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W36 Will Rogers Wiley Post Memorial Seaplane Base
Renton, Washington, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 22 APRIL 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: W36
Lat/Long: 47-29-59.3580N 122-13-09.4400W
47-29.989300N 122-13.157333W
47.4998217,-122.2192889
(estimated)
Elevation: 14 ft. / 4 m (estimated)
Variation: 20E (1985)
From city: 1 mile N of RENTON, WA
Time zone: UTC -7 (UTC -8 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 98055

Seaplane Base Operations

Seaplane Base use: Open to the public
Activation date: 07/1947
Control tower: no
ARTCC: SEATTLE CENTER
FSS: SEATTLE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: RNT (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-DUSK
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: no
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Seaplane Base Communications

CTAF: 124.7
UNICOM: 122.8
WX ASOS at RNT (0.4 nm S): 126.95 (425-255-6080)
WX ASOS at BFI (4 nm NW): PHONE 206-658-6435
WX ASOS at SEA (5 nm SW): 127.75 (206-214-2592)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
SEAr024/5.3SEATTLE VORTAC116.8019E
PAEr155/25.3PAINE VOR/DME110.6020E

Seaplane Base Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A JET-A+
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 12W/30W

Dimensions: 5000 x 200 ft. / 1524 x 61 m
Surface: water
RUNWAY 12W  RUNWAY 30W
Elevation: 14.0 ft.14.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft

Seaplane Base Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: CITY OF RENTON
1055 SOUTH GRADY WAY
RENTON, WA 98057
Phone 425-430-6400
Manager: HARRY BARRETT JR.
616 WEST PERIMETER ROAD, UNIT A
RENTON, WA 98057
Phone (425) 430-7471
ARPT MGRS OFFICE IN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER ON RENTON MUNICIPAL ARPT.

Seaplane Base Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 46/week *
73% local general aviation
27% transient general aviation
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2017

Additional Remarks

CTC RENTON TWR WHEN OPERATING; FOR TFC DATA. WHEN TWR NOT OPERATING ANNOUNCE INTENTIONS ON 124.7.
EXTENSIVE BOATING & PERSONAL WATERCRAFT IN VICINITY.
FLOCKS OF WATERFOWL INVOF ARPT ON LAKE WASHINGTON - BE ALERT LNDGS/TKOFS.
FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL.
WATER DEPTHS VARY AT DOCKS AND SEAPLANE LAUNCH RAMP. USE CAUTION FOR LOCALIZED SHOALING.
FOR CD WHEN RENTON MUNI ATCT IS CLSD CTC SEATTLE APCH AT 206-214-4722
DRNG RNT TWR HRS OF OPR AND VMC WX, RNT TWR HAS CNTL OF THE WEST CHANNEL, OVER THE WATER, AT AND BLO 800 FT AGL. IF OPR IN THE WEST CHANNEL ABV 800 FT AGL OR OUTSIDE OF RNT TWR OPR HOURS, CTC BOEING TWR, 118.3, PRIOR TO OPR IN THE WEST CHANNEL.

Instrument Procedures

There are no published instrument procedures at W36.

Some nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KRNT - Renton Municipal Airport (0 nm S)
KBFI - Boeing Field/King County International Airport (4 nm NW)
KSEA - Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (5 nm SW)
S50 - Auburn Municipal Airport (10 nm S)
KTIW - Tacoma Narrows Airport (20 nm SW)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-May-2021
 Local
(UTC-7)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight04:5611:56
Sunrise05:3312:33
Sunset20:3803:38
Evening civil twilight21:1404:14

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-May-2021 07:18:53
Local (UTC-7)  15-May-2021 00:18:53
 
METAR
KRNT 150653Z AUTO 34005KT 10SM CLR 15/06 A3008 RMK AO2 SLP191 T01500061 402330094
KSEA 
5nm SW 
150653Z 01006KT 10SM SCT250 14/06 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP194 T01440061 402390100
KBFI 
5nm NW 
150653Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 14/07 A3009 RMK AO2 SLP188 T01440067 402280061
TAF
KSEA 
5nm SW 
150537Z 1506/1612 04010KT P6SM SCT200 FM151000 33004KT P6SM SKC FM152000 35010KT P6SM SKC FM160300 31006KT P6SM SKC
KBFI 
5nm NW 
150537Z 1506/1606 VRB03KT P6SM SCT200 FM151800 31008KT P6SM SKC
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