KBRO
Airport
Brownsville/South Padre Island International
Brownsville, Texas

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 04/03/2014 - 5/29/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA/ICAO Identifier:BRO / KBRO (Bravo-Romeo-Oscar)
Lat/Lng: 25.9068333333, -97.4258333333
25-54-24.6000N, 097-25-33.0000W
Estimated by NGS on 02/21/2008
Elevation: 22 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 08/19/2011
Magnetic Variation: 07E, (1985), [4E (2014)]
Sectional: BROWNSVILLE
From City: 4nm E of Brownsville

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 09/1937
Attended: Continuous
for Aircraft Service Call 956-542-9111/5852/0245.
Control Tower: yes 0600-0000 (local)
Type: ATCT
Hours: 18
Days Tower Operational: ALL
ARTCC: Houston Center (ZHU)
FSS: San Angelo FSS (SJT)
NOTAMs and Weather: BRO NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: Dusk-Dawn. When ATCT Closed Activate MALSR Runway 13R - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: yes
ARFF: I B S 05/1973
When ATCT Closed Req ARFF Assistance Thru Houston ARTCC or San Angelo Afss. Prior Permission 24 Hrs for Unscheduled Air Carrier Operations with More than 30 Passenger Seats Call Airport Manager 956-542-4373.

Communications

CTAF: 118.900
UNICOM: 122.950
Weather: ASOS 956-546-4540
ATIS: 128.55
operates continuously
Tower:
Contact 'Brownsville Tower'
118.9, 239.3
Ground:
Contact 'Brownsville Ground'
121.9
Approach:
Contact 'VALLEY' Approach
119.5, 257.6
Departure:
Contact 'VALLEY' Departure
119.5, 257.6
Emergency:
121.5, 243.0
Master Airport: CRP (CORPUS CHRISTI INTL)
Master Provides: Basic Radar Contact Approach Control Within 25 NM.

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: High pressure
Bulk Oxygen: High pressure
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Air Freight, Avionics, Cargo handling, Charter, Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental, Aircraft Sales

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 48
Multi Engine GA: 7
Total: 55

Annual Operations

For year ending: 10/31/2013
Commercial Carriers: 269
AirTaxi: 6497
Local GA (< 20 miles): 3837
Non-local GA: 11637
Military Operations: 9081
Total: 31321

Ownership

Owner: City of Brownsville
Box 911
Brownsville, Tx 78520
956-542-4373
Manager: Larry a. Brown
Director of Aviation.
700 Amelia Earhart
Brownsville, Tx 78521-5721
956-542-4373

Runways

Runways: 13L/31R
13R/31L
17/35

Runway 13L/31R

Length: 3000 feet
by Ngs on 02/10/2005
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Fair Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 10,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 50,000 lbs
End 13L End 31R
Takeoff Run Available (TORA): 3000 feet 3000 feet
Takeoff Distance Available (TODA): 3000 feet 3000 feet
Accelerate-Stop Distance Available (ASDA): 3000 feet 3000 feet
Landing Distance Available (LDA): 3000 feet 3000 feet
True Alignment: 135, (131 Magnetic) 315, (311 Magnetic)
Right Hand Pattern:   Yes
Runway Markings: Basic, Fair Condition Basic, Fair Condition
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Elevation at End: 17.4' MSL 18.9' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 19.1' MSL 19.1' MSL
Objects: Tree  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 29:1 50:1
Object Height: 56' AGL  
Object Distance: 1854' Along centerline
284' Left of centerline
 

Runway 13R/31L

Length: 7399 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 08/19/2011
Width: 150 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or Plastic Grooved
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 75,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 170,000 lbs
Dual Tandem Wheel aircraft: 240,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: High Intensity
End 13R End 31L
Takeoff Run Available (TORA): 7399 feet 7399 feet
Takeoff Distance Available (TODA): 7399 feet 7399 feet
Accelerate-Stop Distance Available (ASDA): 7399 feet 7399 feet
Landing Distance Available (LDA): 7399 feet 7399 feet
True Alignment: 135, (131 Magnetic) 315, (311 Magnetic)
ILS Type: ILS/DME  
Right Hand Pattern: Yes  
Runway Markings: Precision Instrument, Good Condition Precision Instrument, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Elevation at End: 17.1' MSL 20.0' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 19.0' MSL 20.2' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:   68' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:   3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:   4-light PAPI on left side of runway
Runway Visual Range Equipment Location: Touchdown  
Approach Lights: MALSR - 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights  
Objects: Tree Tree
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Precision Instrument Runway Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile
Object Clearance Slope: 33:1 22:1
Object Height: 31' AGL 24' AGL
Object Distance: 1224' Along centerline
369' Left of centerline
751' Along centerline
611' Left of centerline

Runway 17/35

Length: 6000 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 08/19/2011
Width: 150 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Good Condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or Plastic Grooved
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 75,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 144,000 lbs
Dual Tandem Wheel aircraft: 150,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 17 End 35
Takeoff Run Available (TORA): 6000 feet 5532 feet
Takeoff Distance Available (TODA): 6000 feet 5532 feet
Accelerate-Stop Distance Available (ASDA): 6000 feet 5532 feet
Landing Distance Available (LDA): 5810 feet 5532 feet
True Alignment: 182, (178 Magnetic) 002, (358 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Displaced Threshold Distance: 190'  
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Elevation at End: 19.7' MSL 22.2' MSL
Elevation at Displaced Threshold: 19.4' MSL  
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 19.4' MSL 22.4' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 50' AGL 55' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on left side of runway 4-Box VASI on left side of runway
Objects: Tree Tree
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile
Object Clearance Slope: 14:1 15:1
Object Height: 37' AGL 30' AGL
Object Distance: 722' Along centerline
140' Left of centerline
660' Along centerline
312' Right of centerline

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

A110*G-This Airport Has Been Surveyed by the National Geodetic Survey.
A30-13L/31R-Runway Closed Perm.
Flight Notification Service (Adcus) Available.
Taxiway J Lmtd to Aircraft 12500 Lbs or Less.
Right Traffic When ATCT Closed for Runways 13R & 31R only.
Two Lgtd Oil Derricks Located Aprxly 5 NM NE at or Below 500 Ft AGL.
Birds on & in View of Airport.
NW Corner of Taxiway B South of Runway 13R Holdline not Visible from ATCT.
Taxiway a East of Runway 13R/31L Closed Indefinitely.
Taxiway E North of Taxiway D & Taxiways J & K not Available for Air Carrier Operations.
Taxiway J Closed Between Runway 13R/31L & Taxiway H Indefinitely.
Taxiway E Closed Between Taxiway D & Taxiway H Indefinitely.
Taxiway K Closed Indefinitely.

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