700:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Mar-2019 15:49:31
Local (UTC-5)  21-Mar-2019 10:49:31
 
METAR
KTME 
12nm W 
211535Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR 19/08 A3028 RMK AO2
KSGR 
12nm S 
211453Z 15003KT 10SM CLR 18/09 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP249 T01830089 53013
KDWH 
16nm NE 
211453Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/08 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP247 T01780083 53011
KIAH 
19nm NE 
211453Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/09 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP248 T01780089 53012
KAXH 
21nm SE 
211535Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/07 A3028 RMK AO2 T01840071
KHOU 
23nm SE 
211453Z VRB04KT 10SM CLR 18/06 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP251 T01830061 53012
TAF
KSGR 
12nm S 
211140Z 2112/2212 04005KT P6SM FEW060 FM211500 34005KT P6SM SKC FM220100 VRB02KT P6SM SCT250
KIAH 
19nm NE 
211140Z 2112/2218 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM211700 34005KT P6SM SKC FM220100 VRB02KT P6SM SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
West Houston Airport UNICOM 123.05
281-492-2130
[web site]
[email]
Facility Fee Applies to Non-Patrons Waived with Fuel Purchase.

24-hour Full Service Weekend, Holiday and qualifying discounts may apply
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $4.89 $4.34 
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