KDWH David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (480 acres) Spring, TX Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KEYQ] 9 SW ; [KIAH] 12 SE ; [KIWS] 16 SW ; [KCXO] 19 N ;(ave. distance: 14 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 154 (123 single-props, 21 … Continue reading

[KSMO] Update: City Issues 30-Day Notices for Both Airport FBO’s to Vacate

It has been many decades of hard work, and the end-result may soon be here: closure of this unneeded airport to eliminate health hazards, add parks, and better serve the local community. Airport neighbors are severely impacted, mainly by charter jets … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2015Q1]

The following table presents a chronology for the first quarter of 2015, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. civil aviation accidents, as well as a few selected non-fatal accidents and incidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, and a … Continue reading

After Decades of Delay, Possible Progress to Get the Lead Out of U.S. Aviation Fuel

An FAA Press Release on July 10, 2014 announced that FAA has received nine candidate lead-free fuel formulations to soon be evaluated. This is part of a decades-delayed program to phase out dangerous lead that is still being added to aviation fuels. … Continue reading


KCXO Lone Star Executive Airport (1,277 acres) Conroe, TX Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KDWH] 19 S ; [6R3] 21 E ; [KIAH] 22 S ; [KUTS] 25 N ;(ave. distance: 22 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 327 (236 single-props, 33 multi-props) … Continue reading


KIWS West Houston Airport (200 acres) Houston, TX Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KEYQ] 7 N ; [KTME] 12 W ; [KSGR] 12 S ; [KDWH] 16 NE ;(ave. distance: 12 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 0 Operations & ATC: (est. 282 … Continue reading

Houston, TX (Intercontinental) – OEP:KIAH

8-15-2015 KIAH GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL/HOUSTON AIRPORT (10,000 acres) Houston, TX Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KDWH] 12 NW ; [KEYQ] 16 W ; [KIWS] 20 SW ; [KHOU] 21 S ;(ave. distance: 17 nm) Total Based Aircraft:39 (2 multi-props, 37 jets) … Continue reading