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EFD

Ellington
Houston, Texas

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FAA Identifier: EFD
Latitude/Longitude: 29-36-26.4000N / 095-09-31.5000W
29.6072 / -95.1586
Elevation: 32 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 05E (2000)
Land Area Covered: 2362 acres
From City: 15 nautical miles SE of Houston, TX
County/Parish: Harris, TX
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 6/1/1942 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Houston
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Houston Center (ZHU)
FSS: Montgomery County Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: Ss-Sr
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
RDR 271.3
RDR 284.0
RDR 134.1
RDR 390.8
RDR 396.0
PMSV 372.2
LCL/P 126.05
LCL/P 253.5
GND/P 121.6
GND/P 275.8
EMERG 121.5
EMERG 243.0
ATIS 269.9
ATIS 135.575
ANG OPS/COMD POST 142.2
ANG OPS COMD POST 288.5
ANG FM 41.00 AVBL 0630-1600LCL PRIOR REQUEST ONLY MON-FRI.
FOR ANG OPS CALL TEXAN OPS.
FOR COMD POST CALL LONE STAR.
ANG OPS COMD POST 288.5.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: Low
Bulk oxygen: Low
Runway Information:
Runway: 04/22
Dimensions: 8001 x 150 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 100 K lbs.
Double wheel: 164 K lbs.
Double tandem: 300 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 17L/35R
Dimensions: 4609 x 80 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in fair condition
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 24 K lbs.
Double wheel: 63 K lbs.
Double tandem: 145 K lbs.
Runway: 17R/35L
Dimensions: 9001 x 150 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 100 K lbs.
Double wheel: 190 K lbs.
Double tandem: 590 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: City Of Houston
16930 Jfk Blvd
Houston, TX 77032
281-233-3000
Manager: Arturo Machuca
Bldg 510 Ellington Field
Houston, TX 77034
713-847-4200
Sectional Map:
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.
  • 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 O
  • 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 MSL 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 800-426-5237, C281-484-6551.
  • 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: POTENTIAL FOR TAIL HOOK SKIP ON RWY 17R/35L AND RWY 04/22 DUE TO CNTLN LGT WITHIN 200' OF RWY A-G. AGEAR: A-GEAR LGTD MRK PLACEMENT EXCEEDS 75' FR RWY EDGE.
  • ARPT CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN 171 FT OR GREATER EXCEPT 24 HRS PPR 281-433-1612.
  • SERVICE-FUEL: A++ (MIL).
  • ANG OPS COMD POST 288.5.
  • ANG: BASH PHASE II COND OCT-APR FOR MIGRATORY BIRDS. BASH PHASE I MAY-SEP.
  • JASU: 1(-95) 1(-86) 1(JETEX5).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • TPA: VFR RECTANGULAR 1100 FT; OVERHEAD 1600 FT; LGT ACFT 600 FT.
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  • BAK-14 BAK-12B(B) (1850').
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