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Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport

Brownsville, TX

Phone: 956-542-4373
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Attendance: Attended
For Acft Service Call 956-542-9111/5852/0245.Year-round, 7 Days a Week,All
Tower:Air Traffic Control Tower, 18 hrs/day, everyday, year-roundTower Hrs: 0600-0000
Elevation:22 ft (6.7 m) (Surveyed)
Location:4.00 mi. E of Brownsville
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:ILS, DME, LOC, VOR, RNAV, GPS, TACAN
Runways:13L/31R, 13R/31L, 17/35
Longest paved runway: 7399 ft
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Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 6.60  (full service service)
Jet-A$ 5.49  (full service service)
100LL$ 5.49  (full serve service)
Jet-A$ 4.39  (full serve service)

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Runway 13L/31R

Dimensions:3000 x 75ft. / 914.4 x 22.9mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 10000 lb
Surface:asphalt, no surface treatment, in fair conditionRunway Edge Lights:
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
13L17.4ft. MSL
128° mag
135° true
0.1% up
No DataNo Data
31R18.9ft. MSL
308° mag
315° true
0.1% down
No Data

Runway 13R/31L

Dimensions:7399 x 150ft. / 2255.2 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:high
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
13R17.1ft. MSL
128° mag
135° true
0.0% up
precisionapproach: 1400ft/Medium-Intensity/Runway Alignment Indicators
runway visual range: Touchdown
ILS/DMETree, 369 ft Left of center, 31 ft high, 1,224 ft from end, 33:1 clearance slope
31L20.0ft. MSL
308° mag
315° true
0.0% down
No Dataprecisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
Tree, 611 ft Left of center, 24 ft high, 751 ft from end, 22:1 clearance slope

Runway 17/35

Dimensions:6000 x 150ft. / 1828.8 x 45.7mWeight Bearing Cap: Single wheel: 75000 lb
Surface:asphalt, grooved, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
1719.7ft. MSL
175° mag
182° true
0.0% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Light/Left-Side PAPI
190' Disp Threshold
Tree, 140 ft Left of center, 37 ft high, 722 ft from end, 14:1 clearance slope
3522.2ft. MSL
355° mag
2° true
0.0% down
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 4-Box/Left-Side VASI
Tree, 312 ft Right of center, 30 ft high, 660 ft from end, 15:1 clearance slope

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Hunt Pan Am/Brownsville Air Center
  • Maintenance
  • $6.60
  • $5.49
On field: N
UNICOM: 122.95
Southmost Aviation, Inc.
  • Maintenance
  • $5.49
  • $4.39
  • Rentals
  • Sales
  • Flight Training
On field: SW
UNICOM: 122.95
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Services at this airport:

Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: MajorBulk Oxygen: High
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead, Jet A
Transportation: Shuttle Bus, Limousine, Public
Rental Cars: 
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Customs: Airport of Entry

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Operations & More Information

Lat/Long:N25 54.4100' / W97 25.5500'
Charts:NACO: Brownsville Sectional
Mag Var:07E (1985)
ARTCC:Houston (ZHU)
FSS:San Angelo (SJT)
NOTAM Facility:BRO
Approach/Departure Control FacilityCRP
Pattern Altitude:Fixed Wing: 822 MSL
Wind Indicator:Lighted
Seg. Circle:Yes
Lighting:No data

Aircraft & Activity

Based GA Aircraft

Single Engine:47
Multi Engine:9

Airport Activity

GA Local:2,204
GA Itinerant:9,946
Air Taxi:6,184

(12-month period ending on 9/30/2014)

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Contact Addresses

Owner:Airport Manager:
City of BrownsvilleLarry A. Brown
Box 911700 Amelia Earhart
Brownsville, TX 78520Brownsville, TX 78521-5721
956-542-4373 (Office) 956-542-4373 (Office)
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