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49WA Cougar Mountain Airfield
Yelm, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 12 SEPTEMBER 2019

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 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
TCMr171/18.1MCCHORD VORTAC109.6015E
SEAr175/36.3SEATTLE VORTAC116.8019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LACOMAS156/9.832816ELAC .-.. .- -.-.

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: JUDY CHAPMAN
19810 CROSSWIND DR SE, YELM
YELM, WA 98597
Phone 360 894-2266

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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From to 49WA

Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Sep-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1813:18
Sunrise06:4913:49
Sunset19:2202:22
Evening civil twilight19:5202:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Sep-2019 09:02:11
Local (UTC-7)  15-Sep-2019 02:02:11
 
METAR
KGRF 
13nm N 
150837Z AUTO 15012KT 10SM FEW037 SCT049 BKN060 15/15 A2975 RMK AO2 SLP077 $
KTCM 
16nm N 
150858Z AUTO 17005KT 10SM BKN037 OVC050 15/15 A2976 RMK AO2 RAB07E16RAB36E45 SLP081 P0000 60001 T01500150 57020 $
KOLM 
17nm NW 
150854Z AUTO 19009KT 10SM OVC031 16/12 A2975 RMK AO2 RAB33E47 SLP075 P0000 60000 T01560122 56019
KPLU 
18nm NE 
150855Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN040 OVC046 15/15 A2977 RMK AO2
KCLS 
22nm SW 
150855Z AUTO VRB05KT 10SM BKN038 OVC046 16/14 A2977 RMK AO2
KTIW 
25nm N 
150853Z AUTO 18012KT 10SM BKN034 OVC047 14/12 A2976 RMK AO2 RAE43 SLP077 P0002 60002 T01440122 56022 $
TAF
KGRF 
13nm N 
150502Z 1505/1611 11009KT 8000 -RA BKN040 QNH2982INS BECMG 1507/1508 17009KT 8000 -RA BKN030 OVC050 QNH2974INS BECMG 1512/1513 17012KT 8000 -SHRA BKN020 OVC030 610703 QNH2971INS BECMG 1522/1523 21009KT 9999 VCSH BKN030 BKN060 QNH2971INS BECMG 1604/1605 17009KT 9999 NSW BKN100 QNH2974INS TX22/1523Z TN16/1513Z
KTCM 
16nm N 
150500Z 1505/1611 18006KT 9000 -SHRA BKN030 OVC050 610909 QNH2981INS BECMG 1507/1508 18009KT 9000 -SHRA BKN020 OVC030 WS015/21030KT 610909 540209 QNH2973INS BECMG 1511/1512 18009KT 4800 -SHRA BR BKN015 OVC030 610809 QNH2971INS BECMG 1516/1517 19012KT 8000 -SHRA BR BKN020 OVC040 610709 QNH2970INS BECMG 1520/1521 22012G18KT 9000 -SHRA BKN030 OVC060 610709 520003 540309 QNH2970INS BECMG 1601/1602 18009KT 9999 VCSH BKN040 BKN060 610705 QNH2971INS TX17/1523Z TN14/1516Z
KOLM 
17nm NW 
150538Z 1506/1606 20005KT P6SM VCSH OVC070 FM150800 20005KT 5SM -RA BR SCT018 OVC025 FM151200 20005KT 5SM -RA BR OVC009 FM151800 20006G15KT 4SM -RA OVC015 FM152200 22006KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 OVC050
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