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.
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.