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KTIW Tacoma Narrows Airport
Tacoma, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 MAY 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; 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
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 20 May 2021 at 0901Z to 17 June 2021 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (245KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 **CHANGED**   download (257KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 **CHANGED**   download (258KB)
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
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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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Airport diagram
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Diagram of KTIW (Tacoma Narrows Airport)
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 12-Jun-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:3511:35
Sunrise05:1512:15
Sunset21:0604:06
Evening civil twilight21:4604:46

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  12-Jun-2021 23:00:40
Local (UTC-7)  12-Jun-2021 16:00:40
 
METAR
KTIW 122253Z 26005KT 10SM CLR 21/11 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP130 T02060106
KTCM 
10nm SE 
122158Z AUTO 36006KT 10SM CLR 22/11 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP138 T02230114 $
KGRF 
12nm S 
122158Z 29005KT 10SM SCT070 21/12 A2993 RMK AO2A SLP139 T02140117 $
KSEA 
15nm NE 
122253Z 31005KT 10SM FEW035 BKN250 22/09 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP139 T02170089
KPLU 
15nm SE 
122235Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 23/12 A2992 RMK AO2
KPWT 
16nm NW 
122156Z AUTO 23008KT 10SM BKN050 BKN060 22/11 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP146 T02170106
KBFI 
20nm NE 
122253Z 26006KT 10SM CLR 23/10 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP130 T02280100
TAF
KTCM 
10nm SE 
122100Z 1221/1403 35009KT 9999 SCT050 BKN250 QNH2983INS BECMG 1303/1304 VRB06KT 9000 -RA BKN030 OVC050 520102 QNH2981INS BECMG 1307/1308 VRB06KT 4800 RA BR BKN015 OVC030 520102 QNH2981INS BECMG 1317/1318 VRB06KT 9000 -SHRA BKN020 BKN050 QNH2988INS TX23/1300Z TN15/1312Z
KGRF 
12nm S 
122100Z 1221/1403 04003KT 9999 SCT060 QNH2983INS BECMG 1303/1304 34004KT 9000 SHRA SCT010 BKN020 510105 QNH2981INS BECMG 1308/1309 02005KT 8000 SHRA OVC010 510105 QNH2981INS BECMG 1311/1312 25001KT 4800 SHRA BR OVC010 QNH2980INS TEMPO 1312/1316 0800 FG OVC003 BECMG 1318/1319 33001KT 8000 SHRA BR OVC015 QNH2988INS TX21/1223Z TN16/1306Z
KSEA 
15nm NE 
122056Z 1221/1324 25007KT P6SM SCT040 BKN200 FM130000 33006KT P6SM BKN120 OVC200 FM130500 VRB04KT P6SM -RA BKN040 OVC080 FM131000 VRB05KT 4SM -RA OVC025 FM131500 10005KT 3SM -RA BR SCT007 OVC012 FM132300 26005KT P6SM VCSH BKN012 OVC022
KPWT 
16nm NW 
121724Z 1218/1318 23003KT P6SM SCT020 BKN200 TEMPO 1218/1219 BKN015 FM122100 22005KT P6SM SCT040 BKN200 FM130500 VRB03KT P6SM -RA BKN035 OVC080 FM130900 17006KT 3SM -RA BKN012 OVC020 FM131400 VRB04KT 2SM -RA BR OVC007
KBFI 
20nm NE 
122059Z 1221/1318 30006KT P6SM SCT050 BKN200 FM130000 32005KT P6SM BKN120 OVC200 FM130500 VRB03KT P6SM -RA BKN045 OVC080 FM131000 VRB03KT 4SM -RA OVC025 FM131500 13004KT 4SM -RA BR OVC015
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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
[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   Phillips 66® Aviation Contract Fuel   WingPoints™ Rewards   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Hertz   Cessna Pilot Center   Cessna Service Center   PSI FAA Test Center  
 
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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]
Catering, Internet access, Restrooms, Restaurant

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