- Houston Southwest Airport
is a public-use
airportlocated in Arcola, a city in Fort Bend County, Texas, United States, 15 miles (24 km) southwest of the central business districtof Houston. It is privately owned by James Griffith, Jr.
Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter
location identifierfor the FAA and IATA, Houston Southwest Airport is assigned AXH by the FAA but has no designation from the IATA. [ [http://gc.kls2.com/airport/KAXH Great Circle Mapper: KAXH - Houston, Texas (Houston Southwest Airport)] ]
Facilities and aircraft
Houston-Southwest Airport covers an area of 165
acres (67 ha) which contains one runwaydesignated 9/27 with a 5,003 x 100 ft (1,525 x 30 m) asphaltsurface. For the 12-month period ending January 27, 2006, the airport had 46,381 aircraft operations, an average of 127 per day: 98% general aviation, 2% military and <1% air taxi. At that time there were 151 aircraft based at this airport: 74% single-engine and 26% multi-engine.
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