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:…

Sounders Goalkeeper holds the MLS Cup while greeted by fans at King County International Airport/Boeing Field

Airport welcomes home MLS Cup champion Sounders

Hours after clinching its first MLS Cup, Seattle Sounders FC returned to the Northwest on Sunday afternoon, greeted by a sea of blue-and-rave-green-clad fans at King County International Airport/Boeing Field. Nearly 1,000 diehard Sounder faithful squeezed into the terminal’s parking lot area and waited with anticipation and excitement in the cold for the team’s return…

King County hosting open house about Airport Master Plan Update for Boeing Field

King County is in the early stages of updating the Airport Master Plan for King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field. The updated plan will serve as a 20-year roadmap to guide future improvements of the airport’s facilities, helping to ensure the airport’s long-term viability and enhance safety, and furthering the airport and…