Pierce County - Thun Field Airport

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KPLU (0.2 NM at True Heading of 164)
METAR: KPLU 122035Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 22/10 A2995 RMK AO2
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
47-06-14.1120N (47.10392)
Longitude: 
122-17-13.9210W (-122.2872)
Elevation: 
537.6 feet MSL (164 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
15.4 E (as of June 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -8.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -7.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
05 N.M. S of Puyallup, Washington
Found On: 
Seattle Chart
FAA Region: 
ANM

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
ROD PROPST
16915 103RD AVE E
PUYALLUP, WA 98374-3768
253-798-3779
PIERCE COUNTY
9850 - 64TH ST. W.
UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA 98467
253-798-2421

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
09/1945
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/0800-1600
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZSE (Seattle)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZSE (Seattle)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1538 feet (469 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
PLU
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  206
Multi Engine:  12
GA Helicopters:  2

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2019)

Total Operations:  107000
Air Taxi:  3388 3.2%
GA Local:  34149 31.9%
GA Itinerant:  69463 64.9%

Communications

CTAF:  122.700
Unicom:  122.700
Clearance Del.:  121.85
Approach:  SEATTLE
126.5
Departure:  SEATTLE
126.5
AWOS-3:  128.575 (253-848-2748)

       

    Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 253

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Aero Center
      
    848-9349, 800-331-4375
    Atkins Rotary
      
    848-7776
    Avstar
      
    770-9964
    Northwest Propeller
      
    770-7400
    SpanaFlight
      
    Unicom 122.8 848-2020 80, 100LL
    Talon Aviation
      
    840-1012
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    Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Seattle(SEA)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

    Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/20/21 to 0901Z 06/17/21.

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    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 NW-1
    MIN DIVERSE VECTOR AREA NW-1
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NW-1
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    Navigation Aids (Navaids) near KPLU

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

    Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    13.7 Auburn Municipal Airport
    (S50)
    10 355 100LL, Jet A
    15.4 Tacoma Narrows Airport
    (TIW KTIW TIW)
    309 294 100LL, Jet A
    15.9 Norman Grier Field Airport
    (S36)
    28 13 100LL
    20.8 Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
    (SEA KSEA SEA)
    357 342 Jet A, Jet A-1
    23.5 Renton Municipal Airport
    (RNT KRNT RNT)
    7 352 100LL, Jet A, Jet A+
    25.6 Boeing Field/King County International Airport
    (BFI KBFI BFI)
    358 343 100LL, Jet A
    26.4 Olympia Regional Airport
    (OLM KOLM OLM)
    252 237 100LL, Jet A
    30.2 Bremerton Ntl Airport
    (PWT KPWT PWT)
    320 305 100LL, Jet A
    31.6 Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base
    (LKE W55)
    356 341 100LL, Jet A
    35.9 Sanderson Field Airport
    (SHN KSHN SHN)
    282 266 100LL, Jet A
    38.3 Chehalis-Centralia Airport
    (CLS KCLS CLS)
    228 213 100LL, Jet A
    43.2 Ed Carlson Meml Field - South Lewis County Airport
    (TDO KTDO TDO)
    209 194 100LL
    47.5 First Air Field Airport
    (W16)
    14 359 100ll
    48.2 Snohomish County (Paine Field) Airport
    (PAE KPAE PAE)
    0 344 100LL, Jet A
    48.6 Harvey Field Airport
    (S43)
    8 353 100LL, Jet A
    60.8 Jefferson County International Airport
    (TWD 0S9)
    339 323 100LL
    63.6 Arlington Municipal Airport
    (KAWO AWO)
    4 348 100LL, Jet A
    64.3 Southwest Washington Regional Airport
    (KLS KKLS KLS)
    203 188 100LL, Jet A
    67.9 Bowerman Airport
    (HQM KHQM HQM)
    263 247 100LL, Jet A
    69.9 Sequim Valley Airport
    (SQV W28)
    328 312 100LL

    Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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    Remarks

    A110-1 ULTRALIGHTS PROHIBITED.
    A110-4 NOISE SENSITIVE ALL QUADRANTS.
    A110-5 FOR CD CTC SEATTLE APCH AT 206-214-4723.
    A70 FUEL AVBL 24 HOURS WITH CREDIT CARD.
    A75 PILOTS BRING OWN TIE-DOWNS.
    A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWYS 17 & 35; PAPI RWYS 17 & 35 AND MIRL RWY 17/35 -CTAF.
    E111 ESTABD PRIOR TO 15 MAY 1959.

    Runways

    Runway Summary

    Runways: 17/35
    Longest Runway: 17/35 is 3651 ft (1113 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    KPLU Airport Runway Details

    Runway 17/35  3651 ft x 60 ft (1113 m x 18 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/21/2019
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 17

    Runway 35

    Elevation: 
    537.4 535.4
    Latitude: 
    47-06-32.1272N 47-05-56.1058N
    Longitude: 
    122-17-13.6357W 122-17-14.2004W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    180 000
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    4.0 degrees 4.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES ROAD
    Object Height: 
    75 13
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    2800 242
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    53 53
    Threshold Elevation: 
    Displaced Threshold: 
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

    Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    None
    Powerplant Repair: 
    None
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    Yes
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

    Maps & Diagrams

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    KPLU Airport Diagram


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