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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

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): 126.95 (425-255-6080)
WX ASOS at BFI (4 nm NW): PHONE 206-658-6435
WX ASOS at SEA (5 nm SW): PHONE 206-214-2592

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SEAr024/5.3SEATTLE VORTAC116.8019E
PAEr155/25.3PAINE VOR/DME110.6020E

Seaplane Base Services

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

Runway Information

Runway 12W/30W

Dimensions: 5000 x 200 ft. / 1524 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 12W  RUNWAY 30W
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: DAVID DECOTEAU
616 WEST PERIMETER ROAD, UNIT A
RENTON, WA 98057
Phone (425) 430-7471
ARPT ADMIN OFFICE IN AIRPORT 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 December 2020

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.
FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL.
WATER DEPTHS VARY AT DOCKS AND SEAPLANE LAUNCH RAMP. USE CAUTION FOR LOCALIZED SHOALING.
FOR CD WHEN RENTON MUNI ATCT IS CLSD CTC SEATTLE APCH AT 206-214-4722
DRNG RNT TWR HRS OF OPR AND VMC WX, RNT TWR HAS CNTL OF THE WEST CHANNEL, OVER THE WATER, AT AND BLO 800 FT AGL. IF OPR IN THE WEST CHANNEL ABV 800 FT AGL OR OUTSIDE OF RNT TWR OPR HOURS, CTC BOEING TWR, 118.3, PRIOR TO OPR IN THE WEST CHANNEL.

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 07-Feb-2023
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5514:55
Sunrise07:2815:28
Sunset17:1801:18
Evening civil twilight17:5101:51

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  07-Feb-2023 21:03:09
Local (UTC-8)  07-Feb-2023 13:03:09
 
METAR
KRNT 072053Z 18010G21KT 5SM -RA BKN026 BKN034 OVC045 09/06 A3011 RMK AO2 RAB11 SLP202 P0005 60005 T00890056 55002
KSEA 
5nm SW 
072053Z 19013G24KT 6SM -RA BR SCT017 BKN024 BKN030 BKN130 08/06 A3010 RMK AO2 PK WND 20027/2014 RAB12 SLP203 P0006 60007 T00830061 51002
KBFI 
5nm NW 
072053Z 18015G24KT 6SM -RA BR FEW019 BKN044 OVC050 09/07 A3011 RMK AO2 RAB00 SLP194 P0010 60010 T00890067 50001
TAF
KSEA 
5nm SW 
071724Z 0718/0824 18012G20KT P6SM -RA BKN020 OVC030 FM072100 21015G25KT P6SM SCT020 BKN030 BKN050 FM080200 23012G20KT P6SM SCT025 BKN050 FM081200 19007KT P6SM SCT025 BKN050
KBFI 
5nm NW 
071724Z 0718/0818 17010KT P6SM -RA BKN023 OVC035 FM072100 19015G25KT P6SM SCT020 BKN030 BKN050 FM080200 19012G20KT P6SM SCT030 BKN050 FM081000 16006KT P6SM SCT030 BKN050
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