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Renton Municipal Airport

Renton Municipal Airport
Renton Airport during a runway resurfacing project in August of 2009
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OperatorCity of Renton
LocationRenton, Washington
Elevation9.7 m (32 ft)

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Renton Municipal Airport (renamed Clayton Scott Field in 2005 to celebrate the 100th birthday of Clayton Scott) is located in Renton, Washington, USA. It has a single paved runway, 16/34, which is roughly 5,400' (1,640 m) long. The runway was resurfaced and realigned in August of 2009; prior to this time, the runway was designated 15/33 .

The airport's northern boundary is Lake Washington and the Will Rogers - Wiley Post Memorial Seaplane Base. Renton Airport has a floating dock and a launching ramp for conversion from wheeled landings to water takeoffs and landings.

Renton Airport is colocated with the Boeing Renton Factory that manufactures 737s and formerly 757s.

Renton Municipal Airport is owned by the City of Renton and 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. 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.

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