A Pilot's Guide to Washington by Gryphon ShaferA Pilot's Guide to Washington by Gryphon Shafer

A Pilot's Guide to Washington

byGryphon Shafer

Paperback | August 5, 2016

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Never before in the history of aviation has such a book as this been crafted, mostly because people had better things to do. Fortunately for pilots living in or visiting Washington State, the author had nothing better to do. And thus, A Pilot’s Guide to Washington was born.

Each riveting chapter is filled full with exciting details of airports in Washington State and the restaurants, things to do, and overnight accommodations within walking distance of your tiedown. Every thrilling airport entry is rated (based on the author’s prejudices) and includes information about courtesy cars and whether the place is worthy of a family day-trip.

Many pilots talk about the mythical $100 hamburger, something almost as famous as the FAA-certified 50-foot obstacle located at the end of nearly all hypothetical runways. But what happens when the excitement of the $100 hamburger no longer motivates you to fly?

This book is a guidebook for private aviators in Washington State, or folks visiting the State. Washington State is among the most beautiful and diverse states in the Union. There are flat and dry deserts, stunning basalt formations, towering mountains, rolling grass hills, thick rain forests, island archipelagos, and lakes and rivers and straits and sounds. Well, one sound. And we have roughly a billion airports to visit. (I’m exaggerating slightly.) It would be shame to be a pilot living in or visiting Washington State and not deeply partake of the richness of this opportunity.

As a pilot, can you afford not to own this book?

Title:A Pilot's Guide to WashingtonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:442 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:August 5, 2016Publisher:Steward House PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1937097110

ISBN - 13:9781937097110

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Table of Contents

ApproachSan Juan IslandsFHR - Friday Harbor AirportW33 - Friday Harbor Seaplane BaseWA09 - Roche Harbor AirportW39 - Roche Harbor Seaplane Base7WA5 - Stuart Island AirparkS31 - Lopez Island AirportORS - Orcas Island AirportW49 - Rosario Seaplane BaseOlympic Peninsula0S9 - Jefferson County Intl AirportW28 - Sequim Valley AirportCLM - William Fairchild Intl Airport11S - Sekiu AirportS18 - Forks AirportUIL - Quillayute AirportSouthern Pacific CoastHQM - Bowerman AirportW04 - Ocean Shores Municipal Airport14S - Westport AirportS16 - Copalis State Airport7W1 - Port of Ilwaco Airport2S9 - Willapa Harbor Airpor4W8 - Elma Municipal AirportSeattle Terminal Area WestOLM - Olympia Regional AirportSHN - Sanderson Field AirportTIW - Tacoma Narrows AirportPWT - Bremerton National Airport4WA9 - Port Orchard Airport83Q - Poulsbo Seaplane Base2S1 - Vashon Municipal AirportSeattle Terminal Area NortheastPAE - Snohomish Airport (Paine Field)S43 - Harvey Field AirportW16 - First Air Field AirportS86 - Sky Harbor AirportBFI - King County Airport (Boeing Field)RNT - Renton Municipal AirportSeattle Terminal Area SoutheastSEA - Seattle-Tacoma Intl AirportS50 - Auburn Municipal AirportS44 - Spanaway AirportPLU - Pierce County Airport, Thun Field2W3 - Swanson AirportSouthern I-5 and Nearby CascadesCLS - Chehalis-Centralia AirportTDO - Ed Carlson Memorial FieldKLS - Southwest WA Regional AirportW27 - Woodland State AirportVUO - Pearson Field Airport39P - Strom Field Airport55S - Packwood AirportNorthern I-5, Whidbey, and Loop38W - Lynden Airport, Jansen FieldBLI - Bellingham International Airport74S - Anacortes AirportBVS - Skagit Regional AirportOKH - A. J. Eisenberg AirportW10 - Whidbey Air Park AirportAWO - Arlington Municipal Airport3W5 - Mears Field Airport1S2 - Darrington Municipal AirportMethow and Western OkanoganS35 - Okanogan Legion AirportOMK - Omak AirportW01 - Tonasket Municipal Airport0S7 - Dorothy Scott AirportS52 - Methow Valley State Airport2S0 - Twisp Municipal AirportW12 - Lost River Resort AirportCentral CascadesS88 - Skykomish State Airport27W - Lake Wenatchee State Airport8S2 - Cashmere-Dryden AirportESW - Easton State AirportS93 - Cle Elum Municipal AirportELN - Bowers Field Airport21W - Ranger Creek AirportGrand Coulee Area3W7 - Grand Coulee Dam Airport43D - Odessa Municipal Airport80T - Quincy Municipal AirportSpokane and Eastern OkanoganR49 - Ferry County Airport63S - Colville Municipal AirportS23 - Ione Municipal Airport1S9 - Sand Canyon AirportGEG - Spokane International AirportSFF - Felts Field Airport68S - Davenport AirportYakima and Tri-CitiesYKM - Yakima Airport, McAllister FieldM94 - Desert Aire AirportRLD - Richland AirportPSC - Tri-Cities Airport1S5 - Sunnyside Municipal AirportS40 - Prosser AirportPullman and Walla Walla33S - Pru Field AirportPUW - Pullman Regional AirportALW - Walla Walla Regional AirporS95 - Martin Field AirportDepartureBest Places for Stuff