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Data Effective: 09/14/2017 - 10/12/2017
DCA (KDCA)
RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL
WASHINGTON , DC - UNITED STATES
Summary/Location
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Latitude/Longitude 38-51-5.2 N / 77-2-15.8 W
Elevation 14.1 FT
Variation 11 W 2020
From city 3 miles S of WASHINGTON, DC
ARTCC ZDC
Section chart WASHINGTON
Time Zone UTC-5(-4DT)
OPERATIONS
Airport Status Operational
Facility use Open to the public
Control Tower Airport traffic control tower
Tower Hours 24 Hours
FSS LEESBURG FSS (DCA)  Toll Free: 1-800-WX-BRIEF
    NOTAMs Facility DCA (RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL)
    Attendance Continuous
    Wind Indicator Lighted
    Segmented Circle No
    Beacon Clear and Green
      SS-SR
    Landing Fee Yes
    Fuel A
    Fire and Rescue ARFF Index I C certified on 05/01/1973
    Int'l Operations Landing Rights Airport
     Not an Airport of Entry
    COMMUNICATIONS
    UNICOM: 122.95 MHz  
    CTAF: None  
    ATIS: 132.65 MHz (D-ATIS) 24 Hours
    RADAR SERVICE: Approach / Departure
    RADAR TYPE: ASR-9 24 Hours
    Other - (BOOCK DP): 125.65 MHz BOOCK DP  
    Other - (CAPSS STAR): 119.85 MHz CAPSS STAR  
    Other - (CLIPR STAR): 128.7 MHz CLIPR STAR  
    Other - (CLTCH DP): 118.95 MHz CLTCH DP  
    Other - (DEALE STAR): 124.55 MHz DEALE STAR  
    Other - (DOCTR DP): 125.65 MHz DOCTR DP  
    Other - (FRDMM STAR): 118.675 MHz FRDMM STAR  
    Other - (HORTO DP): 118.95 MHz HORTO DP  
    Other - (IRONS STAR): 119.85 MHz IRONS STAR (DCA ONLY)
    Other - (JDUBB DP): 118.95 MHz JDUBB DP  
    Other - (NATIONAL DP): 118.95 MHz NATIONAL DP  
      125.65 MHz NATIONAL DP  
    Other - (NUMMY STAR): 118.675 MHz NUMMY STAR  
    Other - (REBLL DP): 118.95 MHz REBLL DP  
    Other - (SCRAM DP): 118.95 MHz SCRAM DP  
    Other - (SKILS STAR): 128.7 MHz SKILS STAR  
    Other - (SOOKI DP): 125.65 MHz SOOKI DP  
    Other - (TIKEE STAR): 120.45 MHz TIKEE STAR  
    Other - (TRUPS STAR): 118.675 MHz TRUPS STAR  
    Other - (WYNGS DP): 118.95 MHz WYNGS DP  
    POTOMAC APPROACH: 119.85 MHz APCH/P CLASS B (WEST/SOUTH)
      124.2 MHz APCH/P CLASS B (EAST)
    POTOMAC DEPARTURE: 118.95 MHz DEP/P (WEST)
      125.65 MHz DEP/P (EAST)
    POTOMAC FINAL APPROACH: 124.7 MHz FINAL APCH  
    WASHINGTON CLERANCE DELIVERY: 128.25 MHz CD/P PRE TAXI CLNC  
    WASHINGTON EMERGENCY: 121.5 MHz EMERG  
    WASHINGTON GROUND: 121.7 MHz GND/P  
    WASHINGTON TOWER: 119.1 MHz LCL/P  
      134.35 MHz LCL/P (HELICOPTERS)
    WEATHER
    ID Type Frequency Phone Distance Remarks
    DCA WX ASOS 132.65 MHz 703-412-8140 0.0 nm
    FME WX AWOS-3 123.925 MHz   19.0 nm
    GAI WX AWOS-3PT 128.275 MHz 301-977-2971 19.9 nm
    IAD WX ASOS   703-661-2990 20.4 nm
    HEF WX AWOS-3PT   703-361-6160 23.7 nm
    RUNWAY 01/19
    Dimensions 7169 ft. x 150 ft.
    Surface Type ASPH
    Surface Condition GOOD
    Treatment GRVD
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 57/F/B/X/T
    Single Wheel 110,000 lbs
    Double Wheel 200,000 lbs
    Double Tandem 360,000 lbs
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 01

    True Alignment 356°
    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 38-50-29.6455 N
    Longitude 77-2-12.2944 W
    Elevation 11.4 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 54 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on right
    Approach Lights ALSF2
    Centerline Lights yes
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 13.9 ft.
    TORA 6869 ft.
    TODA 6869 ft.
    ASDA 6869 ft.
    LDA 6869 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 19

    True Alignment 175°
    Traffic Pattern Right
    Markings Precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 38-51-40.2933 N
    Longitude 77-2-19.4053 W
    Elevation 12.1 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 50 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 12-box VASI on both sides
    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.
    Approach Lights MALSF
    Centerline Lights yes
    Runway End Identifier Lights No
    TDZE 13.1 ft.
    TORA 6869 ft.
    TODA 6869 ft.
    ASDA 6869 ft.
    LDA 6869 ft.
    RUNWAY 04/22
    Dimensions 5000 ft. x 150 ft.
    Surface Type ASPH
    Surface Condition GOOD
    Treatment GRVD
    Runway Edge Lights Medium Intensity
    PCN 57/F/B/X/T
    Single Wheel 110,000 lbs
    Double Wheel 200,000 lbs
    Double Tandem 360,000 lbs
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 04

    True Alignment 26°
    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Non-precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 38-50-28.0544 N
    Longitude 77-2-29.2371 W
    Elevation 11.4 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 52 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle 3.25°
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    Displaced Threshold 199.9 ft.
    DT Latitude 38-50-29.8369 N
    DT Longitude 77-2-28.1466 W
    DT Elevation 11.8 ft.
    TDZE 13.7 ft.
    TORA 5000 ft.
    TODA 5000 ft.
    ASDA 5000 ft.
    LDA 4800 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 22

    True Alignment 206°
    Traffic Pattern Right
    Markings Non-precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 38-51-12.6396 N
    Longitude 77-2-1.9708 W
    Elevation 11 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 45 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    Displaced Threshold  
    DT Latitude  
    DT Longitude  
    DT Elevation  
    TDZE 13.7 ft.
    TORA 4540 ft.
    TODA 4540 ft.
    ASDA 4400 ft.
    LDA 4400 ft.
    RUNWAY 15/33
    Dimensions 5204 ft. x 150 ft.
    Surface Type ASPH
    Surface Condition EXCELLENT
    Treatment GRVD
    Runway Edge Lights High Intensity
    PCN 57/F/B/X/T
    Single Wheel 110,000 lbs
    Double Wheel 200,000 lbs
    Double Tandem 360,000 lbs
    Dual Double Tandem  

    Base End: 15

    True Alignment 143°
    Traffic Pattern Right
    Markings Non-precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 38-51-40.1812 N
    Longitude 77-2-35.8691 W
    Elevation 14 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 36 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    RWY 15 PAPI UNUSBL BYD 3 DEGS L OF RCL.
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    TDZE 14.1 ft.
    TORA 5204 ft.
    TODA 5204 ft.
    ASDA 5204 ft.
    LDA 5204 ft.

    Reciprocal End: 33

    True Alignment 323°
    Traffic Pattern Left
    Markings Non-precision instrument
    Markings Condition Good
    Latitude 38-50-59.2946 N
    Longitude 77-1-55.9528 W
    Elevation 10.3 ft.
    Threshold Crossing Height 37 ft. AGL
    Visual Glide Path Angle
    Visual Slope Indicator 4-light PAPI on left
    Runway End Identifier Lights Yes
    TDZE 12.5 ft.
    TORA 5204 ft.
    TODA 5204 ft.
    ASDA 5204 ft.
    LDA 5204 ft.
    HELIPORTS
    None
    CONTACTS

    OWNER

    METRO WASH ARPT AUTHORITY
    1 AVIATION CIRCLE
    WASHINGTON, VA 20001-6000
    UNITED STATES
    Phone: 703-417-8600

    MANAGER

    PAUL MALANDRINO, JR.
    1 AVIATION CIRCLE
    WASHINGTON, VA 20001-6000
    UNITED STATES
    Phone: 703-417-8050
    REMARKS
    • 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.
    • 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.
    METAR/TAF

    Currently no METAR data is avaliable for this airport

    Currently no TAF data is avaliable for this airport