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KVKX Potomac Airfield
Friendly, Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 NOVEMBER 2022

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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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: REIL RWY 06 & 24; MIRL RWY 06/24 OPR SS-SR; TO ACTVT OTR TIMES AND ACTVT PAPI RWY 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 (703-418-1177)
WX AWOS-3 at CGS (14 nm N): 121.225 (301-864-5497)
  • AUTOMATED UNICOM; 3 CLICKS ADZY & WX, 4 CLICKS 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 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 good conditionNSTD, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (5.00 degrees glide path)
RWY 06 PAPI UNUSABLE 3 DEG RIGHT OF COURSE.
2-light PAPI on left (5.50 degrees glide path)
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 112 ft. trees, 1071 ft. from runway, 227 ft. left of centerline, 7:1 slope to clear
RWY 06 HAS +60 FT TREES 240 FT R AT THR.
105 ft. trees, 1336 ft. from runway, 93 ft. left of centerline, 10:1 slope to clear
APCH SLOPE 15:1 AT CNTRLN TO DSPLCD THR.

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 21 September 2021

Additional Remarks

UNLIMITED VEHICLE ACCESS TO ACFT MOVEMENT AREAS.
RENTALS AVBL 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 03 November 2022 at 0901Z to 01 December 2022 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
TIKEE THREE (RNAV)   download (218KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 06   download (186KB)
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 28-Nov-2022
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3611:36
Sunrise07:0512:05
Sunset16:4721:47
Evening civil twilight17:1622:16

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  28-Nov-2022 07:18:55
Local (UTC-5)  28-Nov-2022 02:18:55
 
METAR
KADW 
6nm NE 
280655Z 25007KT 10SM BKN070 10/10 A2955 RMK AO2A SLP013 T00990097 $
KDCA 
7nm NW 
280652Z 21003KT 10SM BKN080 10/09 A2958 RMK AO2 SLP016 T01000094 $
KDAA 
10nm W 
280655Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC070 07/07 A2956 RMK AO2 SLP013 T00710071 $
KCGS 
14nm N 
280655Z AUTO 00000KT 2SM BR SCT001 OVC075 08/07 A2958 RMK AO2 T00750075
TAF
KADW 
6nm NE 
280050Z 2801/2907 24009KT 9999 SCT010 BKN015 QNH2947INS BECMG 2803/2804 24010KT 9999 SCT020 QNH2952INS BECMG 2813/2814 30015G25KT 9999 BKN030 QNH2967INS BECMG 2821/2822 31010KT 9999 BKN020 QNH2987INS TX14/2802Z TN05/2901Z
KDCA 
7nm NW 
280534Z 2806/2912 24003KT 5SM BR SCT070 TEMPO 2806/2807 2SM BR FM280700 24007KT P6SM BKN060 FM281200 27009KT P6SM BKN060 FM281400 30012G23KT P6SM BKN060 FM281600 31014G25KT P6SM BKN060 FM282200 32010G19KT P6SM BKN080 FM290100 32006KT P6SM FEW250
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