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KBFI Boeing Field/King County International Airport
Seattle, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 MARCH 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: BFI
Lat/Long: 47-31-47.9000N / 122-18-07.0000W
47-31.798333N / 122-18.116667W
47.5299722 / -122.3019444
(estimated)
Elevation: 21.6 ft. / 6.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 15E (2020)
From city: 4 miles S of SEATTLE, WA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 98108

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 11/1938
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: BFI (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Lights: HIRL RY 14R/32L OPEN DUSK-DAWN. MIRL RY 14L/32R NOT OPER 0600-1500Z++.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index A
International operations: international airport of entry

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 127.75
WX ASOS: PHONE 206-658-6435
BOEING GROUND: 121.9
BOEING TOWER: 118.3 RY 14L/32R 120.6 RY 14R/32L & ALL IFR 257.8
SEATTLE APPROACH: 119.2 076-160 RY 14 119.2 341-075 120.1 199-300 120.4 301-340 RY 32 125.9 076-160 RY 32 125.9 301-340 RY 14 126.5 161-198
SEATTLE DEPARTURE: 119.2 076-160 RY 14 119.2 341-075 120.1 199-300 120.4 301-340 RY 32 125.9 076-160 RY 32 125.9 301-340 RY 14 126.5 161-198
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 132.4
BOEING COMPANY: 123.55
IC: 119.2 341-075
WX ASOS at RNT (4 nm SE): 126.95 (425-255-6080)
WX ASOS at SEA (5 nm S): PHONE 206-214-2592
WX AWOS-3PT at PWT (19 nm W): 121.2 (360-674-2811)
WX ASOS at TIW (19 nm SW): 124.05 (253-858-6507)
  • FREQ 121.5 NOT AVBL.
  • FREQ 118.3 (312-127) AND DEPS RWY 13L/31R.
  • FREQ 120.6 (128-311) AND DEPS RWY 13R/31L AND ALL JETS; HEAVY ACFT AND IFR ARRS.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SEAr344/5.7SEATTLE VORTAC116.8019E
PAEr162/23.4PAINE VOR/DME110.6020E
TCMr002/24.0MCCHORD VORTAC109.6015E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GRAYE012/25.921616EGRF --. .-. ..-.
LACOMAS002/33.032816ELAC .-.. .- -.-.
MASON COUNTY043/36.134819EMNC -- -. -.-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 14R/32L

Dimensions: 10007 x 200 ft. / 3050 x 61 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 86 /F/B/W/T
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 160.0
Double tandem: 340.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 14R  RUNWAY 32L
Latitude: 47-32.432570N47-31.004198N
Longitude: 122-18.681257W122-17.473663W
Elevation: 17.8 ft.21.0 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 135 magnetic, 150 true315 magnetic, 330 true
Displaced threshold: no887 ft.
Declared distances: TORA:10000 TODA:10000 ASDA:9120 LDA:9120TORA:10000 TODA:10000 ASDA:10000 LDA:9120
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.10 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: rollout
Approach lights: MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Runway end identifier lights: yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME
Obstructions: 12 ft. fence, 240 ft. from runway, 425 ft. right of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear27 ft. rr, 200 ft. from runway, 375 ft. right of centerline, 40:1 slope to clear
FENCE/ROAD/POLES/RR TRACKS WITHIN EAST EDGE OF PRIM SFC.

Runway 14L/32R

Dimensions: 3709 x 100 ft. / 1131 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 71 /F/A/X/T
Single wheel: 120.0, LTD TO USE BY ACFT UP TO 12,500 LBS.
Double wheel: 250.0
Double tandem: 550.0
Dual double tandem: 1109.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Operational restrictions: RUNWAY 14L/32R NOT AVAILABLE FOR AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS
RUNWAY 14L  RUNWAY 32R
Latitude: 47-32.281095N47-31.751612N
Longitude: 122-18.447615W122-18.000033W
Elevation: 17.4 ft.17.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 135 magnetic, 150 true315 magnetic, 330 true
Displaced threshold: 250 ft.375 ft.
Markings: basic, in good conditionbasic, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)2-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: none210 ft. tree, 5000 ft. from runway, 625 ft. right of centerline, 22:1 slope to clear
APCH RATIO 27:1 FM DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: KING COUNTY
516 THIRD AVE
SEATTLE, WA 98104
Phone (206) 296-7380
Manager: JOHN PARROTT, AAE
7277 PERIMETER ROAD SOUTH
SEATTLE, WA 98108-3844
Phone (206) 296-7334

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 384
Single engine airplanes: 229
Multi engine airplanes: 40
Jet airplanes: 88
Helicopters: 26
Gliders airplanes: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 502/day *
52% transient general aviation
27% local general aviation
15% air taxi
6% commercial
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2018

Additional Remarks

GA ITNRNT/TSNT PRKG AVBL. CTC ARPT OPS 206-296-7334.
TWR 80 FT AGL LCTD 1200 FT N AND 900 FT W OF THLD RY 14R.
FOR NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES, CONTACT NOISE OFFICE AT (206) 296-7334.
EXTENSIVE HELICOPTER TRAINING ACTIVITY ON TAXIWAY B.
FOR MUSEUM OF FLIGHT TRANSIENT AIRCRAFT PARKING, PRIOR PERMISSION REQUIRED, CALL (206) 764-5710.
TAXIWAY ZULU AND 880' SPECIAL USE PAVEMENT AVAILABLE 72 HOURS PRIOR PERMISSION REQUIRED. CONTACT AIRPORT OPERATIONS 206-296-7334.
TPA RWY 14L/32R 1000 MSL; RWY 14R/32L 800 MSL.
EMERG FREQ 121.5 NO AT TWR. FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC SEA APCH AT 206-214-4722.
FOR BOEING MILITARY FLIGHT CENTER RAMP PERMISSION, CTC RAMP COORDINATOR 206-714-8030. PRIOR TO ARRIVAL ONTO BOEING COMMERCIAL AIRPLANE RAMP, CTC BOEING SEATTLE AT 123.425 OR CALL 206-662-4500. ADVANCED PERMISSION TO ACCESS BOEING COMMERCIAL AIRPLANE RAMP ONLY, CTC 206-544-5900 M-F 1600Z-0000Z.
OBST WATER TWR 473122N1221813W (0.54NM S BFI) 135 FT (120 FT AGL) NOT LGTD. NOTAM - WATER TWR ABND, LGT IS PERM UNLIT. DIST MEASURED FROM ARP.
TOUCH AND GO LNDGS PROHIBITED 2200-0700.
BIRD FLOCKS WITHIN ARPT VICINITY. - CHECK LOCAL ADVISORIES.
FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL.
14' ANT (MKD/LGTD) 230' FM RY 14L END 125' R.
TWY A1 & TWY A FROM A1-A3 RSTRD TO ACFT UP TO 150000 LBS AND LESS THAN 108 FT WINGSPAN.
TWYS A2; B2; & A11 RSTD TO ACFT UP TO 60000 LBS. TWYS A3; A5; & A8 RSTD TO ACFT UP TO 12500 LBS.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 28 March 2019 at 0901Z to 25 April 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CHINS THREE   2 pages: [1] [2] (351KB)
EPHRATA EIGHT   download (193KB)
GLASR ONE   2 pages: [1] [2] (405KB)
JAWBN SIX   download (236KB)
OLYMPIA TWO   2 pages: [1] [2] (294KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 14R **CHANGED**   download (358KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 32L **CHANGED**   download (258KB)
RNAV (RNP) Z RWY 14R **CHANGED**   download (246KB)
RNAV (GPS) Y RWY 14R **CHANGED**   download (253KB)
HARBOR VISUAL RWY 14R   download (245KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (622KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CBAIN ONE (RNAV)   download (229KB)
KENT EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (283KB)
NEEDLE ONE   download (204KB)
NRVNA ONE (RNAV)   download (212KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (422KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRNT - Renton Municipal Airport (4 nm SE)
KSEA - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (5 nm S)
S50 - Auburn Municipal Airport (13 nm S)
KPWT - Bremerton National Airport (19 nm W)
KTIW - Tacoma Narrows Airport (19 nm SW)
 
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Aerial photo of KBFI (Boeing Field/King County International Airport)
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Taken in August 2014
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Apr-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3312:33
Sunrise06:0713:07
Sunset20:0803:08
Evening civil twilight20:4203:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Apr-2019 15:11:11
Local (UTC-7)  23-Apr-2019 08:11:11
 
METAR
KBFI 231453Z 21005KT 10SM BKN013 OVC019 12/09 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP220 T01220089 53001
KRNT 
4nm SE 
231453Z 16006KT 10SM OVC018 13/10 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP224 T01280100 53003
KSEA 
5nm S 
231453Z 21011KT 10SM FEW007 BKN012 BKN040 12/09 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP225 T01170094 53000
KPWT 
18nm W 
231456Z AUTO 22008KT 10SM OVC005 10/09 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP236 T01000094 53002
KTIW 
19nm SW 
231453Z 20005KT 10SM BKN017 OVC029 11/09 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP225 T01110094 53004
TAF
KBFI 231128Z 2312/2412 14007KT P6SM SCT015 OVC028 FM231800 19008KT P6SM BKN035 FM232200 22010KT P6SM BKN050 FM240500 14004KT P6SM BKN050 FM241100 VRB02KT P6SM SCT030 SCT250
KSEA 
5nm S 
231128Z 2312/2418 19007KT P6SM SCT015 OVC022 FM231800 21011KT P6SM BKN030 FM232200 23012KT P6SM BKN040 FM240600 02009KT P6SM BKN040 FM241100 05006KT P6SM SCT025 SCT250
KPWT 
18nm W 
231128Z 2312/2412 22010KT P6SM SCT007 OVC020 TEMPO 2312/2315 BKN005 FM231900 20012G19KT P6SM SCT015 BKN025 FM232300 19014G21KT P6SM BKN040 FM240600 08009KT P6SM BKN040 FM241000 00000KT P6SM BKN025
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Signature Flight Support ASRI 129.025
206-763-0350
[web site]
[email]
Five miles south of downtown Seattle lies Boeing Field. Home to the Boeing Company and the Museum of Flight. Check out the ex-British Airways Concorde. The city of Seattle itself is surrounded by water, forests and mountains which makes it great to explore the outdoors. Both Microsoft and Amazon and headquarter here, along with the world's first Starbucks.
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100LL Jet A
FS $6.18 $5.29 
GUARANTEED
 
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Kenmore Aero Services ASRI 131.75
206-762-6376
toll-free 1-866-410-6376
[web site]
[email]
SEATTLE'S QUICK-TURN SPECIALISTS * TECH-STOPS * SERVICES AVAILABLE AT CUSTOMS * HEAVY JET HANDLING * CARGO OFF-LOADING
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Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $6.09 $4.68 
GUARANTEED
 
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Modern Aviation ASRI 131.025
206-762-6000
[web site]
[email]
Modern Aviation Seattle has the largest ramp on the field accommodating an aircraft as large as a B747, staffed by NATA Safety First Trained and IS-BAH registered line technicians 24 hours, 7 days a week all year round.
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World Fuel Services
100LL Jet A
FS $7.91 $5.33 
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