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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 2019

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 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

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LACOMAS341/15.632816ELAC .-.. .- -.-.

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
AIRPORT AND FERRY DIVISION, 2702 S. 42ND STREET, SUITE 201
TACOMA, WA 98409-7322
Phone (253) 798-8550
Manager: INT. ADMIN. DEBI ROSS
AIRPORT AND FERRY DIVISION, 2702 S. 42ND STREET, SUITE 201
TACOMA, WA 98409-7322
Phone 253-798-2421

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.
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 07 November 2019 at 0901Z to 05 December 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download (224KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (234KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (238KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (86KB)
 
Departure Procedures
NARROWS ONE   download (143KB)
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
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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 20-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4914:49
Sunrise07:2315:23
Sunset16:2900:29
Evening civil twilight17:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Nov-2019 04:36:03
Local (UTC-8)  20-Nov-2019 20:36:03
 
METAR
KTIW 210353Z 05009KT 10SM CLR 07/03 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP184 T00670028
KTCM 
10nm SE 
210358Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/02 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP189 T00180018 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
210358Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/02 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP186 T00230023 $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
210353Z 02012KT 10SM CLR 07/02 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP190 T00670022
KPLU 
15nm SE 
210415Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM CLR 02/02 A3006 RMK AO2
KPWT 
16nm NW 
210356Z AUTO 05014KT 10SM CLR 07/M01 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP200 T00671006 PNO $
KBFI 
20nm NE 
210353Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/03 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP188 T00720028
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
202102Z 2021/2203 04009KT 9999 SKC QNH3006INS BECMG 2107/2108 VRB06KT 4800 BR FEW010 QNH3001INS BECMG 2112/2113 VRB06KT 0800 FG OVC002 QNH3000INS BECMG 2115/2116 VRB06KT 3200 BR BKN003 QNH2999INS BECMG 2117/2118 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT005 QNH2998INS BECMG 2119/2120 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2995INS TX10/2023Z TNM02/2113Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
202101Z 2021/2203 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2995INS TEMPO 2021/2022 04010G16KT TX10/2021Z TN00/2114Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
210252Z 2103/2206 01010KT P6SM SKC FM210500 06005KT P6SM SKC FM211600 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
KPWT 
16nm NW 
201720Z 2018/2118 03010KT P6SM SKC FM202200 03007KT P6SM SKC FM210200 VRB03KT 6SM BR SKC FM210400 00000KT 1/4SM FG SKC
KBFI 
20nm NE 
201720Z 2018/2118 36004KT P6SM SKC FM210200 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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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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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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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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Distance
 
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 The Hub at Gig Harbor Restaurant
253-853-1585
253-224-2624
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Catering, Internet access, Restrooms, Restaurant

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