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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 11 AUGUST 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: DCA
Lat/Long: 38-51-05.1850N 077-02-15.7970W
38-51.086417N 077-02.263283W
38.8514403,-77.0377214
(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 (703-418-1177)
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)
  • 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)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 19 PAPI-4L CONSISTS OF TWO PAPI-4L SYSTEMS. RWY 19 PAPI-4L IS ROTATED 21 DEGS TO RIGHT OF CNTRLN. THE ROTATED PAPI-4L 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
RWY 15 +8 FT 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 RWY 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 RWY 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 RWY 15 FOR RWY 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.
TWY N BTN APCH END RWY 15 AND TWY K CLSD TO ACFT WINGSPAN MORE THAN 124FT.
LGT FM VEHICLE PARKING LOT LCTD 1000 FT SW OF RWY 01 COULD GIVE FALSE INDICATIONS OF BEING PART OF RWY 01 APCH LGT SYS DRG PERIODS OF REDUCED VIS & LOW CEILINGS.
FORM 150R CREDIT CARD FOR ALL RQRD SVCS. NO MIL FACS.

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 11 August 2022 at 0901Z to 08 September 2022 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
CAPSS THREE (RNAV)   download (285KB)
CLIPR TWO (RNAV)   download (200KB)
DEALE THREE (RNAV)   download (243KB)
FRDMM FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (458KB)
IRONS SEVEN   download (232KB)
NUMMY THREE   download (290KB)
SKILS FOUR (RNAV)   download (218KB)
TIKEE THREE (RNAV)   download (220KB)
TRUPS FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (479KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (302KB)
ILS RWY 01 (SA CAT I) **CHANGED**   download (262KB)
ILS RWY 01 (CAT II) **CHANGED**   download (251KB)
RNAV (RNP) RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (264KB)
RNAV (RNP) RWY 19 **CHANGED**   download (259KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 15 **CHANGED**   download (288KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 **CHANGED**   download (250KB)
LDA Y RWY 19 **CHANGED**   download (285KB)
LDA Z RWY 19 **CHANGED**   download (275KB)
COPTER ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 01 **CHANGED**   download (282KB)
MOUNT VERNON VISUAL RWY 01   download (183KB)
RIVER VISUAL RWY 19   download (192KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (152KB)
 
Departure Procedures
AMEEE ONE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (480KB)
CLTCH THREE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (453KB)
DOCTR FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (548KB)
HORTO FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (425KB)
JDUBB FOUR (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (431KB)
NATIONAL EIGHT   2 pages: [1] [2] (533KB)
REBLL FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (414KB)
SCRAM SIX (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (430KB)
SOOKI FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (513KB)
WYNGS FIVE (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (420KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (366KB)

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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Aerial photo of KDCA (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport)
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Photo taken 18-Jul-2017
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 15-Aug-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5409:54
Sunrise06:2310:23
Sunset20:0200:02
Evening civil twilight20:3100:31

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  15-Aug-2022 14:18:00
Local (UTC-4)  15-Aug-2022 10:18:00
 
METAR
KDCA 151352Z 09004KT 10SM FEW011 OVC075 22/18 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP157 T02220183
KADW 
8nm E 
151356Z AUTO 07004KT 10SM BKN075 21/17 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP154 T02100170 $
KCGS 
9nm NE 
151340Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC070 21/18 A3000 RMK AO2 T02100183
KDAA 
10nm SW 
151356Z AUTO 23003KT 10SM -RA BKN070 21/19 A2998 RMK AO2 DZB45E55RAB55 SLP155 P0000 T02080185 $
KFME 
19nm NE 
151339Z AUTO 04003KT 10SM BKN080 OVC110 20/20 A3001 RMK AO1
KIAD 
20nm W 
151400Z 13004KT 10SM BKN017 OVC055 21/18 A3000 RMK AO2 T02060183
KGAI 
20nm N 
151356Z AUTO OVC060 18/17 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP174 T01830172 PWINO $
TAF
KDCA 151127Z 1512/1618 03003KT P6SM VCSH BKN060 OVC090 FM151300 08006KT P6SM VCSH OVC060 FM160400 05005KT P6SM VCSH BKN100
KADW 
8nm E 
150900Z 1509/1615 20005KT 9999 VCSH SCT020 OVC035 QNH2995INS BECMG 1515/1516 05010KT 9000 -SHRA FEW030 OVC080 QNH2993INS BECMG 1521/1522 VRB06KT 9999 NSW FEW040 BKN120 QNH2992INS BECMG 1606/1607 06005KT 9999 FEW080 SCT120 QNH2995INS TX25/1519Z TN18/1611Z
KDAA 
10nm SW 
151200Z 1512/1618 VRB06KT 9999 VCSH FEW030 SCT040 OVC050 QNH2995INS BECMG 1614/1615 VRB06KT 9999 NSW FEW080 BKN110 BKN150 QNH2999INS TX23/1518Z TN20/1512Z
KIAD 
20nm W 
151127Z 1512/1618 12004KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 OVC070 FM151400 08004KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 FM160200 00000KT P6SM VCSH BKN060
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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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[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, Catering, Rental cars, ...

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