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KVKX Potomac Airfield
Friendly, Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

Location

FAA Identifier: VKX
Lat/Long: 38-44-55.1100N / 076-57-21.3200W
38-44.918500N / 076-57.355333W
38.7486417 / -76.9559222
(estimated)
Elevation: 117.7 ft. / 36 m (estimated)
Variation: 11W (2000)
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 20744

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 06/1958
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DCA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0700-2200
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RYS 06 & 24; PAPI RY 06 & 24 - CTAF
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
ROTG BCN LOCATED 1000 FT N OF ARPT. Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 122.8
POTOMAC APPROACH: 124.7(DC FRZ) 125.65(DC FRZ)
POTOMAC DEPARTURE: 124.7(DC FRZ) 125.65(DC FRZ)
IRONS STAR: 126.4
TIKEE STAR: 120.45
WX ASOS at DCA (7 nm NW): 132.65 (703-412-8140)
WX AWOS-3 at CGS (14 nm N): 121.225 (301-864-5497)
  • AUTOMATED UNICOM - 3 CLICKS FOR ARPT ADVISORY & WEATHER, 4 CLICKS FOR RADIO CHECK.

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
ADWr240/5.5ANDREWS VORTAC113.1010W
DCAr159/7.6WASHINGTON VOR/DME111.0009W
OTTr295/10.2NOTTINGHAM VORTAC113.7010W
AMLr123/26.3ARMEL VOR/DME113.5008W
BALr219/28.8BALTIMORE VORTAC115.1011W
BRVr046/31.0BROOKE VORTAC114.5009W
PXTr327/38.0PATUXENT VORTAC117.6010W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
OXONN118/3.533211WDCA -.. -.-. .-
DAVEE063/8.922309WDAA -.. .- .-
GEORGETOWN153/13.432309WGTN --. - -.
ELLICOTT205/33.437111WFND ..-. -. -..
SHANNON049/37.123710WEZF . --.. ..-.
PATUXENT327/38.040010WNHK -. .... -.-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: NONE
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 6/24

Dimensions: 2665 x 40 ft. / 812 x 12 m
Surface: asphalt/aggregate friction seal coat, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
Runway edge markings: BASIC MKGS PLUS FIELD CARRIER LDG PRACTICE (FCLP) MKGS.
RUNWAY 6  RUNWAY 24
Latitude: 38-44.773000N38-45.064000N
Longitude: 076-57.565167W076-57.145500W
Elevation: 108.9 ft.117.7 ft.
Gradient: 0.3%0.3%
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 059 magnetic, 048 true239 magnetic, 228 true
Displaced threshold: 376 ft.90 ft.
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionNSTD, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (5.00 degrees glide path)
RY 06 PAPI UNUSABLE 3 DEG RIGHT OF COURSE.
2-light PAPI on left (5.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yes
REILS RYS 06 & 24 OPR SS-SR.
yes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 83 ft. trees, 694 ft. from runway, 186 ft. right of centerline, 5:1 slope to clear
RY 06 HAS +60 FT TREES 240 FT R AT THLD.
108 ft. trees, 1657 ft. from runway, 13:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 15:1 AT CNTRLN TO DSPLCD THLD.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Privately-owned
Owner: COPLEY INVESTMENTS
10 NEWBURY ST
BOSTON, MA 02116
Phone 617-267-6828
Manager: DAVID WARTOFSKY
10300 GLEN WAY
FORT WASHINGTON, MD 20744
Phone 301-248-5720

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 87
Single engine airplanes: 84
Multi engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 33/day *
83% local general aviation
17% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 13 September 2017

Additional Remarks

UNLIMITED VEHICLE ACCESS TO ACFT MOVEMENT AREAS.
RENTALS AVABL AT 301-292-9700.
FOR CD CTC POTOMAC APCH AT 866-599-3874.
VISITORS PLEASE TUNE 122.85 FOR PARKING INSTRUCTIONS & GND SVCS.
NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES: AVOID TAKEOFF 2200-0700.
EXPECT 24 HR SECURITY FROM POLICE, MILITARY & OTHERS ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR.
ARPT WITHIN FLIGHT RESTRICTED ZONE.

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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
TIKEE THREE (RNAV)   download (212KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (166KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (140KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

W32 - Washington Executive Airport/Hyde Field (1 nm E)
KADW - Joint Base Andrews (6 nm NE)
KDCA - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (7 nm NW)
2W5 - Maryland Airport (11 nm SW)
KDAA - Davison Army Airfield (11 nm W)
KCGS - College Park Airport (14 nm N)
W00 - Freeway Airport (14 nm NE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 14-Aug-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5309:53
Sunrise06:2210:22
Sunset20:0300:03
Evening civil twilight20:3200:32

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  14-Aug-2018 07:09:44
Local (UTC-4)  14-Aug-2018 03:09:44
 
METAR
KVKX SuperAWOS
140555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 19/19 A2995
KADW 
6nm NE 
140656Z AUTO 26005KT 10SM CLR 20/18 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP133 T02000183 $
KDCA 
7nm NW 
140652Z 24004KT 10SM FEW170 22/18 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP134 T02170183
KDAA 
10nm W 
140656Z AUTO 29004KT 10SM CLR 20/19 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP138 T01970187
KCGS 
14nm N 
140654Z AUTO 27004KT 10SM CLR 21/18 A2991 RMK AO1 T02060182
TAF
KADW 
6nm NE 
140100Z 1401/1507 28009KT 9000 -SHRA SCT200 QNH2991INS BECMG 1405/1406 28006KT 9999 NSW FEW010 SCT035 QNH2991INS WND 25012KT AFT 1414 BECMG 1417/1418 26012G18KT 9999 BKN050 BKN200 QNH2991INS BECMG 1418/1419 26012G18KT 9000 -SHRA BKN030 BKN150 QNH2991INS BECMG 1500/1501 26012G18KT 9999 NSW BKN030 BKN200 QNH2991INS TX29/1420Z TN20/1410Z
KDCA 
7nm NW 
140528Z 1406/1512 24005KT P6SM BKN170 FM141700 27008KT P6SM SCT100 FM142300 30008KT P6SM BKN060 FM150400 29005KT P6SM SCT080
KDAA 
10nm W 
140100Z 1401/1507 29009KT 9999 SCT100 QNH2991INS BECMG 1405/1406 28006KT 9999 FEW010 SCT040 QNH2991INS WND 25012KT AFT 1414 BECMG 1417/1418 26012G18KT 9999 BKN050 BKN200 QNH2991INS BECMG 1418/1419 26012G18KT 9000 -SHRA BKN030 BKN150 QNH2991INS BECMG 1423/1424 26012G18KT 9999 NSW BKN030 BKN200 QNH2991INS TX29/1420Z TN20/1410Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 1401 NEXT 1409
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