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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

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; 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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download (246KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17   download (258KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 **CHANGED**   download (259KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (86KB)
 
Departure Procedures
NARROWS ONE   download (164KB)
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)
Photo by Brian Quarles
Photo taken 06-Oct-2014
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Airport diagram
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 19-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:2413:24
Sunrise06:5413:54
Sunset19:1402:14
Evening civil twilight19:4502:45

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  19-Sep-2021 22:50:11
Local (UTC-7)  19-Sep-2021 15:50:11
 
METAR
KTIW 192153Z 20010KT 10SM SCT022 BKN030 BKN060 14/13 A3008 RMK AO2 RAE48 SLP185 P0003 T01390133
KTCM 
10nm SE 
192229Z AUTO 19008KT 10SM FEW033 FEW047 BKN060 BKN080 16/14 A3008 RMK AO2 RAB13E29RAB29 SLP190 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
192155Z AUTO 17005KT 10SM -RA BKN030 BKN041 BKN065 16/13 A3008 RMK AO2 RAB23E50RAB55 SLP190 $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
192153Z 19011KT 10SM SCT025 BKN065 BKN080 15/12 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP187 VCSH T01500122
KPLU 
15nm SE 
192235Z AUTO VRB04KT 7SM -DZ BKN060 BKN070 BKN085 15/14 A3010 RMK AO2
KPWT 
16nm NW 
192238Z AUTO 21014G20KT 10SM SCT019 18/13 A3005 RMK AO2
KBFI 
20nm NE 
192153Z 19009G22KT 160V220 10SM SCT024 BKN075 16/12 A3005 RMK AO2 PK WND 20026/2059 SLP176 T01610117
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
192100Z 1921/2103 23012G18KT 8000 -SHRA BKN030 OVC060 610804 QNH3006INS BECMG 1922/1923 22012KT 9999 NSW SCT040 BKN060 620803 QNH3010INS BECMG 2005/2006 21006KT 9999 BKN020 OVC040 QNH3021INS BECMG 2010/2011 VRB06KT 9999 OVC015 QNH3030INS BECMG 2017/2018 29006KT 9999 BKN025 QNH3036INS BECMG 2020/2021 01009KT 9999 FEW040 QNH3033INS TX19/2021Z TN10/2013Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
192057Z 1921/2103 20010G15KT 9000 -SHRA BKN030 600803 QNH3004INS BECMG 2001/2002 22008KT 9999 NSW SCT040 QNH3012INS BECMG 2007/2008 20005KT 9999 OVC025 QNH3024INS BECMG 2020/2021 29005KT 9999 SCT030 BKN080 QNH3036INS BECMG 2101/2102 27005KT 9999 SCT070 QNH3032INS TX16/1922Z TN10/2012Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
192117Z 1921/2024 22012G20KT P6SM SCT025 BKN050 FM200300 VRB04KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN050 FM200800 18006KT P6SM SCT010 BKN015
KPWT 
16nm NW 
191728Z 1918/2018 20008KT P6SM OVC008 FM191930 21010KT P6SM OVC015 FM192100 VRB04KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN050 FM200800 18006KT P6SM BKN020 FM201400 19002KT 4SM BR OVC003
KBFI 
20nm NE 
192013Z 1920/2018 19012G20KT P6SM BKN013 FM192100 VRB04KT P6SM VCSH SCT025 BKN050 FM200800 15005KT P6SM BKN025
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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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UNICOM 122.95
253-851-5577
toll-free 800-645-3563
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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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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.
 
Face masks required  
 
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Getting Around: Taxi, Limo, Rental Cars, Mass Transit

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
Services / Description
 
Comments
  
 Capital Executive Car
360-923-5818
[web site]
[email]
Ground transportation
 
Limousine service  
 
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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]

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Catering, Internet access, Restrooms, Restaurant

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