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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 24 MAY 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: PHONE 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): PHONE 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 24 May 2018 at 0901Z to 21 June 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download (223KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (235KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (238KB)
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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Aerial photo of KTIW (Tacoma Narrows Airport)
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Photo taken 06-Oct-2014
looking east/southeast.

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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 17-Jun-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:3411:34
Sunrise05:1412:14
Sunset21:0804:08
Evening civil twilight21:4804:48

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  17-Jun-2018 22:19:04
Local (UTC-7)  17-Jun-2018 15:19:04
 
METAR
KTIW 172153Z 01009G16KT 10SM SCT039 SCT055 27/10 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP114 T02670100
KTCM 
10nm SE 
172158Z AUTO 05011G15KT 10SM CLR 29/12 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP121 T02870121 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
172158Z 01007KT 10SM CLR 29/13 A2987 RMK AO2A SLP117 T02930127 $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
172153Z 34012KT 10SM FEW100 29/08 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP123 T02940083
KPLU 
15nm SE 
172155Z AUTO VRB06G12KT 300V040 10SM CLR 29/08 A2988 RMK AO2
KPWT 
16nm NW 
172156Z AUTO 05010G16KT 10SM CLR 28/12 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP133 T02830117
KBFI 
20nm NE 
172153Z 31007KT 10SM CLR 29/08 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP113 T02890083 $
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
171302Z 1713/1819 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2993INS BECMG 1717/1718 34010G15KT 9999 FEW050 QNH2986INS BECMG 1723/1724 35009KT 9999 FEW050 QNH2987INS BECMG 1803/1804 VRB06KT 9999 FEW050 QNH2988INS BECMG 1817/1818 31009KT 9999 SKC QNH2990INS TX32/1723Z TN11/1713Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
171302Z 1713/1819 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2993INS BECMG 1717/1718 34010G15KT 9999 FEW050 QNH2986INS BECMG 1723/1724 35009KT 9999 FEW050 QNH2987INS BECMG 1803/1804 VRB06KT 9999 FEW050 QNH2988INS BECMG 1817/1818 31009KT 9999 SKC QNH2990INS TX32/1723Z TN10/1713Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
171741Z 1718/1824 34008KT P6SM FEW060 FM172000 34013KT P6SM FEW060 FM180300 02007KT P6SM SKC FM180900 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM181800 29007KT P6SM SCT250
KPWT 
16nm NW 
171741Z 1718/1818 05010KT P6SM SKC FM180300 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KBFI 
20nm NE 
171741Z 1718/1818 34005KT P6SM FEW060 FM172000 31009KT P6SM FEW060 FM180200 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
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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 --- 
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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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