|A joint use civil/military airport, Ellington Field was acquired by the City of Houston in 1984 and now supports the operations of the United States military, NASA, and a variety of general aviation tenants. The airport is home to the annual Wings Over Houston Airshow and is also the place where many of the astronauts from the world-renowned Johnson Space Center receive their ongoing space training.
Ellington Field is operated and maintained by the Houston Airport System, the fourth largest multi-airport system in the nation and the sixth largest in the world, which functions as an enterprise fund of the City of Houston and does not burden the local tax base for -
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- airport operations, maintenance, or capital improvements. Instead, the Houston Airport System serves the fourth largest city in the nation as an international gateway to the rest of the world and as a major source of economic vitality.
Approximately 15 miles south of downtown Houston, Ellington Field is located off of I-45/Gulf Freeway, the major highway heading from the City to NASA and Galveston Island.
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Navigational aids and other FAA-operated facilities which include:
- » 24hr air traffic control tower
- » TACAN
- » FAR 139 Classs IV Airport
- » ARFF Index A
- » 24 hour Air Traffic Control
- » Ground Frequency 121.60
- » Tower Frequency 126.05
- » ATIS 135.575
- » ATIS Phone Number 281-464-4190, -4191 or -4192
Latitude 29° 36'26'' (29.607333) Airport Reference Point Latitude 29° 36' 26.4"
Longitude 95° 10' (-95.158750) Airport Reference Point Longitude 95° 09' 31.5"