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W36 Will Rogers Wiley Post Memorial Seaplane Base
Renton, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 NOVEMBER 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: W36
Lat/Long: 47-29-59.3580N / 122-13-09.4400W
47-29.989300N / 122-13.157333W
47.4998217 / -122.2192889
(estimated)
Elevation: 14 ft. / 4 m (estimated)
Variation: 20E (1985)
From city: 1 mile N of RENTON, WA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 98055

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RNT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-DUSK
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: no
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Seaplane Base Communications

CTAF: 124.7
UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS at RNT (0.4 nm S): PHONE 425-255-6080
WX ASOS at BFI (4 nm NW): PHONE 206-763-6904
WX ASOS at SEA (5 nm SW): PHONE 206-431-2834

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SEAr024/5.3SEATTLE VORTAC116.8019E
TCMr011/23.6MCCHORD VORTAC109.6015E
PAEr155/25.3PAINE VOR/DME110.6020E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
RENTONat field35317ERNT .-. -. -
PARKK104/4.128115EHPK .... .--. -.-
NOLLA124/10.536215EBF -... ..-.
GRAYE021/26.221616EGRF --. .-. ..-.
LACOMAS009/32.632816ELAC .-.. .- -.-.
MASON COUNTY048/38.334819EMNC -- -. -.-.

Seaplane Base Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A1+
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 12/30

Dimensions: 5000 x 200 ft. / 1524 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 12  RUNWAY 30
Elevation: 14.0 ft.14.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF RENTON
1055 SOUTH GRADY WAY
RENTON, WA 98057
Phone 425-430-6400
Manager: JONATHAN WILSON
616 WEST PERIMETER ROAD, UNIT A
RENTON, WA 98057
Phone (425) 430-7471
ARPT MGRS OFFICE IN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER ON RENTON MUNICIPAL ARPT.

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 46/week *
73% local general aviation
27% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 July 2015

Additional Remarks

CTC RENTON TWR WHEN OPERATING; FOR TFC DATA. WHEN TWR NOT OPERATING ANNOUNCE INTENTIONS ON 124.7.
EXTENSIVE BOATING & PERSONAL WATERCRAFT IN VICINITY.
FLOCKS OF WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT ON LAKE WASHINGTON - BE ALERT LNDGS/TKOFS.
WHEN FLYING INBOUND OR OUTBOUND IN THE WEST CHANNEL WATERWAY ABOVE 800 FT AGL CTC BOEING ATCT FREQ 118.3 FOR TRAFFIC ADVISORIES.
FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL.
WATER DEPTHS VARY AT DOCKS AND SEAPLANE LAUNCH RAMP. USE CAUTION FOR LOCALIZED SHOALING.
FOR CD WHEN RNT ATCT IS CLSD CTC SEA APCH AT 206-214-4794.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at W36.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRNT - Renton Municipal Airport (0 nm S)
KBFI - Boeing Field/King County International Airport (4 nm NW)
KSEA - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (5 nm SW)
S50 - Auburn Municipal Airport (10 nm S)
KTIW - Tacoma Narrows Airport (20 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 18-Nov-2017
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4514:45
Sunrise07:1915:19
Sunset16:2900:29
Evening civil twilight17:0301:03

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  18-Nov-2017 19:12:17
Local (UTC-8)  18-Nov-2017 11:12:17
 
METAR
KRNT 181853Z 16004KT 10SM CLR 09/05 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP252 T00940050
KSEA 
5nm SW 
181853Z 19004KT 10SM FEW043 BKN170 09/03 A3026 RMK AO2 SLP254 T00890033
KBFI 
5nm NW 
181853Z 15005KT 10SM BKN150 10/04 A3027 RMK AO2 SLP249 T01000039
TAF
KSEA 
5nm SW 
181737Z 1818/1924 17008KT P6SM SCT045 BKN150 FM182000 19005KT P6SM SCT120 BKN200 FM191100 16008KT P6SM BKN040 OVC060 FM191700 18012G20KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 OVC040 FM192200 18016G25KT 5SM -RA BR SCT008 BKN015 OVC025
KBFI 
5nm NW 
181737Z 1818/1918 15005KT P6SM SCT050 BKN150 FM182000 16005KT P6SM SCT120 BKN200 FM191100 15007KT P6SM BKN040 OVC060 FM191700 16011G18KT P6SM VCSH SCT030 OVC040
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