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49WA Cougar Mountain Airfield
Yelm, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 SEPTEMBER 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: 49WA
Lat/Long: 46-50-49.3640N 122-31-19.4290W
46-50.822733N 122-31.323817W
46.8470456,-122.5220636
(estimated)
Elevation: 470 ft. / 143 m (estimated)
Variation: 20E (1985)
From city: 7 miles SE of YELM, WA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 98597

Airport Operations

Airport use: Private use. Permission required prior to landing
Activation date: 01/1974
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: yes
Segmented circle: no

Airport Communications

CTAF: 122.9
WX ASOS at OLM (17 nm NW): 135.725 (360-754-0781)
WX ASOS at TCM (18 nm N): PHONE 253-982-3434
WX AWOS-3 at PLU (18 nm NE): 128.575 (253-848-2748)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
OLMr097/17.3OLYMPIA VORTAC113.4019E
SEAr175/36.3SEATTLE VORTAC116.8019E

Airport Services

Runway Information

Runway N/S

Dimensions: 3230 x 50 ft. / 985 x 15 m
Surface: turf
RUNWAY N  RUNWAY S
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Obstructions: nonetrees, 100 ft. from runway

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: COUGAR MTN AIRSTRIP ASSOC.
19635 COUGAR MOUNTAIN AIRPORT RD SE
YELM, WA 98597
Phone 360-522-0471
Manager: BEN CARLSON
COUGAR MOUNTAIN AIRPORT, 19635 COUGAR MOUNTAIN AIRPORT RD SE
YELM, WA 98597
Phone 360-522-0471

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 15
Single engine airplanes: 15
    

Additional Remarks

AIRFIELD CAN BE EXTREMELY WET AND VERY ROUGH IN SOME AREAS.
LRG WILDLIFE IS OFTEN ON THE AIRFIELD AND LRG MOLEHILLS CAN ALSO BE A HAZ. PPR TO LND.
CALL OR EMAIL (FLY49WA@GMAIL.COM) FOR PMSN TO LND.
LND AT YOUR OWN RISK.
(CONTACT TITLE) ADDITIONAL CONTACT - BEN CARLSON FLY49WA@GMAIL.COM

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at 49WA.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KGRF - Gray Army Airfield (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (14 nm N)
KOLM - Olympia Regional Airport (17 nm NW)
KTCM - McChord Field Airport (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (18 nm N)
KPLU - Pierce County Airport - Thun Field (18 nm NE)
KCLS - Chehalis-Centralia Airport (22 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 03-Oct-2022
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:4213:42
Sunrise07:1314:13
Sunset18:4601:46
Evening civil twilight19:1602:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  03-Oct-2022 12:47:33
Local (UTC-7)  03-Oct-2022 05:47:33
 
METAR
KGRF 
13nm N 
031156Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM CLR 09/08 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP172 T00910077 10151 20084 52003 $
KTCM 
16nm N 
031225Z AUTO 00000KT 5SM BR CLR 08/08 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP179 $
KOLM 
17nm NW 
031154Z AUTO 19003KT 1/4SM FG VV001 11/11 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP179 T01110106 10122 20089 53003
KPLU 
18nm NE 
031235Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM -DZ BKN026 BKN031 OVC041 10/10 A3007 RMK AO2
KCLS 
22nm SW 
031235Z AUTO 00000KT 3/4SM BR OVC004 12/12 A3007 RMK AO2
KTIW 
25nm N 
031238Z AUTO 19003KT 2 1/2SM BR BKN003 12/12 A3007 RMK AO2 T01170117
TAF
KGRF 
13nm N 
030500Z 0305/0411 VRB03KT 9999 SKC QNH3005INS BECMG 0320/0321 03006KT 9999 SKC QNH3003INS TX26/0323Z TN10/0314Z
KTCM 
16nm N 
030504Z 0305/0411 VRB04KT 9999 SKC QNH3000INS BECMG 0310/0311 VRB04KT 3200 BR SKC QNH3003INS BECMG 0314/0315 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SKC QNH3001INS TX24/0323Z TN06/0312Z
KOLM 
17nm NW 
031137Z 0312/0412 19002KT 1/4SM FG OVC002 FM031800 07003KT P6SM SKC FM032200 02004KT P6SM SKC FM040400 00000KT 5SM BR SKC FM040800 12001KT 1/4SM FG SKC
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