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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 NOVEMBER 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 -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 206-763-6904
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
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-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 RNT ATCT IS CLSD CTC SEA 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 18-Nov-2018
 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-2018 22:00:56
Local (UTC-8)  18-Nov-2018 14:00:56
 
METAR
KRNT 182153Z 31006KT 10SM CLR 12/M01 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP218 T01221006 $
KSEA 
5nm SW 
182053Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 12/01 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP224 T01170006 58010
KBFI 
5nm NW 
182153Z 33005KT 10SM CLR 12/00 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP214 T01170000
TAF
KSEA 
5nm SW 
181721Z 1818/1924 01007KT P6SM SKC FM190000 05005KT P6SM SKC FM191100 04003KT P6SM BCFG SCT003 FM191900 36005KT P6SM SKC
KBFI 
5nm NW 
181721Z 1818/1918 33004KT P6SM SKC FM190000 02004KT P6SM SKC FM190500 VRB03KT P6SM SKC FM191100 VRB03KT P6SM SCT006
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