|Location||Fort Washington, Maryland|
|Elevation AMSL||118 ft / 36 m|
Potomac Airfield (ICAO: KVKX, FAA LID: VKX), also known as Potomac Airport ( listen (help·info)), is a privately owned, public-use airport located in the community of Fort Washington (formerly known as Friendly), in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States (just outside Washington, D.C.). It is a general aviation airport, and there is no scheduled airline service available.
Potomac Airfield is one of the "Maryland 3" airports located within the Washington, D.C. Flight Restricted Zone (FRZ), so it is subject to the Special Flight Rules Area restrictions imposed by the FAA after the September 11 attacks.
It is located just 1.10 nautical miles (1.27 mi) west of the slightly larger Washington Executive Airport (aka Hyde Field).
Facilities and aircraft
Potomac Airfield Airport covers an area of 50 acres (20 ha) which contains one asphalt paved runway (6/24) measuring 2,665 x 40 ft (812 x 12 m). There are 91 aircraft based at this airport: 97% single engine and 3% multi-engine.
- FAA Airport Master Record for VKX ( PDF), effective 2007-07-05
- Potomac Airfield (official site)
- Great Circle Mapper: KVKX - Friendly, Maryland (Potomac Airfield)