Visitor Information1909 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive
College Park, MD 20740
301-864-5844; TTY 301-699-2544
Hours of OperationDaily, 7 am-10 pm
Welcome to College Park AirportWe welcome visitors at the airport any time during our normal operating hours, 7am-10pm daily. Due to the security restrictions at the field, we require anyone not escorted by a registered pilot to provide a government issued photo ID to use our observation deck.
Directions to the airportFrom points north and west (Baltimore, Columbia, Rockville)
From Montgomery County, follow the Capital Beltway (I-495) east or from Howard County, take I-95 south to the Capital Beltway (I-495/95). Continue south to exit 23, Kenilworth Avenue (MD 201). Follow Kenilworth Avenue for approximately 2.3 miles, and turn right at the second light, Paint Branch Parkway. Continue to the first traffic light and make a right on Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, which ends at the airport grounds.
From BWI and points north, via the BW Parkway
Take the BW Parkway south to Riverdale Road (MD 410). Turn right at the light off the ramp. Continue to Kenilworth Avenue (MD 201) Make a right and follow Kenilworth Avenue for approximately 2 miles, and turn left at the light for Paint Branch Parkway. Continue to the first traffic light and make a right on Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, which ends at the airport grounds.
From Annapolis, New Carrollton and points south and east
From the Beltway, follow US 50 east towards Washington, take exit 5, Veterans Parkway (MD 410). Make a left at the "T" intersection, and MD 410 becomes Riverdale Road. Cross under the BW Parkway, and make a right at Kenilworth Avenue, MD 201. Follow Kenilworth Avenue for approximately 2 miles, and turn left at the light for Paint Branch Parkway. Continue to the first traffic light and make a right on Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, which ends at the airport grounds.
From Downtown Washington, D.C.
Take Metro! We're three blocks and an easy walk from the College Park Metro Station. It takes approximately 20-25 minutes from most downtown stations to College Park. Exit the station towards River Road (the side nearest the parking garage). Walk through the bus area, and cross through the surface parking lot on the other side of Paint Branch Parkway. Follow Cpl. Frank Scott Drive for 200 yards to the airport.
If you drive, use Rhode Island Avenue north out of downtown. It becomes Baltimore Avenue (US 1) through College Park. Make a right on Paint Branch Parkway (across from the University of Maryland entrance), and proceed under the railroad bridge to the second light. Make a left on Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, which ends at the airport grounds.
Need a Ride?
NOTICE: Due to post 9/11 rules put in place by the Department of Defense, you must complete the following vetting procedures before flying into, or out of College Park airport. This is a one-time process, and once you complete it, you do not need to renew the clearance.
Instrument ApproachesOur only instrument approach is the RNAV/GPS 15 approach. Please note that the FAA has decommissioned the VOR/DME 15.