5 Reasons Executives Prefer Frederick Municipal Airport

Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) is the second busiest airport in Maryland and has become the preferred executive airport in the National Capital Region.  

Why Fly Frederick? 

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Easy Access to D.C. & Baltimore

Upon landing at FDK, travelers can be in Washington, D.C., or Baltimore, Md., in approximately 45 minutes.

Interstates I-70 and I-270 converge in Frederick, so getting anywhere in the region is easy with convenient highway access. 


First Class Amenities

FDK offers the amenities flight departments demand:

·     Control Tower & Class "D" Airspace

·     Multiple Instrument Approach Options (ILS, GPS, VOR)

·     5,220' Runway (5,820' by 2020) 

·     No landing fees and competitive fuel prices

·     Full-service Fixed Base Operator and MRO

·     DCA Access Standard Security Program (DASSP) Authorization

·     Future development and ground lease opportunities


No Special Flight Plan Needed

FDK is conveniently located outside of the D.C. Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA), so special ATC procedures are not required to come and go. This also makes FDK a great alternative option for last minute bookings, weather diverts, or schedule changes. 

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Seamless Air-to-Ground Experience

Unlike nearby commercial airports, vehicles are permitted on the ramp to meet your aircraft and taxi times are short, meaning business travelers can be "ramp to road" in less than 10 minutes.

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One of America's "Top 10 Best" Downtowns

If your plans require an extended stay, Frederick is the ideal destination for your clients and crew. Historic Downtown Frederick was ranked by Livability.com as one of the "Top 10 Best Downtowns" in America.

The City has been featured in The New York Times and The Washington Post for its reputation as a premier dining destination, and offers many Zagat-rated restaurants.

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For more information, visit  www.flyfdk.com

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