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Fort Worth Spinks Airport (FWS) in Fort Worth, Texas
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Historical Local Operations - Fort Worth Spinks Airport

Historical Wildlife Incidents - Fort Worth Spinks Airport

Fort Worth Spinks Airport (FWS)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 07/01/1988, Runways: 2, Land Area Covered By Airport: 822 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 23895.11*A, Location ID: FWS, Region: Southwest, District Office: TEX, Unicom Frequency: 122.700 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 124.625 MHz, Traffic Pattern Altitude: 1000, Aeronautical sectional chart: Dallas-Ft Worth, Airport To FSS Phone Number: 817-541-3474, Tie-In FSS ID: FTW, Tie-In FSS Name: Fort Worth, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 700 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: FAA OE/AAA (2014-09-18), Air traffic control tower: Yes, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCF, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZFW, Boundary ARTCC Name: Fort Worth, Airspace Determination: No Objection, Federal Agreements: NGY, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: FWS, Last Inspection Date: 02/02/2016, Inspection Group: Private contract personnel, Inspection Method: State
  • Location
  • State: Texas, County: Tarrant, City: Fort Worth, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 32° 33' 54.820'', Lng: -97° 18' 29.080'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 32.565228, Lng: -97.308078, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: NGS, Distance from central business district: 14 mi (S) Find on map
  • Owner
  • City Of Fort Worth, 4201 N. Main Street, Fort Worth, Tx 76106, 817-392-5400
  • Manager
  • Aaron Barth, 450 Alsbury Ct, Fort Worth, Tx 76028, 817-392-5434
  • Operations
  • Period: 12/31/2014 - 12/31/2015, Air Taxi Operations: 419, Itinerant Operations: 26,000, Local Operations: 40,971, Military Operations: 152
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 211, Multi Engine Aircraft: 36, Jet Engine Aircraft: 8, Helicopters: 10
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LLA, Magnetic Variation: 7E (Year 1985), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Lighting Schedule: See Rmk, Beacon Schedule: Ss-Sr, Airframe repair service availability/type: Major, Power Plant repair service availability/type: Major, Transient storage: HGR,TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: Yes, Other services: INSTR, RNTL
  • Remarks
  • ACTVT MALSR RY 35L - CTAF. WHEN ATCT CLSD MIRL RY 17R/35L PRESET ON MED INTST.

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 17L, True Alignment: 180, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 32° 34' 21.100'', Lng: -97° 18' 23.100'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 32.572528, Lng: -97.306417, Physical Elevation: 694 ft, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 50, Elevation Source: FAA OE/AAA (09/18/2014)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 35R, Right Traffic Pattern: Yes, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 32° 33' 41.500'', Lng: -97° 18' 23.100'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 32.561528, Lng: -97.306417, Physical Elevation: 695 ft, Controlling Object Description: GND, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 40, Object Height: 8 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 320.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 0B ft, Elevation Source: FAA OE/AAA (09/18/2014)

Runway 2

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 17R, True Alignment: 180, Right Traffic Pattern: Yes, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 32° 34' 21.052'', Lng: -97° 18' 34.755'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 32.572514, Lng: -97.309654, Physical Elevation: 700 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 40.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 700.4 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Controlling Object Description: PLINE, Object Mark Light: Marked, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 39, Object Height: 100 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 4150.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 0B ft, Elevation Source: FAA OE/AAA (09/18/2014), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 35L, True Alignment: 360, Instrument Landing System (ILS) Type: Instrument landing system, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Precision instrument, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 32° 33' 21.662'', Lng: -97° 18' 34.888'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 32.556017, Lng: -97.309691, Physical Elevation: 689 ft, Threshold Crossing Height: 51.0 ft, Glide Path Angle: 0.03 °, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 696.5 ft, Visual Glide Slope Indicators: P4L, Approach Light System: MALSR, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: PIR, Object Clear Slope: 50, Elevation Source: FAA OE/AAA (09/18/2014), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/14/2011)

National Wildlife Strike Incidents

2015-06-30
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Barn swallow, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: 1300, DAY.
2015-04-07
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Western meadowlark, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: BIRD WAS FOUND DEAD ON NORTHERN SECTION OF RWY 17R/35L. NO A/C REPORTED STRIKING THE BIRD TO THE ATCT.
2014-06-02
Time: Day (12:38), Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-58 BARON (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N513KX, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Departure, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Unknown bird, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: Other
Comments: OPER = KX INVESTMENTS INC SOURCE = FAA ASIAS
Remarks: A/C ON DEPARTURE STRUCK A BIRD. RETURNED TO LAND W/O INCIDENT. DMG REPT AS MINOR PER FAA STANDARDS.
2014-04-17
Time: Day (11:49), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Rain, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: PA-32 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N759C, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R, Above Ground: 50 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Barn swallow, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx OPERATOR / OWNER = STEVE HADLEY
Remarks: PILOT REPTD HEARING 2 THUMPS ON HIS A/C FROM THE BIRD. HE WAS 50 FEET OVER THE TDZ. REPTD NO DMG TO HIS A/C.
2014-04-17
Operator: Business, Aircraft: CESSNA LC-41 (Airplane), Registration: N7772T, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Barn swallow, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx OPERATOR / OWNER = VISTA HAVEN LEASING LLC
Remarks: NO DMG.
2014-04-09
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Killdeer, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO STRIKE REPTD. 953 AM DAY.
2014-03-06
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Cassin's sparrow, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: BIRD FOUND ON TWY A DURING ROUTINE ARPT INSPN. NO STRIKE REPTD.
2013-08-13
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Barn swallow, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO STRIKE REPTD. 1130 AM DAY.
2013-07-14
Time: Day (13:55), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-400 BJET (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N744C, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 35L, Speed: 95 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: Unknown bird - medium, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck Tail, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR/OWNER = CUTTER AVIATION / CUTTER FLIGHT MANAGEMENT
2013-07-05
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R/35L, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Western kingbird, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: CARCASS FOUND ON THE RWY DURING ROUTINE FOD CK. W/I 200 FEET FROM C/L. NO STRIKE REPTD.
2013-06-20
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Western meadowlark, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO STRIKE REPTD. BIRD FOUND W/I 250 FEET OF RWY C/L.
2013-06-03
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R/35L, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Western meadowlark, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx, Rx)
Remarks: BIRD CARCASS FOUND ON RWY. NO STRIKE COULD BE CONFIRMED BY TOWER.
2013-03-11
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17L/35R, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Red-tailed hawk, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
2012-10-09
Time: Day (08:45), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-172 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N8106U, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Rock pigeon, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-xx-x-xxxxxx OPERATOR / OWNER = ROBERT SHULKO / FLYWITHROBERT LLC
2012-09-17
Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 17R/35L, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Rock pigeon, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: ANOTHER PILOT REPTD SEEING THE BIRD REMAINS ON RWY AT 1800L. NO STRIKE REPTD.
2015 Incidents: 2, 2014 Incidents: 5, 2013 Incidents: 6, 2012 Incidents: 8, 2011 Incidents: 5, 2010 Incidents: 1
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fort Worth)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 1652 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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