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:…

five snowplows on airport runway

Let it snow: King County Airport is ready

Snow may be in the forecast, but staff at King County International Airport/Boeing Field is ready — fresh from conducting our annual pre-winter season review of plans and procedures. We’ve reviewed with stakeholders our FAA approved Snow and Ice Control Plan, which outlines how we prepare, the various levels of the plan, and under what…