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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 09 SEPTEMBER 2021

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)

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+
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: 69 ft. trees, 1393 ft. from runway, 373 ft. right of centerline, 17:1 slope to clear56 ft. trees, 1413 ft. from runway, 211 ft. right of centerline, 21:1 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: 99
Single engine airplanes: 78
Multi engine airplanes: 8
Jet airplanes: 1
Helicopters: 12
    
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 2021

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.
RWY 10/28 REIL/MIRL 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 09 September 2021 at 0901Z to 07 October 2021 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (186KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (228KB)
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 24-Sep-2021
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight06:3110:31
Sunrise06:5710:57
Sunset19:0123:01
Evening civil twilight19:2723:27

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  24-Sep-2021 06:06:39
Local (UTC-4)  24-Sep-2021 02:06:39
 
METAR
KFME 240555Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC060 12/12 A3004 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
240554Z 00000KT 10SM BKN065 14/11 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP160 T01390111 10194 20128 56001
KCGS 
10nm SW 
240535Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM SCT060 13/12 A3001 RMK AO1 T01300117
KNAK 
14nm SE 
240554Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM FEW060 16/12 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP161 T01610117 10211 20156 56004
KADW 
17nm S 
240556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM BKN060 13/11 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP165 T01330112 10191 20132 50000 $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
240552Z 33005KT 10SM FEW060 16/09 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP165 T01560094 10194 20156 57001
KGAI 
20nm W 
240556Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 10/09 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP182 6//// T01000094 10161 20100 55001 PNO $
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
240540Z 2406/2512 00000KT P6SM BKN060 FM240700 00000KT P6SM FEW060 FM241400 31007KT P6SM SKC FM242300 31003KT P6SM SKC
KADW 
17nm S 
240100Z 2401/2507 34010G15KT 9999 BKN030 QNH2992INS BECMG 2402/2403 VRB04KT 9999 SKC 510052 QNH3002INS BECMG 2413/2414 34009KT 9999 SKC QNH3003INS TEMPO 2418/2423 34012G18KT TX23/2420Z TN13/2409Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
240540Z 2406/2512 34004KT P6SM SCT060 FM241300 34008KT P6SM SKC FM250100 26004KT P6SM SKC
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Tipton Airport Authority 410-222-6815
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100LL Jet A
SS $5.25 $4.05 
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Aviation Businesses, Services, and Facilities

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Distance
 
Comments
  
 Phoenix Flying Club
443-936-7060
[web site]
[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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