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About PLU
Located in central Pierce County 21 miles southeast of Tacoma, Pierce County Airport/Thun Field functions as a key community transportation and emergency services facility. With Mt. Rainier only 25 miles to the southeast, Thun Field offers spectacular scenery from both the ground and the air. Pilots and aviation enthusiasts alike appreciate the location, the facilities, and the beautiful views of Thun Field.

Airport Capabilities
The runway at Thun Field, measuring 3,650 feet long by 60 feet wide, is capable of handling all general aviation aircraft, from light sport to small business jets. Available aviation support and airport services include:
  • Aircraft repair and maintenance
  • Aircraft storage and parking
  • Aviation fuel and oil sales
  • Avionics repair
  • Charter and business flights
  • Flight supplies and equipment
  • Flight training
  • Restaurant with observation deck seating

Additional Information
Learn more about the history of PLU, as well as access newsletter publications for the airport.