Photo Copyright: Blair McFarlain

Spotting guide for: KDWH - David Wayne Hooks Memorial
Map courtesy of Google Maps mapping service
Guide to map icons:

Publicly accessible areas that do not require any prior notification to spot.
Areas such as parking garages that require prior approval or notification to airport security to spot.
Areas that to not require notification to spot, but are at your own risk!  You may be asked to leave by Airport security or by police.
Restricted area!  Do not spot here, or you will be asked to leave by airport security or police.
Food / Drink!  Spotting sometimes requires a lot of time out in the sun.  Make sure you are drinking plenty of water, and get food when you need it.
These orange lines indicate where the final approach path of a runway intersect or pass near a spotting area.

WARNING: The information provided on this page is intended for the sole use of aviation enthusiasts to properly practice their hobby. or its members assumes no responsibility for any actions and/or conduct during their hobby practices, or any consequences of following the instructions provided here. The user acknowledges and understands that aviation enthusiasm can draw attention and suspicion from others, and all enthusiasts are encouraged to act in a respectful and open manner towards law enforcement officers, to carry their ID on them at all times, and to report truly suspicious activity to law enforcement agencies.

  Site 1: Aviators Grill Aviator's is a diner style restaurant with an aviation theme, located at the north end of the airport, next to the main terminal.

To get to Aviators, take I-45 north to FM2920 west. Turn left on Stuebner Airline Road, and take the first right. The entrance to Aviators is on the right next to the main terminal.

There is also a grass area outside the main terminal where you can sit and watch planes, take photos, or just hang out!

No prior notification is required to spot in this area.

Check out their website at

Examples of photos taken from Aviators Grill & on the field:

Communications Frequencies:

124.950ATISAutomatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS) (281-251-7853)
119.450Clearance DeliveryHooks Clearance Delivery
121.800GroundHooks Ground
127.4TowerHooks Tower / CTAF East
118.400TowerHooks Tower / CTAF West
122.950UnicomHooks Unicom

  KDWH Airport Diagram