| McNary Field is dedicated to being a good neighbor.
The areas surrounding the airport are noise sensitive and the airport
wants to minimize noise impacts on the communities. Pilots are encouraged
It is understood that ATC instructions, weather, and safety considerations
may at times require deviations from suggested procedures. These
noise abatement procedures are intended to comply with all pertinent
Federal Aviation Regulation and the Rules and Regulations for
operating at McNary Field.
Avoid repetitive late night pattern work. Fly Friendly –
Stay High. Avoid low overflight of residential areas when practical
and safe. PILOT CAUTION: Rising terrain west of Airport.
Small aircraft enter the Airport Traffic Area (ATA) at or above
1200' MSL (pattern altitude). Large aircraft enter airport traffic
area at or above 1700' MSL. Helicopters enter the airport traffic
area at 700’ MSL or above. Remain as high as practical until
intercepting the VASI or glide slope unless directed by ATC. Avoid
low dragged in approaches with high power/prop settings. Conduct
all instrument approaches according to standard FAA published
Departures, Go-Arounds, Missed Approaches, and Pattern
Climb runway heading to within 300’ of traffic pattern
altitude before making initial turn. Maintain 1200’ MSL
(pattern altitude) or higher until leaving the airport traffic
pattern. All aircraft remaining in the pattern comply with the
above, climb to pattern altitude and follow prescribed traffic
pattern. After take off, reduce climb power when practical and
safe. Fly published traffic pattern altitudes as close to runways
as practical and safe.
Fly Friendly Brochure