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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 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 TWR CLOSED ACTVT MIRL RWY 17/35, MALSR RWY 17, PAPI RWY 17 & RWY 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 .... .--. -.-
RENTON210/20.135317ERNT .-. -. -
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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (225KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (235KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 **CHANGED**   download (237KB)
NDB RWY 35 **CHANGED**   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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Photo taken 06-Oct-2014
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 21-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3912:39
Sunrise06:1213:12
Sunset20:0603:06
Evening civil twilight20:3903:39

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Apr-2018 17:22:32
Local (UTC-7)  21-Apr-2018 10:22:32
 
METAR
KTIW 211653Z 22011G18KT 170V240 10SM SCT031 10/02 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP291 T01000022
KTCM 
10nm SE 
211658Z AUTO 21011G16KT 10SM BKN034 10/06 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP292 T01000058 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
211658Z AUTO 20011G15KT 10SM BKN032 10/05 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP296 T00990053 RVRNO $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
211653Z 21013KT 10SM SCT025 11/03 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP292 T01060028
KPLU 
15nm SE 
211655Z AUTO 23008G14KT 200V260 10SM FEW026 FEW035 FEW043 10/05 A3039 RMK AO2
KPWT 
16nm NW 
211656Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM CLR 10/03 A3037 RMK AO2 SLP304 T01000028
KBFI 
20nm NE 
211653Z 19009KT 10SM SCT030 11/03 A3038 RMK AO2 SLP288 T01060033 $
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
211301Z 2113/2219 20012KT 9999 SCT020 BKN040 620409 QNH3024INS BECMG 2200/2201 26009KT 9999 SCT020 BKN030 620309 QNH3038INS BECMG 2203/2204 03006KT 9999 BKN030 620309 QNH3040INS BECMG 2208/2209 04006KT 9999 SCT040 QNH3034INS TX14/2122Z TN03/2212Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
211302Z 2113/2219 24012KT 9999 SCT020 BKN040 620409 QNH3024INS BECMG 2200/2201 26009KT 9999 SCT020 BKN030 620309 QNH3038INS BECMG 2203/2204 03006KT 9999 BKN030 620309 QNH3040INS BECMG 2208/2209 04006KT 9999 SCT040 QNH3034INS TX14/2122Z TN03/2212Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
211505Z 2115/2218 21012KT P6SM SCT020 FM211800 VRB05KT P6SM -SHRA BKN035 FM220000 35007KT P6SM VCSH BKN040 FM220400 02006KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 FM220600 04006KT P6SM SCT050
KPWT 
16nm NW 
211122Z 2112/2212 20014G22KT P6SM VCSH SCT018 BKN040 BKN050 FM211700 23008KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 BKN045 FM212100 VRB05KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 OVC050 FM220300 05004KT P6SM SCT045
KBFI 
20nm NE 
211122Z 2112/2212 17012G20KT P6SM VCSH SCT018 BKN040 BKN050 FM211700 20010KT P6SM SCT030 BKN050 FM212100 24007KT P6SM VCSH BKN035 OVC050 FM220100 33007KT P6SM -SHRA SCT025 BKN040 OVC060 FM220400 03003KT P6SM VCSH SCT040 BKN060
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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 $5.92 $4.48 
SS $5.39 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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Pavco Flight Center 253-851-5577
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.93 $4.32 
 Updated 09-Apr-2018
 
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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
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[email]

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Catering, Internet access, Restrooms, Restaurant

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