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KGAI Montgomery County Airpark
Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 26 JANUARY 2023

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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 FT AGL (1539 FT MSL) TURBINE AND JET 1500 FT AGL (2039 FT MSL) HELICOPTERS 800 FT AGL (1339 FT MSL).
Wind indicator: no
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 14 & 32; MIRL RWY 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): PHONE 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
100LL: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: 23 ft. trees, 225 ft. from runway, 155 ft. right of centerline, 1:1 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
RWY 32 HAS +15 FT RIDGE PARALLEL TO RWY 155 FT L; +6FT FENCE PARALLEL TO RWY 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: JUSTIN BOLLUM, C.M.
7940 AIRPARK ROAD, SUITE 410
GAITHERSBURG, MD 20879
Phone 301-978-7009
EXT. 1011

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 145
Single engine airplanes: 125
Multi engine airplanes: 12
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 191/day *
96% local general aviation
3% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 11 May 2022

Additional Remarks

NOISE ABATEMENT DEP RWY 32; TURN RIGHT TO AT LEAST 340 DEGS; JETS REFRAIN FROM RWY 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.
RWY 14 HAS 30 FT DOWNSLOPE 75 FT L/R OF CNTRLN AT THR TO 150 FT BOTH SIDES.
ARPT NOT RECOMMENDED FOR ACFT WITH WINGSPAN IN EXCESS OF 79 FT & GROSS WT IN EXCESS OF 48000 POUNDS.
SOUTH RAMP NOT RECOMMENDED FOR AIRCRAFT WITH WINGSPAN GREATER THAN 79 FT OR WEIGHT GREATER THAN 40000 LBS.
BE ALERT SFRA PROCEDURES IN EFFECT.
PREFERRED CALM WIND RWY 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 26 January 2023 at 0901Z to 23 February 2023 at 0900z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
TRSTN THREE (RNAV)   download
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download
RNAV (GPS)-A   download
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (45KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CONLE FOUR (RNAV)   download
TERPZ SEVEN (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2]
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 - Leesburg Executive 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 National Airport (20 nm S)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 28-Jan-2023
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5111:51
Sunrise07:2012:20
Sunset17:2322:23
Evening civil twilight17:5222:52

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Jan-2023 00:48:18
Local (UTC-5)  28-Jan-2023 19:48:18
 
METAR
KGAI 282356Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM CLR 07/M02 A3030 RMK AO2 SLP279 T00721022 10122 20072 50007
KCGS 
16nm SE 
290035Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 04/M01 A3032 RMK AO2 T00351008
KFDK 
18nm NW 
282347Z 00000KT 7SM CLR 09/M01 A3029
KFME 
19nm E 
290039Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 02/M02 A3034 RMK AO1
KIAD 
19nm SW 
282352Z 15005KT 10SM CLR 08/M02 A3029 RMK AO2 SLP259 T00831022 10133 20061 50006
KJYO 
20nm W 
290035Z AUTO 21003KT 10SM CLR 06/00 A3031 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAD 
19nm SW 
282058Z 2821/2924 21009KT P6SM FEW050 BKN100 FM290000 18004KT P6SM BKN250 FM291400 20009KT P6SM BKN100 OVC200 FM291700 20010G18KT 5SM -RA BKN025 OVC040 FM292200 21010KT P6SM -DZ OVC035
KDCA 
20nm S 
282058Z 2821/2924 21010KT P6SM SCT120 BKN250 FM290000 18005KT P6SM BKN250 FM291400 19010G17KT P6SM BKN100 OVC200 FM291700 20011G19KT 5SM -RA BKN030 OVC045 FM292200 21010KT P6SM -DZ OVC035
KBWI 
22nm E 
282058Z 2821/2924 21007KT P6SM FEW150 BKN200 FM290000 15002KT P6SM SCT250 FM291500 20006KT P6SM BKN110 OVC200 FM291800 20010G17KT 5SM -RA BKN025 OVC045 FM292300 22008KT P6SM -DZ OVC035
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
 DC Metro Aviation Services
UNICOM 123.075
301-963-8043
[web site]
[email]
We are the closest GA airport to the Nation's Capital. For more information please visit us @ www.dcmetroaviation.com
 
AirBoss™ fuel program   Face masks required   NATA Safety 1st   U.S. Government AIR Card   Everest Fuel   UVair   World Fuel Contract Fuel   WingPoints™ Rewards   World Fuel Rewards   Contract Fuel   Crew car   Hertz   National Business Aviation Association  
 
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $7.50 $7.90 
SS $6.95 --- 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KGAI but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KGAI.
Located at KJYO
Kuhn Jet Center
ASRI 131.20
703-665-3000
[web site]
[email]
At KJYO (Leesburg Executive Airport), 19 miles WSW

Brand-new climate-controlled hangar; Highly competitive fuel prices; Heated Parking Garage; Complete line service offered; Modern, upscale lounge with shower facilities
More info and photos of Kuhn Jet Center (KJYO)
Located at KJYO
Titan
100LL Jet A
FS $5.86 $6.19 
GUARANTEED
 
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FS=Full service
SS=Self service
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 OpenAir
toll-free 800-940-2359
[web site]
[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aircraft charters, Aircraft sales / leasing / brokerage, Aircraft management, Computerized weather, Internet access
 
Cirrus   National Business Aviation Association  
 
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on airport  
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 Pilot In Training Flight Academy
929-235-4272
[web site]
[email]
Flight training, Aircraft rental, Aerial tours / aerial sightseeing, Aerial photography, Flying club

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on airport  
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Where to Eat: Catering, Restaurants, Food shops

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
Cafe Sophie 240-261-4189
[web site]
[email]
Restaurant

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