Skydive Houston Airport

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Skydive Houston Airport
IATA: noneICAO: noneFAA LID: 37XA
Summary
Airport type Private
Owner Richard D. Davis, LLP
Serves Waller, Texas
Elevation AMSL 235 ft / 72 m
Coordinates 29°59′36″N 095°55′49″W / 29.99333°N 95.93028°W / 29.99333; -95.93028
Website www.SkydiveHouston.com
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 4,190 1,277 Asphalt/Treated
N/S 3,030 924 Turf
Statistics (1962)
Aircraft operations 15,500
Based aircraft 50
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Skydive Houston Airport (FAA LID: 37XA, formerly 37X) is a privately owned, private airport located in unincorporated Waller County, Texas, United States. It is four nautical miles (7 km) south of the central business district of Waller[1] and is northwest of Houston. It was formerly known as Skylake Airport.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Skydive Houston Airport covers an area of 55 acres (22 ha) at an elevation of 235 feet (72 m) above mean sea level and has two runways. Runway 17/35 has a 4,190 x 50 ft (1,277 x 15 m) treated asphalt pavement. Runway N/S has a 3,030 x 53 ft (924 x 16 m) turf surface.[1]

For the 12-month period ending February 24, 1995, the airport had 15,500 general aviation aircraft operations, an average of 42 per day. At that time there were 50 aircraft based at this airport: 88% single-engine, 8% multi-engine, 2% helicopter and 2% glider.[1]

Information as of July 7, 2008:[2] Runway 17/35 is closed, with "X's" marked on the asphalt. Turf runway is used by all aircraft at this time. Unicom is 122.9. There is no fuel or any other aviation businesses at the airport. It is an aviation community, but there are no known EAA, USUA, ASC or other clubs in operation at Skydive Houston.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 37X (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-04-10
  2. ^ Home-owner on site

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