General Aviation

Fort Worth Spinks Airport (ICAO: KFWS, FAA LID: FWS) is a city-owned, public-use airport located 14 nautical miles (26 km) south of the central business district of Fort Worth, in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. It is one of few airports in the country to have Class E airspace and a control tower.

airfield

Airfield Designed to FAA Group II Standards, Fully Lighted

A paved 6,002-foot runway coupled with a 4,000-foot turf runway provides flexible options suitable for small props, small, medium and long-range jets as well as regional aircraft. Only minutes from downtown Fort Worth, Burleson, Arlington and Mansfield, Spinks Airport is a control-towered field with many facilities to include:

  • All-weather 6,002-foot runway capable of handling small, medium and long-range jets as well as regional aircraft
  • A 4,000-foot turf runway provides flexible options suitable for small props and aerobatic aircraft

Location

FAA Identifier: FWS
Lat/Long: 32-33-54.820N / 097-18-29.080W
32-33.91367N / 097-18.48467W
32.5652278 / -97.3080778
(estimated)
Elevation: 700 ft. / 213.4 m (surveyed)
Variation: 700 ft. / 213.4 m (surveyed)
From City: 14 miles S of Fort Worth, TX

Airport Communications

CTAF: 124.625
UNICOM: 122.7
Spinks Ground: 119.475 [0700-2000]
Spinks Tower: 124.625 [0700-2000]
Regional Approach: 135.975
Regional Departure: 135.975
WX AWOS-3: 120.025 (817-426-4172)

Airport Operations

Airport Use: Open to the public
Activation Date: 07/1988
Sectional Chart: DALLAS-FT WORTH
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: FORT WORTH CENTER
FSS: FORT WORTH FLIGHT
SERVICE STATION [1-800-WX-BRIEF]
NOTAMs Facility: FWS (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0800-1700
Pattern Altitude: 1700 ft. MSL
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: DUSK-DAWN
ACTVT MALSR RY: 35L – CTAF
Beacon: white-green
(lighted land airport)

Runway Information

Runway 17R

Dimensions: 6002 x 100 ft. /1829 x 30 m
Surface: Asphalt, in good condition
Runway Edge Markings: Medium Intensity
Latitude: 32-34.350867N
Longitude: 097-18.579205W
Traffic pattern: Right

Runway 17L

Dimensions: 4000 x 60 ft. /1219 x 18 m
Surface: Turf
Runway Edge Markings: /35R REFLECTIVE MARKERS
80FT APART OUTLINE RY.
Operational Restrictions: AVBL ONLY DURG DALGT
/VFR AND DRY WEATHER
SFC CONDS.
Latitude: 32-34.35167N
Longitude: 097-18.38500W
Traffic pattern: Left

Runway 35L

Dimensions: 6002 x 100 ft. /1829 x 30 m
Surface: Asphalt, in good condition
Runway Edge Markings: Medium Intensity
Latitude: 32-33.361033N
Longitude: 097-18.581467W
Traffic pattern: Left

Runway 35R

Dimensions: 4000 x 60 ft. /1219 x 18 m
Surface: Turf
Runway Edge Markings: /35R REFLECTIVE MARKERS
80FT APART OUTLINE RY.
Operational Restrictions: AVBL ONLY DURG DALGT
/VFR AND DRY WEATHER
SFC CONDS.
Latitude: 32-34.35167N
Longitude: 097-18.38500W
Traffic pattern: Right

FBOs: Aircraft & Pilot Services

The airport offers high quality facilities and includes a full service FBO, multiple maintenance facilities, three flight schools, AWOS and car rental services. Numerous hotels, restaurants and retail shopping are within walking distance.


Harrison Aviation

Harrison Aviation is currently expanding, adding another 22,500 square foot executive hangar to accommodate growing interests from corporate clientele. With this additional square footage, the FBO will have a total of 45,000 square feet with the ability to accommodate a range of aircraft inclusive of a Gulfstream V.

  • Business center
  • Pilot’s lounge
  • On-site car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Hotel reservations
  • Gourmet catering

Aerial of Runways

View our Airport Diagram


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