Shanks Ag Strip
Wharton, Texas

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/14/2017 - 11/9/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:61XS (Six-One-Xray-Sierra)
Lat/Lng: 29.3244138889, -96.02079
29-19-27.8900N, 096-01-14.8440W
Elevation: 100 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 06E, (1985), [3E (2017)]
Sectional: HOUSTON
From City: 4nm E of Wharton


Use: Private
Airspace Analysis: CONDITIONAL
Provided Mnm 20:1 Approach Slope to Each Runway End Maintained & VFR Use only.
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 09/1978
Attended: Continuous
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Houston Center (ZHU)
FSS: Montgomery County FSS (CXO)
Wind Indicator: None
Landing Fee: no



Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 3
Total: 3

Annual Operations

Total: 0


Owner: Robert R. Shanks
Rt 3 Box 69
Wharton, Tx 77488
Manager: Robert R. Shanks
Rt 3 Box 69
Wharton, Tx 77488


Runways: 07/25

Runway 07/25

Length: 2800 feet
Width: 80 feet
Surface: Grass / Sod
End 07 End 25
Objects: Trees Powerline
Object Height: 70' AGL 30' AGL
Object Distance: 1000' Along centerline 0' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

Owner Desires Airport not be Charted.
(A89) for Flight Plan Filing Call Cxo FSS 1-800-833-5602.

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