Lease Opportunities

Lease rates below are effective as of Jan. 1, 2016 and are monthly rates, unless stated otherwise. All leases are subject to a 12.84% Washington State Leasehold Tax which is included in the prices below.

Transient Tie-Downs

Located on midfield apron
$5.00 per night (limited to 29 days in a 6-month period)
Payment box is located inside small white building immediately west of the self-serve fuel facility


North of Midfield Apron
Regular: $61.76
Large: $84.01

Private Hangars

T-hangars with 42-foot doors, concrete - $224.04
Contact Lissa Smith, Operations and Maintenance Lead, at (253) 841-3779 to be placed on the waiting list.

Storage Rooms

12 by 12 feet, concrete - $84.63
Contact Lissa Smith, Operations and Maintenance Lead, at (253) 841-3779 to be placed on the waiting list.

Lease Management Fees

Hangar waitlist fee (per submission): $50.00 (non-refundable)
Lease application fee (per submission): $25.00 (non-refundable)

Other building/land lease/rents - do not include Washington State Leasehold Tax

Land lease, per square foot: $0.25-$1.69
Office/annual, per square foot: $24.63-$40.71

To discuss airport lease opportunities or initiate a lease, please contact:
Lauren Behm
Airport and Ferry Administrator
email | (253) 798-2421

For questions regarding hangar/tie-down availability and/or to arrange a site visit, please contact:
Jay Simons
Operations and Maintenance Supervisor
email | (253) 798-8551

Lease Documents

PLU Hangar/Tie-Down Agreement form
Pierce County Airport Rules and Regulations
Pierce County Airport Lease Agreement Termination Notice
Hangar Waitlist Application
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Privately-Owned Hangars

There are more than 100 privately-owned condo hangars located at Thun Field.
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Access to the Airport Operations Area

In an effort to increase security and decrease the amount of vehicle traffic on Thun Field, access to the PLU Airport Operations Area transitioned in August 2014 from a code-access entry system to a proximity card entry system. Please refer to the Security Gate documents below for additional information.

Security Gate Card Application
Security Gate Card Policy
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Phone (253) 798-7250
Billing (253) 798-2576
Operations (253) 221-4637
After Hours Emergency 
(253) 798-6000
(253) 848-2748
7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
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