The runway at Tacoma Narrows Airport in Gig Harbor reopened July 28, after being closed for 10 nights for the final phase of its rehabilitation. Crews grooved the runway for improved traction and applied final markings to the runway and connector taxiways.
During earlier phases of the rehabilitation, which started April 29, crews reduced the width of the runway, added new signage, and repaved the runway, among other improvements.
The runway’s width was reduced from 150 feet to the Federal Aviation Administration’s standard of 100 feet for airports of this type. The runway length… Read More