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Data Effective: 11/07/2019 - 12/05/2019
SPS (KSPS)
SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI
WICHITA FALLS , TX - UNITED STATES
Summary
Latitude/Longitude 33-59-19.69 N / 98-29-30.85 W
Elevation 1019.1 FT
Variation 5 E 2010
From city 5 miles N of WICHITA FALLS, TX
ARTCC ZFW
Section chart DALLAS-FT WORTH
Time Zone UTC-6(-5DT)
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OPERATIONS
Airport Status Operational
Minimum Operational Network No
Facility use Open to the public
Control Tower Air traffic control tower plus radar approach ontrol
Tower Hours OPR 1200-0200Z++ MON-FRI; 1800-2300Z++ SUN; CLSD SAT AND HOL, OT USE CTAF.
Apch/Dep Hours OPR 1200-0200Z++ MON-FRI; 1800-2300Z++ SUN; CLSD SAT AND HOL, OT CTC FORT WORTH CENTER 133.5 350.35.
FSS FORT WORTH FSS (FTW)  Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
    NOTAMs Facility SPS (SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI)
    Attendance Continuous
    Wind Indicator Lighted
    Segmented Circle No
    Lights SEE RMK
    WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 33L - CTAF.
    Beacon Clear and Green
      SS-SR
    Landing Fee No
    Fuel 100LL, A
    Fire and Rescue ARFF Index I B
    Int'l Operations Not a Landing Rights Airport
     Not an Airport of Entry
    COMMUNICATIONS
    UNICOM: 122.95 MHz  
    CTAF: 119.75 MHz  
    ATIS: 132.05 MHz OPR 1200-0200Z++
    RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure
    RADAR TYPE: ASR-5 1200-0200Z++
    Other - (BASIC RADAR): 118.2 MHz BASIC RADAR  
      269.025 MHz BASIC RADAR  
    Other - (PMSV METRO): 339.65 MHz PMSV METRO  
    Other - (PTD): 372.2 MHz PTD
    MNT 1200 - 0200Z++ MON-FRI, 1800 - 2300Z++ SUN, EXC HOL.
     
    Other - (RADAR): 126.7 MHz RADAR  
      261.7 MHz RADAR  
    SHEPPARD APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 118.2 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
      269.025 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
    SHEPPARD CLERANCE DELIVERY: 121.2 MHz CD/P  
      282.225 MHz CD/P  
    SHEPPARD DEPARTURE: 120.4 MHz DEP/P  
      292.3 MHz DEP/P  
      316.075 MHz DEP/P  
    SHEPPARD EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
      243 MHz EMERG  
    SHEPPARD GROUND: 125.5 MHz GND/P  
      289.4 MHz GND/P  
    SHEPPARD TOWER: 119.75 MHz LCL/P  
      279.525 MHz LCL/P  
    Remarks:
    • PMSV METRO 339.65 FULL SVC AVBL 1000-0200Z++ MON-FRI; 1700-2300Z++SUN; CLSD SAT AND HOL. OT CTC 26 OWS DSN 331-2651, COM 318-529-2651.
    • PAR LCTD LAT 33-59-24.50N LONG 098-29-28.07W. ELEV 991.
    • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY FORT WORTH ARTCC ON FREQS 133.5/350.35 (WICHITA FALLS NR 2 RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.
    WEATHER
    ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
    SPS WX ASOS   940-855-9045 0.0 nm
    • OBSN AUGMENTED DUR AFLD OPR HR.
    • ASOS IS FIXED SENSOR LCTD NEAR S END RY 15R-33L; MEASURES CLOUDS UP TO MAX HGT 12,000 FT.
    CWC WX AWOS-3 119.625 MHz 940-766-2967 7.5 nm
    FDR WX ASOS 132.675 MHz 580-335-7591 32.8 nm
    LAW WX ASOS   580-581-1351 34.9 nm
    DUC WX AWOS-3 119.075 MHz 580-252-4547 39.2 nm
    RUNWAY 15C/33C
    Dimensions 10002 ft. x 150 ft.
    Surface Type ASPH-CONC
    RY 15C FIRST 2000 FT & LAST 1000 FT CONC; MIDDLE ZONE ASPH.
    Surface Condition  
    Treatment  
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 27/F/B/W/T
    Single Wheel  
    Double Wheel  
    Double Tandem  
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 15C

    True Alignment 158°
    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 34-0-22.56 N
    Longitude 98-29-49.71 W
    Elevation 1003.1 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 46 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights ALSF1
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 1003.1 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 33C

    True Alignment 338°
    Traffic Pattern  
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 33-58-50.66 N
    Longitude 98-29-5.69 W
    Elevation 989.4 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 48 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights ALSF1
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 989.4 ft.
    RUNWAY 15L/33R
    Dimensions 6000 ft. x 150 ft.
    Surface Type ASPH-CONC
    FIRST & LAST 1000 FT CONC; MIDDLE ZONE ASPH.
    Surface Condition  
    Treatment  
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 27/R/C/W/T
    Single Wheel  
    Double Wheel  
    Double Tandem  
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 15L

    True Alignment 158°
    Markings Non-precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 34-0-40.231 N
    Longitude 98-29-35.794 W
    Elevation 1019.1 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 40 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    TDZE 1019.1 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 33R

    True Alignment 338°
    Markings Non-precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 33-59-45.103 N
    Longitude 98-29-9.387 W
    Elevation 999.8 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 40 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    TDZE 1009.2 ft.
    RUNWAY 15R/33L
    Dimensions 13100 ft. x 300 ft.
    Surface Type CONC
    Surface Condition  
    Treatment  
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 75/R/C/W/T
    Single Wheel  
    Double Wheel  
    Double Tandem  
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 15R

    True Alignment 158°
    Traffic Pattern Right
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 34-0-13.6 N
    Longitude 98-29-58.2 W
    Elevation 998.3 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 55 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights MALSR
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 998.3 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 33L

    True Alignment 338°
    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 33-58-13.23 N
    Longitude 98-29-0.56 W
    Elevation 1000.2 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 56 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Approach Lights MALSR
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 1000.2 ft.
    RUNWAY 17/35
    Dimensions 7021 ft. x 150 ft.
    Surface Type ASPH
    Surface Condition  
    Treatment  
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 33/F/A/W/T
    Single Wheel  
    Double Wheel  
    Double Tandem  
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 17

    True Alignment 180°
    Traffic Pattern Right
    Markings Non-precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 33-58-56.702 N
    Longitude 98-29-44.753 W
    Elevation 1001.1 ft.
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 1011.5 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 35

    True Alignment
    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Non-precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 33-57-47.257 N
    Longitude 98-29-45.471 W
    Elevation 1014.1 ft.
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    TDZE 1015.4 ft.
    HELIPORTS
    None
    CHARTS

    Chart data valid from 0901Z 11/07/19 to 0901Z 12/05/19.

    AIRPORT DIAGRAM for SPS

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    CONTACTS

    OWNER

    UNITED STATES AIR FORCE.
    SHEPPARD AFB
    WICHITA FALLS, TX 76311
    UNITED STATES

    MANAGER

    JON WALTJEN
    FBO 940-855-5460.
    4000 ARMSTRONG DR, STE 8
    WICHITA FALLS, TX 76305
    UNITED STATES
    Phone: 940-676-7119
    REMARKS
    • TRAN ALERT: OPR 1200-0200Z++ WKD; 1800-2300Z++ SUN, CLSD SAT AND HOL.
    • RSTD: PPR, 24 HR PN RQR, CTC AFLD OPS DSN 736-2180/6474, C940-676-2180/6474.
    • DURING PERIODS WHEN CTL TWR IS CLSD EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN TAXIING; THE CIVIL ARPT IS LCTD TO THE S AND THE MIL RAMP IS LCTD TO THE W OF THE RWYS. FLD COND NOTAM (FICON) (RSC/RCR) NOT RPRTD WHEN TWR CLSD.
    • RSTD: TRAN ACFT LTD TO ONE APCH TO A FULL STOP LDG DUR STU TRNG.
    • MIGRATORY BIRD ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT FM OCT-APR.
    • CAUTION: "MIL ARPT CONDUCTS HI PERFORMANCE JET TRNG IN A HI DENSITY ENVIRONMENT WITHIN 95 NM OF KSPS, 1200-0200Z++ MON-FRI TO FL390, AND WHEN TWR HR EXTN BY NOTAM, OCCASIONALLY SAT AND SUN.
    • (A89) LC CALL TO FSS 855-5574.
    • A-GEAR: MA-1A RWY 15R-33L NOT RAISED, UNLESS 80TH FTW IS FLYING, RQR 30 MIN PN WHEN TWR OPR.
    • MISC: BASE OPS 1200-0200Z++ WKD; 1800-2300Z++ SUN; CLSD SAT AND HOL.
    • DUE TO CLOSE PROXIMITY OF RYS 33L & 33C USE VIGILANCE WITH MONITOR GND TRACK FOR THE HI-TACAN RY 33C APCH.
    • RSTD: SOLO STU N/A.
    • MISC: WX OBSERVATION LTD TO WEST DUE TO RSTD VIEW.
    • SERVICE-LGT: RWY 15R-33L PAPI RRP AND ILS RPI NOT COINCIDENTAL.
    • SERVICE-LGT: RWY 15C-33C PAPI GS AND ILS GS NOT COINCIDENTAL.
    • RSTD: ALL TRAN ACFT MUST BE CHOCKED 30 MIN PRIOR TO TRANS ALERT CLOSING; PPR EXPIRES 30 MIN PRIOR TO AFLD CLOSING.ALL TRAN ACFT RQRD TO ARR WITH CREW ORDERS FOR SECURITY FORCES
    • CAUTION: DO NOT CONFUSE PARL TWY WITH RWY 15R-33L.
    • MISC: AETC FTR ACFT EXP REDUCED RY SEPARATION: DAY/VFR, SIMILAR TYPE ACFT 3000 FT, DISSIMILAR TYPE ACFT 6000 FT, NIGHT 6000 FT ALL AETC ACFT. TRAN AETC ACFT NOTIFY TWR ON INITIAL CTC IF REDUCED RY SEPARATION IS NOT DESIRED.
    • MISC: MIL WX ADVSY/WARNING AVBL O/R-METRO.
    • SERVICE - TRAN ALERT: OPR 1130 -0300Z++ WKD; 1800-2300++ SUN; CLSD SAT AND HOL. QUALIFIED WEAPONS/MUNITIONS PERS NOT AVBL TO SAFE FTR TYPE ACFT.
    • JASU: 3(AM32-95) 1(MC-1) 3(AM/32A-86D).
    • FLUID: SP PRESAIR LOX.
    • SERVICE-OIL JOAP RESULTS AVBL 1345-2100Z++ WKD EXCHOL.
    • SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
    • MISC: CLASS D AIRSPACE EFF 1130-0300Z++ MON-FRI; 1800-2300Z++ SUN; EXC HOL; OT CLASS E.
    • CAUTION: ATC PERS IAW THE COOPERATIVE WX WATCH (CWW) WILL ALERT WX PERS ON ANY UNREPORTED WX COND THAT COULD AFFECT FLT SAFETY.
    • CAUTION: MIL ARPT CONDUCTS HI PERFORMANCE JET TRNG IN A HI DENSITY ENVIRONMENT 1400-0400Z++ MON-FRI AND WHEN TWR HR EXTN BY NOTAM; OCCASSIONALLY SAT. FOR ARR/DEP REQ OUTSIDE OF PUBLISHED HRS CTC THE AFLD OPS FLT/COMMAND POST AT C940-676-2616, DSN 736-2616.
    • MISC: TRAN MIL ACFT WILL NOT RCV SUPPORT FR SHEPPARD AFB OUTSIDE OF PUBLISHED HR. EXPECT NO AF SVC WHILE PRK AT THE RGN ARPT.
    • MISC: CTC BASE TAXI DSN 736-1843 C940-676-1843, OR U-DRIVE DSN 736-6813 C940-676-6813 PRIOR TO ARR.
    • RSTD: C135 ACFT AND EQUIVALENT PROH FOR SHOULDER FOD HAZ.
    • SERVICE-FUEL: A++.
    • RSTD: TWY K AND L CLSD EXC FOR MIL BASE ASSIGNED ACFT.
    • AFLD OPS FLT/COMMAND POST AT C940-676-2616.
    • RSTD: PAVEMENT NORTH OF TWY ECHO BTN RWY 17/35 AND AIRFIELD OPS CNTR APN UNUSBL. REMAIN ON TWY ECHO CNTRLN.