Tstc Waco
Waco, 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/ICAO Identifier:CNW / KCNW
Lat/Lng: 31.6378055556, -97.0741388889
31-38-16.1000N, 097-04-26.9000W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 10/23/2011
Elevation: 470 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 10/23/2011
Magnetic Variation: 04E, (2015), [3E (2017)]
Sectional: SAN ANTONIO
From City: 8nm NE of Waco


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 05/1942
Attended: All year Every day 0700-1800 (local)
Control Tower: yes 0700-2300 (local)
Type: ATCT
Hours: 16
Days Tower Operational: ALL
Airspace Class: D, E, Class D Svc 0700-2300; Other Times Class E
ARTCC: Fort Worth Center (ZFW)
FSS: Fort Worth FSS (FTW)
NOTAMs and Weather: FTW NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Lights: When ATCT Closed MIRL Runway 17L/35R Preset Low Intensity; to Increase Intensity & Activate MALSR Runway 17L & PAPI Runways 17L & 35R - 121.7.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 124.000
UNICOM: 122.950
Weather: AWOS-3 254-867-3880 134.225
Contact 'Tstc Tower'
255.7, 124.0
Contact 'Tstc Ground'
Contact 'WACO' Approach
127.65, 227.125
Contact 'WACO' Departure
126.125, 227.125
Master Airport: ACT (WACO RGNL)
Master Provides: LAWRS
Tower Remarks: Approach/Departure Service Provided by Fort Worth ARTCC on Frequencies 133.3/269.5 (Waco RCAG) When Waco Approach Control Closed.


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Airframe Repair: Minor
Powerplant Repair: Minor
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Crop Dusting, Pilot Instruction

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 6
Multi Engine GA: 1
Total: 7

Annual Operations

For year ending: 05/24/2016
Local GA (< 20 miles): 30000
Non-local GA: 30000
Military Operations: 30000
Total: 90000


Owner: Texas State Tech College
Waco, Tx 76705
Manager: Kevin Dorton
Tstc, Airport Mgr
Waco, Tx 76705


Runways: 17L/35R

Runway 17L/35R

Length: 8600 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 10/23/2011
Width: 150 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Excellent Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 50,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 200,000 lbs
Dual Tandem Wheel aircraft: 450,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 17L End 35R
True Alignment: 178, (175 Magnetic) 358, (355 Magnetic)
ILS Type: ILS  
Right Hand Pattern:   Yes
Runway Markings: Precision Instrument, Good Condition Precision Instrument, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.2 0.2
Elevation at End: 469.8' MSL 456.0' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 469.9' MSL 462.0' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 52' AGL 41' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 4-light PAPI on right side of runway 4-light PAPI on left side of runway
Approach Lights: MALSR - 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights  
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: 50:1 50:1

Runway 17R/35L

Length: 6291 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 10/23/2011
Width: 75 feet
Surface: Porland Cement Concrete, Good Condition
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 25,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 76,000 lbs
Dual Tandem Wheel aircraft: 140,000 lbs
End 17R End 35L
True Alignment: 178, (175 Magnetic) 358, (355 Magnetic)
Right Hand Pattern: Yes  
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Elevation at End: 466.6' MSL 459.6' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 470.2' MSL 469.3' MSL
Runway End Centerline Lights: 17R/35L Green Centerline Reflectors Along Full Length of Runway.  
Objects:   Trees
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Other than utility runway with a visual approach Other than utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 18:1
Object Height:   52' AGL
Object Distance:   1179' Along centerline



Additional Remarks

Extensive Air Carrier Flight Training in Airport Traffic Area Surface to 3000' AGL.
Auxiliary Power Unit Available for Jet Aircraft.
Direct Line to Wx Sta.
Runway 17R-35L is An Unlit Runway and Used Primarily, but not Limited to, Taxiing and Helicopter Operations During Non-Daylight Hours.
Night Operations 24 Hrs Advance Notice Call 254-867-3866 or 254-867-4802.

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