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KGAI Montgomery County Airpark
Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 MAY 2022

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: JUNE-SEPTEMBER 0800-2000, OCTOBER-FEBRUARY 0800-1800, MARCH-MAY 0800-1900
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: 47 ft. trees, 1563 ft. from runway, 29:1 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: 146
Single engine airplanes: 125
Multi engine airplanes: 13
Jet airplanes: 6
Helicopters: 2
    
Aircraft operations: avg 184/day *
96% local general aviation
3% transient general aviation
2% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 24 May 2021

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 19 May 2022 at 0901Z to 16 June 2022 at 0900Z.

 
STARs - Standard Terminal Arrivals
TRSTN THREE (RNAV)   download (209KB)
 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 14   download (234KB)
RNAV (GPS)-A   download (181KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (45KB)
 
Departure Procedures
CONLE FOUR (RNAV)   download (161KB)
TERPZ SEVEN (RNAV)   2 pages: [1] [2] (364KB)
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 21-May-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2109:21
Sunrise05:5209:52
Sunset20:1900:19
Evening civil twilight20:5000:50

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-May-2022 10:44:35
Local (UTC-4)  21-May-2022 06:44:35
 
METAR
KGAI 210956Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/18 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP170 T02000183
KCGS 
16nm SE 
211019Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 20/19 A2999 RMK AO1 T01950185
KFDK 
18nm NW 
211025Z AUTO 00000KT 3SM CLR 17/17 A3000 RMK AO2
KFME 
19nm E 
211019Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 18/18 A3002 RMK AO1
KIAD 
19nm SW 
210952Z 24003KT 10SM SCT250 22/17 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP149 T02170172
KJYO 
20nm W 
211035Z AUTO 11003KT 10SM CLR 22/20 A3002 RMK AO2
TAF
KIAD 
19nm SW 
210540Z 2106/2212 21009KT P6SM BKN250 WS020/23030KT FM210800 20005KT P6SM SCT250 FM211600 24007KT P6SM FEW070 SCT250 FM211900 19007KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250
KDCA 
20nm S 
210903Z 2109/2212 19005KT P6SM SCT250 WS020/23030KT FM211100 20006KT P6SM SCT250 FM211600 18008KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250
KBWI 
22nm E 
210903Z 2109/2212 23003KT P6SM SCT250 WS020/23030KT FM211100 21004KT P6SM SCT250 FM211700 25007KT P6SM FEW070 SCT250 FM212100 16008KT P6SM FEW070 BKN250 FM220300 20004KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
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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
 
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
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 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
 
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 Pilot In Training Flight Academy
929-235-4272
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[email]
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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 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
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Cafe Sophie 240-261-4189
[web site]
[email]
Restaurant
 
Face masks required  
 
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