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KVKX Potomac Airfield
Friendly, Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JULY 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 16 July 2020 at 0901Z to 13 August 2020 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
TIKEE THREE (RNAV) **CHANGED**   download (241KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06 **CHANGED**   download (196KB)
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-Aug-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:4409:44
Sunrise06:1410:14
Sunset20:1400:14
Evening civil twilight20:4300:43

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  04-Aug-2020 22:10:23
Local (UTC-4)  04-Aug-2020 18:10:23
 
METAR
KADW 
6nm NE 
042056Z AUTO 21009KT 10SM CLR 29/21 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP109 T02850205 50007 $
KDCA 
7nm NW 
042156Z 20012KT 10SM VCTS SCT045CB BKN070 BKN100 30/21 A2985 RMK AO2 TSE54 CB VC S-SW MOV E VCSH S-SW T03000206
KDAA 
10nm W 
042156Z AUTO 08003KT 4SM -TSRA BKN035 BKN048 OVC090 24/20 A2986 RMK AO2 DZB33E36RAB36 TSB53 SLP114 P0021 T02360201 $
KCGS 
14nm N 
042155Z AUTO 17003KT 4SM SCT050 BKN065 OVC110 29/19 A2984 RMK AO1 T02870191
TAF
KADW 
6nm NE 
041700Z 0417/0523 27010G20KT 9999 SCT020 SCT050 BKN120 BKN200 QNH2977INS TEMPO 0417/0420 27015G25KT BECMG 0420/0421 22010G20KT 9999 VCTS FEW050CB SCT120 BKN250 QNH2980INS BECMG 0423/0424 22005KT 9999 NSW SCT050 QNH2986INS BECMG 0509/0510 33008KT 9999 SKC QNH2998INS BECMG 0518/0519 VRB04KT 9999 FEW060 QNH3001INS TX30/0420Z TN21/0510Z
KDCA 
7nm NW 
041720Z 0418/0524 28012G21KT P6SM SCT025 BKN045 FM042100 24009KT P6SM SCT060 FM042300 21008KT P6SM FEW060 FM051200 32004KT P6SM FEW080 FM051900 VRB03KT P6SM FEW050
KDAA 
10nm W 
041910Z 0419/0523 24012KT 9999 SCT035 QNH2981INS BECMG 0500/0501 21012KT 9999 SCT065 QNH2993INS BECMG 0504/0505 VRB06KT 9999 FEW040 QNH2991INS TX30/0420Z TN21/0510Z
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