About TIW

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The Tacoma Narrows Airport (TIW) is a public 568-acre general aviation facility. TIW is Pierce County's primary business jet facility. Approximately 190 aircraft are based at the airport and nearly 79,000 operations (takeoffs and landings) occur each year. 
TIW is located four miles west of Tacoma and one mile southwest of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Pierce County purchased the airport from the City of Tacoma in 2008.

Capabilities


The Tacoma Narrows Airport runway is 5,002 feet long and 100 feet wide. It is capable of handling all general aviation aircraft, from light sport to large business jets. 

Services


  • Aircraft repair and maintenance
  • Aircraft storage and parking
  • Aviation fuel and oil sales
  • Avionics repair
  • Charter and business flights
  • Flight supplies and equipment
  • Flight training
  • Restaurant with observation deck seating

Fuel


  • Jet A via FBOs
  • 100LL via FBOs or via 24/7 self-serve facility with credit card (self-serve located on north apron)

Flight training 


For specific business information, see the Businesses at TIW page.

Notices


This is a noise sensitive airport as we are surrounded by neighborhoods. Deer are in the vicinity of the airport.

International Operations


This is a customs landing rights airport. Customs is only available by advance appointment. Contact customs at (253) 593-6338, Extension 2.

Rules & Regulations


The Tacoma Narrows Airport Rules & Regulations were updated in July 2017.

Pilot-Tenant Meetings


Pilot-Tenant meetings are held on an as-needed basis and not on a regular schedule. An Alert will be issued whenever a meeting is planned; the date, time, and location will also be posted here.

Additional Information


Learn more about the history of TIW or access the Sound Skies newsletter.

  • ATIS: 124.05
  • UNICOM: 122.95
  • GND: 121.8
  • Tower/CTAF: 118.5
  • APP/DEP: 120.1
  • Approaches:
    • Rwy 17:
    • ILS, RNAV (GPS)
    • Rwy 35:
    • RNAV (GPS), NDB
  • Latitude: N 47° 16.69'
  • Longitude: W 122° 34.69'
  • ASOS: (253) 858-6507
  • Fuel: Jet A, 100LL
  • Runway 17/35: 5002' x 100', Asphalt
  • Taxiway: 5002' x 75'
  • Pavement Load Limit:
    Variable, Check A/FD
  • Elevation: 294' MSL
  • TPA: 1294' MSL (1,000' AGL)
  • Left traffic 17; Right traffic 35
  • Approach Lights:
    • Rwy 17: MALSR, PAPI (3°)
    • Rwy 17 MALSR/PAPI via PCL (CTAF)
    • Rwy 35: REIL, VASI (3°)
  • Runway Lights: MIRL (dusk to dawn)
  • Taxiway Lights: Dusk to dawn
  • Tower Open: 0800-2000 Local Time
Contact Us
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Phone (253) 798-7250
Billing (253) 798-2576
Operations (253) 221-4637
After Hours Emergency 
(253) 798-6000
Monday–Friday
7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Address
1202 26th Ave. NW Ste. 201
Gig Harbor, WA 98335