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FRIENDLY, MD
  

METAR reported by ADW
Located 5.6nm at 048°
  VFR Current METAR
Reported by  KADW, 04/24 21:56 UTC
VFR
 - No Clouds Below 12000'
 - Visibility 10 Miles
 - Precipitation unknown
 - Winds 80° at 7 Knots
 - Temperature unknown
 - Dewpoint unknown
 - 30.06 inches mercury
Raw: 2018/04/24 21:56 KADW 242156Z AUTO 08007KT 10SM CLR 14/11 A3006 RMK AO2 RAB2056E36DZB36E39RAB39E53DZB53 SLP186 P0001 T01370107 $
  Location
Latitude/Longitude: 38° 44' 55.11" N / 76° 57' 21.32" W
38° 44.9185' N / 76° 57.3553' W
38.748642 / -76.955922
Elevation: 118
Magnetic Variation: 11W
Sectional: WASHINGTON
Distance/Direction From City: 0 nautical miles NE of FRIENDLY, MD
  Operations
Open to the Public: Yes
Control Tower: No
Attendance Schedule: ALL YEAR, 0700-2200
Lighting Schedule: DUSK-DAWN
Segmented Circle: Unknown
Landing Fee: No
Unicom Frequency: 122.800
CTAF Frequency: 122.800
  General Info
Airport Type: Airport
Ownership Type: Private
Owner: COPLEY INVESTMENTS
Owner Address: 10 NEWBURY ST
BOSTON, MA 02116
617-267-6828
Manager: DAVID WARTOFSKY
Manager Address: 10300 GLEN WAY
FORT WASHINGTON, MD 20744
301-248-5720
Number of Based Aircraft: 83
Number of Annual Operations: 11999
  Services
Available Fuel: 100LL
Airframe Repair: MAJOR
Powerplant Repair: MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen Availability: None
Bulk Oxygen Availability: None
  Runways
Runway 06/24
2665 x 40 feet
Asphalt , in Good condition
Edge Lighting: Medium intensity
06 24
True Alignment 048 228
Traffic Pattern Left Right
Threshold lat/lon 38° 44' 48.90" N / 76° 57' 30.27" W 38° 45' 03.29" N / 76° 57' 09.52" W
Threshold Crossing Height 38 49
Touchdown Elevation 118 118
ILS None None
Visual Glide Slope 2 light PAPI, left side 2 light PAPI, left side
Controlling Object Trees: 95 ft high, 693 ft from runway end, 199 ft to the right (on approach).
- Clearance slope is 5:1.
- Object is not marked or lighted.
Trees: 69 ft high, 549 ft from runway end, 233 ft to the right (on approach).
- Clearance slope is 5:1.
- Object is not marked or lighted.
Runway Remarks  - APPROACH SLOPE 22:1 AT CENTERLINE TO DISPLACED THRESHOLD.
 - RUNWAY 06 HAS +50 FT TREES 230 FT R AT THRESHOLD.
 - BASIC MARKINGS PLUS FIELD CARRIER LANDING PRACTICE (FCLP) MARKINGS.
 - APPROACH SLOPE 20:1 AT CL TO DISPLACED THRESHOLD.
  Remarks
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 - UNLIMITED VEHICLE ACCESS TO AIRCRAFT MOVEMENT AREAS.
 - VISITORS PLEASE TUNE 122.85 FOR PARKING INSTRUCTIONS & GROUND SVCS.
 - COMPLIANCE WITH SFAR 94 IS REQUIRED BEFORE PILOTS MAY OPERATE TO/FROM THIS AIRPORT.
 - NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES: AVOID TAKEOFF 2200-0700.
 - EXPECT 24 HOUR SECURITY FROM POLICE, MILITARY & OTHERS ON THE GROUND AND IN THE AIR.
 - AIRPORT WITHIN FLIGHT RESTRICTED ZONE.
 - BASIC MARKINGS PLUS FIELD CARRIER LANDING PRACTICE (FCLP) MARKINGS.
 - APPROACH SLOPE 22:1 AT CENTERLINE TO DISPLACED THRESHOLD.
 - APPROACH SLOPE 20:1 AT CL TO DISPLACED THRESHOLD.
 - RUNWAY 06 HAS +50 FT TREES 230 FT R AT THRESHOLD.
 - ROTATING BEACON LOCATED 1000 FT N OF AIRPORT.
 - ACTIVATE RUNWAY END IDENTIFIER LIGHTS RUNWAYS 06 & 24 - CTAF
 - AUTOMATED UNICOM - 3 CLICKS FOR AIRPORT ADVISORY & WEATHER, 4 CLICKS FOR RADIO CHECK.
 - ESTABLISHED PRIOR TO 1959
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