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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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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 06:20:43
Local (UTC-4)  15-Aug-2022 02:20:43
 
METAR
KDCA 150552Z 11004KT 10SM OVC055 21/17 A3002 RMK AO2 RAE27 SLP164 P0001 60013 T02060172 10239 20200 58003
KADW 
8nm E 
150556Z AUTO 11003KT 10SM CLR 19/17 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP160 P0001 60010 T01860174 10214 20185 58002 $
KCGS 
9nm NE 
150540Z AUTO 17004KT 5SM -RA BR OVC060 20/18 A3002 RMK AO2 P0001 T01980178
KDAA 
10nm SW 
150556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW037 SCT050 SCT065 19/19 A2999 RMK AO2 RAB00E29DZB29E35 SLP158 P0002 60021 T01890187 10200 20189 58006 $
KFME 
19nm NE 
150539Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC065 18/18 A3004 RMK AO1
KIAD 
20nm W 
150552Z 11006KT 10SM OVC050 19/18 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP157 60016 T01940178 10206 20189 58008
KGAI 
20nm N 
150556Z AUTO SCT040 BKN050 OVC060 18/17 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP179 P0002 60013 T01830172 10211 20183 58004 PWINO $
TAF
KDCA 150549Z 1506/1612 15006KT P6SM -SHRA FEW060 OVC070 FM150700 13005KT P6SM VCSH OVC060 FM151300 08006KT P6SM VCSH OVC060 FM160400 05005KT P6SM VCSH BKN100
KADW 
8nm E 
150100Z 1501/1607 20006KT 9999 -SHRA SCT050 BKN090 QNH2998INS BECMG 1502/1503 18006KT 9999 VCSH BKN050 QNH3002INS BECMG 1510/1511 VRB06KT 9999 -SHRA BKN030 QNH2996INS BECMG 1515/1516 05006KT 9999 VCSH SCT030 BKN050 QNH2998INS BECMG 1521/1522 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT040 SCT120 QNH2996INS TX26/1521Z TN18/1510Z
KIAD 
20nm W 
150549Z 1506/1612 11003KT P6SM VCSH FEW050 OVC070 FM150900 11003KT P6SM VCSH OVC045 FM160000 07003KT P6SM VCSH BKN050 FM160200 00000KT P6SM VCSH BKN060
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Signature Flight Support 703-417-3500
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, Catering, Rental cars, ...

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