Arlington Flight Services Inc.KAWO
3 reviews

Arlington Flight Services is the Puget Sound’s leading Full-Service Flight Center and FBO, conveniently

located at Arlington’s Municipal Airport. Our newly installed self-serve fuel system and freshly paved

ramp complement our renovated hangar and offices.

From Arlington it is just a short flight to many popular locations such as the San Juan Islands,

Vancouver/ Victoria BC, Port Townsend, Seattle and Bellingham.

We currently operate a fleet of Piper Cherokee Warrior IIs and a Sting S-3 LSA.

· Flight Training

· Light Sport Training

· Flight Reviews

· Ground Instruction

· Aircraft Rental

· Aircraft Maintenance

· Self & Full Service Fuel (100, 92oct Ethanol Free Gasoline, Jet-A)

· Line Services

· Car Rental / Crew Car

· Pilot Supplies

· Pilot Lounge

· WiFi

· On-site AME

· Loaner Headsets

· Concessions/Snacks

· Laser Grade Test Center

CFI Rate: $55.00/hr
CFI Ground Rate: $55.00/hr
Aircraft Rental Sales Tax: 8.80%


Operator Procedures

Fueling Aircraft

Aircraft has a AFS fuel card for fueling at AFS pumps. No need to fuel aircraft when returning.

Access to Aircraft

During business hours: Please check out aircraft at AFS office. After business hours: Prior arrangement required. Aircraft will parked on AFS ramp. Keys will be placed at predetermined location.

Returning the Aircraft

During business hours: Park and chock aircraft on ramp. Return binder and keys to office.

After business hours: Please park and chock aircraft on ramp. Secure controls, leave aircraft binder in AC, and lock door. Place keys in key slot on door.

Getting Reimbursed if You Buy Fuel Elsewhere

Please provide receipt when returning aircraft.

Mechanical Problems at another airport

Contact AFS, do not fly until further flight is approved by AFS personnel.

Securing Aircraft

Replace Chocks

What fuel load to expect and how to change it

Initial fuel load should be “tabs” 17 gal per side.

Local Airspace Considerations

Best Way to Get Flight Following

Contact Seattle Approach on 128.5 if South bound, West, Northwest, or North bound Whidbey Approach 127.0 departure frequency for that area. The frequencies may be found in the AF/D entry for that specific airport or the nearest airport with an instrument approach.

Local Airfield Operations

Taxiway/runway incursion hotspots

Crossing traffic on Rwy 16/34

Taxiing to the runways

Primary taxiway Alpha

Run up area

Threshold area near runways.

Traffic pattern altitudes

1200 MSL

Special Cautions for flying the pattern

Can get very busy, multiple types and speed ranges of aircraft. Multiple runways in use. Glider activity to the east off the field. Glider Tow operations.

Local Flight Planning Tips

Noise sensitive areas

Housing area on the NW edge of airport.

Local Hazards


Nearby special use airspace

Restricted area near Coupville

How to identify boundaries of overlying or nearby airspace

Class B airspace begins over KPAE, approx.. 20 nm south of KAWO

Local terrain considerations

Rising terrain east and north of the airport.

Best airports to visit in the area


Best sights to see nearby from the air

San Jaun Islands, Northern Cascade, Ross Lake/ Mt. Baker

Traffic flows around local sites/ terrain features

heavy North-South traffic along I-5 corridor.

Other important information

Can be very busy at AWO. CTAF frequency shared with multiple airports with same runway headings, pay special attention to CTAF and please announce airport you are at with each of your radio calls.

March 5, 2014, 6:21 p.m.

Arlington Flight Services Inc. is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3 reviews.
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Operator Info

18810 59th Dr. NE
Arlington , WA 98223
Arlington Flight Services Inc.

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