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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 10 OCTOBER 2019

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: 58 ft. trees, 1235 ft. from runway, 17:1 slope to clear53 ft. trees, 1403 ft. from runway, 110 ft. left of centerline, 22:1 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: 100
Single engine airplanes: 80
Multi engine airplanes: 9
Helicopters: 11
    
Aircraft operations: avg 104/day *
97% local general aviation
2% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 01 April 2019

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 October 2019 at 0901Z to 7 November 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (183KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (215KB)
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 19-Oct-2019
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5510:55
Sunrise07:2211:22
Sunset18:2222:22
Evening civil twilight18:4922:49

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Oct-2019 01:59:32
Local (UTC-4)  19-Oct-2019 21:59:32
 
METAR
KFME 200142Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 08/07 A3004 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
200154Z 00000KT 10SM BKN150 BKN200 13/08 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP163 T01330083
KCGS 
10nm SW 
200143Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 11/07 A3002 RMK AO1 T01060066
KDMH 
14nm NE 
200154Z AUTO 14/09 A3002 RMK AO1 SLP166 T01440089
KNAK 
14nm SE 
200054Z AUTO 17004KT 10SM CLR 14/09 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP169 T01440089
KADW 
17nm S 
200056Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT230 12/08 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP170 T01200079 $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
200152Z 16005KT 10SM OVC250 14/08 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP165 T01440083 $
KGAI 
20nm W 
200056Z AUTO 13004KT 10SM CLR 11/07 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP181 T01060067
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
192113Z 1921/2024 16005KT P6SM OVC150 FM201100 07004KT 5SM -RA BR OVC035 FM201400 06007KT 4SM -RA BR OVC015 FM202100 02010KT P6SM BKN015
KADW 
17nm S 
191700Z 1917/2023 19009KT 9999 SCT250 QNH3006INS BECMG 1922/1923 15006KT 9999 BKN200 QNH3001INS BECMG 2009/2010 15009KT 8000 SHRA BKN020 OVC040 QNH2997INS BECMG 2011/2012 09009KT 6000 -RA BKN015 OVC030 QNH2996INS BECMG 2014/2015 07012KT 4800 RA OVC005 QNH2998INS BECMG 2017/2018 05012KT 6000 - RA OVC008 QNH2992INS BECMG 2020/2021 01012KT 9000 -SHRA BR OVC008 QNH2989 TX18/1919Z TN11/2010Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
192111Z 1921/2024 19007KT P6SM OVC150 FM200900 10004KT 6SM -RA BR OVC045 FM201200 05004KT 4SM -RA BR OVC015 FM201600 04009KT 5SM -RA BR BKN015 FM202000 02010KT P6SM BKN015
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Tipton Airport Authority 410-222-6815
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100LL Jet A
SS $5.20 $4.00 
 Updated 09-Oct-2019
 
   3 read write
SS=Self service
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