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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 03 JANUARY 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 -5 (UTC -4 during Daylight Saving 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: 60 ft. trees, 1214 ft. from runway, 159 ft. left of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear51 ft. trees, 1402 ft. from runway, 122 ft. left of centerline, 23:1 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: 84
Multi engine airplanes: 5
Helicopters: 11
    
Aircraft operations: avg 125/day *
97% local general aviation
2% transient general aviation
<1% air taxi
<1% military
* for 12-month period ending 20 March 2018

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 3 January 2019 at 0901Z to 31 January 2019 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (183KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (214KB)
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 16-Jan-2019
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:5611:56
Sunrise07:2512:25
Sunset17:0822:08
Evening civil twilight17:3822:38

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  16-Jan-2019 11:27:27
Local (UTC-5)  16-Jan-2019 06:27:27
 
METAR
KFME 161121Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR A3015 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
161054Z 00000KT 6SM BR FEW040 FEW250 M07/M07 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP195 I1000 T10671072
KCGS 
10nm SW 
161103Z AUTO 00000KT M09/M10 A3012 RMK AO1 T10861098
KANP 
12nm SE 
SuperAWOS
161055Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM M08/M11 A3008
KNAK 
14nm SE 
161054Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM CLR M02/M05 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP200 T10221050
KADW 
17nm S 
161056Z 00000KT 7SM R01R/3000V5000FT BR CLR M09/M11 A3009 RMK AO2A SLP201 T10921107 $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
161052Z 00000KT 8SM SCT200 M03/M06 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP199 I1000 T10331061
KGAI 
20nm W 
161056Z AUTO 00000KT 9SM CLR M09/M11 A3010 RMK AO2 SLP225 T10941111 FZRANO
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
160859Z 1609/1712 VRB03KT 5SM BR FEW035 FM161500 25007KT P6SM SCT025 FM162200 28007KT P6SM SCT035 FM170200 29005KT P6SM FEW200 FM170900 35004KT P6SM SCT070
KADW 
17nm S 
160900Z 1609/1715 VRB06KT 9999 SCT025 QNH3010INS BECMG 1609/1611 VRB06KT 4800 BR SCT020 QNH3012INS BECMG 1614/1615 VRB06KT 9999 NSW SCT025 QNH3014INS BECMG 1701/1702 VRB06KT 9999 BKN025 620404 QNH3022INS BECMG 1708/1709 VRB06KT 9999 SCT025 OVC120 QNH3026INS TX02/1621Z TNM09/1612Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
160859Z 1609/1712 23004KT P6SM SKC FM161800 26007KT P6SM SCT035 FM170200 30005KT P6SM FEW200 FM170900 36004KT P6SM SCT035
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