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Renton Municipal Airport, Clayton Scott Field

Airport Access during Logan Avenue Closure

Updated November 17, 2015

Renton Airport detour from I-405, southbound traffic.
There are two routes to take to avoid the road closure at Logan Avenue

Route 1 - Continue south on I-405 and take the Rainier Avenue off-ramp. Travel north on Rainier Avenue until you reach Airport Way and the Airport entrance at the first light on Airport Way.
Route 2 - Following the yellow detour line on the map below, take Exit 4 (Maple Valley Hwy/Bronson Way) off I-405 and stay on Bronson Way, which veers to the right at the 2nd intersection. Stay in the right lane through the first construction zone to continue onto 2nd Avenue. Continue on 2nd Avenue and take a right on Rainier Avenue. Turn right on Airport Way and the Airport entrance will be on your left at the first stoplight.

 Airport Detour 2015


Air Traffic Control Hours:

October – April       7 am – 8 pm
May – September   7 am – 9 pm 

The Renton Municipal Airport, owned by the City of Renton, is a general aviation airport which serves Renton and other nearby communities. The airport provides regional aviation services for air charter, air taxi, corporate, business and recreational flyers. It is also an FAA-designated "Reliever" airport, diverting general aviation aircraft traffic from Sea-Tac International Airport.

The airport is located approximately 25 minutes south of downtown Seattle to the northwest and Bellevue to the north, and is situated in the center of the regional transportation network that connects State Highways 167, 169, 515 and 900 to Interstate Highways 5, 405 and 90.

The Airport is used predominately by single-engine piston aircraft, and ranks among the top six airports in the State of Washington in terms of aircraft landings and takeoffs. The Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, located adjacent to the airport, manufactures Boeing 737 aircraft and uses the airport for their initial flights.

Seaplane (or floatplane)  operations from the Will Rogers-Wiley Post Memorial Seaplane Base, located at the north end of the airport along the shore of Lake Washington, also comprise a significant level of activity at the airport. The seaplane facilities include a floating dock and launching ramp, which make the Renton Municipal Airport one of the few airports in the Pacific Northwest where aircraft can land on wheels and depart from the water, or vice versa, if they have the correct equipment.

The Renton Municipal Airport is a Landing Rights Airport, with US Customs services available for both floatplane and wheeled aircraft arriving by water or by land.

FBO Services Provided by the following Tenants:


 Ace Aviation

 Boeing Employee Flying Association


Ellison Fluid Systems (Kaynan Inc)


  Landing Gear Works

 Northwest Seaplanes, Inc.

 Pro-Flight Aviation

 Rainier Flight Service


Noise complaints can be entered online in our Noise Complaint Form by going to our Noise Concerns webpage.


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Airport Sustainability Plan

Read the Airport Sustainability Plan (pdf), appendix (pdf)

Latest News

Some local aviation history is revealed in the 2-part article, written by G Koontz, on the Seattle World Cruiser project, lead by Bob Dempster and his wife Diane.  The Douglas World Cruiser was the first plane to circumnavigate the world.  Bob and Diane and their group of volunteers plan to repeat this feat with a replica they have labeled as the Seattle II.  Follow the links below for the history of the Douglas World Cruiser, and Seattle World Cruiser project.

"Around the World in Thunder Canoes" Part One, by Giacinta Bradley Koontz,DOM Magazine, June 1, 2015

"Around the World in Thunder Canoes" Part Two, by Giacinta Bradley Koontz, DOM Magazine, June 1, 2015


  "Living in the Age of Airplanes" by National Geographic, showing at the Pacific Science Center

Airport Gate Access

Remember: No “piggy-backing” through vehicle gates on the airport. One vehicle through the gate at a time. Each driver should card in when entering and card out while exiting, even if the there is someone else going through the gate ahead of you.

 Lost and found?

If you've lost a personal item at Renton Airport, please contact the Airport Office (425-430-7471) as our collection is growing! We currently have keys, a radio, and miscellaneous other items. Call to identify/claim.

Airport Statistics

Number of Flights by Year (Oct 1 - Sept 30)  Updated for FFY2015  

Off Airport Building Height Restrictions New

Photo Gallery

 Photos  (jpeg format)

If you have photos taken from or of the Renton Airport, submit them to us in jpeg format and we may decide to put them in our photo gallery.