Seaplane Base
Will Rogers Wiley Post Memorial
Renton, Washington

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 10/15/2015 - 12/10/2015

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks


FAA Identifier:W36
Lat/Lng: 47.4998216667, -122.219288889
47-29-59.3580N, 122-13-09.4400W
Elevation: 14 feet Estimated
Magnetic Variation: 20E, (1985), [16E (2015)]
Sectional: SEATTLE
From City: 1nm N of Renton


Use: Open to the public
Airspace Analysis: NOT ANALYZED
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 07/1947
Attended: All year Every day 0700-DUSK (local)
Control Tower: no
ARTCC: Seattle Center (ZSE)
FSS: Seattle FSS (SEA)
NOTAMs and Weather: RNT NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: None
Landing Fee: no


CTAF: 124.700
UNICOM: 122.800


Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Jet A-1 - Kerosene, with Icing Inhibitor, freeze point -50C
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: High/Low pressure
Bulk Oxygen: High/Low pressure
Transient Storage: Tie-Down
Other Services: Avionics, Beaching Gear, Charter, Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental

Based Aircraft

Total: 0

Annual Operations

For year ending: 07/31/2015
Local GA (< 20 miles): 1737
Non-local GA: 650
Total: 2387


Owner: City of Renton
1055 South Grady Way
Renton, Wa 98057
Manager: Jonathan Wilson
616 West Perimeter Road, Unit a
Airport Mgrs Office in Air Traffic Control Tower on Renton Municipal Airport.
Renton, Wa 98057
(425) 430-7477


Runways: 12/30

Runway 12/30

Length: 5000 feet
Width: 200 feet
Surface: Water
End 12 End 30
Right Hand Pattern: Yes  
Elevation at End: 14.0' MSL 14.0' MSL
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Utility runway with a visual approach Utility runway with a visual approach
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 50:1



Additional Remarks

Contact Renton Tower When Operating; for Traffic Data. When Tower not Operating Announce Intentions on 124.7.
Extensive Boating & Personal Watercraft in Vicinity.
Flocks of Waterfowl in View of Airport on Lake Washington - be Alert Landings/Tkofs.
When Flying Inbound or Outbound in the West Channel Waterway Above 800 Ft AGL Contact Boeing ATCT Frequency 118.3 for Traffic Advisories.
Flight Notification Service (Adcus) Available.
Water Depths Vary at Docks and Seaplane Launch Ramp. Use Caution for Localized Shoaling.

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