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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 19 JULY 2018

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
PPMr239/35.6PHILLIPS VOR/DME108.4009W

 
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: 104
Single engine airplanes: 88
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 19 July 2018 at 0901Z to 16 August 2018 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (183KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (216KB)
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 21-Jul-2018
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2809:28
Sunrise05:5909:59
Sunset20:2800:28
Evening civil twilight20:5800:58

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  21-Jul-2018 15:54:25
Local (UTC-4)  21-Jul-2018 11:54:25
 
METAR
KFME 211536Z AUTO 00000KT 2 1/2SM SCT023 BKN034 OVC050 A2998 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
211530Z 05010KT 5SM -RA BR SCT015 BKN032 OVC055 21/20 A2996 RMK AO2 P0008 T02110200
KCGS 
10nm SW 
211537Z AUTO 04003KT 5SM SCT029 BKN035 OVC050 20/19 A2995 RMK AO1 T02010190
KANP 
12nm SE 
SuperAWOS
211455Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM 22/20 A2995
KDMH 
14nm NE 
211454Z AUTO 23/21 A2998 RMK AO1 SLP153 P0001 60005 T02280206 58004
KNAK 
14nm SE 
211534Z AUTO 03008KT 1 1/2SM RA BR SCT018 BKN029 OVC060 24/22 A2994 RMK AO2 P0013 T02390217
KADW 
17nm S 
211525Z AUTO 03010KT 2 3/4SM +RA BR OVC028 20/18 A2994 RMK AO2 VIS 2 3/4V5 CIG 025V031 CIG 002 RWY19L SLP144 $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
211452Z 05009KT 4SM RA FEW017 FEW043 OVC055 22/18 A2996 RMK AO2 RAB1353 SLP145 P0002 60002 T02170183 58001
KGAI 
20nm W 
211456Z AUTO 07003KT 4SM RA BR OVC032 19/19 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP181 P0008 60013 T01940189 53002
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
211357Z 2114/2218 11010KT 6SM -SHRA SCT015 OVC060 FM211500 08011KT 6SM -RA OVC015 FM211800 05010KT 2SM RA OVC008 FM220000 01013G20KT 2SM -RA OVC008 FM220600 33006KT P6SM BKN015 FM221500 14006KT P6SM BKN015
KADW 
17nm S 
210900Z 2109/2215 10009KT 9999 BKN035 BKN180 QNH2997INS BECMG 2114/2115 05012KT 9000 -SHRA OVC015 QNH2988INS BECMG 2119/2120 04012KT 4800 SHRA OVC009 QNH2984INS TEMPO 2120/2202 36012G20KT OVC005 BECMG 2206/2207 34009KT 9999 NSW OVC015 QNH2980INS TX21/2110Z TN17/2208Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
211357Z 2114/2218 08010KT P6SM -SHRA BKN015 OVC060 FM211800 05010G19KT 2SM RA OVC008 FM212300 01012G21KT 2SM RA OVC008 FM220400 34008KT 2SM -RA BKN008 FM220600 33006KT P6SM BKN015 FM221100 07004KT P6SM BKN025 FM221500 13006KT P6SM OVC025
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SS $5.15 $4.20 
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