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KGAI Montgomery County Airpark
Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 29 MARCH 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: GAI
Lat/Long: 39-10-06.0000N / 077-09-57.6000W
39-10.100000N / 077-09.960000W
39.1683333 / -77.1660000
(estimated)
Elevation: 538.7 ft. / 164.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09W (1985)
From city: 3 miles NE of GAITHERSBURG, MD
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 20879

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1960
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DCA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-1900
UNATTENDED CHRISTMAS DAY
Pattern altitude: 1538.7 ft. MSL
1000'AGL (1539' MSL) TURBINE AND JET 1500' AGL (2039' MSL) HELICOPTERS 800' AGL (1339' MSL).
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 14/32 & REIL RY 14/32 - CTAF
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.075
WX AWOS-3PT: 128.275 (301-977-2971)
POTOMAC APPROACH: 128.7
POTOMAC DEPARTURE: 128.7
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.6
TERPZ DP: 128.7
TRSTN STAR: 126.75
WX AWOS-3 at CGS (16 nm SE): 121.225 (301-864-5497)
WX AWOS-3 at FDK (18 nm NW): 124.875 (301-600-1457)
WX AWOS-3 at JYO (19 nm W): 125.225 (703-777-3781)
WX ASOS at IAD (19 nm SW): PHONE 703-661-2990
WX AWOS-3 at FME (20 nm E): 123.925
WX ASOS at DCA (20 nm S): 132.65 (703-412-8140)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FDKr154/(17.6)FREDERICK VOR109.0008W
DCAr351/19.5WASHINGTON VOR/DME111.0009W
AMLr053/19.8ARMEL VOR/DME113.5008W
EMIr212/21.4WESTMINSTER VORTAC117.9008W
BALr281/23.5BALTIMORE VORTAC115.1011W
ADWr337/25.8ANDREWS VORTAC113.1010W
OTTr335/34.0NOTTINGHAM VORTAC113.7010W
MRBr119/34.3MARTINSBURG VORTAC112.1007W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GEORGETOWN001/14.432309WGTN --. - -.
ELLICOTT259/19.437111WFND ..-. -. -..
OXONN356/25.033211WDCA -.. -.-. .-
DAVEE004/30.522309WDAA -.. .- .-
GOODWIN LAKE075/33.522708WGDX --. -.. -..-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FUEL TRUCK AVBL 0800-2000; REQUEST ON 122.85. SELF-SERVE 100LL AVAILABLE WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4202 x 75 ft. / 1281 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 39-10.310615N39-09.890302N
Longitude: 077-10.313343W077-09.606908W
Elevation: 493.3 ft.538.7 ft.
Gradient: 1.0%1.0%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 136 magnetic, 127 true316 magnetic, 307 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI 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: 5 ft. trees, 325 ft. from runway, 24:1 slope to clear
RY 14, 30 FT TREES 147 FT R 199 FT FRM THLD.
34 ft. pole, lighted, 749 ft. from runway, 265 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear
RY 32 HAS +15 FT RIDGE PARALLEL TO RY 155 FT L; +6FT FENCE PARALLEL TO RY 180 FT R.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MONTGOMERY COUNTY REV AUTH
101 MONROE ST 4TH FLOOR, SUITE 410
ROCKVILLE, MD 20850
Phone 301-762-9080
Manager: KEITH MILLER
101 MONROE STREET, SUITE 410
ROCKVILLE, MD 20850
Phone 301-762-9080

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 143
Single engine airplanes: 124
Multi engine airplanes: 16
Jet airplanes: 2
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 131/day *
96% local general aviation
3% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 16 May 2017

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT DEP RY 32; TURN RIGHT TO AT LEAST 340 DEGS; JETS REFRAIN FROM RY 32 TAKEOFF BTWN 2300-0700.
FOR CD CTC POTOMAC APCH AT 866-429-5882.
DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
HELICOPTERS REFRAIN FM AIR TAXI OVER PAVED PARKING RAMPS.
RY 14 HAS 30 FT DOWNSLOPE 75 FT L/R OF CNTRLN AT THLD TO 150 FT BOTH SIDES.
ARPT NOT RECOMMENDED FOR ACFT WITH WING SPAN IN EXCESS OF 79 FT & GROSS WT IN EXCESS OF 48,000 POUNDS.
SOUTH RAMP NOT RECOMMENDED FOR AIRCRAFT W/ WINGSPAN GREATER THAN 79 FT OR WEIGHT GREATER THAN 40,000 LBS.
BE ALERT SFRA PROCEDURES IN EFFECT.
PREFERRED CALM WIND RY 14.

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 29 March 2018 at 0901Z to 26 April 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
TRSTN THREE (RNAV)   download (186KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (227KB)
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (166KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download
 
Departure Procedures
CONLE THREE (RNAV)   download (209KB)
TERPZ SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (425KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (213KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

W50 - Davis Airport (5 nm N)
KCGS - College Park Airport (16 nm SE)
KFDK - Frederick Municipal Airport (18 nm NW)
KJYO - Leesburg Executive Airport (19 nm W)
KIAD - Washington Dulles International Airport (19 nm SW)
2W2 - Clearview Airpark (19 nm N)
KFME - Tipton Airport (20 nm E)
KDCA - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (20 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 23-Apr-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5309:53
Sunrise06:2210:22
Sunset19:5223:52
Evening civil twilight20:2100:21

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  23-Apr-2018 08:40:59
Local (UTC-4)  23-Apr-2018 04:40:59
 
METAR
KGAI 230756Z AUTO 09003KT 10SM FEW065 09/02 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP324 T00890017
KCGS 
16nm SE 
230817Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/04 A3040 RMK AO1 T00740041
KFDK 
18nm NW 
230815Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 05/02 A3043 RMK AO2
KFME 
19nm E 
230815Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC065 08/04 A3043 RMK AO1
KIAD 
19nm SW 
230752Z 15003KT 10SM FEW070 SCT090 08/02 A3039 RMK AO2 SLP290 T00830022
KJYO 
20nm W 
230815Z AUTO 15007KT 10SM CLR 11/03 A3040 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAD 
19nm SW 
230540Z 2306/2412 13004KT P6SM BKN050 FM231500 13010G17KT P6SM BKN150 FM240300 13006KT P6SM BKN100 FM240900 11007KT 6SM -RA OVC030
KDCA 
20nm S 
230540Z 2306/2412 16004KT P6SM BKN050 OVC150 FM231000 VRB03KT P6SM BKN100 FM231500 12012G18KT P6SM BKN150 FM240500 12005KT P6SM BKN100 FM241000 11005KT 6SM -RA OVC030
KBWI 
22nm E 
230540Z 2306/2412 17003KT P6SM BKN050 FM231600 13008G16KT P6SM BKN100 FM232100 15011KT P6SM SCT200 FM240000 14007KT P6SM BKN100
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 DC Metro Aviation Services
301-963-8043
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft ground handling, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Hangar leasing / sales, GPU / Power cart, ...
 
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $6.10 $5.90 
SS $5.55 --- 
 Updated 23-Apr-2018
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Deblois Aerospace, LLC
301-641-1547
[email]
We have diversified knowledge and experience on a broad range of aircraft. We service and maintain experimental aircraft, corporate jets, war birds and everything in between! Contact us for the highest quality of service on and off location.

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 GAI Aircraft Services
240-477-6617
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[email]
Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, Aircraft modifications, Aircraft interiors, Aircraft cleaning / washing / detailing, Aircraft parts

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Octopus Flying Club 240-731-1881
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[email]
Flight training, Flying club

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 OpenAir
toll-free 1-800-940-2359
[web site]
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Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aircraft charters, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage, Aircraft management, Computerized weather, Internet access
 
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
The Airport Cafe 301-330-2222
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