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KDCA Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Washington, District of Columbia, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: DCA
Lat/Long: 38-51-05.2000N 077-02-15.8000W
38-51.086667N 077-02.263333W
38.8514444,-77.0377222
(estimated)
Elevation: 14.1 ft. / 4.3 m (surveyed)
Variation: 11W (2020)
From city: 3 miles S of WASHINGTON, DC
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 22202

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 03/1941
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DCA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Landing fee: yes
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
International operations: customs landing rights airport

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
WX ASOS: 132.65 (703-412-8140)
WASHINGTON GROUND: 121.7 257.6
WASHINGTON TOWER: 119.1 134.35 ;HELICOPTERS 257.6
POTOMAC APPROACH: 119.85 ;WEST/SOUTH 124.2 ;EAST
POTOMAC DEPARTURE: 118.95 ;WEST 125.65 ;EAST
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 128.25
PRE-TAXI CLEARANCE: 128.25
BOOCK DP: 125.65
CAPSS STAR: 119.85
CLASS B: 119.85 ;WEST/SOUTH 124.2 ;EAST
CLIPR STAR: 128.7
CLTCH DP: 118.95
D-ATIS: 132.65
DEALE STAR: 124.55
DOCTR DP: 125.65
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
FINAL APCH: 124.7
FRDMM STAR: 118.675
HOLTB DP: 125.65
HORTO DP: 118.95
IRONS STAR: 119.85 ;DCA ONLY
JDUBB DP: 118.95
NATIONAL DP: 118.95 125.65
NUMMY STAR: 118.675
REBLL DP: 118.95
SCRAM DP: 118.95
SKILS STAR: 128.7
SOOKI DP: 125.65
TIKEE STAR: 120.45
TRUPS STAR: 118.675
WYNGS DP: 118.95
WX AWOS-3 at CGS (9 nm NE): 121.225 (301-864-5497)
WX AWOS-3 at FME (19 nm NE): 123.925
WX AWOS-3PT at GAI (20 nm N): 128.275 (301-977-2971)
  • ASR ELEV 12.8 CPME#1 38-51-53.0092N 77-02-22.4451W CPME#2 38-51-16.4933N 77-02-37.2478W MTI#1 38-50-00.7300N 77-02-09.4635W MTI#2 38-51-53.6491N 77-02-20.6812W FEED HORN ELEV. 78.1.
  • ARRIVALS MAY BE EXTENDED OUTSIDE OF CLASS B.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
DCA at fieldWASHINGTON VOR/DME111.0009W
ADWr298/8.4ANDREWS VORTAC113.1010W
OTTr313/16.3NOTTINGHAM VORTAC113.7010W
AMLr112/20.6ARMEL VOR/DME113.5008W
BALr233/26.0BALTIMORE VORTAC115.1011W
BRVr035/34.3BROOKE VORTAC114.5009W
FDKr163/(37.1)FREDERICK VOR109.0008W
EMIr192/38.7WESTMINSTER VORTAC117.9008W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
OXONN006/5.233211WDCA -.. -.-. .-
GEORGETOWN148/6.232309WGTN --. - -.
DAVEE026/11.922309WDAA -.. .- .-
ELLICOTT216/28.837111WFND ..-. -. -..

Airport Services

Fuel available: A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 1/19

Dimensions: 7169 x 150 ft. / 2185 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 57 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 110.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 360.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 1  RUNWAY 19
Latitude: 38-50.494092N38-51.671555N
Longitude: 077-02.204907W077-02.323422W
Elevation: 11.4 ft.12.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 007 magnetic, 356 true186 magnetic, 175 true
Declared distances: TORA:6869 TODA:6869 ASDA:6869 LDA:6869TORA:6869 TODA:6869 ASDA:6869 LDA:6869
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)12-box VASI (3.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 19 VASI (V12) CONSISTS OF TWO (2) VASI-V6 SYSTEMS (L/R). RWY 19 V6R IS ROTATED 20 DEGS TO R AND EXTDS COVERAGE TO 24 DEGS R OF CNTRLN. THE ROTATED VASI-V6R SYSTEM SUPPORTS VISUAL AND INSTR APCHS TO RWY 19.
RVR equipment: touchdown, rollouttouchdown, rollout
Approach lights: ALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)MALSF: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with sequenced flashers
Runway end identifier lights: no
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, lightedyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DMELDA/DME
Obstructions: 180 ft. tower, lighted, 7700 ft. from runway, 1600 ft. left of centerline, 41:1 slope to clear27 ft. tree, 990 ft. from runway, 240 ft. left of centerline, 29:1 slope to clear
+10 FT BLDG (L/M) +120 FT FROM AER 300 FT LEFT.

Runway 15/33

Dimensions: 5204 x 150 ft. / 1586 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 57 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 110.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 360.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 15  RUNWAY 33
Latitude: 38-51.669687N38-50.988243N
Longitude: 077-02.597818W077-01.932547W
Elevation: 14.0 ft.10.3 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 154 magnetic, 143 true334 magnetic, 323 true
Declared distances: TORA:5204 TODA:5204 ASDA:5204 LDA:5204TORA:5204 TODA:5204 ASDA:5204 LDA:5204
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 49 ft. trees, lighted, 380 ft. from runway, 510 ft. right of centerline, 3:1 slope to clear
RY 15 +8' BLAST FENCE 120 FT FM AER 250 FT RIGHT.
253 ft. trees, 9600 ft. from runway, 37:1 slope to clear

Runway 4/22

Dimensions: 5000 x 150 ft. / 1524 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 57 /F/B/X/T
Single wheel: 110.0
Double wheel: 200.0
Double tandem: 360.0
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 4  RUNWAY 22
Latitude: 38-50.467573N38-51.210660N
Longitude: 077-02.487285W077-02.032847W
Elevation: 11.4 ft.11.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 037 magnetic, 026 true217 magnetic, 206 true
Displaced threshold: 200 ft.no
Declared distances: TORA:5000 TODA:5000 ASDA:5000 LDA:4800TORA:4540 TODA:4540 ASDA:4400 LDA:4400
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.25 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 10 ft. road, lighted, 400 ft. from runway, 500 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear
THREE OBSTRUCTION LGTS POLES--ONE 600 FEET LEFT, ONE ON CENTERLINE, ONE 600 FEET RIGHT.
2 ft. gnd, 220 ft. from runway, 10:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: METRO WASH ARPT AUTHORITY
1 AVIATION CIRCLE
WASHINGTON, DC 20001-6000
Phone 703-417-8600
Manager: PAUL MALANDRINO, JR.
1 AVIATION CIRCLE
WASHINGTON, DC 20001-6000
Phone 703-417-8050

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft operations: avg 816/day *
80% commercial
18% air taxi
1% transient general aviation
1% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 September 2019

Additional Remarks

A30-19X THIS RY EXISTS TO SUPPORT THE DCA LDA ASSOCIATED WITH THE ILS.
E60-33 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 332 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 33.
E60-04 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 336 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 04.
E60-15 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 142 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 15.
TWY K ENDS AT GATE 5.
FLOCKS OF BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT; FQT GULL & GEESE & DUCK POPULATIONS AB OVER ADJ RIVER AREAS.
TRNG FLIGHTS THAT INCLUDE MULTIPLE APCHS AND/OR TOUCH & GO OPNS REQUIRE PRIOR PERMISSION FM THE ARPT MGR.
LEFT-HAND TURN-OFFS FROM RY 33 TO TWY 'K' PROHIBITED.
ACFT ARRIVING/DEPARTING THE GA PARKING AREA ARE PROHIBITED FM TAXING BTN ACR PUSHBACK OPNS & THE GATES.
BE ADVISED SOME AIRCREWS MISTAKE RY 15 FOR RY 19.
ASDE-X IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL ARPRT (KDCA) IS AN EMERGENCY USE ONLY FIELD FOR ALL DOD OWNED AND OPERATED ACFT.
N BTN APCH END RWY 15 AND TWY K CLSD TO ACFT WINGSPAN MORE THAN 124FT.
LGTG FM VEHICLE PARKING LOT LCTD 1000 FT SW OF RY 01 COULD GIVE FALSE INDICATIONS OF BEING PART OF RY 01 APCH LGTG SYS DURG PERIODS OF REDUCED VSBY & LOW CEILINGS.
FORM 150R CREDIT CARD FOR ALL RQRD SVCS. NO MIL FACS.
HOLD BLOCK FOR RY 04 CLSD FOR ACFT PARKING 2100-0830.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 10 September 2020 at 0901Z to 08 October 2020 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CAPSS THREE (RNAV)   download (285KB)
CLIPR TWO (RNAV)   download (201KB)
DEALE THREE (RNAV)   download (255KB)
FRDMM FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (478KB)
IRONS SEVEN   download (236KB)
NUMMY THREE   download (306KB)
SKILS FOUR (RNAV)   download (220KB)
TIKEE THREE (RNAV)   download (232KB)
TRUPS FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (497KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 01   download (306KB)
ILS RWY 01 (SA CAT I)   download (265KB)
ILS RWY 01 (CAT II)   download (255KB)
RNAV (RNP) RWY 01   download (265KB)
RNAV (RNP) RWY 19   download (259KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15   download (294KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33   download (258KB)
LDA Y RWY 19   download (289KB)
LDA Z RWY 19   download (279KB)
COPTER ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 01   download (285KB)
MOUNT VERNON VISUAL RWY 01   download (185KB)
RIVER VISUAL RWY 19   download (195KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (44KB)
 
Departure Procedures
BOOCK THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (384KB)
CLTCH TWO (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (369KB)
DOCTR FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (440KB)
HOLTB ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (371KB)
HORTO THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (352KB)
JDUBB THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (373KB)
NATIONAL SEVEN   2 pages: [1] [2] (584KB)
REBLL FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (353KB)
SCRAM FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (373KB)
SOOKI FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (391KB)
WYNGS FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (353KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (383KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KVKX - Potomac Airfield (7 nm SE)
W32 - Washington Executive Airport/Hyde Field (8 nm SE)
KADW - Joint Base Andrews (8 nm E)
KCGS - College Park Airport (9 nm NE)
KDAA - Davison Army Airfield (11 nm SW)
W00 - Freeway Airport (14 nm NE)
2W5 - Maryland Airport (15 nm S)
KFME - Tipton Airport (19 nm NE)
KGAI - Montgomery County Airpark (20 nm N)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 29-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3810:38
Sunrise07:0411:04
Sunset18:5222:52
Evening civil twilight19:1923:19

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Sep-2020 23:55:04
Local (UTC-4)  29-Sep-2020 19:55:04
 
METAR
KDCA 292252Z 31010KT 10SM BKN026 OVC039 20/15 A2973 RMK AO2 RAE04 SLP068 P0000 T02000150
KADW 
8nm E 
292322Z AUTO 32008KT 9SM -RA FEW005 BKN022 20/16 A2970 RMK AO2 DZB13E17RAB17 SLP063 FZRANO $
KCGS 
9nm NE 
292335Z AUTO 32006KT 10SM BKN023 OVC036 19/14 A2971 RMK AO1 T01900141
KDAA 
10nm SW 
292256Z AUTO 33006KT 10SM OVC024 19/15 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP070 T01870146 $
KFME 
19nm NE 
292335Z AUTO 32003KT 10SM OVC018 17/16 A2973 RMK AO1
KIAD 
20nm W 
292256Z 32017G28KT 10SM BKN012 OVC026 16/13 A2977 RMK AO2 PK WND 33028/2253 T01610128 $
KGAI 
20nm N 
292256Z AUTO 31007KT 10SM BKN026 17/14 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP093 T01670139
TAF
KDCA 292032Z 2921/3024 16007KT 6SM -SHRA SCT025 OVC050 FM292200 34005KT 6SM -SHRA SCT008 OVC015 FM301100 26007KT P6SM BKN045 FM302100 23008KT P6SM FEW250
KADW 
8nm E 
291944Z 2919/3023 16007KT 9999 OVC030 QNH2974INS TEMPO 2920/2921 16010G20KT VCTS BKN015CB BECMG 2920/2921 16007KT 9999 -RA SCT009 OVC015 510053 QNH2970INS BECMG 2922/2923 16010KT 8000 RA OVC008 510053 QNH2967INS TEMPO 2923/3003 16010G25KT 4800 +RA OVC005 BECMG 3003/3004 30010G25KT 8000 RA OVC008 QNH2968INS TEMPO 3005/3006 30015G35KT 510003 BECMG 3007/3008 31010G25KT 9000 -SHRA BKN008 OVC050 QNH2969INS BECMG 3009/3011 26010G18KT 9999 NSW SCT010 QNH2972INS BECMG 3015/3016 20010G15KT 9999 SCT030 QN
KDAA 
10nm SW 
292127Z 2920/0102 18012KT 9999 VCSH BKN020 BKN250 QNH2972INS BECMG 2920/2921 17010G20KT 8000 -SHRA BKN015 BKN080 BKN250 QNH2968INS TEMPO 2922/3001 3200 TSRA BKN008CB OVC015 BECMG 3000/3001 32015G25KT 3200 +SHRA BKN008 OVC015 510002 QNH2970INS BECMG 3003/3004 30015G25KT 9999 VCSH BKN030 OVC080 510002 QNH2972INS BECMG 3008/3009 30010G20KT 9999 NSW BKN060 BKN200 510002 QNH2974INS BECMG 3013/3014 31012KT 9999 FEW080 SCT250 QNH2994INS TX22/3019Z TN13/3010Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 3001 NEXT 3012
KIAD 
20nm W 
292032Z 2921/3024 33007KT 6SM -SHRA SCT015 OVC020 FM292200 33009KT 5SM -SHRA SCT008 OVC015 FM300000 33010KT 4SM -SHRA OVC008 FM300900 28006KT P6SM SCT008 OVC015 FM301000 24007KT P6SM FEW110 SCT250 FM301600 26010G18KT P6SM FEW250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
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Signature Flight Support 703-417-3500
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Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, Catering, Rental cars, ...

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