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DCA

Ronald Reagan Washington National
Washington, Dist. Of Columbia

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FAA Identifier: DCA
Latitude/Longitude: 38-51-05.2000N / 077-02-15.8000W
38.8514 / -77.0375
Elevation: 14 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 11W (2020)
Land Area Covered: 861 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles S of Washington, DC
County/Parish: Arlington, VA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 3/1/1941 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Washington
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Washington Center (ZDC)
FSS: Leesburg Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights:
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: Yes
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
LCL/P 119.1
LCL/P 134.35(HELICOPTERS)
GND/P LCL/P 257.6
GND/P 121.7
EMERG 121.5
EMERG 243.0
D-ATIS 132.65(703-419-3917)
CD/P PRE TAXI CLNC 128.25
ASR ELEV 12.8 CPME#1 38-51-53.0092N 77-02-22.4451W CPME#2 38-51-16.4933N 77-02-37.2478W MTI#1 38-50-00.7300N 77-02-09.4635W MTI#2 38-51-53.6491N 77-02-20.6812W FEED HORN ELEV. 78.1.
ARRIVALS MAY BE EXTENDED OUTSIDE OF CLASS B.
Services:
Fuel available: Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Minor
Power Plant Repair: Minor
Bottled oxygen: None
Bulk oxygen: None
Runway Information:
Runway: 01/19
Dimensions: 7169 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 110 K lbs.
Double wheel: 200 K lbs.
Double tandem: 360 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 04/22
Dimensions: 5000 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in good condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 110 K lbs.
Double wheel: 200 K lbs.
Double tandem: 360 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: Medium intensity
Runway: 15/33
Dimensions: 5204 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in excellent condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 110 K lbs.
Double wheel: 200 K lbs.
Double tandem: 360 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 19X
Dimensions: 0 x 0 ft.
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Metro Wash Arpt Authority
1 Aviation Circle
Washington, DC 20001-6000
703-417-8600
Manager: Paul Malandrino, Jr.
1 Aviation Circle
Washington, DC 20001-6000
703-417-8050
Sectional and Map:

Remarks:
  • TWY "P" ENDS AT GATE #5.
  • FLOCKS OF BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT; FQT SEAGULL & GEESE & DUCK POPULATIONS AIRBORNE OVER ADJ RIVER AREAS.
  • TRNG FLIGHTS THAT INCLUDE MULTIPLE APCHS AND/OR TOUCH & GO OPNS REQUIRE PRIOR PERMISSION FM THE ARPT MGR.
  • LEFT-HAND TURN-OFFS FROM RY 33 TO TWY 'K' PROHIBITED.
  • ACFT ARRIVING/DEPARTING THE GA PARKING AREA ARE PROHIBITED FM TAXING BTN ACR PUSHBACK OPNS & THE GATES.
  • BE ADVISED SOME AIRCREWS MISTAKE RY 15 FOR RY 19.
  • ASDE-X IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL ARPRT (KDCA) IS AN EMERGENCY USE ONLY FIELD FOR ALL DOD OWNED AND OPERATED ACFT.
  • LGTG FM VEHICLE PARKING LOT LCTD 1000 FT SW OF RY 01 COULD GIVE FALSE INDICATIONS OF BEING PART OF RY 01 APCH LGTG SYS DURG PERIODS OF REDUCED VSBY & LOW CEILINGS.
  • FORM 150R CREDIT CARD FOR ALL RQRD SVCS. NO MIL FACS.
  • HOLD BLOCK FOR RY 04 CLSD FOR ACFT PARKING 2100-0830.
  • THIS RY EXISTS TO SUPPORT THE DCA LDA ASSOCIATED WITH THE ILS.
  • RWY 15 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 3 DEGS L OF RCL.
  • RWY 19 VASI (V12) CONSISTS OF TWO (2) VASI-V6 SYSTEMS (L/R). RWY 19 V6R IS ROTATED 20 DEGS TO R AND EXTDS COVERAGE TO 24 DEGS R OF CNTRLN. THE ROTATED VASI-V6R SYSTEM SUPPORTS VISUAL AND INSTR APCHS TO RWY 19.
  • THREE OBSTRUCTION LGTS POLES--ONE 600 FEET LEFT, ONE ON CENTERLINE, ONE 600 FEET RIGHT.
  • RY 15 +8' BLAST FENCE 120 FT FM AER 250 FT RIGHT.
  • +10 FT BLDG (L/M) +120 FT FROM AER 300 FT LEFT.
  • RWY 06 +53'FT TREES 175'R @THLD.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 336 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 04.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 142 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 15.
  • ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 332 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 33.
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GAI Montgomery County Airpark Gaithersburg, MD - Public Washington 23 miles
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ANP Lee Annapolis, MD - Public Washington 26 miles
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W50 Davis Laytonsville, MD - Public Washington 28 miles
BWI Baltimore/washington Intl Thurgood Marshal Baltimore, MD - Public Washington 30 miles
JYO Leesburg Executive Leesburg, VA - Public Washington 32 miles
3W3 Kentmorr Airpark Stevensville, MD - Public Washington 37 miles
RMN Stafford Rgnl Stafford, VA - Public Washington 39 miles
W29 Bay Bridge Stevensville, MD - Public Washington 39 miles
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2W2 Clearview Airpark Westminster, MD - Public Washington 43 miles
FDK Frederick Muni Frederick, MD - Public Washington 43 miles
W48 Essex Skypark Baltimore, MD - Public Washington 43 miles
2W6 St Mary'S County Rgnl Leonardtown, MD - Public Washington 45 miles
EZF Shannon Fredericksburg, VA - Public Washington 46 miles
MTN Martin State Baltimore, MD - Public Washington 47 miles
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IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
ADW Joint Base Andrews Camp Springs, MD - Private Washington 10 miles
DAA Davison Aaf Fort Belvoir, VA - Private Washington 12 miles
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