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VKX

Potomac Airfield
Friendly, Maryland

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FAA Identifier: VKX
Latitude/Longitude: 38-44-55.1100N / 076-57-21.3200W
38.7486 / -76.9558
Elevation: 117 feet MSL (Estimated)
Magnetic Variation: 11W (2000)
Land Area Covered: 50 acres
From City: 0 nautical miles NE of Friendly, MD
County/Parish: Prince Georges, MD
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 6/1/1958 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Washington
Control Tower: No
ARTCC: Washington Center (ZDC)
FSS: Leesburg Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: ALL/ALL/0700-2200
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: See Rmk
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.8
CTAF: 122.8
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 06/24
Dimensions: 2665 x 40 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Aggregate friction seal c
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Privately Owned
Owner: Copley Investments
10 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
617-267-6828
Manager: David Wartofsky
10300 Glen Way
Fort Washington, MD 20744
301-248-5720
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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.
  • BASIC MKGS PLUS FIELD CARRIER LDG PRACTICE (FCLP) MKGS.
  • RY 06 PAPI UNUSABLE 3 DEG RIGHT OF COURSE.
  • REILS RYS 06 & 24 OPR SS-SR.
  • APCH RATIO 20:1 AT CL TO DSPLCD THLD.
  • APCH SLOPE 16:1 AT CNTRLN TO DSPLCD THLD.
  • RY 06 HAS +60 FT TREES 240 FT R AT THLD.
  • ROTG BCN LOCATED 1000 FT N OF ARPT.
  • ACTVT REIL RYS 06 & 24; PAPI RY 06 & 24 - CTAF
  • AUTOMATED UNICOM - 3 CLICKS FOR ARPT ADVISORY & WEATHER, 4 CLICKS FOR RADIO CHECK.
  • ESTAB PRIOR TO 1959
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