Boeing Field runway and Mount Rainier

Changing magnetic poles mean new runway numbers at BFI

Earth’s magnetic field is-a-changing, and as a result – for the first time in about 50 years – so are the runway numbers at King County International Airport/Boeing Field. On Thursday, Aug. 17, the Federal Aviation Administration-assigned numbers for BFI’s main and utility runways – which help direct take-offs and landings – will officially change:…

Officials pose during the ribbon-cutting of Signature Flight Support's ne executive terminal at King County International Airport/Boeing Field on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017.

Signature Flight Supports celebrates new $11.5 million facility at King County International Airport/Boeing Field

We want to offer a hearty “congratulations!” to Signature Flight Support for its new facility at King County International Airport/Boeing Field. Although the Orlando, Fla.-based company has operated out of its $11.5 million, 6,250-square-foot executive terminal since the beginning of this year, officials with one of the Airport’s largest Fixed-Base Operators (FBO’s) ceremoniously cut the…

Tthe United States Navy’s Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels, prepare to take off from King County International Airport/Boeing Field on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.

Seafair Weekend Temporary Flight Restriction

This is a reminder to our aviation community that the Federal Aviation Administration has placed a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) on King County International Airport/Boeing Field’s airspace. The reason for the TFR is to make sure everyone is safe for this weekend’s Boeing Seafair Air Show at Genesee Park. BFI is serving as the nerve…

Onlookers take in the view of the United States Navy’s Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels, at King County International Airport/Boeing Field. King County photo by Ned Ahrens.

Seafair Weekend: Expect noise, follow rules and have fun!

Seafair Weekend arrives Aug. 4-6, and with it will come the annual sun-soaked showcase of hydroplanes, pirates and aerial displays headlined by the United States Navy’s Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels. For us here at King County International Airport/Boeing Field, Seattle’s annual summer festival means helping the globally renowned Boeing Seafair Air Show at…

The Master Plan Update Working Group for King County International Airport/Boeing Field

Here’s your spring news on the Airport Master Plan Update

So what’s going on with the Master Plan Update for King County International Airport/Boeing Field? Here are a few updates: What we’ve been up to The airport planning team collected feedback on a set of land use options from the Airport Working Group (AWG) in January. This feedback, in addition to comments received from community…