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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 13 AUGUST 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 -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 ASOS at TCM (9 nm SE): 342.3 (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: 132
Single engine airplanes: 111
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 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 13 August 2020 at 0901Z to 10 September 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download (256KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (267KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (270KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (86KB)
 
Departure Procedures
NARROWS ONE   download (175KB)
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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Diagram of KTIW (Tacoma Narrows Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:3612:36
Sunrise06:0913:09
Sunset20:2003:20
Evening civil twilight20:5303:53

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Aug-2020 09:37:35
Local (UTC-7)  15-Aug-2020 02:37:35
 
METAR
KTIW 150853Z AUTO 02006KT 10SM CLR 16/11 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP192 T01560106 58006
KTCM 
10nm SE 
150858Z AUTO 05003KT 10SM CLR 18/10 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP195 T01760100 58006 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
150858Z AUTO 13005KT 10SM CLR 17/12 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP192 T01660123 57005 $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
150853Z 02009KT 10SM CLR 18/11 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP202 T01830106 58005
KPLU 
15nm SE 
150915Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/11 A3011 RMK AO2
KPWT 
16nm NW 
150856Z AUTO 03008KT 10SM CLR 16/12 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP200 6//// T01560117 56006
KBFI 
20nm NE 
150853Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/11 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP196 T01830111 58004
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
150507Z 1505/1611 03009KT 9999 SKC QNH3016INS BECMG 1517/1518 03012G18KT 9999 SKC QNH3018INS BECMG 1602/1603 03009KT 9999 SKC QNH3015INS TX29/1600Z TN13/1513Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
150500Z 1505/1611 VRB06KT 9999 SKC QNH2985INS TX30/1523Z TN16/1511Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
150528Z 1506/1612 04006KT P6SM SKC FM151900 35009KT P6SM SKC
KPWT 
16nm NW 
150528Z 1506/1606 04006KT P6SM SKC
KBFI 
20nm NE 
150528Z 1506/1606 34003KT P6SM SKC FM152300 32010KT P6SM SKC FM160000 33003KT P6SM SKC
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Tacoma Narrows Aviation UNICOM 122.95
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 The Hub at Gig Harbor Restaurant
253-853-1585
253-224-2624
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