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About Ellington Airport

Ellington Airport was acquired by the City of Houston in 1984 and now supports the operations of the United States military, NASA, and a variety of general aviation tenants. The airport is home to the annual Wings Over Houston Airshow and is also the place where many of the astronauts from the world-renowned Johnson Space Center receive their ongoing space training.

Ellington Airport is also home to the Houston Spaceport, the nation's 10th commercial spaceport.

 

Airport Diagram

 

Runway Dimensions

Runway Number Length (ft) Category
17R/35L 9,001 feet by 150 feet ILS Cat I
4/22 8,001 feet by 150 feet ILS Cat I
17L/35R 4,609 feet by 75 feet General Aviation

Navigational aids and other FAA-operated facilities which include:

  • 24hr air traffic control tower
  • TACAN
  • DME
  • ILS

General Information

  • FAR 139 Classs IV Airport
  • ARFF Index A
  • 24 hour Air Traffic Control

Frequencies

  • Ground Frequency 121.60
  • Tower Frequency 126.05
  • ATIS 135.575
  • ATIS Phone Number 281-464-4190, -4191 or -4192

Geographical Location

Latitude 29° 36'26'' (29.607333) Airport Reference Point Latitude 29° 36' 26.4"

Longitude 95° 10' (-95.158750) Airport Reference Point Longitude 95° 09' 31.5"

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