Houston Southwest Airport
|Houston Southwest Airport|
|IATA: none – ICAO: KAXH – FAA LID: AXH|
|Owner||James Griffith, Jr.|
|Elevation AMSL||68 ft / 21 m|
|Sources: airport web site and FAA|
Houston Southwest Airport or Houston-Southwest Airport (ICAO: KAXH, FAA LID: AXH) is a public-use airport located in Arcola, a city in Fort Bend County, Texas, United States, 15 miles (24 km) southwest of the central business district of Houston. It is privately owned by James Griffith, Jr.
Facilities and aircraft
Houston-Southwest Airport covers an area of 165 acres (67 ha) which contains one runway designated 9/27 with a 5,003 x 100 ft (1,525 x 30 m) asphalt surface. For the 12-month period ending January 27, 2006, the airport had 46,381 aircraft operations, an average of 127 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% military and <1% air taxi. At that time there were 151 aircraft based at this airport: 74% single-engine and 26% multi-engine.
Business on the field
Houston-Southwest Airport is the home of several maintenance operations and flight schools. The maintenance facilities include Murmer Aircraft Services, Aeroplus Interiors, Parker Aircraft, LLC., and Aircraft, Cylinder, & Engine Services. Murmer Aircraft Services and Aeroplus Interiors work together to meet the interior refurbishing and exterior painting needs of light to midsize general aviation aircraft. Parker Aircraft, LLC., and Aircraft, Cylinder, & Engine Services specialize in light aircraft maintenance. The flight schools include Dutch Wings Flight School & Pilot Supply Store, Success Aviation, and Texas Tail Draggers.
- Houston Southwest Airport, official site
- FAA Airport Master Record for AXH ( PDF), effective 2007-12-20
- Great Circle Mapper: KAXH - Houston, Texas (Houston Southwest Airport)
- Resources for this airport:
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