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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 APRIL 2018

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 -7 (UTC -8 during Standard 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 206-214-2592

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 20-May-2018
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:4911:49
Sunrise05:2712:27
Sunset20:4403:44
Evening civil twilight21:2104:21

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-May-2018 06:06:19
Local (UTC-7)  20-May-2018 23:06:19
 
METAR
KRNT 210553Z AUTO 31008KT 10SM OVC055 14/10 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP180 T01440100 10200 20144 51010 $
KSEA 
5nm SW 
210553Z 35007KT 10SM BKN050 14/09 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP185 T01390089 10189 20139 51009 $
KBFI 
5nm NW 
210553Z VRB03KT 10SM CLR 13/08 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP178 T01330083 10183 20133 52011
TAF
KSEA 
5nm SW 
210523Z 2106/2212 01006KT P6SM BKN050 FM211100 VRB04KT P6SM OVC023 FM211800 24004KT P6SM BKN025 FM211900 31006KT P6SM SCT030 SCT250 FM220600 01006KT P6SM SKC
KBFI 
5nm NW 
210523Z 2106/2206 00000KT P6SM SCT060 FM211100 00000KT P6SM OVC026 FM211800 28004KT P6SM BKN028 FM211900 31006KT P6SM SCT030 SCT250
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