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June 2008 aerial view of JYO

Leesburg Executive Airport at Godfrey Field:  JYO
Elevation:  389 ft / 11.86 m
Latitude:  39-04-40.70000 N
Longitude:  077-33-27.0000 W

SFRA Notice to Pilots:  JYO is located within the boundaries of the Washington DC Metropolitan “Special Flight Rules Area” (SFRA), formerly known as the ADIZ. IFR flights are handled in a normal fashion. VFR procedures specific to JYO are available, but compliance with the current SFRA NOTAM is mandatory.  

Leesburg Maneuvering Area: VFR procedures for the Leesburg Maneuvering Area (pdf).

Pattern Altitude: 1199 MSL
Variation: 10W

Runway 17 and 35
5,500 ft X 100 ft 
Capacity: 70,000 lbs dual wheel
Flight Aids: ILS, Localizer, ODALS, REIL, PAPI, Beacon, Segmented Circle, Windcone, and Pilot-controlled Lighting

Weather:  125.225, (703) 777-3781


  • CTAF / UNICOM: 122.975
  • Tower (When Active):  127.5
  • Ground Control (When Active): 120.5
  • AWOS-3 Weather: 125.225
  • Potomac Approach & Departure: 126.1
  • Clearance Delivery: 118.55 and 135.075

ARTCC: Washington Center
Flight Service Station: Leesburg, 1-866-225-7410 

FBO:  ProJet Aviation, 703-889-8558 or 128.95

U.S. Customs Landing Rights Airport: 703-661-2800 option 2 (24-hour advanced reservation is required).  Please contact ProJet Aviation FBO for international handling services and fees.  

Airport Remarks:

  • Birds and deer on and in vicinity of airport
  • Noise sensitive area north of airport. Runway 17 is the calm wind runway.
  • Helicopter activity on and in vicinity of airport
  • When JYO Tower active, signal light gun located on Terminal