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KVKX Potomac Airfield
Friendly, Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 31 DECEMBER 2020

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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: MIRL RY 06/24 SS-SR; ACTVT 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 ADZY & WX, 4 CLICKS 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, in excellent 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.
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: no
REILS RYS 06 & 24 OPR SS-SR.
no
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 101 ft. trees, 1066 ft. from runway, 207 ft. left of centerline, 8:1 slope to clear
RY 06 HAS +60 FT TREES 240 FT R AT THLD.
77 ft. trees, 1342 ft. from runway, 14:1 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: 94
Single engine airplanes: 91
Multi engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 33/day *
83% local general aviation
17% transient general aviation
<1% military
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 15 September 2020

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 31 December 2020 at 0901Z to 28 January 2021 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
TIKEE THREE (RNAV)   download (241KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (196KB)
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 NTL 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 20-Jan-2021
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5511:55
Sunrise07:2312:23
Sunset17:1422:14
Evening civil twilight17:4322:43

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Jan-2021 14:39:43
Local (UTC-5)  20-Jan-2021 09:39:43
 
METAR
KADW 
6nm NE 
201356Z AUTO 29013KT 10SM FEW055 05/M05 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP171 T00461052 $
KDCA 
7nm NW 
201352Z 30009G15KT 10SM SCT055 06/M04 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP173 T00611044
KDAA 
10nm W 
201356Z AUTO 29016G26KT 10SM CLR 06/M06 A3004 RMK AO2 PK WND 29026/52 SLP176 T00581064 $
KCGS 
14nm N 
201415Z AUTO 31012G23KT 10SM CLR 04/M07 A3004 RMK AO1 T00411067
TAF
KADW 
6nm NE 
201200Z 2012/2115 29015G30KT 9999 SCT050 SCT250 520004 QNH3000INS TEMPO 2015/2021 30020G35KT BECMG 2023/2024 32010G20KT 9999 SCT120 BKN250 QNH3003INS BECMG 2104/2105 VRB04KT 9999 SCT250 QNH2988INS BECMG 2110/2111 20004KT 9999 BKN080 BKN250 620804 QNH2980INS TX06/2019Z TNM03/2108Z
KDCA 
7nm NW 
201401Z 2014/2118 29018G34KT P6SM SCT060 SCT120 FM201700 30018G34KT P6SM FEW060 SCT200 FM202100 31012G25KT P6SM SKC FM202300 30008KT P6SM SKC FM211700 23008KT P6SM SCT150
KDAA 
10nm W 
201300Z 2013/2119 31015G22KT 9999 FEW090 QNH3000INS BECMG 2014/2015 30015G25KT 9999 FEW090 510005 QNH3004INS TEMPO 2015/2021 30015G35KT 520005 BECMG 2020/2021 30015G25KT 9999 SKC 510005 QNH3005INS BECMG 2022/2023 31009KT 9999 FEW150 QNH2988INS BECMG 2113/2114 19006KT 9999 SCT060 QNH2980INS BECMG 2117/2118 24010G15KT 9999 FEW035 QNH2972INS TX06/2018Z TNM02/2109Z
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