ELLINGTON
Latitude: 29-36-26.4 N
Longitude: 95-9-31.5 W
Elevation: 32.7 ft.
Variation: 5 E 2000
From city: 15 miles SE of HOUSTON, TX
ARTCC: ZHU
Section chart: HOUSTON
Time Zone: UTC-6(-5DT)
EFD (KEFD)
HOUSTON, TX
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
04/03/2014 - 05/29/2014
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: Airport traffic control tower
Tower Hours: 24 Hours
FSS: MONTGOMERY COUNTY FSS (CXO)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: EFD (ELLINGTON)
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: SS-SR
Beacon: Clear and Green
SS-SR
Fuel: 100LL, A
Fire and Rescue: ARFF Index IV A certified on 07/20/1987
RY 17L/35R & TWY B EAST OF RY 17R/35L NOT AVAILABLE FOR ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 9 PSGR SEATS.
Int'l Operations:  
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
CITY OF HOUSTON
16930 JFK BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77032
UNITED STATES
Phone: 281-233-3000
MANAGER:
BRIAN RINEHART
BLDG 510 ELLINGTON FIELD
HOUSTON, TX 77034
UNITED STATES
Phone: 713-847-4200
General Remarks
•  TWY B UNLGTD EAST OF RY 17R/35L; DALGT USE ONLY.
•  BE ALERT FOR MIL ACFT AT 1600 ASL MAKING OVHD APCHS.
•  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.
•  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.
•  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.
•  ARPT CLSD TO ACFT WITH WINGSPAN 171 FT OR GREATER EXCEPT 24 HRS PPR 281-433-1612.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 122.95 MHz  
ATIS: 135.575 MHz 281-464-4190 24 Hours
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
RADAR TYPE: GCA 24 Hours
ELLINGTON EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
  243 MHz EMERG  
ELLINGTON GROUND: 121.6 MHz GND/P  
  275.8 MHz GND/P  
ELLINGTON TOWER: 126.05 MHz LCL/P  
  253.5 MHz LCL/P  
HOUSTON APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 134.45 MHz APCH/P DEP/P CLASS B SOUTH
  134.45 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
  284 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
HOUSTON DEPARTURE: 284 MHz DEP/P CLASS B (SOUTH)
Other - (ANG OPS COMD POST): 288.5 MHz ANG OPS COMD POST  
Other - (ANG OPS/COMD POST): 142.2 MHz ANG OPS/COMD POST  
Other - (PMSV): 372.2 MHz PMSV  
Other - (RDR): 134.1 MHz RDR  
  271.3 MHz RDR  
  284 MHz RDR  
  390.8 MHz RDR  
  396 MHz RDR  
Remarks:
•  FOR COMD POST CALL LONE STAR.
•  ANG FM 41.00 AVBL 0630-1600LCL PRIOR REQUEST ONLY MON-FRI.
•  FOR ANG OPS CALL TEXAN OPS.
Radio AIDS To Navigation
ILS/DME:
Rwy End Type ID Frequency Channel Remarks
Rwy 17R ILS I-LPV 110.3 MHz  
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE IE.
Rwy 22 ILS I-FNF 110.1 MHz  
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE IE.
Rwy 35L ILS I-EFD 111.1 MHz  
•  ILS CLASSIFICATION CODE IT.


NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
TACAN EFD ELLINGTON   24 Hours 0.1 nm 29.7°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  TACAN AZM & DME UNUSBL 150-160 BYD 25 NM BLO 2500 FT; 080-095 BYD 15 NM BLO 5000 FT.
NDB JPA SANJAC 347 KHz 24 Hours 5.9 nm 231.7°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  NDB LOCATED 2914.12' FROM AER; 1204.16' RIGHT OF CENTERLINE.
VOT HOU HOUSTON WM P HOBBY 108.4 MHz 24 Hours 6.7 nm 109.9°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOR/DME HUB HOBBY 117.1 MHz 24 Hours 6.8 nm 115.2°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOR/DME MHF TRINITY 113.6 MHz 24 Hours 21.8 nm 279.8°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VORTAC IAH HUMBLE 116.6 MHz 24 Hours 23.1 nm 155.1°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VORTAC MONITORED BY ATCT.
•  VOR PORTION UNUSABLE BYD 30 NM BLO 2000 FT.
•  DME UNUSABLE 015-090 BYD 30 NM BLO 2000 FT; 130-320 BYD 30 NM BLO 2000 FT; 175-185 BYD 20 NM BLO 3000 FT; 230-250 BYD 20 NM BLO 3000 FT; 230-250 BYD 25 NM BLO 5000 FT.
•  TACAN AZIMUTH UNSUABLE 040-055 BLO 5000 FT; 150-320 BYD 10 NM ALL ALTS; 150-320 BLO 4500 FT.
•  VOR PORTION UNUSABLE 060-070 BYD 35 NM ALL ALTS; 175-185 BYD 20 NM BLO 3000 FT.
NDB BVP NIXIN 326 KHz 24 Hours 23.3 nm 172.8°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
LVJ WX ASOS 118.525 MHz 281-992-1853 6.7 nm
HOU WX ASOS   713-847-1462 6.7 nm
MCJ WX AWOS-3 119.575 MHz   14.0 nm
•  STAND-ALONE FACILITY NOT ASSOCIATED WITH AN AIRPORT OR NAVAID.
AXH WX AWOS-3 123.625 MHz 281-431-6572 23.9 nm
IAH WX ASOS   281-443-6397 24.3 nm
Runways
04/22
Dimensions: 8001 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: CONC
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment: GRVD
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 100,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 164,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 300,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem: 668,000 lbs
  Runway 04 Runway 22
True Alignment: 44° 224°
Traffic Pattern: Right  
Markings: Non-precision instrument Precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 29-35-53.4285 N 29-36-50.5423 N
Longitude: 95-9-46.759 W 95-8-43.9709 W
Elevation: 26.1 ft. 30.4 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 50 ft. AGL 50 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights:   MALSR: 1400 feet medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Centerline Lights: yes yes
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 30.4 ft. 30.7 ft.
TORA: 8001 ft. 8001 ft.
TODA: 8001 ft. 8001 ft.
ASDA: 8001 ft. 8001 ft.
LDA: 8001 ft. 8001 ft.

17L/35R
Dimensions: 4609 ft. x 80 ft.
Surface Type: CONC
Surface Condition: FAIR
Treatment:  
Runway Edge Lights:  
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 24,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 63,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 145,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem: 300,000 lbs
  Runway 17L Runway 35R
True Alignment: 179° 359°
Traffic Pattern:   Right
Markings: Basic Basic
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 29-37-6.4914 N 29-36-20.8769 N
Longitude: 95-9-22.3509 W 95-9-21.3014 W
Elevation: 31.3 ft. 30 ft.
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 32.7 ft. 32.4 ft.
TORA: 4609 ft. 4609 ft.
TODA: 4609 ft. 4609 ft.
ASDA: 4609 ft. 4609 ft.
LDA: 4609 ft. 4609 ft.

17R/35L
Dimensions: 9000 ft. x 150 ft.
Surface Type: CONC
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment: GRVD
Runway Edge Lights: High Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel: 100,000 lbs
   Double Wheel: 190,000 lbs
   Double Tandem: 590,000 lbs
   Dual Double Tandem: 800,000 lbs
  Runway 17R Runway 35L
True Alignment: 179° 359°
Traffic Pattern:   Right
Markings: Precision instrument Precision instrument
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 29-37-5.9916 N 29-35-36.9141 N
Longitude: 95-9-51.816 W 95-9-49.7535 W
Elevation: 32 ft. 27.6 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 48 ft. AGL 32 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:
Visual Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left 4-light PAPI on left
Approach Lights: MALSF: 1400 feet medium intensity approach light system with sequenced flashers MALSF: 1400 feet medium intensity approach light system with sequenced flashers
Centerline Lights: yes yes
Runway End Identifier Lights: No No
TDZE: 32 ft. 27.6 ft.
TORA: 9000 ft. 9000 ft.
TODA: 9000 ft. 9000 ft.
ASDA: 9000 ft. 9000 ft.
LDA: 9000 ft. 9000 ft.

Heliports
None