Renton Municipal Airport
Renton Municipal Airport
Airport during a runway resurfacing project, August 2009
|Owner||City of Renton|
|Elevation AMSL||32 ft / 10 m|
FAA airport diagram
Renton Municipal Airport (IATA: RNT, ICAO: KRNT, FAA LID: RNT) is a public use airport located in Renton, a city in King County, Washington, United States. The airport was renamed Clayton Scott Field in 2005 to celebrate the 100th birthday of Clayton Scott. The airport's northern boundary is Lake Washington and the Will Rogers - Wiley Post Memorial Seaplane Base. Renton Airport has a floating dock and a launching ramp for conversion from wheeled landings to water takeoffs and landings.
The airport is owned by the City of Renton and is a general aviation airport which serves Renton and other nearby communities. It provides regional aviation services for air charter, air taxi, corporate, business and recreational flyers. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a regional reliever facility.
The airport is located approximately 12 miles southeast of downtown Seattle near the south end of Lake Washington. US Customs service is available for both floatplane and wheeled aircraft arriving by water or by land.
Facilities and aircraft
Renton Municipal Airport covers an area of 170 acres (69 ha) at an elevation of 32 feet (9.8 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with an asphalt and concrete surface measuring 5,382 by 200 feet (1,640 m × 61 m). The runway was resurfaced and realigned in August 2009; prior to this time, it was designated 15/33.
In 2016, the airport had 122,908 aircraft operations, an average of 337 per day: 98% general aviation, 1% air taxi, <1% scheduled commercial, and <1% military. In July 2017, there were 337 aircraft based at this airport: 243 single-engine, 13 multi-engine, 4 jet, and 8 helicopter.
- FAA Airport Master Record for RNT ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective July 20, 2017.
- Wallace, James (September 29, 2006). "Clayton Scott, 1905-2006: Longtime aviator, Bill Boeing's personal pilot". Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
- "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). FAA.gov. Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
- "Renton Municipal Airport, Clayton Scott Field". City of Renton. Archived from the original on June 10, 2017. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
- Gates, Dominic (September 6, 2018). "737 problems have grown in Renton despite Boeing's reassurances". The Seattle Times.
- Radford, Dean (July 30, 2009). "Runway repaving to ground most flights at Renton Municipal Airport". Renton Reporter.
- Official website
- Boeing Employees Flying Association
- KRNT listing at FlightCentral.Net
- Aerial image as of July 1990[permanent dead link] from USGS The National Map
- (PDF), effective January 31, 2019
- FAA Terminal Procedures for RNT, effective January 31, 2019
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