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KVKX Potomac Airfield
Friendly, Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 21 MAY 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 -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: 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 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, 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: 115 ft. trees, 1068 ft. from runway, 207 ft. left of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear
RY 06 HAS +60 FT TREES 240 FT R AT THLD.
111 ft. trees, 1659 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: 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 01 September 2019

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 21 May 2020 at 0901Z to 18 June 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
TIKEE THREE (RNAV)   download (239KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (191KB)
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 04-Jun-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1309:13
Sunrise05:4409:44
Sunset20:2800:28
Evening civil twilight21:0001:00

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Jun-2020 17:32:15
Local (UTC-4)  04-Jun-2020 13:32:15
 
METAR
KADW 
6nm NE 
041713Z AUTO 23004KT 10SM -DZ FEW150 FEW170 SCT200 32/17 A2990 RMK AO2 DZB13 SLP129 $
KDCA 
7nm NW 
041652Z 17008KT 10SM FEW060 SCT250 31/19 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP124 T03110189
KDAA 
10nm W 
041656Z AUTO 14006KT 10SM CLR 31/18 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP127 T03140183 TSNO $
KCGS 
14nm N 
041715Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT060 31/15 A2989 RMK AO1 T03090151
TAF
KADW 
6nm NE 
040900Z 0409/0515 VRB03KT 9999 FEW040 SCT120 BKN250 QNH2982INS BECMG 0413/0414 19010KT 9999 SCT040 BKN120 BKN250 QNH2986INS BECMG 0417/0418 18010G15KT 9000 -SHRA VCTS FEW030CB BKN050 BKN120 BKN250 QNH2982INS TEMPO 0420/0424 22015G25KT 3200 TSRA BKN030CB OVC100 BECMG 0501/0502 20008KT 9999 NSW FEW040 SCT120 BKN250 QNH2988INS BECMG 0513/0514 21010G20KT 9999 SCT050 BKN120 BKN250 QNH2995INS TX31/0420Z TN21/0410Z
KDCA 
7nm NW 
041459Z 0415/0518 17006KT P6SM SCT060 BKN200 FM042100 19008KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB OVC080 FM050100 20005KT P6SM SCT050 BKN090
KDAA 
10nm W 
040900Z 0409/0515 VRB06KT 9999 FEW025 QNH2980INS BECMG 0416/0417 18010G15KT 9000 -SHRA SCT045 QNH2982INS TEMPO 0417/0423 19025G35KT 8000 -TSRA BKN045CB OVC080 BECMG 0423/0424 21006KT 9999 NSW SCT045 QNH2984INS BECMG 0509/0510 21012KT 9999 SCT030 QNH2995INS TX29/0421Z TN17/0410Z
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