DIVISION OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY REVENUE AUTHORITY

​​​​​​​MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPARK (GAI)

 

LOCATION

  • 3 miles NE of Gaithersburg, MD
  • 7940 Airpark Road 20879
  • Lat/Long:
  •     39-10-06N
  •     077-09-57W
  • Variation 09W (1985)
  • Field Elevation 539' MSL
  • FAA Identifier Code: GAI

PILOT INFO

REMARKS

  • Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) procedures in effect at all times (NEVER SQUAWK 1200 AT ANY TIME) 
  • (SFRA INSTRUCTIONS & LINK) Prior to flying to GAI, please click on the link BELOW to complete the ALC-405   




  • Deer, birds and other wildlife could be on or in the vicinity of the airport 
  • Runway 32 is right hand pattern 
  • Cross Davis Airport at 2000' or greater​

Fixed Base Operator
DC Metro Aviation Services
7940 Airpark Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 963-8043

NAVAIDS/COMMUNICATIONS

  • VASI Runway 14
  • REILS Runway 32/14
  • CTAF/UNICOM 123.075
  • LIGHTS: dusk-dawn
  • PCL 123.075
  •     low intensity 3 clicks
  •     medium intensity 5 clicks
  •     high intensity 7 clicks
  • INSTRUMENT APPROACHES RW 14
  •     WAAS/GPS/RNAV MDA 262 agl
  •     VOR 155 degree from FKD 109.0 MDA 600 agl
  •     NDB 385mg (on field)
  • ROTATING BEACON White green (lighted land airport)
  • AWOS 3 128.275 PHONE # 301-977-2971
  • CLEARANCE DELIVERY 
  • Potomac Tracon) 121.6 PHONE 1-866-429-5882



PATTERN ALTITUDE

  • 1539'MSL (1000'AGL) most aircraft
  • 2039'MSL (1500'AGL) jet/turbine
  • 1339'MSL (800'AGL) helicopters
  • ​ŒGAI pattern is over congested communities and therefore we ask that maintain pattern altitude'



ŒNOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE¹

  • Please click on Pilots Guide to Montgomery County Airpark to see local procedures
  • ​We ask all pilots traveling to and from GAI to be mindful of our neighbors and follow noise abatement procedures as well as all best practices to reduce noise


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WIND INDICATOR

  • -located at each end of the field​                                         

AIRPORT OPERATIONS

  • Public use open 24 hours 7 days a week
  • Attended 0700 local 2000 local
  • Sectional chart: Washington
  • non-controlled facility
  • Runway Coordinates 320/140
  • Runway Length: 4201'
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Runway Width: 75'
  • Taxiway Surface: Asphalt
  • Taxiway Width: 35'

Airport Manager 

Montgomery County Airpark 

7940 Airpark Drive 

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Phone: (301) 963-7100

​Fax: (301) 869-6510