POTOMAC AIRFIELD
Latitude: 38-44-55.11 N
Longitude: 76-57-21.32 W
Elevation: 117.7 ft.
Variation: 11 W 2000
From city: 0 miles NE of FRIENDLY, MD
ARTCC: ZDC
Section chart: WASHINGTON
Time Zone: UTC-5(-4DT)
VKX (KVKX)
FRIENDLY, MD
UNITED STATES

Data is effective:
06/25/2015 - 08/20/2015
Airport Operations
Airport Status: Operational
Facility use: Open to the public
Control Tower: No air traffic control tower at airport
FSS: LEESBURG FSS (DCA)
Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
NOTAMs Facility: DCA (RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL)
Attendance: 0700-2200
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Segmented Circle: Yes
Lights: SEE RMK
DUSK-DAWN. ACTVT REIL RYS 06 & 24 - CTAF
Beacon: Clear and Green
ROTG BCN LOCATED 1000 FT N OF ARPT.
SS-SR
Landing Fee: No
Fuel: 100LL
Int'l Operations: Not a Landing Rights Airport
Not an Airport of Entry
Airport Contacts
OWNER:
COPLEY INVESTMENTS
10 NEWBURY ST
BOSTON, MD 02116
UNITED STATES
Phone: 617-267-6828
MANAGER:
DAVID WARTOFSKY
10300 GLEN WAY
FORT WASHINGTON, MD 20744
UNITED STATES
Phone: 301-248-5720
General Remarks
•  UNLIMITED VEHICLE ACCESS TO ACFT MOVEMENT AREAS.
•  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.
•  RENTALS AVABL AT 301-292-9700.
Airport Communications
UNICOM: 122.8 MHz AUTOMATED UNICOM - 3 CLICKS FOR ARPT ADVISORY & WEATHER, 4 CLICKS FOR RADIO CHECK.
ATIS: None  
RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure  
POTOMAC APPROACH/DEPARTURE: 125.65 MHz APCH/P DEP/P  
Radio AIDS To Navigation
NAVAIDS:
Type ID Name Frequency Hours Distance Bearing Remarks
NDB DC OXONN 332 KHz 24 Hours 3.5 nm 107.2°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VOT ADW ANDREWS AFB 109.6 MHz 24 Hours 4.3 nm 236.3°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VORTAC ADW ANDREWS 113.1 MHz 24 Hours 5.5 nm 230.1°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR UNUSBL 089-182 BYD 9 NM BLO 3,500 FT, 089-182 BYD 15 NM BLO 6,500 FT, 089-182 BYD 30 NM BLO 11,500 FT, 183-227 BYD 10 NM BLO 2,500 FT, 183-227 BYD 18 NM BLO 4,000 FT, 230-236 BYD 20 NM, 237-270; 333-048.
•  TACAN AZIMUTH UNUSBL 220-280; 295-310.
•  VORTAC UNUSBL 035-045 BLO 2500 FT.
VOR/DME DCA WASHINGTON 111 MHz 24 Hours 7.6 nm 150.5°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR PORTION UNUSBL 026-070 BYD 20 NM BLO 5000 FT; 071-075 BYD 20 NM BLO 7,000 FT; 076-105 BYD 20 NM BLO 5000 FT; 106-111 BYD 10 NM BLO 2500 FT; 106-125 BYD 20 NM BLO 8000 FT; 126-145 BYD 20 NM BLO 5500 FT; 146-155 BYD 20 NM BLO 6000 FT; 156-170 BYD 20 NM BLO 5500 FT.
•  VOR PORTION UNUSBL 171-177 BYD 20 NM BLO 5000 FT; 178-260 BYD 20 NM BLO 4500 FT; 261-275 BYD 20 NM BLO 6000 FT; 276-283 BYD 20 NM BLO 7000 FT; 284-300 BYD 20 NM BLO 6000 FT; 301-025 BYD 20 NM BLO 4500 FT.
•  DME PORTION UNUSBL 090-165 BYD 30 NM BLO 3000 FT; 250-270 BYD 20 NM BLO 2500 FT; 340-040 BYD 30 NM BLO 2500 FT.
NDB DAA DAVEE 223 KHz 24 Hours 8.9 nm 54.1°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
VORTAC OTT NOTTINGHAM 113.7 MHz 24 Hours 10.2 nm 284.6°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  TACAN AZIMUTH UNUSBL 006-194 ALL DSTCS BLO 12500 FT.
•  DME PORTION UNUSBL 260-030 BYD 20 NM BLO 3000 FT; 031-050 BYD 20 NM BLO 4000 FT; 051-065 BYD 20 NM BLO 5000 FT; 066-076 BYD 20 NM BLO 3000 FT & BYD 32 NM BLO 5000 FT; 077-086 BYD 20 NM BLO 5000 FT; 087-122 BYD 20 NM BLO 7000 FT, 087-143 BYD 36 NM ALL ALTS,
•  DME PORTION UNUSBL 123-143 BYD 20 NM BLO 6000 FT; 123-143 BYD 32 NM BLO 7000 FT; 144-180 BYD 20 NM BLO 5000 FT; 181-259 BYD 20 NM BLO 2500 FT.
•  VOR UNUSBL 006-194 DEG BLO 12,500 ALL DISTANCES; 072-138 DEG BLO 6,000 FTALL DISTANCES; 139-234 DEG BLO 10,000 ALL DISTANCES; 311-349 DEG ALL DISTANCES & ALTS .
•  VOR OTS.
NDB GTN GEORGETOWN 323 KHz 24 Hours 13.4 nm 144.1°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  UNMON.
VOR/DME AML ARMEL 113.5 MHz 24 Hours 26.4 nm 114.9°
•  OPERATIONAL RESTRICTED
•  VOR UNUSBL 055-092 BLO 4,500 FT; 093-115; 116-210 BLO 4,500 FT.
•  DME UNUSABLE 055-210 BYD 28 NM BLO 2,500 FT; 211-230 BYD 30 NM BLO 3,000 FT.
VOR FDK FREDERICK 109 MHz 24 Hours 44.3 nm 153.7°
•  OPERATIONAL IFR
•  VOR UNUSABLE 150-160 DEG.
Weather Data Services
ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
FME WX AWOS-3 123.925 MHz   22.1 nm
IAD WX ASOS   703-661-2990 26.2 nm
HEF WX AWOS-3   703-361-6160 26.3 nm
GAI WX AWOS-3 128.275 MHz 301-977-2971 27.0 nm
BWI WX ASOS   410-691-1278 28.9 nm
Runways
06/24
Dimensions: 2665 ft. x 40 ft.
Surface Type: ASPH
Surface Condition: GOOD
Treatment: AFSC
Runway Edge Lights: Medium Intensity
Weight Limitations  
   PCN:  
   Single Wheel:  
   Double Wheel:  
   Double Tandem:  
   Dual Double Tandem:  
  Runway 06 Runway 24
True Alignment: 48° 228°
Traffic Pattern: Left Right
Markings: Non-precision instrument Nonstandard
BASIC MKGS PLUS FIELD CARRIER LDG PRACTICE (FCLP) MKGS.
Markings Condition: Good Good
Latitude: 38-44-46.38 N 38-45-3.84 N
Longitude: 76-57-33.91 W 76-57-8.73 W
Elevation: 108.9 ft. 117.7 ft.
Threshold Crossing Height: 19 ft. AGL 20 ft. AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 5.5°
Visual Slope Indicator: 2-light PAPI on left
RY 06 PAPI UNUSABLE 3 DEG RIGHT OF COURSE.
2-light PAPI on left
Runway End Identifier Lights: Yes Yes
Displaced Threshold: 376.0 ft. 90.0 ft.
DT Latitude: 38-44-48.8441 N 38-45-3.25 N
DT Longitude: 76-57-30.3572 W 76-57-9.58 W
DT Elevation: 117 ft. 110 ft.
TDZE: 117.7 ft. 117 ft.

Heliports
None