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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 28 MARCH 2019

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

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GRAYE353/7.121616EGRF --. .-. ..-.
LACOMAS341/15.632816ELAC .-.. .- -.-.
MASON COUNTY068/20.734819EMNC -- -. -.-.

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.
Gradient: 0.1%0.1%
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
AIRPORT AND FERRY DIVISION, 2702 S. 42ND STREET, SUITE 201
TACOMA, WA 98409-7322
Phone 253-798-7109
Manager: ACTING MGR LORENE BEHM
AIRPORT AND FERRY DIVISION, 2702 S. 42ND STREET, SUITE 201
TACOMA, WA 98409-7322
Phone 253-798-7109

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 64
Single engine airplanes: 60
Multi engine airplanes: 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 NO AT TWR. FOR CD WHEN ATCT IS CLSD CTC SEA 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 28 March 2019 at 0901Z to 25 April 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download (225KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (237KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35   download (237KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply **CHANGED**   download (86KB)
 
Departure Procedures
NARROWS ONE   download (142KB)
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 of KTIW (Tacoma Narrows Airport)
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Photo taken 06-Oct-2014
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Diagram of KTIW (Tacoma Narrows Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Apr-2019
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4312:43
Sunrise06:1513:15
Sunset20:0303:03
Evening civil twilight20:3603:36

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Apr-2019 12:00:48
Local (UTC-7)  19-Apr-2019 05:00:48
 
METAR
KTIW 191153Z AUTO 22005KT 10SM OVC006 12/10 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP161 70005 T01170100 10128 20117 58004
KTCM 
10nm SE 
191140Z AUTO 27005KT 10SM -RA OVC007 12/12 A3002 RMK AO2 RAB40 SLP169 RVRNO VISNO RWY34 CHINO RWY34 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
191156Z 26004KT 10SM -DZ BKN006 OVC029 12/12 A3001 RMK AO2A RAB27E54DZB54 SLP166 P0000 60000 70002 T01170117 10131 20115 55005 $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
191153Z 21010KT 10SM FEW009 SCT016 OVC055 12/10 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP166 70013 T01170100 10133 20117 56009
KPLU 
15nm SE 
191135Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN010 OVC015 12/12 A3002 RMK AO2
KPWT 
16nm NW 
191056Z AUTO 23011KT 10SM BKN008 OVC043 11/10 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP177 T01110100
KBFI 
20nm NE 
191153Z 20007KT 10SM FEW020 BKN047 OVC060 13/10 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP156 60000 70010 T01330100 10139 20128 56008
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
190503Z 1905/2011 VRB06KT 8000 -RA BKN010 OVC050 QNH2998INS BECMG 2000/2001 VRB06KT 8000 -RA BKN030 620609 QNH3001INS BECMG 2005/2006 VRB06KT 9999 NSW BKN050 610509 QNH3003INS TX15/1905Z TN07/2005Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
190519Z 1905/2011 VRB06KT 8000 -RA SCT010 OVC020 QNH2998INS BECMG 2000/2001 VRB06KT 8000 -RA BKN030 620609 QNH3001INS BECMG 2005/2006 VRB06KT 9999 NSW BKN050 610509 QNH3003INS TX15/1905Z TN07/2005Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
191124Z 1912/2018 22008KT P6SM FEW010 SCT030 OVC060 TEMPO 1912/1915 BKN010 OVC030 FM191500 19012KT P6SM -RA BKN010 OVC030 FM192300 22008KT P6SM -SHRA SCT015 OVC025 FM200200 31005KT P6SM SCT025 BKN050 FM200700 03005KT P6SM OVC015
KPWT 
16nm NW 
191124Z 1912/2012 21010KT P6SM BKN008 OVC045 TEMPO 1912/1915 SCT008 BKN045 FM191500 19008KT P6SM -RA BKN007 OVC030 FM192300 20008KT P6SM -SHRA SCT012 OVC020 FM200200 VRB03KT P6SM SCT025 BKN050 FM200700 00000KT P6SM OVC015
KBFI 
20nm NE 
191124Z 1912/2012 16005KT P6SM FEW013 SCT035 OVC070 TEMPO 1912/1915 BKN013 OVC035 FM191500 18008KT P6SM -RA BKN013 OVC030 FM192300 19005KT P6SM -SHRA SCT015 OVC025 FM200200 VRB03KT P6SM SCT025 BKN050 FM200700 00000KT P6SM OVC015
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Tacoma Narrows Aviation 122.95
253-853-7742
[web site]
[email]
FBO under new ownership! Conveniently located near the main airport gate. We are a great alternative to the busy Seattle airports, with competitive fuel prices. A great tech stop location with quick turnaround. We offer rental cars, hotel discounts, US Customs clearance, Lav cart, power cart, catering, and internet access. You're a valued customer and we are grateful for your business. Stop by and visit the Hub restaurant next door. We also have full service and self serve Avgas. We are located 12 miles from downtown Tacoma and 38 from Downtown Seattle.
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Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $6.13 $4.70 
SS $5.59 --- 
GUARANTEED
 
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Pavco Flight Center 253-851-5577
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100LL Jet A
FS $5.93 $4.31 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Airline Transport Professionals - ATP Flight School 904-595-7950
[web site]
[email]
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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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]
[email]
Catering, Internet access, Restrooms, Restaurant

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