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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

Location

FAA Identifier: TIW
Lat/Long: 47-16-04.6000N 122-34-41.2000W
47-16.076667N 122-34.686667W
47.2679444,-122.5781111
(estimated)
Elevation: 294.8 ft. / 89.9 m (surveyed)
Variation: 20E (1990)
From city: 4 miles W of TACOMA, WA
Time zone: UTC -8 (UTC -7 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 98335

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: TIW (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-1600
Pattern altitude: 1294.8 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: WHEN ATCT CLSD, ACTVT MALSR RWY 17; REIL RWY 35; PAPI RWY 17 & 35; MIRL 17/35 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
International operations: customs landing rights airport
FOR CUSTOMS CALL 253-593-6338 EXT #2.

Airport Communications

CTAF: 118.5
UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 124.05
WX ASOS: PHONE 253-858-6507
TACOMA GROUND: 121.8 [0800-2000]
TACOMA TOWER: 118.5 253.5 [0800-2000]
SEATTLE APPROACH: 120.1
SEATTLE DEPARTURE: 120.1
WX ASOS at TCM (9 nm SE): PHONE 253-982-3434
WX AWOS-3PT at PWT (15 nm NW): 121.2 (360-674-2811)
WX ASOS at SEA (15 nm NE): PHONE 206-214-2592
WX AWOS-3 at PLU (15 nm SE): 128.575 (253-848-2748)
WX ASOS at BFI (19 nm NE): PHONE 206-658-6435
WX ASOS at RNT (20 nm NE): 126.95 (425-255-6080)
  • FREQ 121.5 NOT AVBL.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SEAr208/14.8SEATTLE VORTAC116.8019E
OLMr018/22.2OLYMPIA VORTAC113.4019E

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 17/35

Dimensions: 5002 x 100 ft. / 1525 x 30 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
Single wheel: 50.0
Double wheel: 80.0
Double tandem: 80.0
Dual double tandem: 150.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 17  RUNWAY 35
Latitude: 47-16.484690N47-15.668117N
Longitude: 122-34.612695W122-34.760128W
Elevation: 291.8 ft.294.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 167 magnetic, 187 true347 magnetic, 007 true
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5.0 DEGREES LEFT OF CNTRLN.
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: PIERCE COUNTY PUB WORKS & UTILITIES
9850 - 64TH ST. W.
UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA 98467-7322
Phone 253-798-2421
Manager: ROD PROPST
1202 - 26TH AVE. N.W.
GIG HARBOR, WA 98335-7322
Phone 253-798-8550

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 130
Single engine airplanes: 109
Multi engine airplanes: 11
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 4
    
Aircraft operations: avg 146/day *
57% transient general aviation
40% local general aviation
2% air taxi
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2019

Additional Remarks

E94 LAWRS OPERS DURING TWR OPNS ONLY.
NOISE SENSITIVE ARPT; FOR NOISE ABATEMENT & TFC PROCEDURES CALL AIRPORT OFFICE 253-798-8550.
DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
EMERG FREQ 121.5 NOT MNT AT TWR.
FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC SEATTLE APCH AT 206-214-4723.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (86KB)
 
Departure Procedures
NARROWS ONE   download
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (223KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KTCM - McChord Field Airport (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (9 nm SE)
KGRF - Gray Army Airfield (Joint Base Lewis-McChord) (11 nm S)
S50 - Auburn Municipal Airport (15 nm E)
KPWT - Bremerton National Airport (15 nm NW)
KSEA - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (15 nm NE)
KPLU - Pierce County Airport - Thun Field (15 nm SE)
KBFI - Boeing Field/King County International Airport (19 nm NE)
KRNT - Renton Municipal Airport (20 nm NE)
 
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Aerial photo
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Aerial photo of KTIW (Tacoma Narrows Airport)
Photo by Brian Quarles
Photo taken 06-Oct-2014
looking east/southeast.

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Diagram of KTIW (Tacoma Narrows Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 30-Jan-2023
 Local
(UTC-8)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0615:06
Sunrise07:3915:39
Sunset17:0801:08
Evening civil twilight17:4101:41

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  30-Jan-2023 22:03:15
Local (UTC-8)  30-Jan-2023 14:03:15
 
METAR
KTIW 302153Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M06 A3042 RMK AO2 SLP305 T00281056
KTCM 
10nm SE 
302155Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M07 A3040 RMK AO2 SLP302 T00301072 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
302155Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 03/M07 A3038 RMK AO2A SLP295 T00301072 $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
302153Z 32003KT 10SM FEW130 BKN220 03/M07 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP308 T00331072
KPWT 
16nm NW 
302156Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 04/M06 A3041 RMK AO2 SLP307 T00441061
KBFI 
20nm NE 
302153Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 04/M09 A3043 RMK AO2 SLP304 T00391089
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
301300Z 3013/3119 VRB04KT 9999 SKC QNH3040INS BECMG 3022/3023 14006KT 9999 SCT150 BKN200 QNH3029INS BECMG 3109/3110 18006KT 9999 OVC020 620202 QNH3022INS TX04/3022Z TNM09/3014Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
301300Z 3013/3119 13005KT 9999 SKC QNH3045INS BECMG 3019/3020 VRB06KT 9999 SCT200 QNH3044INS BECMG 3109/3110 18003KT 9999 SCT020 BKN070 QNH3029INS TX02/3022Z TNM09/3013Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
301720Z 3018/3124 15004KT P6SM SKC FM302100 25003KT P6SM SCT250 FM310000 14003KT P6SM BKN150 BKN250 FM311100 12005KT P6SM OVC150 FM311700 14005KT P6SM BKN120
KPWT 
16nm NW 
301720Z 3018/3118 00000KT P6SM SKC FM302000 06003KT P6SM SCT250 FM310400 VRB03KT P6SM BKN150 BKN250 FM311000 00000KT P6SM OVC100 FM311600 18003KT P6SM BKN070
KBFI 
20nm NE 
301720Z 3018/3118 15003KT P6SM SKC FM302000 VRB03KT P6SM SCT250 FM310400 VRB03KT P6SM BKN150 BKN250 FM311100 13003KT P6SM OVC200 FM311700 14003KT P6SM OVC100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Narrows Aviation UNICOM 122.95
253-853-7742
[web site]
[email]
Narrows Aviation provides essential support services to business, private and general aviation in the Pacific Northwest. Our services include, aviation fueling, line services, ground transportation, customer amenities, catering solutions, hangar, and office rentals. Our team is comprised of experienced professionals who undergo continuous training to ensure each customer and aircraft are taken care of with safe and exceptional service. Whether you are just visiting, here for business or choose our beautiful new facilities to be your new home base, Narrows Aviation looks forward to serving you.
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100LL Jet A
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Pavco Flight Center
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UNICOM 122.95
253-851-5577
toll-free 800-645-3563
[web site]
[email]
Serving you since 1982! Pavco has been servicing, fueling, chartering, training, maintaining, renting, and providing an aviation friendly environment to Tacoma Narrows Airport for over 35 years! We are your local Gig Harbor HERTZ RENTAL CAR AGENT with access to all categories of vehicles. 24-hour transient aircraft call-out service (1-800-645-3563), Volume JET-A discounts at 300, 500, & 1000 gallon increments and AVGAS at 50 gallons. We are an FAA repair station for piston engine, and your local Cessna Services Station.
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U.S. Government AIR Card   U.S. Customs Service   AVCARD® by World Fuel   WingPoints™ Rewards   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Hertz   Cessna Service Center   PSI FAA Test Center  
 
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $6.12 $5.73 
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SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Northwest Aviation Medicine, PLLC
253-313-0935
[web site]
[email]
Northwest Aviation Medicine provides all classes of Aviation Medical Exams (1rst, 2nd,3rd, and Basic Med) as well as EKGs and aviation consultation (in person or via virtual/telehealth platform) for more complicated certification issues.

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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
The Hub at Gig Harbor Restaurant 253-853-1585
253-224-2624
[web site]
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