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Potomac Airfield Airport

Friendly, MD

Phone: 301-248-5720
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Attendance: Attended
Year-round, 7 Days a Week,0700-2200
Elevation:117 ft (35.7 m) (Estimated)
Location:NE of Friendly
Beacon: Present (white-green)
Instrument Procedures:RNAV, GPS
Runway length: 2665 ft
Fees:Tiedown, Hangar
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  • TAFs

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  • Satellite
  • Sectional

Minimum Fuel Prices

100LL$ 4.94  (self-service service)

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Runway 06/24

Dimensions:2665 x 40ft. / 812.3 x 12.2mWeight Bearing Cap:
Surface:asphalt, aggregate friction seal coat, in good conditionRunway Edge Lights:medium
#Elev/HdgTr. Pat.MarkingsApproach LightsTD PointILS/LOCObstructionsComments/Noise
06108.9ft. MSL
59° mag
48° true
0.3% up
non-precisionvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
376' Disp Threshold
Trees, 187 ft Right of center, 76 ft high, 698 ft from end, 6:1 clearance slope
Ry 06 Has +60 Ft Trees 240 Ft R at Thld Apch Ratio 20:1 at Cl to Dsplcd Thld REILs Rys 06 & 24 Opr Ss-Sr Ry 06 PAPI Unusable 3 Deg Right of Course
24117.7ft. MSL
239° mag
228° true
0.3% down
non-standardvisual glide slope: 2-Light/Left-Side PAPI
runway end identifier: REIL is present
90' Disp Threshold
Trees, Both-Sides, 89 ft high, 1,516 ft from end, 14:1 clearance slope
Apch Slope 15:1 at Cl to Dsplcd Thld Basic Mkgs Plus Field Carrier Ldg Practice (Fclp) Mkgs

Business/Service Information

Name LocationFreq. MonitoredMain Phone
Buckley Aviation
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
DC Aerobatics / Flying Lemur, Inc.
  • Flight Training
On field: S
GT Aviation, LLC
  • Maintenance
  • Rentals
  • Flight Training
On field: CTR
Potomac Airfield
  • $4.94
On field: CTR
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Services at this airport:

Services: Camping on Field
Engine Repair: MajorAirframe Repair: Major
Fuel: 100LL Low-Lead
Rental Cars: 

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    Operations & More Information

    Lat/Long:N38 44.9185' / W76 57.3553'
    Charts:NACO: Washington Sectional
    Mag Var:11W (2000)
    ARTCC:Washington (ZDC)
    FSS:Leesburg (DCA)
    NOTAM Facility:DCA
    Approach/Departure Control FacilityPCT
    Pattern Altitude:No data provided. Assume 1000 AGL
    Wind Indicator:Lighted
    Seg. Circle:Yes
    Lighting:Actvt REIL Rys 06 & 24; PAPI Ry 06 & 24 - CTAF Rotg Bcn Located 1000 Ft N of Arpt

    Aircraft & Activity

    Based GA Aircraft

    Single Engine:84
    Multi Engine:3

    Airport Activity

    GA Local:10,000
    GA Itinerant:1,999
    Air Taxi:

    (12-month period ending on 8/11/2014)

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    Contact Addresses

    Owner:Airport Manager:
    Copley InvestmentsDavid Wartofsky
    10 Newbury St10300 Glen Way
    Boston, MA 02116Fort Washington, MD 20744
    617-267-6828 (Office) 301-248-5720 (Office)