If the winds are from the South/SW/SE they will use runway 19 for landing and departures.
If the winds are from the North/NE/NW they will use runway 1 for departures and landings.
Before going to the airport check weather.com for current wind conditions.
You can also check DCA
ATIS for runways.
Best time for pictures at Gravelly Point is from 1pm until early evening.
|Quoting SmAlbany (Reply 6):|
he best time to take photos from gravelly point should be in the late afternoon/ early evening.
I don't know why SmAlbany said late afternoon/early evening. Sun will be behind your back at noon, but still high. I can tell you that 12:30pm you should be fine.