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KFME Tipton Airport
Fort Meade (Odenton), Maryland, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 SEPTEMBER 2020

Location

FAA Identifier: FME
Lat/Long: 39-05-07.3920N 076-45-33.8920W
39-05.123200N 076-45.564867W
39.0853867,-76.7594144
(estimated)
Elevation: 150 ft. / 46 m (estimated)
Variation: 10W (1985)
From city: 1 mile SW of FORT MEADE(ODENTON), MD
Time zone: UTC -4 (UTC -5 during Standard Time)
Zip code: 20724

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1944
Control tower: no
ARTCC: WASHINGTON CENTER
FSS: LEESBURG FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: FME (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: 0830-1800
Pattern altitude: 1000 ft. MSL
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: yes
Lights: ACTVT REIL RWY 10 & 28; MIRL RWY 10/28 - CTAF.
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.

Airport Communications

CTAF/UNICOM: 123.05
WX AWOS-3: 123.925
POTOMAC APPROACH: 119.7
POTOMAC DEPARTURE: 119.7
WX ASOS at BWI (7 nm NE): PHONE 410-691-1278
WX AWOS-3 at CGS (10 nm SW): 121.225 (301-864-5497)
WX ASOS at DCA (19 nm SW): 132.65 (703-412-8140)
WX AWOS-3PT at GAI (20 nm W): 128.275 (301-977-2971)

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
BALr233/6.9BALTIMORE VORTAC115.1011W
ADWr027/17.4ANDREWS VORTAC113.1010W
DCAr053/18.7WASHINGTON VOR/DME111.0009W
OTTr008/22.8NOTTINGHAM VORTAC113.7010W
EMIr166/26.6WESTMINSTER VORTAC117.9008W
AMLr083/34.2ARMEL VOR/DME113.5008W
FDKr132/(34.7)FREDERICK VOR109.0008W

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
ELLICOTT187/12.137111WFND ..-. -. -..
GEORGETOWN070/19.432309WGTN --. - -.
OXONN044/22.933211WDCA -.. -.-. .-
DAVEE042/30.222309WDAA -.. .- .-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
24 HR SELF SVC 100LL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
24 HR SELF SVC JET A+ AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
Parking: tiedowns
Airframe service: MINOR
Powerplant service: MINOR

Runway Information

Runway 10/28

Dimensions: 3000 x 75 ft. / 914 x 23 m
Surface: asphalt, in good condition
Runway edge lights: medium intensity
RUNWAY 10  RUNWAY 28
Latitude: 39-05.132000N39-05.098167N
Longitude: 076-45.889167W076-45.256500W
Elevation: 115.0 ft.150.0 ft.
Traffic pattern: rightleft
Runway heading: 104 magnetic, 094 true284 magnetic, 274 true
Markings: nonprecision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI RY 10 UNUSBL 8 DEGS LEFT & RIGHT OF COURSE.
2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
RY 28 PAPI UNUSBL 5 DEGS LEFT OF COURSE (TREES) AND 8 DEGS RIGHT OF COURSE.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 56 ft. trees, 1239 ft. from runway, 18:1 slope to clear58 ft. trees, 1407 ft. from runway, 86 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 slope to clear

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: TIPTON ARPT AUTHORITY
7515 GENERAL AVIATION DRIVE
FT. MEADE, MD 20755
Phone 410-222-6815
Manager: MICHAEL A WASSEL
7515 GENERAL AVIATION DRIVE, SUITE 1
FT. MEADE, MD 20755
Phone 410-222-6815

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 101
Single engine airplanes: 80
Multi engine airplanes: 8
Helicopters: 13
    
Aircraft operations: avg 104/day *
97% local general aviation
2% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 03 April 2020

Additional Remarks

DEER ON RWY & TWY.
BE ALERT FOR NUMEROUS BWI TURBOJET ARRIVALS/DEPARTURES IN THE AREA. FLY TFC PATTERN SOUTH OF THE FIELD TO AVIOD BWI CLASS B AIRSPACE. REMAIN CLEAR OF BWI CLASS B AIRSPACE UNTIL CLEARANCE IS OBTAINED.
PAEW ADJ ALL TWYS AND RYS 10 & 28 INDEFLY.
FOR CD CTC POTOMAC APCH AT 866-429-5882.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 10 September 2020 at 0901Z to 08 October 2020 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (207KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (238KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (53KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (140KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KBWI - Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (7 nm NE)
W00 - Freeway Airport (9 nm S)
KCGS - College Park Airport (10 nm SW)
KANP - Lee Airport (12 nm SE)
KADW - Joint Base Andrews (17 nm S)
KDCA - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (19 nm SW)
KGAI - Montgomery County Airpark (20 nm W)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 26-Sep-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3410:34
Sunrise07:0011:00
Sunset18:5622:56
Evening civil twilight19:2223:22

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  27-Sep-2020 01:42:19
Local (UTC-4)  26-Sep-2020 21:42:19
 
METAR
KFME 270115Z AUTO 00000KT 4SM OVC007 19/19 A3003 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
270106Z 33003KT 5SM BR OVC009 21/19 A3000 RMK AO2 T02060194
KCGS 
10nm SW 
270115Z AUTO 00000KT 2 1/2SM SCT014 OVC020 19/18 A3001 RMK AO1 T01920181
KNAK 
14nm SE 
270054Z AUTO 28003KT 3SM -RA BR OVC017 21/21 A3000 RMK AO2 RAB45 SLP159 T02110211 PNO $
KADW 
17nm S 
270056Z AUTO 35004KT 10SM OVC004 20/20 A3000 RMK AO2 DZE12 CIG 003 RWY19L SLP165 P0000 T01970197 FZRANO $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
270122Z 34005KT 2 1/2SM -RA BR BKN011 OVC023 21/19 A3002 RMK AO2 P0003 T02060194
KGAI 
20nm W 
270056Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT006 BKN011 OVC018 19/18 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP182 T01890183
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
262055Z 2621/2724 34003KT P6SM OVC010 FM270400 VRB03KT 5SM BR BKN008 FM270900 00000KT 3/4SM BR OVC003 FM271500 14004KT P6SM BKN020
KADW 
17nm S 
261700Z 2617/2723 04005KT 8000 BR OVC006 QNH3001INS BECMG 2620/2621 VRB03KT 9999 NSW OVC010 QNH2995INS BECMG 2702/2703 VRB03KT 9999 BKN007 OVC020 QNH2995INS BECMG 2705/2706 VRB03KT 6000 BR BKN004 OVC020 QNH2995INS TEMPO 2709/2712 3200 BR BECMG 2713/2714 VRB06KT 9999 NSW BKN012 QNH2993INS BECMG 2716/2717 VRB06KT 9999 SCT020 BKN080 QNH2992INS TX20/2717Z TN18/2709Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
262055Z 2621/2724 01003KT P6SM OVC010 FM270500 00000KT 4SM BR BKN008 FM271000 VRB03KT 1SM BR OVC003 FM271500 VRB03KT P6SM OVC030
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 Phoenix Flying Club
443-936-7060
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[email]
Phoenix Flying Club is member owned and operated. Members own equity in a fast, powerful, and well-equipped single-engine Piper Dakota used for weekend adventures, charity flights, practicing skills and maintaining member currency.

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