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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

Temporary Control Tower:  A temporary control tower is in operation from June 5th through September 8th, 2017.  Check Notam for current hours and dates of operation.  When active, contact Leesburg Tower on 127.5 and Leesburg Ground on 120.5.  To view the Pilot Briefing held May 25th, click here.

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 can be found here.

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, ODAL, REIL, PAPI, Beacon, Segmented Circle, Windcone and Pilot-controlled Lighting

Weather:  AWOS

CTAF / UNICOM: 122.975
WX AWOS-3: 125.225
Potomac Approach & Departure: 126.1
Clearance Delivery: 118.55 and 135.075
ProJet Aviation: 128.95 

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

FBO:  ProJet Aviation, 703-889-8558

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