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KEFD Ellington Field Airport
Houston, Texas, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 SEPTEMBER 2012

Location

FAA Identifier: EFD
Lat/Long: 29-36-26.4000N / 095-09-31.5000W
29-36.440000N / 095-09.525000W
29.6073333 / -95.1587500
(estimated)
Elevation: 32.7 ft. / 10.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 05E (2000)
From city: 15 miles SE of HOUSTON, TX
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 77059

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1942
Sectional chart: HOUSTON
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: HOUSTON CENTER
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: EFD (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Pattern altitude: 632.7 ft. MSL
TPA: VFR RECTANGULAR 1100 FT; OVERHEAD 1600 FT; LGT ACFT 600 FT.
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
Airline operations: RY 17L/35R & TWY B EAST OF RY 17R/35L NOT AVAILABLE FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS.

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 135.575 269.9
ELLINGTON GROUND: 121.6 275.8
ELLINGTON TOWER: 126.05 253.5
HOUSTON APPROACH: 134.45
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 134.45
ANG OPS COMD POST: 288.5
ANG OPS/COMD POST: 142.2
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
PMSV: 372.2
RDR: 134.1 271.3 284.0 390.8 396.0
WX ASOS at HOU (7 nm W): PHONE 713-847-1462
WX ASOS at LVJ (7 nm SW): 118.525 (281-992-1853)
WX AWOS-3 at AXH (18 nm W): 123.625 (281-431-6572)
  • FOR ANG OPS CALL TEXAN OPS.
  • FOR COMD POST CALL LONE STAR.
  • ANG FM 41.00 AVBL 0630-1600LCL PRIOR REQUEST ONLY MON-FRI.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
HUBr110/6.8HOBBY VOR/DME117.1005E
MHFr273/21.8TRINITY VOR/DME113.6007E
IAHr150/23.1HUMBLE VORTAC116.6005E
VUHr317/25.3SCHOLES VORTAC113.0006E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
SANJAC227/5.934705EJPA .--- .--. .-
NIXIN168/23.332605EBVP -... ...- .--.
HULL088/26.038805ESGR ... --. .-.
GALVESTON300/26.720608EGLS --. .-.. ...
WEISER122/31.928606EEYQ . -.-- --.-
DAVID HOOKS141/37.652105EDWH -.. .-- ....

Airport Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 17R/35L

Dimensions: 9000 x 150 ft. / 2743 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 190.0
Double tandem: 590.0
Dual double tandem: 800.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 17R  RUNWAY 35L
Latitude: 29-37.099860N29-35.615235N
Longitude: 095-09.863600W095-09.829225W
Elevation: 32.0 ft.27.6 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 179 true354 magnetic, 359 true
Declared distances: TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashersMALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, lighted
Instrument approach: LOC/GSILS

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 8001 x 150 ft. / 2439 x 46 m
Surface: concrete/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 164.0
Double tandem: 300.0
Dual double tandem: 668.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 29-35.890475N29-36.842372N
Longitude: 095-09.779317W095-08.732848W
Elevation: 26.1 ft.30.4 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 039 magnetic, 044 true219 magnetic, 224 true
Declared distances: TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:8001TORA:8001 TODA:8001 ASDA:8001 LDA:8001
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS

Runway 17L/35R

Dimensions: 4609 x 80 ft. / 1405 x 24 m
Surface: concrete, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 24.0
Double wheel: 63.0
Double tandem: 145.0
Dual double tandem: 300.0
RUNWAY 17L  RUNWAY 35R
Latitude: 29-37.108190N29-36.347948N
Longitude: 095-09.372515W095-09.355023W
Elevation: 31.3 ft.30.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 174 magnetic, 179 true354 magnetic, 359 true
Declared distances: TORA:4609 TODA:4609 ASDA:4609 LDA:4609TORA:4609 TODA:4609 ASDA:4609 LDA:4609
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF HOUSTON
16930 JFK BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77032
Phone 281-233-3000
Manager: BRIAN RINEHART
BLDG 510 ELLINGTON FIELD
HOUSTON, TX 77034
Phone 713-847-4200

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 197
Single engine airplanes: 90
Multi engine airplanes: 24
Jet airplanes: 56
Helicopters: 3
Gliders airplanes: 1
Military aircraft: 23
    
Aircraft operations: avg 347/day *
46% transient general aviation
25% local general aviation
22% military
6% air taxi
1% commercial
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2009

Additional Remarks

E60-22 BAK-12(B)/14 1496 FT FM THLD.
E60-17R BAK-12(B)/14 (1500').
E60-35L BAK-12(B)/14 (1850').
E60-04 BAK-12(B)/14 1563 FT FM THLD.
TWY B UNLGTD EAST OF RY 17R/35L; DALGT USE ONLY.
BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
PORTIONS OF RAMP SW OF ATCT (T-HANGARS) NOT VISIBLE FM ATCT.
RY 17R ARRESTING BARRIERS 1500 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA EACH SIDE OF RY 14 INCHES.
RY 35L ARRESTING BARRIERS 1849 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA EACH SIDE OF RY 14 INCHES.
JASU: 2(C-26B) 3(MD-3) 2(MA-1A) 1(MC-11).
FLUID: LHOX HPOX
SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
CAUTION: NUMEROUS SMALL ARPT WITH EXTV TRNG IN AREA OF BASE.
USE EXTREME CARE LA PORTE ARPT 4 MILES NORTHEAST OF ARPT LCTD ON RY 22 APCH.
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 EACH SIDE OF RY 14 INCHES.
RY 22 ARRESTING BARRIERS 1496 FT LCTD IN SAFETY AREA EACH SIDE OF RY 14 INCHES.
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.
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.

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 between 18 October 2012 at 0901Z and 15 November 2012 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
BLUBELL TWO **CHANGED**   download (223KB)
CARNE ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (406KB)
COACH THREE (RNAV) **NEW**   2 pages: [1] [2] (446KB)
COLUMBIA ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (400KB)
DAISETTA EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (553KB)
DYNMO ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (338KB)
HAMMU ONE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   2 pages: [1] [2] (406KB)
KABOY TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (326KB)
ROKIT ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (560KB)
ROYOH TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (404KB)
STROS TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (422KB)
STROS TWO (RNAV), CONT.2   download (166KB)
TEXNN FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (414KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (230KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (427KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (365KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (369KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (238KB)
HI-ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (241KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (234KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (280KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (287KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (276KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (218KB)
HI-TACAN RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (205KB)
TACAN RWY 04 **CHANGED**   download (264KB)
TACAN RWY 17R **CHANGED**   download (285KB)
TACAN RWY 22 **CHANGED**   download (280KB)
TACAN RWY 35L **CHANGED**   download (280KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (14KB)
 
Departure Procedures
ALEXANDRIA FIVE   2 pages: [1] [2] (455KB)
BOWFN THREE (RNAV)   download (248KB)
CRIED FOUR   download (237KB)
EL DORADO THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (284KB)
GIFFA FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (252KB)
INDUSTRY FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (445KB)
LEONA SEVEN   2 pages: [1] [2] (398KB)
LUFKIN SIX   download (262KB)
PALACIOS FOUR   2 pages: [1] [2] (373KB)
SABINE PASS TWO (RNAV)   download (226KB)
SCHOLES FOUR   download (185KB)
TRUAX TWO   download (225KB)
WAILN ONE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (207KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

T41 - La Porte Municipal Airport (6 nm NE)
KHOU - William P Hobby Airport (7 nm W)
KLVJ - Pearland Regional Airport (7 nm SW)
KHPY - Baytown Airport (15 nm NE)
KAXH - Houston Southwest Airport (18 nm W)
54T - RWJ Airpark (19 nm NE)
 
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From to KEFD

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 01-Nov-2012
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:1112:11
Sunrise07:3612:36
Sunset18:3323:33
Evening civil twilight18:5723:57

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  01-Nov-2012 22:01:40
Local (UTC-5)  01-Nov-2012 17:01:40
 
METAR
KEFD 012050Z 21004KT 10SM BKN050 33/18 A2999
KHOU 
7nm W 
012153Z VRB03KT 10SM FEW065 SCT250 31/13 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP151 T03060128
KLVJ 
7nm SW 
012153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW070 30/12 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP151 T03000117
KAXH 
18nm W 
012135Z AUTO 22003KT 10SM CLR 32/13 A2998 RMK AO2 T03180134
TAF
KEFD 0120/0302 VRB06KT 9999 FEW020 QNH2997INS BECMG 0208/0209 VRB06KT 1600 BR SCT004 QNH2999INS BECMG 0214/0215 VRB06KT 9999 NSW FEW010 QNH3002INS BECMG 0217/0218 19009KT 9999 FEW060 QNH3000INS BECMG 0220/0221 18010G15KT 9999 SKC QNH2997INS BECMG 0300/0301 17006KT 9999 SKC QNH2998INS T33/0145Z T18/0138Z
KHOU 
7nm W 
011720Z 0118/0218 24007KT P6SM SCT030 FM020000 18005KT P6SM SKC FM021000 22004KT 5SM BR FEW010 FM021300 22005KT P6SM FEW015 SCT025 FM021700 21008KT P6SM SCT035
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

 Business Name   Contact    Services / Description  Fuel Prices Comments
Southwest Airport Services UNICOM 122.95
281-484-6551
toll-free 1-800-426-5237
[web site]
[email]
Since 1985, Ellington's premier full-service F.B.O. providing 24-Hour/365 Day support - Fuel (Quick Turns), GPUs, First Class Pilot & Passenger Lounges, Catering, Transportation/Lodging Arrangements, Conference Room, WiFi, Ample Ramp Space, Hangar Space & Tie Downs, Courtesy/Crew Vehicles, Vending & Kitchen Area, Flight Planning/Weather Center.
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100LL Jet A
FS $6.16 $6.07 
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Where to Stay: Hotels, Motels, Resorts, B&Bs, Campgrounds

 In this space we feature lodging establishments that are convenient to the Ellington Field Airport. If your hotel/inn/B&B/resort is near the Ellington Field Airport, provides convenient transportation, or is otherwise attractive to pilots, flight crews, and airport users, consider listing it here.  
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AirNav users who flew into KEFD have stayed at...

Miles Price ($)
HOWARD JOHNSON CLEARLAKE 2.1 60-61
BAY AREA INN & SUITES 4.6 80-81
ECONO LODGE AT NASA 5.3 45-55
HILTON HOUSTON NASA CLEAR LAKE 6.1 110-150
SUPER 8 HOUSTON/NASA/WEBSTER AREA 5.3 72-115
HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON HOUSTONCLEAR LAKE 4.4 109-259
 

Other hotels near Ellington Field Airport

Miles Price ($)
HAMPTON INN AND SUITES HOUSTON PASADENA 2.2 
SUPER 8 PASADENA TX 3.5 63-80
LA QUINTA INN & SUITES PASADENA 3.5 96-101
SUN SUITES OF HOBBY CLEARLAKE 3.6 50-60
CANDLEWOOD SUITES HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE 3.6 89-120
BUDGET INN 4.1 63-120
EXECUTIVE INN 4.2 52-60
TOWNEPLACE SUITES BY MARRIOTT HOUSTON CLEAR LAKE 4.3 114-115
RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT HOUSTON CLEAR LAKE 4.3 129-130
STAYBRIDGE SUITES WEBSTER 4.4 156-166
HILTON GARDEN INN HOUSTON/CLEAR LAKE NASA 4.4 159-160
HOLIDAY INN HOUSTON WEBSTER 4.4 128-180
LA QUINTA INN & SUITES CLEARLAKE / WEBSTER 4.5 102-103
HAMPTON INN & SUITES HOUSTON CLEAR LAKE NASA 4.5 99-119
EXTENDED STAY DELUXE HOUSTON - NASA - BAY AREA BOULEVARD 4.6 75-95

Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the actual route traveled and the location of the travel start on the airport.
    

Hotels in other cities near Ellington Field Airport

14 in Webster
2 in South Houston
8 in Pasadena
3 in League City
10 in Pearland
7 in Seabrook
8 in La Porte
5 in Kemah
6 in Channelview
1 in Dickinson
6 in Alvin
15 in Baytown
1 in Manvel
344 in Houston
3 in La Marque
 

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