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Taxiway Construction Project Summary

The MCRA has received a grant from the FAA to rehabilitate the taxiway and lighting system at the Airpark. This grant will cover phase 1 of construction which will cover the parallel taxiway from the mid-field north. REHABILITATE PARALLEL TAXIWAY GOALS/BENEFITS: Construct new parallel taxiway pavement from mid-field to Runway 14 threshold Construct dual taxiways […]

NOTAMS: Inauguration – Jan. 19-21.

Thursday, January 19th – 1330 – 1830 local time – You will be able to arrive and depart using normal SFRA procedures.  There will be no flight training, pattern work, or any other GA activities permitted during this time.   Friday, January 20th – 0900 – 1900 local time – GAI will be closed to ALL GA activity […]

NOTAM information for Jan. 19-21

January 19, 2017 beginning @ 1330 until 1830 January 20, 2017 beginning @ 0900 until 1900 January 21, 2017 beginning @ 0900 until 1200  During the above dates and times: Only IFR flights arriving and departing to/from GAI Normal IFR procedures within the SFRA except DO NOT CANCEL IFR PLAN UNTIL ON THE GROUND! No […]

Annual Open House at the Montgomery County Airpark

Where: 7940 Airpark Rd • Gaithersburg, MD When: Saturday September 24, 2016 10:00am – 2:00pm Activities throughout the day: Kids Arts & Crafts Remote Control Aircraft Demonstration Aircraft Antique Cars & Fire Truck Displays Cessna 172 Airplane Rides (fee applies) Historic Aircraft Displays Free Food (until it’s all gone) Lots of family Fun Activities and Displays […]

Open House: Saturday, Sept. 24- 10am-2pm

Save the Date for this year’s Open House We have changed the date to September 24 hoping to have better weather.  More details will follow however please let us know if you are able to attend this year.  Please email spoe@dcmetroaviation.com and copy lschreib@dcmetroaviation.com.  Download this pdf with additional info.

Special Flight Rules Area

  Runway 32 is right hand pattern Cross Davis Airport at 2000’ or greater Noise Abatement Program in effect RW 32/14 has 1 degree up/down slope Preferred calm wind runway 14 South ramp not recommended for aircraft with wing span of 79 feet or weight greater than 40,000 lbs. North ramp not recommended for aircraft […]

Open House A Great Success!

We had so much fun at the October Open House! Thanks to all who participated and visited. Here are some images form the event.

Tuskegee Airman returns to the cockpit

Excerpted from www.aopa.org World War II veteran and Tuskegee Airman Lt. Floyd Collins, a former P-51 pilot, looked cool and confident as he returned to a cockpit in Maryland courtesy of a few military friends, the generosity of a third-generation pilot, and the co-owners of a pristine 1976 Turbo Commander. The flight evolved from an idea sparked […]