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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 MARCH 2020

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 -7 (UTC -8 during Standard 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; 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: 124.05 (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 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
TCMr315/8.4MCCHORD VORTAC109.6015E
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: 138
Single engine airplanes: 117
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 2016

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 March 2020 at 0901Z to 23 April 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download (224KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (235KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (237KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (86KB)
 
Departure Procedures
NARROWS ONE   download (143KB)
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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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Mar-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2513:25
Sunrise06:5613:56
Sunset19:3402:34
Evening civil twilight20:0503:05

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Mar-2020 02:34:04
Local (UTC-7)  28-Mar-2020 19:34:04
 
METAR
KTIW 290153Z 19014G21KT 10SM -RA BKN023 BKN035 OVC044 09/07 A2989 RMK AO2 RAB51 SLP123 P0000 T00940067
KTCM 
10nm SE 
290158Z AUTO 19010KT 10SM -RA FEW022 BKN031 OVC042 11/07 A2990 RMK AO2 RAB20E29RAB37 SLP130 P0000 T01070070 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
290158Z 15011KT 10SM -RA SCT021 OVC029 10/10 A2989 RMK AO2A CIG 023V029 SLP126 P0000 T01030101 $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
290218Z 19010KT 9SM -RA OVC025 11/07 A2988 RMK AO2 RAB0158 P0000 T01110067
KPLU 
15nm SE 
290215Z AUTO 19006KT 10SM OVC041 11/07 A2990 RMK AO2
KPWT 
16nm NW 
290156Z AUTO 19014KT 10SM OVC004 09/08 A2987 RMK AO2 RAE54 SLP120 P0005 T00890083
KBFI 
20nm NE 
290153Z 17007KT 10SM OVC033 11/07 A2988 RMK AO2 RAE23 SLP119 P0000 T01110072
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
282100Z 2821/3003 18012G18KT 8000 -SHRA OVC030 610509 510009 QNH2986INS TEMPO 2821/2902 18018G25KT BECMG 2902/2903 20012KT 8000 -RA BKN020 OVC030 620509 QNH2982INS BECMG 2911/1912 21012G18KT 8000 -RA BKN015 OVC030 620409 510009 QNH2983INS TX12/2823Z TN06/2913Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
282100Z 2821/3003 14015G25KT 9999 BKN030 QNH2987INS BECMG 2902/2903 18009KT 9000 -RA OVC020 QNH2982INS BECMG 2910/2911 VRB06KT 9000 -RA BKN015 QNH2982INS BECMG 2915/2916 23012G18KT 9000 -RA OVC015 510009 QNH2985INS BECMG 3000/3001 20015G20KT 9999 NSW BKN020 510009 QNH2985INS TX12/2822Z TN07/2915Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
282101Z 2821/2924 19010KT P6SM -RA SCT025 OVC030 FM282300 19015KT P6SM -RA SCT020 OVC025 FM291400 20008KT P6SM SCT035 OVC050 FM292100 18014KT P6SM -RA OVC025
KPWT 
16nm NW 
290123Z 2901/2924 19014G19KT 6SM -RA BR OVC004 FM291600 19022G28KT 4SM -RA OVC007 FM291800 20015G22KT P6SM BKN030
KBFI 
20nm NE 
282101Z 2821/2918 17013KT P6SM -RA SCT025 OVC035 FM282300 18015KT 6SM -RA OVC025 FM290800 20008KT P6SM -SHRA SCT035 OVC050
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Tacoma Narrows Aviation UNICOM 122.95
253-853-7742
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Tacoma Narrows Aviation offers a multitude of services to fulfill all of your aviation needs. We are the best alternative to the busy Seattle airports and high city prices. Whether it's fuel, ground services or you just need a beautiful facility to impress your customers and make your crews feel comfortable, we have you covered.

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Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School 904-595-7950
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ATP provides professional, accelerated, airline-oriented flight training at 42 flight schools nationwide. ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program prepares pilots for airline careers from zero time to 1,500 hours, with CFI jobs and airline employment. Fly with the nation's largest flight school and gain access to more aircraft, locations, and job placements than any flight school, academy, or aviation university can offer.
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 The Hub at Gig Harbor Restaurant
253-853-1585
253-224-2624
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