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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 16 JUNE 2022

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; PAPI 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 (703-418-1177)
WX AWOS-3PT at GAI (20 nm W): 128.275 (301-977-2971)

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A+
100LL:24 HR SELF SVC 100LL AVBL WITH CREDIT CARD.
A+: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 UNUSBL BYD 8 DEGS LEFT & RIGHT OF CRS.
2-light PAPI on left (4.00 degrees glide path)
PAPI UNUSBL BYD 5 DEGS LEFT OF CRS (TREES), AND 8 DEGS RIGHT OF CRS.
Runway end identifier lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Obstructions: 64 ft. trees, 1257 ft. from runway, 408 ft. left of centerline, 16:1 slope to clear51 ft. trees, 1684 ft. from runway, 44 ft. left of centerline, 29:1 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: 90
Single engine airplanes: 70
Multi engine airplanes: 7
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 04 April 2022

Additional Remarks

DEER ON RWY & TWY.
BE ALERT FOR NMRS BWI TBJT ARR/DEP IN THE AREA. FLY TFC PATTERN SOUTH OF THE FIELD TO AVOID BWI CLASS B ASP. REMAIN CLEAR OF BWI CLASS B ASP UNTIL CLNC IS OBTAINED.
PAEW ADJ ALL TWYS AND RWYS 10 & 28 INDEFLY.
FOR CD CTC POTOMAC APCH AT 866-429-5882.
RWY 10 & 28 REIL; MIRL RWY 10/28 ON PHOTOCELL DURING DALGT HRS.

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 16 June 2022 at 0901Z to 14 July 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (184KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (224KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (152KB)
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 29-Jun-2022
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:1309:13
Sunrise05:4509:45
Sunset20:3600:36
Evening civil twilight21:0801:08

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Jun-2022 07:00:30
Local (UTC-4)  29-Jun-2022 03:00:30
 
METAR
KFME 290629Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 13/13 A3025 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
290654Z 00000KT 10SM FEW220 BKN250 18/14 A3022 RMK AO2 SLP232 T01830139
KCGS 
10nm SW 
290629Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR A3023 RMK AO1
KNAK 
14nm SE 
290654Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 19/15 A3023 RMK AO2 SLP237 T01940150
KADW 
17nm S 
290556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW230 16/14 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP235 T01630141 10236 20152 51006 $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
290652Z 21005KT 10SM OVC240 19/14 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP238 T01940144
KGAI 
20nm W 
290556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 15/13 A3025 RMK AO2 SLP252 T01500133 10228 20150 51004
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
290539Z 2906/3012 00000KT P6SM BKN250 FM291300 21004KT P6SM FEW250 FM291700 21009KT P6SM FEW070 FM300000 19004KT P6SM FEW070 FM300200 00000KT P6SM FEW250
KADW 
17nm S 
290100Z 2901/3007 VRB06KT 9999 FEW210 QNH3019INS BECMG 2914/2915 20012KT 9999 SKC QNH3016INS TX28/2920Z TN15/2910Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
290539Z 2906/3012 00000KT P6SM BKN250 FM291300 20005KT P6SM FEW250 FM291700 20010KT P6SM FEW070 FM300000 21005KT P6SM FEW070 FM300500 00000KT P6SM FEW250
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100LL Jet A
SS $7.27 $6.25 
 Updated 27-Jun-2022
 
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