About TIW

The Tacoma Narrows Airport (TIW) is a public 568-acre general aviation facility 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.

TIW is Pierce County's primary business jet facility. There are 132 aircraft based at the airport and approximately 48,000 operations (takeoffs and landings) each year.

Airport Capabilities

The runway at Tacoma Narrows Airport, measuring 5,002 feet long by 100 feet wide, is capable of handling all general aviation aircraft, from light sport to large business jets. Available aviation support and airport services include:
  • 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

Please Keep in Mind

This is a noise sensitive airport. Deer are in the vicinity of the airport. 

International Operations

This is a customs landing rights airport; however, customs is available only by advance appointment. To contact customs, call (253) 593-6338, Extension 2.

Rules & Regulations

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

Airport Services Available


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.

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.
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Phone (253) 798-7250
Billing (253) 798-2576
Operations (253) 221-4637
After Hours Emergency 
(253) 798-6000
7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
1202 26th Ave. NW Ste. 201
Gig Harbor, WA 98335