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Palacios Municipal Airport (PSX) in Palacios, Texas
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Palacios Municipal Airport (PSX)

  • General
  • Type: Airport, Status: Operational, Acivation Date: 08/01/1943, Runways: 3, Land Area Covered By Airport: 1538 acres, Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public, Site Number: 24462.*A, Location ID: PSX, Region: Southwest, District Office: TEX, Unicom Frequency: 122.800 MHz, Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF): 122.800 MHz, Aeronautical sectional chart: Houston, Tie-In FSS: No, Tie-In FSS ID: CXO, Tie-In FSS Name: Montgomery County, Tie-In FSS Toll-Free Number: 1-800-WX-BRIEF, Elevation: 14 ft, Elevation determination method: Surveyed, Elevation Source: NGS (2008-02-06), Air traffic control tower: No, Boundary ARTCC (FAA) computer ID: ZCH, Boundary ARTCC ID: ZHU, Boundary ARTCC Name: Houston, Airspace Determination: No Objection, Federal Agreements: NPR, NOTAM Service: Yes, NOTAM Facility ID: PSX, Last Inspection Date: 08/20/2014, Inspection Group: State aeronautical personnel, Inspection Method: State
  • Location
  • State: Texas, County: Matagorda, City: Palacios, GPS (Degrees): Lat: 28° 43' 39'', Lng: -96° 15' 03.400'', GPS (Seconds): Lat: 28.727500, Lng: -96.250944, GPS determination method: Estimated, Position Source: NGS (2008-02-06), Distance from central business district: 3 mi (NW) Find on map
  • Owner
  • City Of Palacios, Po Box 845, Palacios, Tx 77465, 361-972-3605
  • Manager
  • Peggy Georgi, Po Box 845, Palacios, Tx 77465, 361-972-3605
  • Operations
  • Period: 08/20/2013 - 08/20/2014, Itinerant Operations: 1,400, Local Operations: 4,200, Military Operations: 1,460
  • Aircraft
  • Single Engine Aircraft: 12
  • Additional
  • Fuel Types: 100LL, Magnetic Variation: 3E (Year 2015), Beacon Color: Clear-green (lighted land airport), Lighting Schedule: See Rmk, Beacon Schedule: Ss-Sr, Customs Airport Of Entry: No, Customs Landing Rights: No, Military/civil joint use agreement: No, Military Landing Rights: Yes, Non-Commercial Landing Fee: No, Transient storage: TIE, Wind direction indicator: Y-L, Segmented circle airport marker system: Yes
  • Remarks
  • MIRL RY 13/31 PRESET ON LOW INTST; TO INCR INTST ACTVT - CTAF.

Runway 1

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 08, True Alignment: 90, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Poor, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 28° 43' 49.395'', Lng: -96° 15' 43.512'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 28.730388, Lng: -96.262087, Physical Elevation: 11 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 12.5 ft, Controlling Object Description: TREES, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 16, Object Height: 16 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 460.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 0B ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Elevation Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/14/2011)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 26, True Alignment: 270, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Poor, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 28° 43' 49.214'', Lng: -96° 14' 47.337'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 28.730337, Lng: -96.246483, Physical Elevation: 12 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 12.5 ft, Controlling Object Description: TREE, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 9, Object Height: 20 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 392.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 98R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Elevation Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/14/2011)

Runway 2

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 13, True Alignment: 135, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Poor, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 28° 43' 50.607'', Lng: -96° 15' 26.465'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 28.730724, Lng: -96.257351, Physical Elevation: 12 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 13.4 ft, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Elevation Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 31, True Alignment: 315, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Non-precision instrument, Markings Condition: Poor, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 28° 43' 15.471'', Lng: -96° 14' 46.887'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 28.720964, Lng: -96.246358, Physical Elevation: 14 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 14.1 ft, Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL): Yes, Controlling Object Description: TREE, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 30, Object Height: 9 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 472.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 139R ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Elevation Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)

Runway 3

  • Base End
  • Base End ID: 18, True Alignment: 180, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 28° 43' 59.508'', Lng: -96° 14' 48.142'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 28.733197, Lng: -96.246706, Physical Elevation: 11 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 13.9 ft, Controlling Object Description: TREE, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 21, Object Height: 19 ft, Object Distance From Runway: 607.0 ft, Object Offset From Runway: 21L ft, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Elevation Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)
  • Reciprocal End
  • Reciprocal End ID: 36, Right Traffic Pattern: No, Runway Markings Type: Basic, Markings Condition: Good, Physical GPS (Degrees): Lat: 28° 43' 09.993'', Lng: -96° 14' 48.349'', Physical GPS (Seconds): Lat: 28.719443, Lng: -96.246764, Physical Elevation: 14 ft, Elevation At Touchdown Zone: 14.1 ft, FAA FAR Part 77 Category: Other than utility runway with a visual approach, Object Clear Slope: 50, Runway End Gradient: 0.1, Position Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Elevation Source: NGS (02/06/2008), Touchdown Zone Elevation Source: AVN (04/11/2011)

National Wildlife Strike Incidents

2014-08-03
Time: Day (10:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: PA-22 TP/COLT (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N8822D, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 36, Above Ground: 5 ft, Speed: 60 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: Red-tailed hawk, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER= ERIC MARSH xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx
Remarks: A/C SUFFERED SOME MINOR COSMETIC DMG BUT NOTHING MORE. I WAS FLARING WHEN I STRUCK THE BIRD. RWY HAS GRASS GROWING FROM IT AND I WAS UNABLE TO DISTINGUISH THE BIRD FROM THE PATCHES OF GRASS. I THINK IT WAS STANDING NEXT TO A PATCH. I WAS FOCUSED ON MY LDG WHEN MY WIFE SAW IT AND SAID "BIRD" AND THE NEXT MOMENT I STRUCK IT.

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