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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 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 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
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: 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 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 08 October 2020 at 0901Z to 05 November 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17   download (246KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (259KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 **CHANGED**   download (261KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (86KB)
 
Departure Procedures
NARROWS ONE   download (166KB)
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 21-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0914:09
Sunrise07:4014:40
Sunset18:1001:10
Evening civil twilight18:4101:41

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Oct-2020 21:58:28
Local (UTC-7)  21-Oct-2020 14:58:28
 
METAR
KTIW 212153Z 06007KT 10SM FEW050 BKN075 10/03 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP217 T01000028
KTCM 
10nm SE 
212058Z AUTO 08010KT 10SM BKN035 OVC046 10/04 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP218 T00990036 52013 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
212058Z 01011KT 10SM FEW034 BKN050 12/09 A3014 RMK AO2A SLP211 T01220085 52012 $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
212153Z 10003KT 10SM FEW019 BKN050 BKN070 10/06 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP225 T01000056
KPLU 
15nm SE 
212135Z AUTO 10005KT 10SM BKN036 BKN042 BKN050 09/05 A3017 RMK AO2
KPWT 
16nm NW 
212056Z AUTO VRB06KT 10SM FEW029 BKN050 12/04 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP217 T01170044 51011 $
KBFI 
20nm NE 
212153Z 15003KT 10SM FEW015 BKN023 BKN038 11/06 A3018 RMK AO2 SLP219 T01110056
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
211300Z 2113/2219 21009KT 9999 BKN040 620406 QNH3007INS BECMG 2117/2118 23012KT 9000 -SHRA BKN050 610506 QNH3009INS TEMPO 2118/2122 25012G18KT BKN020 BECMG 2121/2122 35009KT 9000 -SHRA BKN040 610409 QNH3010INS BECMG 2202/2203 10006KT 9999 NSW SCT050 QNH3019INS BECMG 2211/2212 VRB03KT 9999 BKN015 QNH3029INS TX13/2123Z TN04/2213Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
211805Z 2118/2219 20010G20KT 9999 SCT050 QNH3009INS BECMG 2200/2201 01005KT 9999 NSW BKN050 620403 QNH3017INS TX12/2121Z TN03/2215Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
211737Z 2118/2224 18007KT P6SM VCSH SCT035 BKN050 TEMPO 2118/2121 -SHRA SCT015 BKN020 FM212100 35007KT P6SM SCT030 BKN050 FM220200 35008KT P6SM SCT050 SCT250 FM220600 04006KT P6SM FEW250 FM221400 08003KT P6SM SCT007 FM221900 32004KT P6SM SCT250
KPWT 
16nm NW 
211737Z 2118/2218 00000KT P6SM VCSH OVC004 FM211900 03004KT P6SM VCSH SCT004 BKN020 FM212100 03005KT P6SM -SHRA SCT004 BKN050 FM220200 04003KT P6SM SCT050 SCT250 FM221200 00000KT 2SM BR OVC003
KBFI 
20nm NE 
211919Z 2119/2218 14007KT P6SM VCSH SCT020 BKN040 TEMPO 2119/2121 -SHRA BKN025 OVC040 FM212100 33008KT P6SM SCT040 BKN050 FM220200 02004KT P6SM SCT050 SCT250 FM220600 04006KT P6SM FEW250 FM221400 12004KT P6SM SCT010
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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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.

Come join our community and see what everyone is talking about. We look forward to serving you.
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UNICOM 122.95
253-851-5577
toll-free 1-800-645-3563
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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

  
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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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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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The Hub at Gig Harbor Restaurant 253-853-1585
253-224-2624
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Catering, Internet access, Restrooms, Restaurant

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