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SPS

Sheppard AFB/wichita Falls Municipal
Wichita Falls, Texas

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FAA Identifier: SPS
Latitude/Longitude: 33-59-19.6900N / 098-29-30.8500W
33.9886 / -98.4917
Elevation: 1019 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 05E (2010)
Land Area Covered: 3800 acres
From City: 5 nautical miles N of Wichita Falls, TX
County/Parish: Wichita, TX
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Sectional Chart: Dallas-Ft Worth
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Fort Worth Center (ZFW)
FSS: Fort Worth Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
CTAF: 119.75
RDR 261.7
RDR 126.7
PTD 372.2
PMSV METRO 339.65
LCL/P 119.75
LCL/P 279.525
GND/P 289.4
GND/P 125.5
EMERG 121.5
EMERG 243.0
DEP/P 316.075
DEP/P 120.4
DEP/P 292.3
CD/P 121.2
CD/P 282.225
ATIS 269.9
ATIS 132.05
APCH/P DEP/P BASIC RADAR 118.2
APCH/P DEP/P BASIC RADAR 269.025
MNT 1200 - 0200Z++ MON-FRI, 1800 - 2300Z++ SUN, EXC HOL.
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 SERVICE PROVIDED BY FORT WORTH ARTCC ON FREQS 133.5/350.35 (WICHITA FALLS NR 2 RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Minor
Power Plant Repair: Minor
Bottled oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 15C/33C
Dimensions: 10002 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 15L/33R
Dimensions: 6000 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 15R/33L
Dimensions: 13100 x 300 ft.
Surface: Portland cement concrete
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 17/35
Dimensions: 7021 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Air Force Owned
Owner: United States Air Force.
Sheppard AFB
Wichita Falls, TX 76311

Manager: Jon Waltjen
4000 Armstrong Dr, Ste 8
Wichita Falls, TX 76305
940-676-7119
Sectional Map:
Remarks:
  • 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.
  • TRAN ALERT: OPR 1200-0200Z++ WKD; 1800-2300Z++ SUN, CLSD SAT AND HOL.
  • 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.
  • 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 EXC HOL.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • RSTD: PPR, 24 HR PN RQR, CTC AFLD OPS DSN 736-2180/6474, C940-676-2180/6474.
  • 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.
  • 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 RYS.
  • RSTD: TRAN ACFT LTD TO ONE APCH TO A FULL STOP LDG DUR STU TRNG.
  • MIGRATORY BIRD ACTIVITY ON & INVOF ARPT FM OCT-APR.
  • FBO 940-855-5460.
  • RY 15C FIRST 2000 FT & LAST 1000 FT CONC; MIDDLE ZONE ASPH.
  • FIRST & LAST 1000 FT CONC; MIDDLE ZONE ASPH.
  • WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT MALSR RY 33L - CTAF.
  • TFC PAT: LGT ACFT 800 FT AGL; CONVENTIONAL & JET 1300 FT AGL. OVERHEAD RY 15R/33L 1800 FT AGL.
  • BAK 15 (175' OVRN).
  • MA-1A CHAG (145' OVRN).
  • BAK 15 (175' OVRN).
  • MA-1A CHAG (145' OVRN).
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
F14 Wichita Valley Wichita Falls, TX - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 8 miles
CWC Kickapoo Downtown Wichita Falls, TX - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 9 miles
1O1 Grandfield Muni Grandfield, OK - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 22 miles
3O5 Walters Muni Walters, OK - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 27 miles
92F Chattanooga Sky Harbor Chattanooga, OK - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 28 miles
T39 Archer City Muni Archer City, TX - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 29 miles
FDR Frederick Rgnl Frederick, OK - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 38 miles
LAW Lawton-Fort Sill Rgnl Lawton, OK - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 40 miles
DUC Halliburton Field Duncan, OK - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 45 miles
ONY Olney Muni Olney, TX - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 48 miles
F05 Wilbarger County Vernon, TX - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 48 miles
0F2 Bowie Muni Bowie, TX - Public Dallas-Ft Worth 49 miles
Nearby Private Airports: (20 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
4XA5 Dave Eby Field Burkburnett, TX - Private Dallas-Ft Worth 3 miles
52XA Klinkerman Wichita Falls, TX - Private Dallas-Ft Worth 6 miles
29TA Cactus Hill Wichita Falls, TX - Private Dallas-Ft Worth 12 miles
7TX0 Danaher Wichita Falls, TX - Private Dallas-Ft Worth 12 miles
4TA5 Lucky G Holliday, TX - Private Dallas-Ft Worth 13 miles
TE10 Pierce Henrietta, TX - Private Dallas-Ft Worth 19 miles
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