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KVKX Potomac Airfield
Friendly, Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 15 AUGUST 2019

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/aggregate friction seal coat, in good 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 fair conditionNSTD, in fair 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: 82 ft. trees, 694 ft. from runway, 199 ft. right of centerline, 6:1 slope to clear
RY 06 HAS +60 FT TREES 240 FT R AT THLD.
96 ft. trees, 1339 ft. from runway, 70 ft. left of centerline, 11:1 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: 87
Single engine airplanes: 84
Multi engine airplanes: 3
    
Aircraft operations: avg 33/day *
83% local general aviation
17% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
* for 12-month period ending 11 September 2018

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 15 August 2019 at 0901Z to 12 September 2019 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
TIKEE THREE (RNAV)   download (213KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (163KB)
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 20-Aug-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:5909:59
Sunrise06:2710:27
Sunset19:5523:55
Evening civil twilight20:2300:23

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Aug-2019 07:23:13
Local (UTC-4)  20-Aug-2019 03:23:13
 
METAR
KADW 
6nm NE 
200556Z AUTO 25003KT 10SM SCT070 BKN140 26/20 A3003 RMK AO2 SLPNO T02570198 10287 20244 58001 $
KDCA 
7nm NW 
200652Z 29005KT 10SM SCT250 26/20 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP172 T02610200
KDAA 
10nm W 
200556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 25/22 A3003 RMK AO2 SLPNO T02520217 10292 20249 55004 $
KCGS 
14nm N 
200543Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 26/19 A3002 RMK AO1 T02550186
TAF
KADW 
6nm NE 
200100Z 2001/2107 VRB06KT 9999 SCT060 BKN170 QNH2997INS BECMG 2011/2012 08003KT 9999 FEW045 QNH3005INS TEMPO 2020/2023 27015G35KT 6000 TSRA BKN045CB BECMG 2101/2102 07005KT 9999 SCT030 QNH3003INS TX33/2019Z TN25/2009Z
KDCA 
7nm NW 
200543Z 2006/2112 VRB03KT P6SM SCT070 SCT120 FM201200 12006KT P6SM SCT060 FM201800 16007KT 6SM -SHRA VCTS BKN050CB FM210000 19005KT P6SM SCT070 BKN250 FM210600 VRB03KT P6SM SCT100 BKN250
KDAA 
10nm W 
200100Z 2001/2107 VRB06KT 9999 SCT060 BKN150 QNH2993INS BECMG 2020/2021 13009KT 9000 -SHRA BKN050 QNH2992INS TEMPO 2022/2102 35025G45KT 6000 TSRA OVC030CB BECMG 2106/2107 15006KT 9999 NSW SCT050 QNH2991INS TX36/2020Z TN24/2011Z LAST NO AMDS AFT 2001 NEXT 2009
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