Patuxent River NAS (Trapnell Field) Airport

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METAR: KNHK 211552Z 12007KT 10SM FEW028 OVC300 29/22 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP179 T02940222 PNO $

TAF: TAF KNHK 2115/2215 VRB06KT 9999 FEW020 BKN300 QNH3000INS BECMG 2118/2120 16010KT 9999 FEW025 SCT150 SCT200 QNH2999INS FM220300 16010G15KT 9999 FEW030 FEW200 QNH3000INS TX30/2120Z TN23/2209Z FN00266

Reporting Station: KNHK (0.2 NM at True Heading of 146)
Visibility: 10+SM
Flight Category: VFR
Altimeter: 1018
Temperature: 29.4 C (84.92 F)
Dewpoint: 22.2 C (71.96 F)

Location

Latitude: 
38-17-10.8010N (38.286334)
Longitude: 
076-24-35.8970W (-76.409971)
Elevation: 
38.6 feet MSL (12 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
11 W (as of July 2024 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
00 N.M. N of Patuxent River, Maryland
Found On: 
Washington Chart
FAA Region: 
AEA

Contacts

Manager: 
Navy owned: 
COMMANDING OFFICER
NAVAL AIR STATION
PATUXENT RIVER, MD 20670-5409
301-863-3339
US NAVY
OCEANOGRAPHIC OFC-CODE 3142
WASHINGTON, DC 20373

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Private
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
02/1944
Control tower: 
Yes
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/ALL/1200-0400Z++.
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZDC (Washington)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZDC (Washington)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
No
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1039 feet (317 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
DCA
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
Customs Landing Rights: 
Yes
Military Landing Rights: 
No

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of )

Communications

Tower:  PATUXENT
123.7
343.65

340.2X
Hrs: 24 HRS++ MON-SUN, OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.
Clearance Del.:  135.2
316.125
Ground:  120.6
336.4
Approach:  PATUXENT
120.05 ;165-055 ABV 3000 FT
121.0 ;165-055 3000 FT & BLW
127.95 ;056-164 ALL ALTS
250.3 ;165-055 3000 FT & BLW
281.8 ;165-055 ABV 3000 FT
314.0 ;056-164 ALL ALTS
Hrs: 1200-0400Z++ MON-SUN. OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.

POTOMAC
135.625 ;WHEN NHK APCH CLSD
135.625 ;WHEN NHK APCH CLSD
Hrs: 0400-1200Z++ MON-SUN. OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.
Departure:  PATUXENT
120.05 ;165-055 ABV 3000 FT
121.0 ;165-055 3000 FT & BLW
127.95 ;056-164 ALL ALTS
250.3 ;165-055 3000 FT & BLW
281.8 ;165-055 ABV 3000 FT
314.0 ;056-164 ALL ALTS
Hrs: 1200-0400Z++ MON-SUN. OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.

POTOMAC
135.625 ;WHEN NHK APCH CLSD
135.625 ;WHEN NHK APCH CLSD
Hrs: 0400-1200Z++ MON-SUN. OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM.
ATIS:  322.425
Hrs: 24
EMERG:  121.5
EMERG:  243.0
PMSV METRO:  356.2

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY POTOMAC TRACON (PCT) APP/DEP CON 135.625/269.625 (MON-SUN 0400-1200Z, OTHER TIMES BY NOTAM).
  • SEE TERMINAL FLIP FOR RADAR MINIMA. ASR-11, PAR.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 301

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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 07/11/24 to 0901Z 08/08/24.

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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 (Military) AIRPORT DIAGRAM NE-3
DP (Military) SALISBURY SEVEN NE-3
DP (Military) SWABY NINE NE-3
DP (Military) SWABY NINE[DELIMITER] CONT.1 NE-3
IAP (Military) HI-TACAN Y RWY 06 NE-3
IAP (Military) HI-TACAN Y RWY 14 NE-3
IAP (Military) HI-TACAN Y RWY 24 NE-3
IAP (Military) HI-TACAN Y RWY 32 NE-3
IAP (Military) ILS OR LOC/DME RWY 06 NE-3
IAP (Military) NDB/DME RWY 06 NE-3
IAP (Military) RNAV (GPS) RWY 06 NE-3
IAP (Military) RNAV (GPS) RWY 14 NE-3
IAP (Military) RNAV (GPS) RWY 24 NE-3
IAP (Military) RNAV (GPS) RWY 32 NE-3
IAP (Military) TACAN Z RWY 06 NE-3
IAP (Military) TACAN Z RWY 14 NE-3
IAP (Military) TACAN Z RWY 24 NE-3
IAP (Military) TACAN Z RWY 32 NE-3
MIN (Military) RADAR MINIMUMS NE-3
MIN (Military) TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NE-3
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near NHK

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
23.4 Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport
(CGE KCGE CGE)
49 60 100LL, Jet A
34.9 Easton/Newnam Field Airport
(ESN KESN ESN)
27 38 100LL, Jet A
36.3 Maryland Airport
(2W5)
301 312 100LL, Jet A
37.8 Potomac Airfield Airport
(KVKX VKX)
317 328 100LL
38.1 Bennett Airport
(1N5)
78 89 100LL
40.1 Lee Airport
(ANP KANP ANP)
349 360 100LL
41.3 Laurel Airport
(N06)
67 78 100LL
41.6 Bay Bridge Airport
(W29)
5 16 100LL
42.5 Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport
(SBY KSBY SBY)
85 97 100LL, Jet A
42.8 Freeway Airport
(W00)
336 347 100LL
44.8 South Capitol Street Heliport
(09W)
321 332 Jet A
44.9 Ronald Reagan Washington Ntl Airport
(DCA KDCA DCA)
319 330 Jet A
48.1 College Park Airport
(CGS KCGS CGS)
330 341 100LL, Jet A-1+
48.3 Gooden Airpark Airport
(KRJD RJD)
31 42 100LL
49.0 Shannon Airport
(KEZF EZF)
268 278 100LL, Jet A+
49.1 Accomack County Airport
(MFV KMFV MFV)
141 152 100LL, Jet A
54.7 Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
(BWI KBWI BWI)
347 358 100LL, Jet A
54.9 Delaware Coastal Airport
(GED KGED GED)
63 75 100LL, Jet A
57.9 New Kent County Airport
(W96)
216 227 100LL
58.1 Manassas Regional/Harry P Davis Field Airport
(MNZ KHEF HEF)
297 308 100LL, Jet A

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

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Remarks

A110-1 JASU: (GTC-85) (NCPP-105) (NC-8) (NC-10).
A110-10 NS ABTMT: MIL ACFT MAINT AT LEAST 1500 FT BTN 3 NM AND 10 NM FR 210 DEG CW TO 240 DEG. NO PRACTICE APCH 0300Z++ TO 1200Z++ MON-FRI, SAT BEFORE 1500Z++, SUN BEFORE 1700Z++. TRAN ACFT PRACTICE APCH NOT TO INTERFERE BASIS.
A110-11 CSTMS/AG/IMG: LTD TO ACFT ON OFFICIAL BUSINESS AT PAX RIV WITH 72 HR PN. CTC AODO AT DSN 342-3836, C301-342-3836.
A110-12 MISC: WX FCST SVC AVBL 0900-0100Z++ MON-FRI. FOR FCST SVC ALL OT CTC FWC-N AT DSN 565-4555 OR C888-745-6899. WX OBSN AND PMSV MTR AVBL 1100-0400Z++ MON-FRI AND 1200-2300Z++ SAT-SUN.
A110-13 FOR CD WHEN NHK ATCT/APCH ARE CLSD CTC POTOMAC APCH AT 866-640-4124.
A110-14 CALPS: FOR INFO REGARD CIVIL AIR LANDING PERMITS CTC FPL AT 301-342-3836 OR EMAIL NASPATUXENTRIVERCALPS@US.NAVY.MIL.
A110-15 SERVICE: NO BASE TRANSPORTATION AVBL.
A110-16 MISC: NS NORFOLK, CHAMBERS FLD COORD ALL FLT PLANNING SVC. FLT PLANS SHOULD BE EMAILED TO W_CNI_NRFK_NSNORFOLK_N32_ATC_USERS@NAVY.MIL OR FAX TO DSN 565-9680, C757-445-9680. TO CONFIRM RECEIPT OF FLT PLANS CALL NS NORFOLK, CHAMBERS FLD FLT PLANNING SUPERVISOR AT DSN 232-3419/3429, C757-322-3419/3429.
A110-2 FUEL: 100LL, A, J5.
A110-3 FLUID: SP LHOX LOX.
A110-4 OIL: O-128-133-148-156 (MIL).
A110-5 TRAN ALERT: AVBL 1200-23000Z++ MON-FRI EXC HOL.
A110-6 REMARKS: OPR 1200-0400Z++ MON-FRI,1300-2300Z++ SAT-SUN, CLSD HOL. SEE FLIP AP/1 SUPPLEMENTARY ARPT RMK.
A110-7 RSTD: PPR-NO NOTAM TRML FAC AVBL. PPR REQUESTS SHOULD BE EMAILED TO PAXPPRS@US.NAVY.MIL TO CONFIRM RECEIPT OF PPRS CALL DSN 342-8923, C301-342-8923. ACFT MUST MAKE PRIOR ARNG AND RCV PPR FR HOST SQUADRON, OR NAS AIR OPERATONS. LTD RAMP SPACE, AND LTD TRAN SVC AVBL EXPECT DELAYS. TWY ALL EXP DLY DUE TO ACFT WT LIMITATIONS.
A110-8 CAUTION: STOPPING IN RSTD AREA ON TWY A, W TWY IS PROH. PORTIONS OF RWY, TWY AND ACFT RAMPS NOT VIS FR TWR. FIRST 1630 FT. RWY 32 MAY BE CLSD DALGT HR MON-SAT DUR VFR. BUILDINGS AND EQUIPMENT ARE LOCATED NEAR THE APPROACH END OF RWY 32. DEER AND BIRD HAZ.
A110-9 TFC PAT: VFR INITIAL AT 4 DME (RWY 32 AT 3 DME) 2000 FT, BREAK 1500 FT, DOWNWIND 1000 FT. REDUCED RWY SEPARATION STD IN EFF FOR LCL BASED USN/USMC ACFT.
A17 CLSD HOLIDAYS.
A49-06 OLS.
A49-14 OLS.
A49-24 OLS.
A49-32 OLS.
A81-APT AVBL ONLY DURING HRS OF OPERATION.
E60-06 HOOK E28(B) (2180 FT).
E60-14 HOOK E28(B) (1280 FT).
E60-24 HOOK E28(B) (1499 FT).
E60-32 HOOK E28(B) (3050 FT).

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 02/20
06/24
14/32
Longest Runway: 06/24 is 11799 ft (3596 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 06

NHK Airport Runway Details

Runway 02/20  5021 ft x 75 ft (1530 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/30/2020
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Pavement Class:  79 /R/B/W/T

Runway 02

Runway 20

Elevation: 
37.2 24.6
Latitude: 
38-16-35.6260N 38-17-24.7606N
Longitude: 
076-25-15.7324W 076-25-06.8068W
Runway True Alignment: 
008 188
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Runway Markings Type: 
Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Centerline Lights: 
No No

Runway 06/24  11799 ft x 200 ft (3596 m x 61 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/30/2020
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Pavement Class:  70 /R/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway 06

Runway 24

Elevation: 
38.6 19.6
Latitude: 
38-16-36.8423N 38-17-53.1495N
Longitude: 
076-25-17.8613W 076-23-25.9459W
Runway True Alignment: 
049 229
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
E28 E28
Approach Light System: 
Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. I Config.
Touchdown Lights: 
Yes
Centerline Lights: 
Yes Yes

Runway 14/32  9732 ft x 200 ft (2966 m x 61 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/30/2020
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Pavement Class:  67 /R/B/W/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway 14

Runway 32

Elevation: 
26.9 15.6
Latitude: 
38-17-39.4345N 38-16-42.9303N
Longitude: 
076-25-24.0034W 076-23-45.2128W
Runway True Alignment: 
126 306
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Good Good
Arresting Device: 
E28 E28
Centerline Lights: 
No No

Services

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

Maps & Diagrams

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