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49WA Cougar Mountain Airfield
Yelm, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 04 NOVEMBER 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: 49WA
Lat/Long: 46-50-49.3640N 122-31-19.4290W
46-50.822733N 122-31.323817W
46.8470456,-122.5220636
(estimated)
Elevation: 470 ft. / 143 m (estimated)
Variation: 20E (1985)
From city: 7 miles SE of YELM, WA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 98597

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 01/1974
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

WX ASOS at OLM (17 nm NW): 135.725 (360-754-0781)
WX ASOS at TCM (18 nm N): PHONE 253-982-3434
WX AWOS-3 at PLU (18 nm NE): 128.575 (253-848-2748)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OLMr097/17.3OLYMPIA VORTAC113.4019E
SEAr175/36.3SEATTLE VORTAC116.8019E

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway N/S

Dimensions: 3230 x 50 ft. / 985 x 15 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY N  RUNWAY S
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: nonetrees, 100 ft. from runway

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: COUGAR MTN AIRSTRIP ASSOC.
19635 COUGAR MOUNTAIN AIRPORT RD SE
YELM, WA 98597
Phone 360-894-2266
Manager: BEN CARLSON
COUGAR MOUNTAIN AIRPORT RD SE
YELM, WA 98597
Phone 360-522-0471

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 10
Single engine airplanes: 10
    

Additional Remarks

AIRFIELD COND VARY THROUGHOUT YEAR AND MAY BE UNSUITABLE AT TIMES. AIRFIELD CAN BE WET AND VERY ROUGH IN SOME AREAS, ESPECIALLY WHEN TXG BYD THE LNDG SFC. WILDLIFE ARE OFTEN ON THE AIRFIELD. LRG MOLEHILLS CAN BE A LNDG AND TXG HAZ THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. YOU MUST CALL OR EMAIL (FLY49WA@GMAIL.COM) FOR PMSN PRIOR TO USE. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
FOR CD CTC SEATTLE APCH AT 206-214-4794.
(CONTACT TITLE) ADDITIONAL CONTACT - BEN CARLSON FLY49WA@GMAIL.COM

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 49WA.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGRF - Gray Army Airfield (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (14 nm N)
KOLM - Olympia Regional Airport (17 nm NW)
KTCM - McChord Field Airport (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (18 nm N)
KPLU - Pierce County Airport - Thun Field (18 nm NE)
KCLS - Chehalis-Centralia Airport (22 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 29-Nov-2021
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5914:59
Sunrise07:3315:33
Sunset16:2400:24
Evening civil twilight16:5800:58

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  30-Nov-2021 01:07:45
Local (UTC-8)  29-Nov-2021 17:07:45
 
METAR
KGRF 
13nm N 
300058Z 17003KT 10SM CLR 12/09 A3019 RMK AO2A SLP228 T01240092 $
KTCM 
16nm N 
300058Z AUTO 17003KT 10SM BKN046 11/10 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP235 T01090100 $
KOLM 
17nm NW 
300054Z 18006KT 10SM BKN036 OVC045 13/11 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP232 T01280111
KPLU 
18nm NE 
300055Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC049 13/11 A3021 RMK AO2
KCLS 
22nm SW 
300055Z AUTO 20004KT 10SM SCT033 BKN041 OVC050 14/12 A3023 RMK AO2
KTIW 
25nm N 
300053Z 20003KT 10SM SCT030 SCT050 11/10 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP231 T01110100
TAF
KGRF 
13nm N 
292105Z 2921/0103 18005KT 9999 SCT015 BKN025 QNH3021INS BECMG 3004/3005 19006KT 9999 BKN025 QNH3017INS BECMG 3008/3009 21005KT 9999 OVC010 620802 QNH3016INS BECMG 3014/3015 18010G18KT 8000 -SHRA BKN010 OVC020 611006 QNH3017INS BECMG 3022/3023 19010G17KT 9000 -SHRA BKN015 611006 QNH3016INS TX15/2921Z TN10/3005Z
KTCM 
16nm N 
292100Z 2921/0103 22007KT 9999 SCT020 BKN050 620809 QNH3023INS BECMG 3005/3006 VRB06KT 9999 SCT012 BKN020 620809 QNH3018INS BECMG 3013/3014 21009KT 8000 -SHRA BKN012 OVC020 610809 QNH3017INS TX15/2921Z TN10/3007Z
KOLM 
17nm NW 
291720Z 2918/3018 00000KT 6SM BR OVC006 FM292000 21007KT P6SM BKN013 OVC025 FM300000 20005KT P6SM OVC050 FM300600 21004KT 4SM BR SCT005 OVC015
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