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

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 08 OCTOBER 2020

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: 56 ft. trees, 1239 ft. from runway, 18:1 slope to clear58 ft. trees, 1407 ft. from runway, 86 ft. left of centerline, 20:1 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: 101
Single engine airplanes: 80
Multi engine airplanes: 8
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 03 April 2020

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 08 October 2020 at 0901Z to 05 November 2020 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
RNAV (GPS) RWY 10   download (207KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 28   download (238KB)
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 24-Oct-2020
 Local
(UTC-4)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0111:01
Sunrise07:2811:28
Sunset18:1422:14
Evening civil twilight18:4222:42

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  25-Oct-2020 00:38:39
Local (UTC-4)  24-Oct-2020 20:38:39
 
METAR
KFME 250015Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM BKN065 OVC075 17/11 A3005 RMK AO1
KBWI 
6nm NE 
242354Z 35004KT 10SM BKN075 BKN090 BKN130 BKN250 19/11 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP164 T01890106 10256 20189 53023
KCGS 
10nm SW 
250015Z AUTO 34006KT 10SM OVC060 18/09 A3003 RMK AO1 T01760088
KNAK 
14nm SE 
242354Z AUTO 35007KT 10SM OVC065 19/15 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP164 T01940150 10239 20194 53024
KADW 
17nm S 
242356Z AUTO 35005KT 10SM OVC042 19/11 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP168 T01850108 10241 20185 52021 FZRANO $
KDCA 
19nm SW 
242352Z 34012KT 10SM OVC048 19/11 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP166 T01940106 10256 20194 53020
KGAI 
20nm W 
242356Z AUTO VRB05KT 10SM OVC055 16/09 A3005 RMK AO2 SLP188 T01560089 10217 20156 53019
TAF
KBWI 
6nm NE 
242038Z 2421/2524 30008KT P6SM BKN160 OVC200 FM242300 35008KT P6SM SCT070 BKN100 FM250800 02007KT P6SM OVC040 FM251600 04006KT 6SM -RA BR OVC025 FM251800 03006KT 4SM -RA BR OVC015 FM252200 03007KT 5SM -RADZ BR OVC008
KADW 
17nm S 
241700Z 2417/2523 29012KT 9999 SCT050 BKN120 QNH2994INS BECMG 2419/2420 33010G15KT 9999 SCT040 BKN100 QNH2998INS BECMG 2423/2424 35009KT 8000 -SHRA OVC030 QNH3001INS BECMG 2512/2513 03012KT 8000 -RA BKN020 OVC080 QNH3010INS BECMG 2517/2518 04012KT 6000 -RA BKN007 OVC015 QNH3014INS TX23/2419Z TN07/2512Z
KDCA 
19nm SW 
242038Z 2421/2524 32009KT P6SM FEW035 BKN120 FM250100 36010G18KT P6SM BKN060 FM250600 02008KT P6SM OVC040 FM251500 03006KT 5SM -RA BR OVC015 FM252100 02007KT 4SM -RADZ BR OVC008
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[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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