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Essex Skypark, W48, is located in the Martin State Class D airspace. Contact them on 121.3 for permission to transit their Class D on the way in or out of W48.
Essex Skypark is under the Class B airspace of Baltimore Washington Airport, KBWI. The floor of the Class B at W48 is 1,500 feet.
Obtain the current Potomac Approach sector frequency from Martin State Airport tower 121.3.
Restricted area 4001B is occasionally active. Information can be obtained from the Martin State ATIS 124.925 or tower 121.3, or from Potomac Approach.
Note: Due to airspace restrictions, ultralight operations are prohibited by NOTAM.

Airport Information

Essex Skypark Airport Diagram
Airport IdentifierW48
CoordinatesN39-15.76    W76-25.98
Magnetic Variation10 W
Runways16–34 — 2,084 x 28, asphalt
brush runway 16
road runway 34
Water Runways16W–34W, 3,000 x 300 water
Pattern altitude1000 MSL light aircraft
500 MSL ultralights
Communication FrequencyUnicom/CTAF 122.7
Lights122.7 (5 clicks in 5 seconds, medium intensity)
Martin State Class DTower 121.3
FSSLeesburg 122.2, 122.1R, 866-225-7410
NotesBanner Towing, Radio Controlled Models, Ultralights

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