Pierce County - Thun Field Airport (PLU) Information

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Location & QuickFacts

FAA Information Effective:2013-12-12
Airport Identifier:PLU
Airport Status:Operational
Longitude/Latitude:122-17-13.9000W/47-06-14.1000N
-122.287194/47.103917 (Estimated)
Elevation:538 ft / 163.98 m (Surveyed)
Land:200 acres
From nearest city:5 nautical miles S of Puyallup, WA
Location:Pierce County, WA
Magnetic Variation:19E (1995)

Owner & Manager

Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:Pierce County
Address:2702 S. 42nd St Ste 201
Tacoma, WA 98409
Phone number:253-798-7109
AIRPORT PHYSICAL PHONE NUMBER IS (253) - 841-3779.
Manager:Bruce Thun
Address:9850 64th St W
University Place, WA 48467-1078
Phone number:253-841-3779

Airport Operations and Facilities

Airport Use:Open to public
Wind indicator:Yes
Segmented Circle:Yes
Control Tower:No
Beacon Color:Clear-Green (lighted land airport)
Landing fee charge:No
Sectional chart:Seattle
Region:ANM - Northwest Mountain
Traffic Pattern Alt:1000 ft
Boundary ARTCC:ZSE - Seattle
Tie-in FSS:SEA - Seattle
FSS on Airport:No
FSS Toll Free:1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility:PLU (NOTAM-d service avaliable)
Federal Agreements:NGY

Airport Communications

CTAF:122.700
Unicom:122.700 

Airport Services

Fuel available:100LL
FUEL AVBL 24 HOURS WITH CREDIT CARD.
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Power Plant Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:LOW
Bulk Oxygen:NONE

Runway Information

Runway 16/34

Dimension:3650 x 60 ft / 1112.5 x 18.3 m
Surface:ASPH, Fair Condition
Edge Lights:Medium
  Runway 16 Runway 34
Longitude:122-17-13.6393W122-17-14.2036W
Latitude:47-06-32.1228N47-05-56.1014N
Elevation:538.00 ft536.00 ft
Alignment:1270
Traffic Pattern:LeftLeft
Markings:Basic, Fair ConditionBasic, Fair Condition
Crossing Height:53.00 ft53.00 ft
VASI:4-light PAPI on left side4-light PAPI on right side
Visual Glide Angle:4.00°4.00°
Runway End Identifier:YesYes
Obstruction:75 ft trees, 2800.0 ft from runway, 34:1 slope to clear13 ft road, 242.0 ft from runway, 3:1 slope to clear

Remarks

ULTRALIGHTS PROHIBITED.
NOISE SENSITIVE ALL QUADRANTS.
ESTABD PRIOR TO 15 MAY 1959.

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