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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 DECEMBER 2020

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 -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving 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 ASOS at TCM (9 nm SE): PHONE 253-982-3434
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 206-658-6435
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

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.
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
9850 - 64TH ST. W.
UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA 98467-7322
Phone 253-798-2421
Manager: ROD PROPST
1202 - 26TH AVE. N.W.
GIG HARBOR, WA 98335-7322
Phone 253-798-8550

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 130
Single engine airplanes: 109
Multi engine airplanes: 11
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 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 2019

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.
EMERG FREQ 121.5 NOT MNT AT TWR.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC SEATTLE APCH AT 206-214-4723.

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 03 December 2020 at 0901Z to 31 December 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download (246KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (269KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (277KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (86KB)
 
Departure Procedures
NARROWS ONE   download (171KB)
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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Diagram of KTIW (Tacoma Narrows Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 04-Dec-2020
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0715:07
Sunrise07:4215:42
Sunset16:2000:20
Evening civil twilight16:5500:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  05-Dec-2020 07:07:51
Local (UTC-8)  04-Dec-2020 23:07:51
 
METAR
KTIW 050653Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR 03/02 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP256 T00280017
KTCM 
10nm SE 
050628Z 00000KT 5SM BR CLR M01/M02 A3029 RMK AO2A VIS 1 RWY16/34 VIS 3/4 RWY34 SLP264 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
050658Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 00/00 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP257 T00030003 $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
050653Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/02 A3028 RMK AO2 SLP262 T00330017
KPLU 
15nm SE 
050655Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR M01/M01 A3027 RMK AO2
KPWT 
16nm NW 
050656Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR M01/M01 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP265 T10111011 FZRANO $
KBFI 
20nm NE 
050653Z 00000KT 9SM CLR 03/02 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP258 T00280017
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
050500Z 0505/0611 VRB03KT 4800 BR SKC QNH3020INS TEMPO 0505/0510 3200 BR BECMG 0509/0510 20003KT 3200 BR SKC QNH3016INS BECMG 0511/0512 18003KT 0800 FZFG VV002 QNH3012INS BECMG 0517/0518 04006KT 9999 NSW SCT250 QNH3005INS BECMG 0603/0604 15003KT 8000 -RA BKN040 QNH3005INS TX12/0523Z TNM02/0514Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
050506Z 0505/0611 09005KT 9999 SKC QNH3029INS BECMG 0510/0511 VRB03KT 3200 BR FEW250 QNH3011INS TEMPO 0513/0517 1600 BR VV006 BECMG 0518/0519 VRB05KT 9999 NSW FEW200 QNH3012INS BECMG 0603/0604 27005KT 9999 SKC QNH3005INS TX06/0521Z TN01/0509Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
050544Z 0506/0612 10008KT P6SM SKC FM060200 12008KT P6SM SCT100 OVC200 FM060800 12008KT P6SM -RA BKN040 OVC070
KPWT 
16nm NW 
050544Z 0506/0606 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM051100 VRB03KT 3SM BR SCT001 FM051700 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM060200 12008KT P6SM SCT100 OVC200
KBFI 
20nm NE 
050544Z 0506/0606 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM060200 14006KT P6SM SCT100 OVC200
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Tacoma Narrows Aviation UNICOM 122.95
253-853-7742
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Tacoma Narrows Aviation offers a multitude of services to fulfill all of your aviation needs. We are the best alternative to the busy Seattle airports and high city prices. Whether it's fuel, ground services or you just need a beautiful facility to impress your customers and make your crews feel comfortable, we have you covered.

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Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School 904-595-7950
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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The Hub at Gig Harbor Restaurant 253-853-1585
253-224-2624
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