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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 2019

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
TCMr011/23.6MCCHORD VORTAC109.6015E
PAEr155/25.3PAINE VOR/DME110.6020E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LACOMAS009/32.632816ELAC .-.. .- -.-.

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: HARRY BARRETT JR.
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 December 2017

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 13-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3914:39
Sunrise07:1215:12
Sunset16:3400:34
Evening civil twilight17:0801:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  13-Nov-2019 20:33:01
Local (UTC-8)  13-Nov-2019 12:33:01
 
METAR
KRNT 132013Z 34008KT 10SM SCT014 12/08 A3012 RMK AO2 T01220078
KSEA 
5nm SW 
132013Z 36012KT 10SM BKN010 BKN200 12/08 A3012 RMK AO2 T01220078
KBFI 
5nm NW 
131953Z 02003KT 10SM FEW010 OVC012 12/08 A3014 RMK AO2 SLP205 T01170083
TAF
KSEA 
5nm SW 
131956Z 1320/1424 36008KT P6SM SCT009 BKN200 TEMPO 1320/1322 BKN009 BKN200 FM132200 01008KT P6SM BKN200 FM140100 05004KT P6SM BKN200 FM141500 13005KT P6SM BKN200
KBFI 
5nm NW 
131957Z 1320/1418 02003KT P6SM SCT012 BKN200 TEMPO 1320/1322 BKN012 BKN200 FM132200 34005KT P6SM BKN200 FM140200 00000KT P6SM BKN200
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