Ronald Reagan Washington Ntl Airport

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METAR: KDCA 142052Z 33009KT 10SM BKN070 31/16 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP100 T03110156 56010

TAF: KDCA 141726Z 1418/1524 15005KT P6SM SCT050 BKN140 FM142200 30007KT 6SM -SHRA VCTS BKN050CB OVC120 FM150100 36008KT P6SM SCT060 BKN090 FM150800 36008KT P6SM FEW020 SCT050 FM151300 25010G16KT P6SM SKC

Reporting Station: KDCA (0.3 NM at True Heading of 149)
Visibility: 10+SM
Flight Category: VFR
Altimeter: 1010.2
Temperature: 31.1 C (87.98 F)
Dewpoint: 15.6 C (60.08 F)

Location

Latitude: 
38-51-05.1850N (38.85144)
Longitude: 
077-02-15.7970W (-77.037721)
Elevation: 
14.1 feet MSL (4 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
10.7 W (as of June 2024 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
03 N.M. S of Washington, Dist. Of Columbia
Found On: 
Washington Chart
FAA Region: 
AEA

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
PAUL MALANDRINO, JR.
1 AVIATION CIRCLE
WASHINGTON, DC 20001-6000
703-417-8050
METRO WASH ARPT AUTHORITY
1 AVIATION CIRCLE
WASHINGTON, DC 20001-6000
703-417-8600

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
03/1941
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/ALL
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZDC (Washington)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZDC (Washington)
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1014 feet (309 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
DCA
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
No
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: C
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 05/1973

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of 02/28/2023)

Total Operations:  297445
Commercial:  294410 99.0%
Air Taxi:  85 0.0%
GA Itinerant:  1928 0.6%
Military Aircraft:  1022 0.3%

Communications

Unicom:  122.950
Tower:  WASHINGTON
119.1
134.35 ;HELICOPTERS
257.6
Hrs: 24
Ground:  121.7
257.6
Approach:  POTOMAC
Departure:  POTOMAC
ATIS:  132.65
Hrs: 24
ASOS:  132.65 (703-418-1177)
EMERG:  121.5
EMERG:  243.0

  • ARRIVALS MAY BE EXTENDED OUTSIDE OF CLASS B.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 703

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Martin Air Charter
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419-5400, 702-1480, 800-777-7401
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Unicom: 122.95, Arinc: 130.425 +1 703 417 3500 100LL, Jet A
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Leesburg(DCA)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 06/13/24 to 0901Z 07/11/24.

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APD - Airport Diagram
DP - Departure Procedure Charts
HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM NE-3
DP AMEEE ONE (RNAV) NE-3
DP AMEEE ONE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
DP CLTCH THREE (RNAV) NE-3
DP CLTCH THREE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
DP DOCTR FIVE (RNAV) NE-3
DP DOCTR FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
DP HORTO FOUR (RNAV) NE-3
DP HORTO FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
DP JDUBB FOUR (RNAV) NE-3
DP JDUBB FOUR (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
DP NATIONAL EIGHT NE-3
DP NATIONAL EIGHT[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
DP REBLL FIVE (RNAV) NE-3
DP REBLL FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
DP SCRAM SIX (RNAV) NE-3
DP SCRAM SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
DP SOOKI FIVE (RNAV) NE-3
DP SOOKI FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
DP WYNGS FIVE (RNAV) NE-3
DP WYNGS FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
HOT HOT SPOT NE-3
IAP COPTER ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 01 NE-3
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 01 NE-3
IAP ILS RWY 01 (CAT II) NE-3
IAP ILS RWY 01 (SA CAT I) NE-3
IAP LDA Y RWY 19 NE-3
IAP LDA Z RWY 19 NE-3
IAP MOUNT VERNON VISUAL RWY 01 NE-3
IAP RIVER VISUAL RWY 19 NE-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 15 NE-3
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 33 NE-3
IAP RNAV (RNP) RWY 01 NE-3
IAP RNAV (RNP) RWY 19 NE-3
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NE-3
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NE-3
STAR CAPSS THREE (RNAV) NE-3
STAR CLIPR THREE (RNAV) NE-3
STAR DEALE THREE (RNAV) NE-3
STAR FRDMM SIX (RNAV) NE-3
STAR FRDMM SIX (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
STAR IRONS SEVEN NE-3
STAR NUMMY THREE NE-3
STAR SKILS FIVE (RNAV) NE-3
STAR TIKEE FOUR (RNAV) NE-3
STAR TRUPS FIVE (RNAV) NE-3
STAR TRUPS FIVE (RNAV)[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near DCA

Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
1.8 South Capitol Street Heliport
(09W)
53 64 Jet A
7.3 Potomac Airfield Airport
(KVKX VKX)
148 159 100LL
9.4 College Park Airport
(CGS KCGS CGS)
34 45 100LL, Jet A-1+
13.5 Freeway Airport
(W00)
66 77 100LL
15.3 Maryland Airport
(2W5)
186 197 100LL, Jet A
19.9 Montgomery County Airpark Airport
(GAI KGAI GAI)
342 353 100LL, Jet A
20.5 Washington Dulles International Airport
(IAD KIAD IAD)
286 297 100LL, Jet A
22.6 Lee Airport
(ANP KANP ANP)
75 86 100LL
23.7 Manassas Regional/Harry P Davis Field Airport
(MNZ KHEF HEF)
250 261 100LL, Jet A
24.1 Davis Airport
(W50)
347 358 100LL
26.0 Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
(BWI KBWI BWI)
41 52 100LL, Jet A
27.8 Leesburg Exec Airport
(KJYO JYO)
299 310 100LL, Jet A
33.9 Bay Bridge Airport
(W29)
76 87 100LL
36.9 Clearview Airpark Airport
(2W2)
1 12 100LL
37.4 Frederick Municipal Airport
(FDK KFDK FDK)
335 346 100LL, Jet A
40.0 Shannon Airport
(KEZF EZF)
208 218 100LL, Jet A+
40.7 Martin State Airport
(MTN KMTN MTN)
45 56 100LL, Jet A+
43.2 Culpeper Regional Airport
(KCJR CJR)
243 253 100LL, Jet A+
45.4 Easton/Newnam Field Airport
(ESN KESN ESN)
93 104 100LL, Jet A
45.4 Carroll County Regional/Jack B Poage Field Airport
(KDMW DMW)
1 12 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-10 TWY K ENDS AT GATE 5.
A110-13 FLOCKS OF BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT; FQT GULL & GEESE & DUCK POPULATIONS AB OVER ADJ RIVER AREAS.
A110-14 TRNG FLIGHTS THAT INCLUDE MULTIPLE APCHS AND/OR TOUCH & GO OPNS REQUIRE PRIOR PERMISSION FM THE ARPT MGR.
A110-17 LEFT-HAND TURN-OFFS FROM RWY 33 TO TWY 'K' PROHIBITED.
A110-19 ACFT ARRIVING/DEPARTING THE GA PARKING AREA ARE PROHIBITED FM TAXING BTN ACR PUSHBACK OPNS & THE GATES.
A110-21 BE ADVISED SOME AIRCREWS MISTAKE RWY 15 FOR RWY 19.
A110-24 ASDE-X IN USE. OPERATE TRANSPONDERS WITH ALTITUDE REPORTING MODE AND ADS-B (IF EQUIPPED) ENABLED ON ALL AIRPORT SURFACES.
A110-25 RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL ARPRT (KDCA) IS AN EMERGENCY USE ONLY FIELD FOR ALL DOD OWNED AND OPERATED ACFT.
A110-26 TWY N BTN APCH END RWY 15 AND TWY K CLSD TO ACFT WINGSPAN MORE THAN 124FT.
A110-3 LGT FM VEHICLE PARKING LOT LCTD 1000 FT SW OF RWY 01 COULD GIVE FALSE INDICATIONS OF BEING PART OF RWY 01 APCH LGT SYS DRG PERIODS OF REDUCED VIS & LOW CEILINGS.
A110-5 FORM 150R CREDIT CARD FOR ALL RQRD SVCS. NO MIL FACS.
A30-19X THIS RWY EXISTS TO SUPPORT THE DCA LDA ASSOCIATED WITH THE ILS.
A43-19 RWY 19 PAPI-4L CONSISTS OF TWO PAPI-4L SYSTEMS. RWY 19 PAPI-4L IS ROTATED 21 DEGS TO RIGHT OF CNTRLN. THE ROTATED PAPI-4L SYSTEM SUPPORTS VISUAL AND INSTR APCHS TO RWY 19.
A56-04 THREE OBSTRUCTION LGTS POLES--ONE 600 FEET LEFT, ONE ON CENTERLINE, ONE 600 FEET RIGHT.
A58-15 RWY 15 +8 FT BLAST FENCE 120 FT FM AER 250 FT RIGHT.
A58-19 +10 FT BLDG (L/M) +120 FT FROM AER 300 FT LEFT.
E111 RWY 06 +53 FT TREES 175 FT R @ THR.
E60-04 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 336 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 04.
E60-15 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 142 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 15.
E60-33 ENGINEERED MATERIALS ARRESTING SYSTEM (EMAS) 332 FT IN LENGTH BY 170 FT IN WIDTH LCTD AT THE DER 33.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 01/19
04/22
15/33
Longest Runway: 01/19 is 7169 ft (2185 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 01, 19

DCA Airport Runway Details

Runway 01/19  7169 ft x 150 ft (2185 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/15/2013
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  57 /F/B/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  110.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  360.0

Runway 01

Runway 19

Elevation: 
11.4 12.1
Latitude: 
38-50-29.6455N 38-51-40.2933N
Longitude: 
077-02-12.2944W 077-02-19.4053W
Runway True Alignment: 
356 175
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME LDA/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Object at End: 
TOWER TREE
Object Height: 
180 27
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Lighted
Distance from End: 
7700 990
Object Centerline Offset: 
1600 ft. left of centerline 240 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Touchdown, Rollout Touchdown, Rollout
Approach Light System: 
Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. II or III Config. 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers
REIL: 
No
Touchdown Lights: 
Yes
Centerline Lights: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
54 50
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
6869 6869
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
6869 6869
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
6869 6869
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
6869 6869

Runway 04/22  5000 ft x 150 ft (1524 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/15/2013
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  57 /F/B/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  110.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  360.0

Runway 04

Runway 22

Elevation: 
11.4 11.0
Latitude: 
38-50-28.0544N 38-51-12.6396N
Longitude: 
077-02-29.2371W 077-02-01.9708W
Runway True Alignment: 
026 206
Glide Path Angle: 
3.2 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Right
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
EMAS
Object at End: 
ROAD GND
Object Height: 
10 2
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Lighted
Distance from End: 
400 220
Object Centerline Offset: 
1600 ft. left of centerline 240 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
52 45
Threshold Elevation: 
11.8
Displaced Threshold: 
200
Threshold Latitude: 
38-50-29.8369N

Threshold Longitude: 

077-02-28.1466W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
5000 4540
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
5000 4540
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
5000 4400
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
4800 4400

Runway 15/33  5204 ft x 150 ft (1586 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 03/15/2013
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  57 /F/B/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  110.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  200.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  360.0

Runway 15

Runway 33

Elevation: 
14.0 10.3
Latitude: 
38-51-40.1812N 38-50-59.2946N
Longitude: 
077-02-35.8691W 077-01-55.9528W
Runway True Alignment: 
143 323
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Right Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
EMAS EMAS
Object at End: 
TREES TREES
Object Height: 
49 253
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Lighted
Distance from End: 
380 9600
Object Centerline Offset: 
1600 ft. left of centerline 240 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Threshold Crossing Height: 
36 37
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
5204 5204
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
5204 5204
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
5204 5204
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
5204 5204

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Major
Powerplant Repair: 
Major
Bottled Oxygen: 
High Pressure / Low Pressure
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

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