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KGAI Montgomery County Airpark
Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 25 MARCH 2021

Location

FAA Identifier: GAI
Lat/Long: 39-10-06.0000N 077-09-57.6000W
39-10.100000N 077-09.960000W
39.1683333,-77.1660000
(estimated)
Elevation: 538.7 ft. / 164.2 m (surveyed)
Variation: 09W (1985)
From city: 3 miles NE of GAITHERSBURG, MD
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 20879

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 08/1960
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DCA (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: MARCH-MAY 0800-1900, JUNE-SEPTEMBER 0800-2000, OCTOBER-FEBRUARY 0800-1800
UNATNDD CHRISTMAS DAY. FOR AFT HRS SVC CALL 301-963-8043.
Pattern altitude: 1000'AGL (1539' MSL) TURBINE AND JET 1500' AGL (2039' MSL) HELICOPTERS 800' AGL (1339' MSL).
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT MIRL RY 14/32 & REIL RY 14/32 - CTAF
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.075
WX AWOS-3PT: 128.275 (301-977-2971)
POTOMAC APPROACH: 128.7
POTOMAC DEPARTURE: 128.7
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 121.6
TERPZ DP: 128.7
TRSTN STAR: 126.75
WX AWOS-3 at CGS (16 nm SE): 121.225 (301-864-5497)
WX AWOS-3 at FDK (18 nm NW): 124.875 (301-600-1457)
WX AWOS-3 at JYO (19 nm W): 125.225 (703-777-3781)
WX ASOS at IAD (19 nm SW): PHONE 703-661-2990
WX AWOS-3 at FME (20 nm E): 123.925
WX ASOS at DCA (20 nm S): 132.65 (703-418-1177)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
FDKr154/(17.6)FREDERICK VOR109.0008W
DCAr351/19.5WASHINGTON VOR/DME111.0009W
AMLr053/19.8ARMEL VOR/DME113.5008W
EMIr212/21.4WESTMINSTER VORTAC117.9008W
BALr281/23.5BALTIMORE VORTAC115.1011W
ADWr337/25.8ANDREWS VORTAC113.1010W
OTTr335/34.0NOTTINGHAM VORTAC113.7010W
MRBr119/34.3MARTINSBURG VORTAC112.1007W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
GEORGETOWN001/14.432309WGTN --. - -.
ELLICOTT259/19.437111WFND ..-. -. -..
OXONN356/25.033211WDCA -.. -.-. .-
DAVEE004/30.522309WDAA -.. .- .-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
FUEL TRUCK AVBL 0800-2000; REQUEST ON 122.85. SELF-SERVE 100LL AVAILABLE WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: LOW
Bulk oxygen: NONE

Runway Information

Runway 14/32

Dimensions: 4202 x 75 ft. / 1281 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 14  RUNWAY 32
Latitude: 39-10.310615N39-09.890302N
Longitude: 077-10.313343W077-09.606908W
Elevation: 493.3 ft.538.7 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 136 magnetic, 127 true316 magnetic, 307 true
Markings: nonprecision, in fair conditionnonprecision, in fair condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-box VASI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.25 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 34 ft. trees, 1556 ft. from runway, 39:1 slope to clear
RWY 14, 47 FT TREES, 169 FT R, 195 FT FM THR.
34 ft. pole, lighted, 750 ft. from runway, 266 ft. right of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear
RY 32 HAS +15 FT RIDGE PARALLEL TO RY 155 FT L; +6FT FENCE PARALLEL TO RY 180 FT R.

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: MONTGOMERY COUNTY REV AUTH
101 MONROE ST 4TH FLOOR, SUITE 410
ROCKVILLE, MD 20850
Phone 301-762-9080
Manager: KEITH MILLER
101 MONROE STREET, SUITE 410
ROCKVILLE, MD 20850
Phone 301-762-9080

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 136
Single engine airplanes: 120
Multi engine airplanes: 12
Jet airplanes: 3
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 184/day *
96% local general aviation
3% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 21 May 2020

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT DEP RY 32; TURN RIGHT TO AT LEAST 340 DEGS; JETS REFRAIN FROM RY 32 TAKEOFF BTWN 2300-0700.
FOR CD CTC POTOMAC APCH AT 866-429-5882.
RWY 32 PAPI BAFFLED BYD 5 DEG L OF CRS DUE TO BLDG.
DEER & BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
HELICOPTERS REFRAIN FM AIR TAXI OVER PAVED PARKING RAMPS.
RY 14 HAS 30 FT DOWNSLOPE 75 FT L/R OF CNTRLN AT THLD TO 150 FT BOTH SIDES.
ARPT NOT RECOMMENDED FOR ACFT WITH WING SPAN IN EXCESS OF 79 FT & GROSS WT IN EXCESS OF 48,000 POUNDS.
SOUTH RAMP NOT RECOMMENDED FOR AIRCRAFT W/ WINGSPAN GREATER THAN 79 FT OR WEIGHT GREATER THAN 40,000 LBS.
BE ALERT SFRA PROCEDURES IN EFFECT.
PREFERRED CALM WIND RY 14.

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 25 March 2021 at 0901Z to 22 April 2021 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
TRSTN THREE (RNAV)   download (220KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (243KB)
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (191KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (45KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CONLE FOUR (RNAV)   download (174KB)
TERPZ SEVEN (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (389KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (213KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

W50 - Davis Airport (5 nm N)
KCGS - College Park Airport (16 nm SE)
KFDK - Frederick Municipal Airport (18 nm NW)
KJYO - LeesburgExecutive Airport (19 nm W)
KIAD - Washington Dulles International Airport (19 nm SW)
2W2 - Clearview Airpark (19 nm N)
KFME - Tipton Airport (20 nm E)
KDCA - Ronald Reagan Washington NTL Airport (20 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 11-Apr-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:1110:11
Sunrise06:3910:39
Sunset19:4123:41
Evening civil twilight20:0800:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  11-Apr-2021 04:15:01
Local (UTC-4)  11-Apr-2021 00:15:01
 
METAR
KGAI 110356Z AUTO 12007KT 10SM -RA BKN050 BKN060 16/13 A2973 RMK AO2 RAB42 SLP078 P0000 T01560133
KCGS 
16nm SE 
110355Z AUTO 00000KT OVC050 17/12 A2971 RMK AO1 T01650122
KFDK 
18nm NW 
110355Z AUTO 36003KT 10SM -RA BKN050 OVC060 16/14 A2972 RMK AO2
KFME 
19nm E 
110355Z AUTO 13003KT 10SM BKN065 BKN110 15/13 A2975 RMK AO1
KIAD 
19nm SW 
110352Z 16004KT 5SM -RA BR BKN042 BKN050 OVC090 16/14 A2970 RMK AO2 SLP057 P0008 T01610144
KJYO 
20nm W 
110355Z AUTO 14006KT 3SM +RA BKN036 BKN046 OVC090 13/12 A2972 RMK AO2 P0008
TAF
KIAD 
19nm SW 
102041Z 1021/1124 17005KT P6SM SCT025 BKN250 FM110400 16008KT 6SM -SHRA OVC020 FM110700 19006KT 2SM SHRA BR OVC008 FM111200 22006KT 4SM BR OVC015 FM111800 19007KT P6SM BKN050
KDCA 
20nm S 
102041Z 1021/1124 12005KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250 FM110400 14007KT 6SM -SHRA OVC025 FM110800 17006KT 2SM SHRA BR OVC008 FM111200 20006KT 4SM BR OVC015 FM111800 19007KT P6SM BKN050
KBWI 
22nm E 
102041Z 1021/1124 10006KT P6SM SCT030 BKN250 FM110500 13006KT 6SM -SHRA OVC025 FM110900 16006KT 2SM SHRA BR OVC008 FM111300 19006KT 4SM BR OVC015 FM112000 20007KT P6SM BKN050
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 DC Metro Aviation Services
UNICOM 123.075
301-963-8043
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[email]
We are the closest GA airport to the Nation's Capital. For more information please visit us @ www.dcmetroaviation.com
 
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100LL Jet A
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
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 Deblois Aerospace, LLC
301-641-1547
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We have diversified knowledge and experience on a broad range of aircraft. We service and maintain experimental aircraft, corporate jets, war birds and everything in between! Contact us for the highest quality of service on and off location.

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Octopus Flying Club 240-731-1881
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Flight training, Flying club

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 OpenAir
toll-free 800-940-2359
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Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aircraft charters, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage, Aircraft management, Computerized weather, Internet access
 
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 Pilot In Training Flight Academy
929-235-4272
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Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aerial photography, Flying club

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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
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The Airport Cafe 301-330-2222
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