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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: TIW
Lat/Long: 47-16-04.6000N / 122-34-41.2000W
47-16.076667N / 122-34.686667W
47.2679444 / -122.5781111
(estimated)
Elevation: 294.8 ft. / 89.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 20E (1990)
From city: 4 miles W of TACOMA, WA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 98335

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TIW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-1600
Pattern altitude: 1294.8 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD, ACTVT MALSR RWY 17; PAPI RWY 17 & 35; MIRL 17/35 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
FOR CUSTOMS CALL 253-593-6338 EXT #2.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.5
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 124.05
WX ASOS: 124.05 (253-858-6507)
TACOMA GROUND: 121.8 [0800-2000]
TACOMA TOWER: 118.5 253.5 [0800-2000]
SEATTLE APPROACH: 120.1
SEATTLE DEPARTURE: 120.1
WX AWOS-3PT at PWT (15 nm NW): 121.2 (360-674-2811)
WX ASOS at SEA (15 nm NE): PHONE 206-214-2592
WX AWOS-3 at PLU (15 nm SE): 128.575 (253-848-2748)
WX ASOS at BFI (19 nm NE): PHONE 206-763-6904
WX ASOS at RNT (20 nm NE): 126.95 (425-255-6080)
  • FREQ 121.5 NOT AVBL.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
TCMr315/8.4MCCHORD VORTAC109.6015E
SEAr208/14.8SEATTLE VORTAC116.8019E
OLMr018/22.2OLYMPIA VORTAC113.4019E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GRAYE353/7.121616EGRF --. .-. ..-.
LACOMAS341/15.632816ELAC .-.. .- -.-.
PARKK200/19.328115EHPK .... .--. -.-
MASON COUNTY068/20.734819EMNC -- -. -.-.

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 5002 x 100 ft. / 1525 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 50.0
Double wheel: 80.0
Double tandem: 80.0
Dual double tandem: 150.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 47-16.484690N47-15.668117N
Longitude: 122-34.612695W122-34.760128W
Elevation: 291.8 ft.294.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 167 magnetic, 187 true347 magnetic, 007 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5.0 DEGREES LEFT OF CNTRLN.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PIERCE COUNTY PUB WORKS & UTILITIES
AIRPORT AND FERRY DIVISION, 2702 S. 42ND STREET, SUITE 201
TACOMA, WA 98409-7322
Phone 253-798-7109
Manager: ACTING MGR LORENE BEHM
AIRPORT AND FERRY DIVISION, 2702 S. 42ND STREET, SUITE 201
TACOMA, WA 98409-7322
Phone 253-798-7109

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 64
Single engine airplanes: 60
Multi engine airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 146/day *
57% transient general aviation
40% local general aviation
2% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional Remarks

E94 LAWRS OPERS DURING TWR OPNS ONLY.
NOISE SENSITIVE ARPT; FOR NOISE ABATEMENT & TFC PROCEDURES CALL AIRPORT OFFICE 253-798-8550.
DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC SEA APCH AT 206-214-4794.

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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (237KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (239KB)
NDB RWY 35   download (227KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
 
Departure Procedures
NARROWS ONE   download (142KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (223KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTCM - McChord Field Airport (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (9 nm SE)
KGRF - Gray Army Airfield (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (11 nm S)
S50 - Auburn Municipal Airport (15 nm E)
KPWT - Bremerton National Airport (15 nm NW)
KSEA - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (15 nm NE)
KPLU - Pierce County Airport - Thun Field (15 nm SE)
KBFI - Boeing Field/King County International Airport (19 nm NE)
KRNT - Renton Municipal Airport (20 nm NE)
 
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Area around KTIW (Tacoma Narrows Airport)
 
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Aerial photo of KTIW (Tacoma Narrows Airport)
Photo by Brian Quarles
Photo taken 06-Oct-2014
looking east/southeast.

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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KTIW (Tacoma Narrows Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3412:34
Sunrise06:0813:08
Sunset20:2103:21
Evening civil twilight20:5503:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Aug-2018 15:51:32
Local (UTC-7)  15-Aug-2018 08:51:32
 
METAR
KTIW 151453Z 00000KT 3SM BR FU CLR 16/14 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP134 T01610139 51011
KTCM 
10nm SE 
151458Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR FEW210 15/15 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP141 60000 T01500150 52012 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
151458Z 00000KT 3SM BR FU CLR 15/15 A2993 RMK AO2A SLP138 T01540152 52013 $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
151453Z 18004KT 3SM FU HZ BKN040 18/14 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP141 FU BKN040 T01780144 52013
KPLU 
15nm SE 
151535Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM HZ CLR 19/15 A2995 RMK AO2
KPWT 
16nm NW 
151356Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM BR CLR 13/11 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP145 T01280111
KBFI 
20nm NE 
151453Z 14004KT 3SM HZ FU CLR 18/15 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP133 T01780150 53013
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
151302Z 1513/1619 27006KT 6000 HZ SKC QNH2986INS BECMG 1604/1605 24006KT 6000 HZ SCT020 QNH2990INS BECMG 1611/1612 21006KT 4800 BR BKN020 QNH2997INS TX30/1523Z TN11/1612Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
151302Z 1513/1619 27006KT 6000 HZ SKC QNH2986INS BECMG 1604/1605 24006KT 6000 HZ SCT020 QNH2990INS BECMG 1611/1612 21006KT 4800 BR BKN020 QNH2997INS TX30/1523Z TN11/1612Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
151153Z 1512/1618 VRB04KT 4SM HZ FU BKN035 FM151400 VRB04KT 3SM HZ FU BKN030 FM151800 28006KT 4SM HZ FU BKN045 FM152100 29006KT 5SM HZ FU BKN045 FM160300 35005KT 6SM HZ FU SCT050 FM161000 21006KT P6SM SCT010 SCT050 FM161200 20006KT P6SM BKN010 TEMPO 1614/1616 6SM BR OVC007
KPWT 
16nm NW 
151259Z 1513/1612 00000KT 3SM HZ FU SCT040 FM151900 VRB04KT 4SM HZ FU SCT040 FM160000 05005KT 5SM HZ FU SCT040 FM160500 19005KT P6SM FEW050 FM161100 18006KT P6SM SCT010
KBFI 
20nm NE 
151153Z 1512/1612 00000KT 5SM HZ FU BKN040 FM151400 VRB03KT 3SM HZ FU BKN035 FM151900 29005KT 5SM HZ FU SCT045 FM160300 VRB04KT 6SM HZ FU FEW050 FM160500 VRB03KT P6SM FEW050 FM161100 17004KT P6SM FEW015 FEW050
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Tacoma Narrows Aviation 122.95
253-853-7742
FBO under new ownership! Conveniently located near the main airport gate. We are a great alternative to the busy Seattle airports, with competitive fuel prices. A great tech stop location with quick turnaround. We offer rental cars, hotel discounts, US Customs clearance, Lav cart, power cart, catering, and internet access. You're a valued customer and we are grateful for your business. Stop by and visit the Hub restaurant next door. We also have full service and self serve Avgas. We are located 12 miles from downtown Tacoma and 38 from Downtown Seattle.
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Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $6.13 $4.70 
SS $5.59 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School toll-free 1-800-255-2877
[web site]
[email]
ATP provides professional, accelerated, airline-oriented flight training at 42 flight schools nationwide. ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program prepares pilots for airline careers from zero time to 1,500 hours, with CFI jobs and airline employment. Fly with the nation's largest flight school and gain access to more aircraft, locations, and job placements than any flight school, academy, or aviation university can offer.
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 The Hub at Gig Harbor Restaurant
253-853-1585
253-224-2624
[web site]
[email]

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Catering, Internet access, Restrooms, Restaurant

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