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POTOMAC AIRFIELD (VKX)
FAA IdentifierVKX
PositionN38 44.9, W076 57.4
Nearest City0 miles NE of FRIENDLY, MD
Elevation118'
Magnetic Variation11W (2000)
SectionalWASHINGTON
Landing FeeN

Communications
Unicom122.800

Services
Airframe RepairMAJOR
Powerplant RepairMAJOR
Bottled OxygenNONE
Bulk OxygenNONE

Aircraft
Single Engine080
Multi Engine003
Jet Engine
Helicopter
Glider
Military
Ultralight
Commercial Services

Terminal Procedures

Remarks
  • UNLIMITED VEHICLE ACCESS TO ACFT MOVEMENT AREAS.
  • VISITORS PLEASE TUNE 122.85 FOR PARKING INSTRUCTIONS & GND SVCS.
  • COMPLIANCE WITH 14 CFR SECTION 93.335 IS REQUIRED BEFORE PILOTS MAY OPERATE TO/FROM THIS AIRPORT.
  • 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.
  • APCH SLOPE 20:1 AT CL TO DSPLCD THLD.
  • APCH SLOPE 20:1 AT CL TO DSPLCD THLD.
  • RY 06 HAS +50 FT TREES 230 FT R AT THLD.
  • ROTG BCN LOCATED 1000 FT N OF ARPT.
  • ACTVT REIL RYS 06 & 24 - CTAF
  • AUTOMATED UNICOM - 3 CLICKS FOR ARPT ADVISORY & WEATHER, 4 CLICKS FOR RADIO CHECK.
  • ESTAB PRIOR TO 1959

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    10.4 nm to MARYLAND (2W5)
    14.0 nm to COLLEGE PARK (CGS)
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    20.6 nm to SUBURBAN (W18)
    21.5 nm to LEE (ANP)
    22.2 nm to TIPTON (FME)
    27.0 nm to MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPARK (GAI)
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    31.0 nm to DAVIS (W50)
    31.5 nm to STAFFORD RGNL (RMN)
    32.2 nm to ST. MARY'S COUNTY RGNL (2W6)
    37.1 nm to SHANNON (EZF)

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