Desert Aire
Mattawa, Washington

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 09/14/2017 - 11/9/2017

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:M94
Lat/Lng: 46.6872511111, -119.919726111
46-41-14.1040N, 119-55-11.0140W
Estimated by STATE on 07/22/2005
Elevation: 586 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 19E, (1985), [15E (2017)]
Sectional: SEATTLE
From City: 3nm SW of Mattawa


Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Privately owned
Activation: 11/1975
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Seattle Center (ZSE)
FSS: Seattle FSS (SEA)
NOTAMs and Weather: SEA NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: yes
Beacon: Activate MIRL Runway 10/28 & Rotating Beacon - CTAF.
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 122.800
UNICOM: 122.800


Transient Storage: Tie-Down

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 20
Multi Engine GA: 2
Total: 22

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2015
Local GA (< 20 miles): 2500
Non-local GA: 750
Total: 3250


Owner: Desert Aire Owners Ass'N
Grant County Airport District #1, 319 Airport Way SW
Desert Aire, Wa 99349
Manager: Karl Gruber
Grant County Airport District #1, 319 Airport Way
Desert Aire, Wa 99349


Runways: 10/28

Runway 10/28

Length: 3665 feet
by State on 05/22/2002
Width: 60 feet
Surface: Asphalt / Bituminous Concrete, Excellent Condition
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 10 End 28
Right Hand Pattern:   Yes
Runway Markings: Basic, Good Condition Basic, Good Condition
Gradient: 1.0 Up 1.0 Down
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:   45' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:   4.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:   2-light PAPI on left side of runway
Objects: Bldg  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 11:1 20:1
Object Height: 6' AGL  
Object Distance: 270' Along centerline
72' Left of centerline



Additional Remarks

Taxiway Marked with Retro-Reflective Devices.
No Tgl Prior to 0800.
Noise Abatement Take-Off Procedure Posted at Airport.
Transient Parking Located on SE and SW End of Airport.
Ems Helicopter Parking Area on SW End of Airport.
Long Final and Extended Base Approaches to Runway 28 not Advised Due to Close Proximity of Low Flying Fast Military Jets.
Pavement Rated for 18,000 Lbs Aircraft.

This information is current as of the date at the top of the page. These pages are valid for all US airports, based on information from FAA National Flight Data Center. Weather information is provided based on AvnWx Data Sources. NOTAM information is from FAA's NAIMES data portal.

As with most information on this website, this page is generated based on FAA data, with automatic translations done via computer. You can also directly read the A/FD via the green icon link at the top of the page, which is the FAA text, and sometimes provides a different translation of codes. Please email me (using link at top-right of this page) if you see information which is confusing, misleading, or wrong....Or have suggestions for additions/changes.

Comments from the user community are clearly noted as such this page, are for informational purposes only, may be wrong and/or out-of-date, and must not be used as a sole source for critical decision making. See Privacy Policy and Conditions of Use.