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WA69 Wax Orchards Airport
Vashon, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 07 NOVEMBER 2019

Location

FAA Identifier: WA69
Lat/Long: 47-24-01.7400N 122-29-57.4500W
47-24.029000N 122-29.957500W
47.4004833,-122.4992917
(estimated)
Elevation: 389 ft. / 118.6 m (surveyed)
Variation: 20E (1985)
From city: 3 miles SW of VASHON, WA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 98070

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: SR-SS
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

WX ASOS at SEA (8 nm E): PHONE 206-214-2592
WX ASOS at TIW (9 nm S): 124.05 (253-858-6507)
WX ASOS at BFI (11 nm NE): PHONE 206-658-6435
WX AWOS-3PT at PWT (12 nm NW): 121.2 (360-674-2811)
WX ASOS at RNT (13 nm NE): 126.95 (425-255-6080)
WX AWOS-3 at PLU (20 nm SE): 128.575 (253-848-2748)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SEAr236/8.0SEATTLE VORTAC116.8019E
TCMr341/15.2MCCHORD VORTAC109.6015E
OLMr014/30.5OLYMPIA VORTAC113.4019E
PAEr176/32.4PAINE VOR/DME110.6020E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
LACOMAS350/23.732816ELAC .-.. .- -.-.

Airport Services

Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: NONE
Powerplant service: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimensions: 2050 x 120 ft. / 625 x 37 m
N/S 510' TURF STOPWAY SOUTHEND.
Surface: turf, in fair condition
Runway edge markings: 16/34 WHITE SPOT MARKERS EDGES OF RY (WHITE PVC PIPES EVERY 200 FT).
RUNWAY 16  RUNWAY 34
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Markings: NSTD, in poor conditionNSTD, in poor condition
Obstructions: 15 ft. trees, 71 ft. left of centerline10 ft. road

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: DEVELOPMENT SERVICES OF AMERICA INC
P.O. BOX 25139
SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85255
Phone 480-927-4888
Manager: HANS YOUNGMANN
12011 SW 220 TH
VASHON, WA 98070
Phone 206-571-5277
OR 206-463-3044.

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 4
Single engine airplanes: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 21/day *
67% local general aviation
33% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 29 April 1988

Additional Remarks

PLINE EAST AND WEST ALONG ROAD.
RWY S +40' TREES 200' SOUTH OF THR, 40' R.
FENCE ALONG BOTH SIDES RY FULL LENGTH.
TALL TREES NORTH OF RY.
EXPEDITE TAXI OPR ON RY.
LIVESTOCK/WILDLIFE (DEER) ON & INVOF RY.
PPR CALL 206-463-3044.
FOR CD CTC SEATTLE APCH AT 206-214-4794.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at WA69.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KSEA - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (8 nm E)
KTIW - Tacoma Narrows Airport (9 nm S)
KBFI - Boeing Field/King County International Airport (11 nm NE)
S50 - Auburn Municipal Airport (12 nm E)
KPWT - Bremerton National Airport (12 nm NW)
KRNT - Renton Municipal Airport (13 nm NE)
KTCM - McChord Field Airport (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (16 nm S)
KGRF - Gray Army Airfield (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (20 nm S)
KPLU - Pierce County Airport - Thun Field (20 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Nov-2019
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3814:38
Sunrise07:1115:11
Sunset16:3700:37
Evening civil twilight17:1001:10

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-Nov-2019 12:17:18
Local (UTC-8)  12-Nov-2019 04:17:18
 
METAR
KSEA 
8nm E 
121153Z 07003KT 10SM OVC095 10/06 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP176 T01000061 10106 20094 58024 $
KTIW 
9nm SW 
121153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM -RA OVC100 08/06 A3004 RMK AO2 RAB40 SLP173 P0000 60000 T00830056 10089 20078 58019
KBFI 
12nm NE 
121153Z 00000KT 10SM OVC100 10/06 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP172 T01000061 10106 20094 58024
KPWT 
12nm NW 
121156Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM -RA CLR 07/06 A3005 RMK AO2 RAB06 SLP194 6//// 7//// T00720061 10089 20056 58017 PNO $
KRNT 
13nm NE 
121153Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW070 OVC100 10/07 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP176 T01000072 10106 20094 58024
KTCM 
17nm S 
121158Z 00000KT 4SM BR FEW016 FEW070 OVC090 07/07 A3004 RMK AO2A RAB40E53 SLP177 P0001 60001 70001 T00730073 10077 20055 57019 $
KPLU 
20nm SE 
121155Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM -DZ FEW025 BKN080 OVC095 08/08 A3004 RMK AO2
TAF
KSEA 
8nm E 
121127Z 1212/1318 VRB04KT P6SM OVC060 FM121500 16006KT P6SM -RA SCT020 OVC050 TEMPO 1215/1218 6SM -RA BR OVC020 FM121800 19005KT 6SM -RA BR BKN018 OVC030 FM122100 19006KT 6SM BR VCSH BKN015 OVC025 FM130400 VRB04KT 6SM BR OVC014 FM131000 VRB03KT 6SM BR OVC009
KBFI 
12nm NE 
121127Z 1212/1312 00000KT P6SM OVC060 FM121500 VRB03KT P6SM -RA SCT022 OVC050 TEMPO 1215/1218 -RA OVC022 FM121800 15005KT 6SM -RA BR BKN020 OVC030 FM122100 15005KT 6SM BR VCSH BKN018 OVC025 FM130400 VRB03KT 6SM BR OVC017 FM131000 VRB03KT 6SM BR OVC012
KPWT 
12nm NW 
121127Z 1212/1312 00000KT P6SM VCSH OVC045 FM121400 00000KT P6SM -RA SCT020 OVC050 TEMPO 1214/1217 -RA OVC015 FM121700 18004KT 6SM -RA BR BKN015 OVC025 FM122000 19006KT 6SM BR VCSH BKN007 OVC015 FM130300 00000KT 5SM BR OVC007 FM130900 00000KT 4SM BR OVC005
KTCM 
17nm S 
120553Z 1205/1311 VRB06KT 9999 SCT060 BKN250 QNH3011INS TEMPO 1205/1210 4800 BR BECMG 1211/1212 19009KT 9999 BKN060 OVC140 QNH3004INS BECMG 1215/1216 22009KT 6000 -SHRA BKN015 640604 QNH3007INS BECMG 1218/1219 22009KT 9999 NSW BKN015 QNH3013INS BECMG 1308/1309 VRB06KT 4800 BR OVC020 QNH3016INS TX10/1222Z TN04/1212Z
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